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As Malaysia gradually reopens, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to significantly impact businesses and livelihoods. AMCHAM will continue to bring you daily updates on the latest COVID-19 developments, which includes vaccination updates, Government-issued orders, regulations, and SOPs, as well as initiatives from related bodies and organizations.
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The Iskandar Global Innovation and Technology Exchange (IGNITE) 2021 is a series of online events and virtual sessions, culminating in the IGNITE Innovation Conference 2021, providing an avenue for future oriented, technology-driven and innovative minds to come together to share knowledge, ideas and thoughts about the direction of Innovation and Emerging Technology for Malaysia and the region.
They will be organizing a two-day online event on 11 November and 12 November 2021 featuring industry experts and advocates of Malaysia Global Business Services (GBS) Industry as they explore, create opportunities and ignite ideas for better ways to break the barriers and provide solutions to the challenges of GBS Industry in Malaysia.
The United States government is committed to supporting supply chain resiliency in Penang, building stronger business ties with the state and strengthening the overall US-Malaysia trade relationship. This was the conclusion drawn from US Ambassador to Malaysia, Brian D. McFeeters's two-day visit to the state, which ended on 9 November.
Indonesia and Malaysia have agreed to introduce a travel corridor between them on a gradual basis, starting with key areas like capital cities and the holiday island of Bali, the two countries' leaders said on Wednesday. Malaysia would grant an amnesty to Indonesian migrants working in the country on expired permits.
Vivien Mah is a Partner in the EY Business Consulting practice in Malaysia. She has over 15 years of experience in the fields of Information Technology, Retail and Manufacturing, and Oil and Gas. Her specialities include technology risk advisory, enterprise risk management, governance and compliance, data privacy programmes, and technology audit services.
General Electric Co will split into three public companies as the storied U.S. industrial conglomerate seeks to simplify its business, pare down debt and breathe life into a battered share price, the company said on Tuesday. The split marks the end of the 129-year-old conglomerate that was once the most valuable U.S. corporation and a global symbol of American business power.
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The Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG) is organizing the "9th Governance In Procurement Conference” on 8 December 2021.
This Conference will bring thought provoking and diverse insights and perspectives from experienced professionals and practitioners across a wide range of industries, on how organizations can be better prepared to step up Governance in their procurement areas.
This daily news round-up brings you a selection of the latest news and updates on the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, as well as tips and tools to help you stay informed and protected. Confirmed cases of COVID-19
have passed 250.4 million globally, according to Johns Hopkins University. The number of confirmed deaths has now passed 5.05 million. More than 7.28 billion vaccination doses
have been administered globally, according to Our World in Data.
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