Talent & Human Capital

Your raise is now based on next year’s performance

Using AI, Watson Analytics infers potential skills each person might have to serve in the future
NEW YORK • Maybe past performance isn’t the best ...

Special effects maker plans Hong Kong IPO for China unit

Taipei • Movie and television (TV) post-production house VHQ Media Holdings Ltd plans to spin off its China operations and list the unit in Hong Kong to ...

Govt told to empower local and indigenous communities to help protect natural resources

Environmental NGOs also call for establishment of coordinating council on sustainable development to mainstream the environment and SDGs
By HABHAJAN ...
Mattel

Robotics Barbie joins corporate chorus calling for diversity

Washington • Robotics Barbie is a lab-coat-and-glasses-wearing robotics engineer, a far cry from the 1992 “math class is tough” version.
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The future employee in the new world order

By TARANJEET SINGH / Pic By TMR
With all the ongoing discussions on the future of work, how it looks like, how it ought to look like and how we ...

PTP continues with its bubur lambuk tradition

By TMR
Some 3,000 packs of sumptuous bubur lambuk made their way to hundreds of Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd (PTP) community members and six ...

New Zealand goes cool on migrants just when it needs them most

Wellington • On the waterfront of New Zealand’s largest city, a Chinese developer is building a five-star luxury hotel aimed at wealthy tourists. One ...
Abdul Fattah Mohamed Yatim

Time for nationwide blockchain infrastructure

The countries that capitalise blockchain to its full base potential 1st will probably lead or leapfrog other countries in economy and social wellbeing
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Can blockchain fix the opioid epidemic?

VANCOUVER • Digital currencies have been accused of worsening the opioid crisis because they make it easier to buy and sell drugs anonymously.
Now, ...
Dr Masliza Mahmod

Malaysian scientist wins grant from British Heart Foundation

Oxford-based Dr Masliza will lead a team to test new treatment for heart valve disease
By HABHAJAN SINGH A Malaysian researcher played a lead role in ...

Most new CEOs are overwhelmed, says survey

MICHIGAN • New CEOs, particularly those who are promoted from within, said they feel overwhelmed and unprepared — especially since they’re increasingly ...

London law companies are divided over true gender pay gap

The numbers came in and, at first glance, they weren’t the worst: The average gender pay gap for the largest 25 UK law firms by revenue was 20%. That was ...