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New in brief: July 7, 2022

07/07/2022 05:20 PM

CTOS DIGITAL BHD’s wholly-owned subsidiary, CTOS Data Systems Sdn Bhd has signed a memorandum of understanding with Monash University Malaysia to collaborate on data insights and analytics to advance research into the nation’s credit health.

Group chief executive officer Eric Hamburger said it knows that the importance of understanding data and utilising the findings cannot be overstated. 

“Our deep analytical capabilities combined with Monash’s research strength can help the public, businesses, legislators, regulators, and other governmental organisations gain the best insights into the state of consumer credit in Malaysia as well as the economy as a whole,” he said in a statement today.



AMINVEST has bagged Malaysia’s Fund House of the Year award at the AsianInvestor Asset Management Awards 2022 (AsianInvestor Awards) and also Malaysia’s Insurance Fund House of the Year title for the fifth consecutive year at the InsuranceAsia News Institutional Asset Management Awards 2022.

The AsianInvestor Awards by AsianInvestor recognised outstanding onshore fund managers based in each major market across the region.

At the InsuranceAsia Awards, InsuranceAsia News acknowledged the exceptional work done by third-party asset managers on behalf of their insurance clients across the Asia Pacific region.



THE MALAYSIA LEADERSHIP SUMMIT (MLS) will return on July 21, 2022 at Setia Convention Centre, Shah Alam.

The summit is organised by Leaderonomics, a global social enterprise, in partnership with Together We Can Change the World, an organisation dedicated to empowering and educating women and children in Southeast Asia.

In a statement today, Leaderonomics said the all-day summit, themed “The Future of Work: Innovate, Influence, Inspire”, will examine how the world of work has changed, and how businesses and individuals can reinvent, reimagine, and revitalise the workplace to thrive in a post-pandemic era.

Leaderonomics founder and chief executive officer Roshan Thiran, said the MLS Summit will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to address new challenges in an endemic era while emphasising empathy by donating 100 per cent of the proceeds to various community initiatives, non-governmental organisations, and social causes in Southeast Asia.



DIGI TELECOMMUNICATIONS SDN BHD has introduced an initiative called #DigiSnapshot to inspire the creative skills and imagination of Malaysian artists in creating street artwork.

The #DigiSnapShot campaign began as a way to celebrate the nation’s blooming mural art scene by initiating an online platform for Malaysians to share street art found around Malaysia.

Digi chief marketing officer Praveen Rajan said as the company continues to grow and share passion projects, they hope that they can play a bigger role in supporting the Malaysian art scene, giving it the attention it deserves while showcasing the many unique street arts that can be found around the country as a way to celebrate diverse cultures.



MR D.I.Y Group (M) Bhd has launched the eighth edition of its “Poket Selamat” campaign, which is running throughout the month of July.

The campaign offers customers popular and best-value products with attractive discounts of up to 30 per cent at MR DIY stores nationwide as well as on the retailer’s e-commerce website,

“Customers can check out the available discounted products at,” the company said in a statement today.



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