Author: Chong Jinn Xiung

Your future workforce: Don’t tell us what to do!
Organisations better get used to the idea that top-down management may be a thing of the past.
Grab wins big at Malaysian Rice Bowl Startup Awards
Grab – originally founded in Malaysia as MyTeksi, but now incorporated in Singapore – was the biggest winner at the Malaysian leg of Rice Bowl Startup Awards 2016, bagging three out of 11 categories.
Cyberjaya all set to be SEA’s first LoRa-powered smart city
Cyberview and Atilze Digital are partnering to build, operate and commercialise a city-wide LoRa network in Cyberjaya.
GuestReady launches, aims to 'professionalise' the Airbnb experience
Aiming to professionalise the services of Airbnb hosts, a group of ex-Rocket Internet executives led by Tan Wen Dee have launched GuestReady.
Buoyed by Lovestruck acquisition, DateTix puts its arms around the world
HK-based DateTix focuses on face-to-face interactions, and believes it is now ready to take on the world, including South-East Asia.
Malaysia’s ICT salary growth at its lowest rate in 8yrs
Salaries for ICT professionals in Malaysia are expected to rise, but at a slower-than-expected rate, according to the National ICT Association of Malaysia (Pikom).
Tune Labs makes ‘strategic investment’ in travel-planning platform Touristly
KL-based startup incubator and accelerator Tune Labs has made a “strategic investment” of an undisclosed amount into travel planning platform Touristly.
Malaysia should make social entrepreneurism part of national agenda: MaGIC exec
Malaysia should follow the footsteps of countries like South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam and make social enterprises part of its national agenda, suggested an executive of the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC).
MaGIC’s Asean accelerator ends on a high note
MaGIC recently held one of its largest demo days at its campus in Cyberjaya, where over 40 startups pitched their products and business ideas at about 300 investors, partners and other stakeholders.
Slow Internet speeds damping Malaysia’s digital economy aspirations: MDEC CEO
Malaysia's digital economy aspiration is being dampened by the relatively slow Internet speeds available here, the head of the country’s national ICT custodian admitted.
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