April Drill: Jeslin Chong Siew Mei – Group Chief Operating Officer (Care Luxury Sdn Bhd) 3

Jeslin Chong has been in the Hotel industry for the past 18 years and she has gained a lot of experience in overseeing the daily operations of the organisation, establishing policies that promotes the company’s culture and vision, setting comprehensive goals for performance, handling guests’ needs, designing and implementing business strategies, budget, and has participated in expansion activities such as investments, acquisitions as well as corporate alliances. With this vast

The Golden Years – Part One

The Legacy – Part Two (Finale) Will A Will is a written instrument where an individual signifies his wishes as to the distribution of his estate after his demise. Since it takes effect only after death, the Will is revocable and can be modified at any time before the Will-maker dies. It is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to organise one’s estate and there are various ways in

Accumulating Wealth 7

The market is always not easy to predict. As John Kenneth Galbraith says, “We have two classes of forecasters: Those who don’t know – and those who don’t know what they don’t know”. Six months ago, very few predicted that we could be in the bull market now. Whether you have the Brexit or Trump effect, almost all the stock market indexes in the world have showed bullish. The VIS

MyFarm Outlet Opens Second Branch in Johor 2

Koperasi Iskandar Malaysia Berhad (imCoop) dubbed as second MyFarm Outlet programme in Johor has opened its doors to the public in Pengerang, aiming to offer customers with savings from 5% to 20% on fresh and agricultural products. Pengerang imCoop which is also owned and operated by Koperasi Pengerang Kota Tinggi Berhad (KOPETI) is imCoop’s 12th outlet operating in collaboration with related agencies such as Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), Federal Agriculture

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For quite a while, we’ve not experienced a bull market like now, and you don’t need to look at the technical indicators to confirm it’s a bull market. If you always feel the market, you’d know the current sentiment is quite bullish. First, the KLCI has been standing above the MA200 line since January 2017. Second, we have more gainers than losers on the daily basis, recently. Third, almost all

Adam's Financial Journey

The Legacy – Part One As Adam and Aida are now progressing to the next stage in their lives, their priority now is to live comfortably and to leave a legacy. Let us dwell into some of the issues in this phase of life. At this point of our lives, the question of how we’d like to be remembered may have crossed our minds. Most of us are not celebrities

March Drill: Rahani Yaacob – General Manager (Columbia Asia Hospital - Iskandar Puteri)

Being appointed as the General Manager of Columbia Asia Hospital – Iskandar Puteri (formerly Nusajaya) in 2010, Rahani brings both intellectual concept and vast experience in ensuring the best care for her patients at Columba Asia. Holding a Bachelor of Nursing International degree from University of South Australia, Rahani has 37 years of experience in the healthcare industry. In her early days, Rahani worked the rank and file of the

Gender-Balanced Economy Alters Business Strategies

The female economy is emerging as a potent force, with global female income expected to reach US$24 trillion by 2020; this is more than the revenue generated by the economies of either China or the United States. The rise of women to positions of executive leadership is compelling sellers to reexamine their business approaches. By 2025, women will change the workforce landscape with an average participation rate up to 40%,

Malaysia Moves to Boost Port Capacity

Investment for Port Expansion Work on expanding Malaysia’s multipurpose Kuantan Port located roughly 25 km north of the city of Kuantan is scheduled to begin later this year as part of efforts to raise Malaysia’s logistics profile. The owners of the port – local construction giant IJM and China’s Beibu Gulf Port Group – are investing RM1.2bn ($268.2m) to acquire 40 ha of land for logistics and industrial expansion projects,

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Getting Ready for a Colourful 2017 As you’re reading this article, chances are, you’re still in the midst of celebrating Chinese New Year (CNY). With this, let me wish you a prosperous and fruitful 2017! So, what can we expect in the year of fire Rooster? If 2016 was full of uncertainties, 2017 will not be less of it. Obviously, how the US President Donald Trump fares in the first