Author: A. Asohan

Rev Asia acquires OhBulan! in latest digital media salvo
Digital media company Rev Asia Bhd has acquired Malay entertainment website OhBulan!, giving it a foothold in the Malay-speaking market and a potentially lucrative segment of the Malaysian media industry.
Week in Review: Milestones and markers
It’s a new phase for DNA as we open up our Singapore operations, where we get to test our vision and the market, writes DNA cofounder A. Asohan.
Budget 2015: TeAM proposes tax incentives to fuel ecosystem
The Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia (TeAM) has proposed corporate and double tax deduction incentives, as well as other measures, that it believes would help fuel the startup and entrepreneurial ecosystem in the country.
Uber for Business rolls out in South-East Asia
Uber has rolled out its ‘Uber for Business’ offering in South-East Asia, even as it faces a crackdown in Malaysia for allegedly failing to ensure its drivers have the proper commercial permits.
Digerati50: Thorn amongst the roses
Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014. For information on customised reprints of Digerati50, email [email protected]
Investor confidence critical for equity crowdfunding: SC chairman
The equity crowdfunding platform that the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) is proposing will depend heavily on investor confidence, its chairman Ranjit Ajit Singh acknowledged.
CEO Cheryl Yeoh lays out MaGIC’s ingredients
MaGIC CEO Cheryl Yeoh sits down with DNA to talk about boosting entrepreneurship in the country. In this, the second of two parts, she speaks of its three core activities and the initiatives in the pipeline, writes A. Asohan.
The MaGIC CEO and the crucible of fire
About four months after taking on the role, MaGIC CEO Cheryl Yeoh sits down with DNA to talk about the agency’s plans and programmes to boost entrepreneurship in the country. First, however, she faces up to some criticism, writes A. Asohan in this first of two parts.
CEOs should take charge of cloud deployment: IBM Malaysia head
In this, the third of a three-part interview with IBM Malaysia managing director Paul Moung, he tells DNA that the cloud presents a conundrum that many CFOs are ill-equipped to deal with.
100 days of IBM Malaysia, and maxing out the headroom
IBM Corp veteran Paul Moung was appointed managing director of IBM Malaysia in February 2013. Here, he speaks to DNA about what he found when he came into the role, and his plans for the company moving forward.
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