Appointment Of New Chief Executive Officer Of Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) Malaysia

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 9 (Bernama) -- Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) Malaysia today announced the appointment of Ir. Dr. Sanjayan Velautham as the new Chief Executive Officer with effect from January 9, 2019.

Prior this, he served as the Executive Director of the ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) based in Jakarta, Indonesia since January 2015 reporting directly to the Governing Council consisting of Leaders of the Senior Offices on Energy from the ASEAN member states. He brings over 25 years of experience in the industry, academia and research institutes. A professional engineer (P.Eng.) with a doctoral degree in Engineering, he has 15 years in the energy industry and 10 years of research/teaching experience at Kyushu University, Japan, and University of Technology, Malaysia.

AdColony Partners with Lifesight to Bring Industry-Leading Mobile Video and Location Intelligence to Advertisers in Asia-Pacific

SINGAPORE, Jan 9 (Bernama) -- AdColony, the mobile performance marketplace, is excited to announce a partnership with Lifesight, the premier consumer intelligence provider in Asia-Pacific. Through the partnership, advertising will be able to combine AdColony’s award-winning creative and behavioral targeting expertise with Lifesight’s top-of-the-line retail footfall data. The companies predict this will result in significant advantages for advertisers within the region.

As brands diversify their advertising portfolios to reach consumers where they’re actually spending time, mobile devices continue to accelerate in importance. While location data has been applied to mobile display advertising for years, the opportunity to layer rich location data to high-impact mobile video formats is an opportunity for marketers in APAC like never before.

Hangzhou: Creating a World-class Business Environment and Promoting High-Quality Economic Development

HANGZHOU, China, Jan 9 (Bernama) -- On November 9th, a high-level mobilization conference was held in Hangzhou, a city in eastern China, putting forward to create a world-class business environment and strive to be an demonstration area for the high quality development of China's private economy. Focusing on government services, investment and trade, industrial development, entrepreneurship and innovation, ecology and life, the environment for the rule of law, six major initiatives and twenty-eight measures were introduced in the conference.

"These measures, which involve several aspects, such as the construction of hardware and software environment and industrial development, are the most gold-rich and powerful reform efforts that has been made in Hangzhou in recent years, aiming to inject new energy into Hangzhou to create a world-class business environment and promoting high-quality economic development," said an official from Hangzhou Municipal Development and Reform Commission.

AmBank Paves Way For DuitNow For Seamless Transactions

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 9 (Bernama) -- With the introduction of DuitNow by Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd (PayNet) recently, AmBank customers are now able to transfer money instantly and securely using the recipient’s mobile phone number.

Customers wishing to receive DuitNow fund transfers using their mobile number just need to perform a simple one-time registration via AmOnline, AmBank’s internet banking platform, to link their mobile number to their bank’s account number. Alternatively, customers may choose their MyKad or MyPR Identity Card numbers, Army or Police numbers, passport numbers or business registration numbers – to link with their bank accounts in order to receive money.

Toshiba Memory Unveils 1TB[1] Single Package PCIe® Gen3 x4L SSDs with 96-Layer 3D Flash Memory

Industry-leading read performance in single package SSDs

TOKYO, Jan 9 (Bernama) -- Toshiba Memory Corporation, the world leader in memory solutions, today announced the BG4 series, a new line-up of single package NVMe™ SSDs with capacities up to 1,024GB[2], which places both innovative 96-layer 3D flash memory and an all-new controller into one package to deliver best-in-class[3] read performance. The BG4 series is currently sampling to PC OEM customers in limited quantities, with general sample availability expected later in the second calendar quarter of 2019.

This new series of single package SSDs, featuring PCIe® Gen3 x4lanes, offers sequential read performance up to 2,250 MB/s[4], and with improved flash management delivers industry-leading[5] random read performance up to 380,000 IOPS[4] The BG4 single package SSDs are suitable for compact and performance-oriented systems, such as ultra-thin PC notebooks, IoT embedded systems and server boot in data centers.

Win Amazing Prizes that will Change Your Life in the DuitNow Launch Campaign!

 KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 9 (Bernama) -- In conjunction with DuitNow’s launch, bank customers stand a chance to win amazing prizes, worth in total more than RM3.6 mil, including a RM1 million dream home, a total of RM1 million in cash prizes, a Mercedes-Benz GLC 200, a Mercedes-Benz A 200, five RM20,000 IKEA gift card shopping sprees, and a RM100,000 Malaysia Airlines holiday package.  The contest will run from 8 Jan to 31 May 2019 and the winners of the prizes will be selected throughout the 5-month period:

 Transaction Period
 8 January – 4 February 2019
 RM100,000 Malaysia Airlines Dream Holiday
 Daily on 5 – 19 February 2019
 Total of RM1 million in Cash Prizes
 8 January – 4 March 2019
 1 x Mercedes-Benz A 200
 8 January – 18 March 2019
 5 x RM20,000 IKEA Gift Card Shopping Spree
 8 January – 4 April 2019
 1 x Mercedes-Benz GLC 200
 8 January – 31 May 2019
 RM1 million Dream Home from the collection of IJM Land, Sime Darby Property or S P Setia
  With DuitNow, customers can send money instantly on a 24/7 basis to DuitNow IDs such as mobile numbers, MyKad or business registration numbers just by accessing the “Funds Transfer” menu from their respective banks’ internet or mobile banking channels. Sending money up to RM5,000 is free for consumers and SMEs.

Willis Lease Finance Closes Ten Aircraft Sale And Leaseback With easyJet Airline

COCONUT CREEK, Fla., Jan 9 (Bernama) -- Willis Lease Finance Corporation (NASDAQ: WLFC) today announced the closing of a sale and leaseback transaction on ten Airbus A319 aircraft with easyJet Airline. The aircraft are powered by CFM56-5B engines. The deal combines elements from across the Willis Platform, including leasing, trading, and asset management businesses, to provide a tailored solution designed to support easyJet in the fleet management of its existing aircraft as it introduces the latest generation of Airbus A320NEO family aircraft.

“It is an honor to welcome easyJet to the growing number of airlines who are taking advantage of the considerable benefits and fleet flexibility that the Willis Platform brings to airlines bridging from current generation to new technology aircraft,” said Charles F. Willis, Chairman and CEO.