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Malaysia to make coding part of school syllabus … 25+ years later
The pretty big announcement that coding would be part of the Malaysian school syllabus from next year onwards came very quietly … which is not surprising because we’ve heard this all before, writes A. Asohan.
Microsoft Malaysia launches Tech4Good programme for NGOs
Microsoft Malaysia recently launched the Tech4Good initiative aimed at providing NGOs with the technology, knowledge, community and resources they need to fulfil their missions.
TalentCorp promotes COO Shareen to CEO, Johan back to EPU
TalentCorp has announced the promotion of COO Shareen Shariza Abdul Ghani to the role of CEO with effect June 1, replacing Johan Mahmood Merican, whose secondment to TalentCorp ended May 30.
Salesforce wants to give startups, and society, a leg-up
Salesforce.com launched 17 years ago as a startup serving other startups before it grew to become the corporate giant it is today, but it has never lost sight of its startup roots or connection, according to one senior exec.
Etiqa plants SEED for women and youth empowerment via entrepreneurship
Etiqa has launched its ‘Socially and Economically Empowered Development’ (SEED) programme to help underprivileged women and youth become financially independent via entrepreneurship and employment.
ServisHero and SPCA in online pet adoption drive
KL-based on-demand services mobile marketplace startup ServisHero and SPCA are cooperating on an online pet adoption drive to find homes for local homeless pets this December.
World Vision’s humanitarian mission stays ‘always-on’ with Veeam
Humanitarian organisation World Vision International is using Veeam Software products to reduce risk of data loss and improve availability, and has already decreased recovery time by 95% -- from 90 minutes to less than five minutes, according to the software company.
Not enough green, too much apathy in data centre industry
Singapore’s data centres have a history of being energy-inefficient, but things look set to change with the Government stepping in with guidelines and policies for making data centres ‘greener’ – but more can be done, according to Bob Sharon, CEO of Green Global Solutions.
Myanmar floods: Ooredoo provides aid, special code for customers to contribute
Ooredoo said it offering support to those affected in Myanmar’s 11 national disaster zones following severe seasonal flooding, while Ooredoo Myanmar has launched a SMS crisis-code ‘Help Myanmar’ which invites customers to donate their credit balance, or part thereof, to flood victims.
Singtel mobile app eases the way for donations to Community Chest
Singtel said that members of the public can now donate to Community Chest, direct from their mobile phones with Dash, its mobile wallet app.
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