Arkib Harian: February 19, 2024

Maybank aims to disburse about RM18bil of SME financing this year

Maybank aims to disburse about RM18bil of SME financing this

KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) aims to disburse around RM18 billion of small and medium enterprises (SME) financing in 2024, representing a 13 per cent growth to further accelerate its customers’ transition to a more viable future. Group chief executive officer for community financial services Datuk John Chong said …

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Hong Leong Bank partners Refiller Mobile for zero-waste lifestyle adoption

Hong Leong Bank partners Refiller Mobile for zero waste lifestyle adoption

KUALA LUMPUR: Hong Leong Bank (HLB) is collaborating with Refiller Mobile to encourage Malaysians to embrace a zero-waste lifestyle. Refiller Mobile becomes the 7th social enterprise on board HLB Jumpstart, the bank’s entrepreneurship-focused CSR platform dedicated to supporting social enterprises on their missions to uplift communities and contribute positively to …

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Banks urged to support energy transition, food security initiatives

Banks urged to support energy transition food security initiatives

KUALA LUMPUR: Financial institutions are urged to support some of the Madani Economic Framework’s biggest initiatives by funding efforts to increase food security and develop energy transition projects. In his speech to bankers and financiers, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim also appealed to them to fund efforts to digitally transform small …

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Dialog to boost competitiveness | The Star

Dialog to boost competitiveness The Star

PETALING JAYA: Dialog Group Bhd will be investing and multi-skilling its workforce to ensure it remains efficient and competitive. In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, the oil and gas company said its ongoing digital transformation initiatives have been progressing well. “We will continue these initiatives to reinforce our competitiveness,” said …

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Analysis-Parole for Thailand’s Thaksin reflects rise of new threat to old guard

Analysis Parole for Thailands Thaksin reflects rise of new threat to

BANGKOK (Reuters) – The early release of Thailand’s once-fugitive ex-Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra represents to many a deal the influential billionaire made with his enemies to counter an even greater threat to the royalist-military establishment. To some observers of Thailand’s convoluted politics, Thaksin’s parole after returning from self-imposed exile in …

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