The palm oil sector constantly seeks ways to further enhance its sustainability efforts and reduce greenhouse gas emissions such as methane created from palm oil processing.
How important is mechanisation in palm oil industry and what is the significance to the Malaysian economy?
Over the past few years, Adex (advertising expenditure) trends in Malaysia have changed tremendously. From the traditional media like television and newspaper to the more modern ones like internet and mobile advertising, there have been a lot of shifts in where advertisers are spending their money on.
Education – not only crucial to the development of an individual, it’s central enabling a society to progress. In our final chapter of a trilogy of videos exploring rural transformation, we look at progress and its effects on Bario, a remote village in Sarawak.
We seldom think about the effort that goes into producing Malaysia’s basic staple – rice. In this, the second of a trilogy of videos that explores rural transformation, we look at how Bario, an isolated village in Sarawak, is dealing with the challenges of rice production in the 21st century.
Malaysia is full of hidden gems. This is the first of a trilogy of videos that explores the process of rural transformation of one of our jewels, Bario, a cluster of villages located in the Kelabit Highlands, northeast of Sarawak. Bario is one of many rural villages experiencing infrastructural and social development. Basic amenities that […]
According to the World Bank, increasing Malaysia’s female labour force participation rate to 57% would raise GDP growth by 0.4% per year In this episode of Business Circle we discover how women creates gender diversity in the boardroom. For more on Shaping Malaysia’s Marketplace head to http://www.businesscircle.com.my/
In this episode of Business Circle, we find out how sustainable the local food movement can be in Malaysia.
In this episode of Business Circle, we take a look at how the locals preserve the country’s heritage while making a business out of it. For more on Shaping Malaysia’s Marketplace head tohttp://www.businesscircle.com.my/
The construction of a mass rapid transit (MRT) system within Greater KL / Klang Valley is targeted to reduce congestion and cater to the region’s growing population, which is expected to reach 10 million by 2020. In this episode of Business Circle, we explore how the MRT is much more than a transport investment, and […]
In this episode of Business Circle, we explore how local
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As water reserves ran low during the dry season, Selangor went on a water rationing exercise to ensure there would be enough of water supply to last until the rainy season. In this episode of Business Circle we learn about the water issues faced by the businesses in the Klang Valley and how they make […]
The Wholesale and Retail NKEA aims to catalyse the transformation of the wholesale and retail sector, enhancing its role in attracting domestic consumption, which contributes over 50 per cent to Malaysia’s GDP. In this episode of Business Circle, we follow the journey of how a brand gets noticed and eventually reaches the shelves of a […]
The medical devices Entry Point Projects (EPPs) were formulated to drive the growth of Malaysia’s medical devices industry, which has reached a critical juncture due to its burgeoning size. In this episode of Business Circle, we take a look at Straits Orthopaedics, a Malaysian company based in Penang that has established themselves as one of […]
How did they overcome the CNY season price hike?
In this episode, Sharmila Valli Narayanan, a part-time writer shares her experiences while she was living on minimum wage.
In this episode of Business Circle we met Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak of CIMB Group for an insight on the developing landscape of businesses particularly in the banking sectors and what it takes to achieve growth.
This episode talks about the opportunities of recycling and how an innovative system of collecting waste organic oil which can be converted to Biodiesel.
Retaining and redefining human and job value is a case in every company. 62 per cent of businesses in Malaysia are finding it hard to source skilled workers. The shortage of skilled workers reported by business leaders should, therefore, provoke real concern, especially at a time when unemployment is running high in many mature markets. […]
According to the United Nations, two-thirds of the poorest in Malaysia in 2009 lived in the countryside. Much effort has been put in by the government to reduce and elevate the living standards of these rural communities in Malaysia. A “smart village” aimed at tackling rural poverty while promoting community and sustainability has been unveiled […]