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Putra Business School Offers Two Day Course On Accounting & Financial Analysis For Non Accountants

SERDANG, July 13 (Bernama) -- Putra Business School, UPM (PBS) will be organizing a two day course on Accounting & Financial Analysis for Non-Accountants. This course is targeted towards all levels of management, department heads, entrepreneurs, business owners who need an understanding of the fundamentals of financial management. Participants will be able to interpret and analyse financial statements and essential financial ratios. They will also understand the value of a firm or project´s returns and performance and recognise the factors needed in financial analysis and know the limitations of the financial statement.

The facilitator for the course is Dr.Ahmed Razman Abdul Latiff, a senior lecturer at PBS with vast experience in training and consultations on risk management, institutional governance, corporate governance and internal control systems. He also regularly features on media i.e. radio, TV and print, giving commentaries on current issues relating to economics, finance, ethics and corporate governance.


Dashang Group Launches Digital shopping APP Tiangou Net, Making It Easier to Shop

SHENYANG, China, July 13 (Bernama) -- In late June this year, the China General Chamber of Commerce has released China's top 100 retailers in 2017. Dashang Group was in top three, just behind Tmall and JD. Being the largest department store group in Northeast China, Dashang Group has launched Tiangou Net, a digital shopping APP that attempts to make shopping easier.

When you go shopping in northern China, you can easily find a parking space through the APP in many cities. If you are not satisfied with the price of the selected clothes, you can upload a fitting photo to the APP to receive occassional price reduction messages in the future. Shop assistants will take pictures or videos of various interesting scenes and products in the store, so that you won't miss your favorite products. With artificial intelligence, you can also talk to a robot shopping guide in the shopping mall to get all the information you want to know.


​Squirrels Research Labs Announces Acorn Cryptocurrency Acceleration Hardware

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, July 13 (Bernama) -- Squirrels Research Labs today announced Acorn, a new hardware component that improves efficiency and effectiveness of cryptocurrency mining.

"We developed a piece of hardware called Acorn that increases the effectiveness of existing GPU mining operations without adding a significant cost, " Squirrels president David Stanfill said. "This is a brand new concept that´s never been done before. "


Kohler Co. Unveiled As Principal Partner Of Manchester United

MANCHESTER, England, July 13 (Bernama) -- (NYSE: MANU) Manchester United and Kohler, a global lifestyle brand headquartered in Kohler, Wisconsin-USA, have agreed to a multi-year global partnership. The KOHLER brand logo will feature on the sleeve of the most iconic and best selling club shirt, for both the men's and women's teams. The partnership also includes joint participation on game day activities, innovative improvements to club facilities, global sustainability and social responsibility projects and other partner collaborations with Manchester United fans and Kohler customers and associates.

Kohler Co. is a leader in the design and innovation of kitchen and bath products and one of the largest manufacturers of power systems in the world. Founded in 1873, the two organisations have been in existence for over 140 years, sharing a long history steeped in tradition, excellence and innovation, as well as a common vision to make a positive impact on the world.


MIA Launches Digital Technology Blueprint At AccTech Conference 2018

Blueprint seeks to prepare the Malaysian Accountancy Profession for the Digital Economy

KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 (Bernama) -- To help accountants manage sweeping changes arising from the digital economy and Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4.0), MIA launched its MIA Digital Technology Blueprint at its inaugural AccTech Conference 2018.

Both are part of the regulator´s ongoing digital initiatives as it seeks to future-proof the Malaysian accountancy profession and provide more value to the ecosystem. Launches Asia Influencers Carnival & Awards On 17 July In Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 (Bernama) --, Cross border eMall, will host the first Asia Influencers Carnival & Awards (AICA) 2018 in Malaysia to introduce business owners to the power of KOL (Key Opinion Leaders) / Influencers Marketing. With China's Top Influencer earning US$46 Million in 2016 and successful case studies of generating RMB20 Million sales in 2 hours, KOL marketing is proven as vital component of your Marketing strategy.

The Carnival and Conference will feature top KOLs from Malaysia and China who will reveal their secrets of becoming popular KOLs while participants can learn live broadcasts for promoting products to millions of fans in Asia. Speakers include:-


ASEAN Roundtable Series : ASEAN Digital Economy : Investment, Gaps, And Policy Implications

KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 (Bernama) -- Despite the projection that the digital economy will add US$1 trillion to ASEAN GDP by 2025, there are policy hurdles that must be overcome by ASEAN to realise the digital economy potential for the region which now has a combined GDP of over US$2.6 trillion.

Among others, ASEAN needs to relook at its various policy initiatives including trade and investment policies in response to the transformative digital economy that is not only impacting international production, trade, services and investment flows, but also changing the rules of world trade. Apart from that, addressing the challenges in digital and telecommunications infrastructure investment is fundamentally crucial in helping the micro, small and medium sized enterprises (MSMEs) of ASEAN integrate with global value chains.