Author: Digital News Asia

Malaysian telcos continues support for home-based teaching and learning
Until 30 April 2021, Malaysian telco customers get access to 1GB of free internet daily for learning and productivity tools
Forest Interactive, Cellcard to boost Cambodia local gaming community
Gaming content provider partners the country’s leading mobile operator to jointly bolster growth and development of Cambodia’s gaming community, starting with a new data product
Funding Societies expands to Thailand
The SME-focused digital financing platform was awarded an SEC license earlier, and will be able to extend its funding services to Thai SMEs
KL Startup Summit 2021 goes virtual, aims to boost early-stage startups
KLSS 2021 will become a pure virtual event aimed at inspiring and connecting startup founders with a slew of activities, a digital exhibition and a pitching session
Boost keeps CNY traditions alive virtually
The local e-wallet player  has brought back its e-Ang Pow feature, aimed at offering deals and cashback for consumers and merchants come this festive season 
MDEC Chairman: Corruption Must End, Uphold Transparency!
Eliminated direct nego, closed tender practices, instituted open tender system Discretionary Authority Limits to govern utilization of grant disbursement  
Shifting trends in jobs, recruitment: LinkedIn
As the world has gone increasingly digital due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a rise in demand for jobs that require digital and soft skills and hiring patterns have shifted from focusing on credentials towards skill sets, a new study has found.
Xiaomi announces Mi 11 flagship device, touting top specs
The latest device from the Beijing-based electronics company is bringing premium features with more competitive pricing
Maybank targets 100% growth in 2021 e-Angpao transactions, amounting to US$14.8mil
Maybank is expecting an increase in e-Angpao transactions in 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic – a notion spurred by “encouraging response” in 2020
Mercedes-Benz Malaysia drives into 2021 with accelerated digital footprint
The luxury automaker embarked on an advanced digitalisation journey in an effort to tackle Covid-19 challenges, and begins 2021 with a new virtual showroom
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