Talent & Human Capital

In global war for talent, language becomes a hurdle for Quebec

The French-speaking province’s strongest growth in years leave many jobs unfilled
MONTREAL • Elham Kheradmand has the kind of qualifications that most ...

Johor Port hands out financial aid, school supplies to 100 students

Some 100 underprivileged students and port workers’ children are better prepared for the new schooling year, thanks to the “Jom ke Sekolah 2019” programme ...

Lazada veteran Poignant is replacing Peng as CEO

Poignant has held several roles during his 6-year stint at Lazada
SINGAPORE • Lazada Group CEO Lucy Peng will step down and cede her role to Pierre ...

MBI Selangor subsidiary and Grab to ramp up mobility solutions

A Selangor state agency is working with ride-hailing giant Grab Malaysia to explore the development of mobility solutions for the state.
Smart ...

Strong French presence in Greater KL

More companies choose Malaysia’s capital city as their regional hub on solid IT infrastructure, skilled workforce, competitive costs
Malaysia features ...

Sharp pushes AI, IoT for consumer appliances

Consumer electrical product maker Sharp Corp plans to expand its artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) offerings.
Riding on big ...

PTP, Johor Port hold Southern Gateway Retro Bowling Party

SOME 70 people from various media agencies took part in the maiden Southern Gateway Retro Bowling Party organised by a ports fraternity.
The ...

Getting students to deep dive into entrepreneurship

SME Bank Y-Biz Challenge has provided more than 2,000 students the opportunity to learn the nuts and bolts of running a business
By HABHAJAN SINGH More ...

Start-up of software for plumbers, electricians raises RM7b funding

San Francisco • Service-Titan Inc is the newest start-up unicorn out of the Los Angeles area, proving that even plumbing can be a billion-dollar technology ...

A trustless society: Is there any way out?

Gone are the days where you would take the word of a gentleman as being true. Such gentlemen are now a rare breed indeed, if not extinct
By TARANJEET ...

Prison company to move inmates from home

By BLOOMBERG
New York • Giovannie Marrero, doing 20 years for domestic assault and gun violations, was one of the first to sign up. Any day now, ...

Boeing creates computers modelled on human brains

Planemaker is betting that its new unit will help develop breakthroughs in secure communications, AI
By BLOOMBERG Chicago • Boeing Co is creating a new ...