Voon Tze Khay
- With more people starting to spend more time on the online media platforms, it is time for publishers to start consolidating
- Most of its investments this year will be focused on growing the Malaysian market
Asia Holdings Sdn Bhd, a 70% subsidiary of Malaysian public-listed firm Rev Asia Bhd, will be bringing localised versions of its ‘social news’ portal Says.com into new markets like Indonesia and the Philippines over the next six months.
After making the tough decision to shut down several lines of business, Malaysia’s Rev Asia Holdings Sdn Bhd has embarked on a three-year roadmap that it says will transform it into one of the largest digital media companies in the region.
Digital media group Rev Asia Bhd, listed on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia, is discontinuing certain print and digital publications in its stable, as its publishing business sees a slide in revenue.
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.
Rev Asia Berhad announced that it has struck an exclusive sales representation agreement with HCK Media Sdn Bhd to resell and operate all advertising inventory across the media company’s digital assets.
Rev Asia has announced a partnership with Business Insider Inc to launch localised sites in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia, joining similar sites in Australia and India. The three new sites officially went live on Feb 12.
Rev Asia, established by the merger of select Catcha Media subsidiaries and Says Sdn Bhd on Oct 8, said it has landed its first integrated content marketing and advertising campaign.
Following the completion of the merger between certain Catcha Media Berhad (Catcha Media) subsidiaries and Says Sdn Bhd on Oct 8, a new company, Rev Media Equity Holdings Sdn Bhd (Rev Asia), has been formed.