Friday, January 18, 2019

CSR ACTIVITIES SHOULD BE CONSISTENT

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities conducted by the private sector for people with disabilities should go further than just one-off donations, and be extended...

MALAYSIA SMES LEAD IN SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE

SMEs in Malaysia are more apt to think their companies are Socially-Intelligent Organisations (SIOs) than their ASEAN peers, according to a survey by Kelly...

APPROXIMATELY 200,000 MALAYSIAN WOMEN UNEMPLOYED

Approximately 200,000 or 1.42% of women in the country are unemployed as at December last year. Human Resources Minister Richard Riot Jaem, however, did...

APPRENTICES, MAIDS NOT COVERED BY POLICY

Apprentices and maids are the only two groups of workers not covered by the minimum wage policy, according to Human Resources Minister Richard Riot...

RISING HOUSEHOLD DEBT HITS NEW RECORD

Malaysia now has the highest householddebt-to-GDP level in Asia. According to the central bank’s annual report, household debt in the country had grown at...

FOREIGN WORKER REMITTANCES DOUBLED

Remittances by legal foreign workers doubled from RM10 billion in 2009 to almost RM20 billion in 2012. The top five countries that received remittances...

LEADERS TO BE GROOMED FOR CHALLENGES

Global companies like General Electric Co (GE) recognise the importance of good leaders who can help others thrive and create development opportunities according to...

EXTREMISM BAD FOR ECONOMY

Malaysia will lose economic competitiveness if it continues to be held “captive” by extreme racial and religious based politics, warns former senior diplomat Tan...

SAFETY AND HEALTH BEGINS EARLY

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) offers help to the Education Ministry to create awareness of occupational safety and health (OSH)...

TRAINING GAP PLAGUES ISLAMIC FINANCE INDUSTRY

Finding a job is difficult for graduates entering Malaysia’s Islamic banking industry; employers are choosy about qualifications. Thousands have flocked to many Islamic finance...

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