April 8, 2019, The Edge Malaysia - In Harmony with The Land
Vincent Choi's day begins at six each morning. After sending his seven-year-old sonto school, he heads to he four-acre farm that is nestled amidst the rolling hills of Cameron Highland in Pahang.
April 8, 2019, The Edge Malaysia - A Coconut Revival
It is time for the local coconut industry to shine, having been overshadowed by oil palm for decades, say industry observers. This is being driven by declining palm oilprices and rising demand for coconut-driven products.
April 1, 2019, Edge Malaysia - Daikin First in The Dash to Cool Homes and Offices Across Malaysia
Daikin Malaysia's launch of its energy-efficient air conditioners presents new opportunities to cool Malaysians.
March 25, 2019, The Edge Malaysia - PNB on The Cusp of Change
For decades, there had been an air of immutablity about Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB). But Malaysia's largest fund manager is now on the verge of a historic transformation. Firmly in the driving seat is former Bank Negara Malaysia governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, who took over as PNB chairman on July 1 last year. She is the second chairman in three years. Before that, the previous chairmanship change was in 1996.
March 25, 2019, The Edge Malaysia - Pentamaster Conserving Cash to Grow Smart Control Business
Penang-based technology firm Pentamaster Corp Bhd has been building a war chest since foating the shares of its 63%-owned automated solutions arm Pentamaster International Ltd (PIL) on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX) in January last year.
February 4, 2019, The Edge Malaysia - The road less travelled
"I think leadership is something that needs to be nurtured.We need to mentor leaders," Yeoh says thoughtfully. "What I think is leaders should have some core values, and one of the things I've been advocating for is that leadership should embrace the three Es and three Hs. The Es are ethics, excellence and execution, which is turning vision into reality. The Hs are hard work, humility and a sense of humour. "We beg your pardon? Yeoh smiles. "It's true. Leaders must be able to laugh at themselves, at their mistakes and learn from them. This ensures that they don't get so worked up when things don't go their way."
February 25, 2019, The Star - Solutions for transformation
Digi chief business omcer Eugene Teh said technology adoption was important to ensure that businesses are able to run more eficiently and get the most out. of what they set out to do. "As consumers these days are more thorough and well versed with what they want, businesses have to work to keep up with the pace of the demands without burning out. "Digitalisation is by no means a new topic, but there is still plenty to be explored and so much potential in businesses coming on board with digital solutions for the betterment of their future."
February 25, 2019, The Star - Revolutionising the road to success
In 2001, after the recession period, Tio was already a logistics specialist in the Korean segrnent following his successful joint venture with the Koreans in the late 90s. By then, PKT Logistics had already secured its position as a major competitor in the logistics field. Recognising automotive logisäcs as a niche market, Tio quickly moved to capitalise and diversify within the automotive logistics business into a huge supply chain, transforrning PKT into what it is today.
February 25, 2019, The Edge Malaysia - Human resource management (HRM) and AI
Additionally, given the critical role of HRM in ensuring that Al and robotic transformation experience is positive for the organization,there's a need for HRM professionals to strategically address issues on how to manage HR managers who will be managing robots. For this new talent and people with this new skill, the main challenge for HRM is to recognize the changing HR expectations, identifying and addressing the skills gap, championing agile recruitment and selection practice.
February 4, 2019, The Edge Malaysia - G3 global aims to break even by 2021, riding smart mobility
Smart mobility the next big thing Lai maintains that smart mobility could be the first step towards autonomous driving but for now, he says it is important to reshape the behaviour of drivers. "We believe technology has a huge impact on a country's economy. Let me ask you a question, how much is a life worth from a monetary point of view? Malaysia's accident rate is not low. Big or small, accidents happen. He says global research reports show advanced driver assistance systems to be proven technology that can reduce accident rates by up to 82%. Through the early warning system, drivers will be able to immediately take corrective action to prevent collisions and accidents.