Aug 26, 2019, The Edge Malaysia - MAHB Helps Drive Inbound Tourism
For the first five months of 2019, Malaysia welcomed a total of 10.59 million tourists, 4.8% more compared with the same period last year. While the growth was healthy, there is still room for improvement as the country aims to attract 30 million tourists under the upcoming Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign.
Aug 26, 2019, The Edge Malaysia - How corporations can help their people
With rapid technological changes affecting the way people live and work, it is inevitable that employers have to work on strenghtening their workforce so that the business ecosystem catches up with the general trends.
Aug 26, 2019, The Edge Malaysia - Developing skill sets that match emerging jobs
As technology assumes the leading role in defining future occupations, the youth need to be better prepared to embrace new technologies when they arrive, or risk being sidelined in businesses. According to the World Economic Forum's (WEF) 2018 Future of Jobs report, by 2022, emerging professions are set to increase their share of employment from 16% to 27% of the total employee base while the employment share of declining roles is set to decrease to 21% from 31% last year.
Aug 26, 2019, The Edge Malaysia - Bringing the youth workforce up to speed
In the force of rapid global change, the way we live and work is becoming increasingly affected by forces that are out of our control. These changes are happening faster than many of us can adapt to, as seen in the disruption ofdiverse industries. Those who are unable to unlearn old programming and adopt new ways of doing things are simply left behind.
Aug 26, 2019, The Edge Malaysia - Beyond wealth: Well-being is the route to riches
What does wealth mean in a modern Malaysia? You might think it is down to the car you drive or that condo you own. But on a national scale, it has always been a question of GDP. It is time we recognised that this needs to change or we risk sleepwalking our way to social disquiet.
Aug 12, 2019, The Edge Malaysia - Fast Retailing employs technology in its sustainability drive
With ethical fashion becoming increasingly in vogue, fast fashion players have publicly announced labour and environmental standards and targets for themselves. The world's third largest apparel manufacturer and retailer by sales, Fast Retailing Co Ltd, will not be left out.
Aug 12, 2019, The Edge Malaysia - Make the most of SilTerra, SMEs told
Malaysian companies that want to create connected, intelligent and portable devices should approach SilTerra Malaysia Sdn Bhd, said CEO and executive director Firdaus Abdullah at The Edge SME Forum 2019. He was presenting on the topic, "Transformation on a (shoestring) budget".
July 22, 2019, The Edge Malaysia - Exploring an alternative courier model
The huge size of Pos Malaysia Bhd's workforce is an unmistakable structural challenge underlying its persistently high universal service obligation (USO) costs. Of its 23,000 staff today, 19,000 are in the postal and courier service segments.
July 22, 2019, The Edge Malaysia - Three years to deliver Pos Malaysia turnaround
Transformation is not a new word for Pos Malaysia Sdn Bhd. The current turnaround plan, as the company reels from its first full-year loss in 11 years, will take three years. That is the assessment of group CEO Syed Md Najib Syed Md Noor, who assumed the post in October last year - the third CEO in four years.
July 15, 2019, The Edge Malaysia - GrabFood eyes a bigger bite of food delivery pie
Since it started operations two years ago, GrabFood has expanded to 204 cities from just two, and it now in six countries. "We're not slowing down and we actually see our growth to be exponential rather than linear. Food is a super high priority for Grab and it is an area of big growth for our overall business. The market is under-penetrated right now and it is among the business lines where we see one of the biggest opportunitiess for the next few years," Grabfood head Tomaso Rodriguez tells The Edge.