Author: Lum Ka Kay

Service providers lax on complaints, CFM wants review
CFM has filed a review of the General Consumer Code of Practice for the Communications and Multimedia Industry Malaysia (GCC) with industry regulator MCMC in a bid increase service provider efficiency and improve customer satisfaction.
Asean Economic Community faces education, regulatory challenges
As the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean) gears up to become a single market with the implementation of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) in December, the economic bloc faces a variety of challenges.
Challenges going regional, and why you should do it anyway
Startups should not be asking themselves whether they should go regional, just when and how, according to a panel of entrepreneurs and industry pundits.
Keeping cultural traditions alive: There’s an app for that
CultureGuru is an app that keeps its users aware and informed on their cultural traditions and festivities, as well as a mobile marketplace to purchase festive supplies. Lum Ka Kay speaks to CEO Lim Feng to find out more.
Forget Silicon Valley, Asean needs its own ecosystem
South-East Asian entrepreneurs need to work together and drive the way the region does business, urged Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah, Secretary-General of the Treasury at Malaysia’s Ministry of Finance.
E-commerce: Gaps in both buyer and seller side
There are gaps in both the buyer and seller space in Malaysia’s burgeoning e-commerce market that need to be addressed, according to 11street Malaysia chief executive officer Hoseok Kim.
Job-seeking Gen-Y and Gen-Z can now do it via videos
Malaysian startup Positunity Sdn Bhd has unveiled its ‘wowintro’ online video impression platform, targeted specifically at Generation-Y and Generation-Z jobseekers.
Hong Leong Connect ups digital banking ante with biometrics
Hong Leong Bank has introduced biometric authentication for its Hong Leong Connect digital banking platform to give users an easier and more secure experience when conducting cashless transactions.
Astro stays on the on-demand curve, but is it enough?
The TV business is changing and Astro has upped its game by coming up with Astro OD Entertainment, providing Malaysians with a new way of consuming its content – as long as their Personal Video Recorders are connected to a WiFi network.
Malaysia’s startup ecosystem: It’s not always about KL
Serial entrepreneur and angel investor Douglas Khoo plans to solve the local programmer shortage with his coding academy in Penang, he told Echelon Malaysia 2015.
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