On September 1, Malaysia began charging its new Sales and Services Tax (SST) on goods sold in the country. Its government hopes this will be far more accepted than the previous administration’s Goods and Services Tax (GST).
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Wattpad, a Toronto-based multiplatform entertainment company for original stories, and iflix, a streaming entertainment service for emerging markets based in Malaysia, recently signed a content partnership agreement to bring Wattpad stories to millions of iflix users across Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
Thanks to a concerted coordinated effort by APEC member economies, the challenge of doing business in the Asia-Pacific region has improved significantly in the past two years.
Shopee, one of the largest and fastest-growing e-commerce platforms in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, is partnering with DHL eCommerce, to offer domestic delivery for Shopee sellers and buyers within Malaysia.
Chinese-based aircraft leasing company CMIG Aviation Capital, wholly owned by China Minsheng Investment Group just received delivery of one Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft MSN 43000 in Seattle to be operated by Lion Air.
According to new research just published in the Pertanika Journal of Tropical Agricultural Science, seeds of Thailand's jasmine rice have relatively low tolerance to high temperatures associated with climate change.
Hatten Land Limited of Singapore, resort operator Samsung C&T Corporation, and a major global designer and installer of water slides, Polin Waterparks, plan together to build an RM200 million water theme park. It will the largest in Melaka, Malaysia.
Over 3,000 students took up this year's Dow School Environmental Challenge 2018 in Melaka, Malaysia, to fight plastic waste through acting, photography, spoken word and recycling competitions.
Sumitomo Corporation of Japan just invested US $20 million into Malaysia-based ada (analytics, data, advertising).
Below is the latest edition of AsiaBizNews' list of trade shows and exhibitions of interest in the coming three month period. Highlights this time include : the Shanghai International Building Technology (SIBT) and the latest International Power Generation Transmission & Distribution Technology Exhibition, Vietnam; both are happening in September. Please contact us if you have an event you would like to see included in our next list.
The APEC Secretariat Executive Director and the World Trade Organization Director-General spoke together recently of the importance of coordinated trade to ensure maximum benefit to APEC's member nations.
The Otis reputation for outstanding reliability and deep experience with major projects will be on full display when the company's products are installed in the new Resorts World Las Vegas entertainment complex.
Singapore's fastest growing internet company, BIGO LIVE, just launched its Cube TV streaming service in Malaysia, with a major focus on eSports and online game play.
The APEC member economies are collaborating to leverage advancement in gender equality and digital technology access to grow women-led development in the region's Tourism industry sector.
Majesco, a global provider of platform software solutions based in Morristown, New Jersey, announced that Gibraltar BSN Life Berhad, one of Malaysia’s fastest growing life insurance companies, has selected Majesco Distribution Management and Digital Solutions to transform its distribution management operation.
On May 25-26, the APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting will take place in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, with the goal of helping secure economic growth for the future in all of Asia-Pacific.
Two data centers located in Cyberjaya, Malaysia have been acquired by Singaporean data center services provider Bridge Data Centres to support the expansion of its Asia Pacific operations.
Kuala Lumpur-based iflix, a major streaming entertainment service for emerging markets, just announced it has established a new exclusive partnership with Vodafone Egypt to offer subscribers unlimited access to iflix's entertainment programs for just EGP 1 per day.
Vtech, a Hong Kong-based global supplier of electronic learning products, is acquiring a manufacturing facility in Malaysia owned by audio and car products manufacturer Pioneer Technology.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies are taking steps to align medical product approval procedures throughout the Asia-Pacific region. It will ease technical bottlenecks, will support healthcare business growth, and will save lives.
Please take a look at our current 3-month rolling calendar of some of Asia’s more intriguing and important trade shows. If you have other trade shows you would like to recommend for this list, please write us.
CITYPlus 92.5fm, the third station of the Cense Media Sdn Bhd family, launched in Malaysia on April 28. It is the first Mandarin-based business station in Malaysia, with a variety of content to support the Chinese business community in the country.
GWS Production AB, a mobile-based travel security services provider in Sweden, has been commissioned to improve the safety of all working personnel outside Malaysia's coastal region.
SEMICON Southeast Asia, originally scheduled to run from May 8-10, 2018, is being moved to May 22-24, 2018, to support the recently announced Malaysian election that will happen on May 9.
Hibiscus Petroleum Bhd of Malaysia just announced that its SEA Hibiscus Sdn Bhd subsidiary has completed its acquisition of a 50% interest in the 2011 North Sabah Enhanced Oil Recovery Production Sharing Contract and the related joint operating agreement.