|AMCHAM Update #149 COVID-19 Outbreak|
During this period of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) from 9 November until 6 December 2020, AMCHAM will once again be bringing you daily updates on the latest COVID-19 developments, which includes the efforts of Government and initiatives from other bodies and organizations.
|AMCHAM'S WOMEN'S WEEK 2020|
We have an exciting series of events planned to celebrate women over a whole week, from 30 November 2020 to 4 December 2020. For more information and to secure your ticket, please refer to the individual event pages below. Please register for each event separately.
|Panel Discussion - Nov 30, 2020|
More details to be announced!
|Panel Discussion - Dec 4, 2020|
More details to be announced!
The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) has approved 312 projects with investment value of RM22.9 billion from July 1 until Oct 31, 2020 via the electronic manufacturing licence digital platform (e-ML). Senior Minister cum International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said the approvals under the manufacturing licence via fast track was among the ministry’s efforts to attract new investment in high impact industry and based on technology.
|UPCOMING AMCHAM SIGNATURE EVENT|
|[NEW DATE: 14 December] Thanksgiving Luncheon 2020 & MY AMCHAM CARES Celebration|
Due to the recent announcement of the extension of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) throughout most of the country until 6 December, AMCHAM has decided to postpone our much-loved Thanksgiving Luncheon to accommodate the rules around larger groups.
The Thanksgiving Luncheon will now take place at Hilton Kuala Lumpur on 14 December, 12:00pm – 2:00pm.
We are hoping that come December we will all be able to safely celebrate together.
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Join Crown World Mobility’s live benchmarking session on Dec 10 as we explore global mobility insights to help your business emerge stronger from the pandemic in 2021. Here are some of the themes:
✔️ Virtual Assignments and Remote Work
✔️ Managing assignments during COVID-19
✔️ D&I and initiatives of real change in the make-up of assignment populations
✔️ Managing expectations and shifting priorities
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Catch the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) Vice President for Global Growth Acceleration, Gopi Ganesalingam on Linkedpreneur at 8.30pm tonight, 24 November 2020 as he talks about Gearing Up for 2021 the Digital Way. Click on the 'Read More' tab to register
Knight Frank Malaysia and St George, a member of Berkeley Group in London, have launched Holland House and Holland Court in Fulham Reach, London, to Malaysian investors. In a media statement on 23 November, Knight Frank Malaysia said Holland House and Holland Court boast bright and colourful interiors, entwined with a quintessentially English style, these new homes enjoy the best of traditional and contemporary design.
A new era of automation will profoundly change everyday tasks in the office and in the field. Workers must adapt en masse by re-skilling for these new workloads, and it'll take new technology to help them do it at scale. If you're not already working alongside an AI-based software application or robot, then you probably will be soon. The World Economic Forum's "Future of Jobs 2020" report
predicts that machines will spend as much time on work-based tasks as human employees by 2025.
According to Gartner, the worldwide end-user spending on public cloud services is forecast to grow 18.4% in 2021 to total $304.9 billion, up from $257.5 billion in 2020. Its research VP Sid Nag claims that the pandemic has validated cloud’s value proposition, where the ability to use on-demand, scalable cloud models to achieve cost efficiency and business continuity is providing the impetus for organisations to rapidly accelerate their digital business transformation plans.
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