BT and the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) have announced that the former will establish a global shared service facility based in the Bangsar South section of Kuala Lumpur in early 2013, as part of BT’s recently announced investment into the Asia Pacific region and in line with its geographical diversification plan.
The Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP) has welcomed US President Barack Obama’s re-election amid speculation that his victory may resurrect talks on the passage of anti-outsourcing legislation in the US Senate.
With ‘Jobs, Jobs and Jobs’ being a top of mind issue with American voters, it was no surprise that US presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney trained their guns on the outsourcing of jobs by profit-at-all-costs US companies. Karamjit Singh looks at whether the US election will affect Malaysia’s positioning as an outsourced destination.
A fresh wave of downsizing at large US financial holding companies is expected to benefit Manila’s booming business process outsourcing (BPO) sector.
Outsourcing Malaysia is once again organizing its annual Smart Sourcing Summit, a two-day event that will take place Oct 10-11 at the Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, gathering the industry’s ‘who’s who’ and serving as the perfect platform for all to explore a plethora of issues and challenges in the regional and global sourcing industry.
The Philippines is developing a total of 63 new information-technology (IT) parks nationwide, with 41 of them in the provinces and 22 in the National Capital Region.
The Multimedia Development Corporation says that the MSC Malaysia’s 2011 performance was its best to date, showing strong growth and exceeding targets.
MDeC to collaborate with ACCA to raise the profile of Malaysia as the preferred destination for finance and accounting shared services and outsourcing centres.