Friday, February, 15, 2019 12:00:44

Contribution By Pankaj Singh


PNB and Maybank tie up to launch new ASNB e-channels platform

The platform will allow ASNB customers to make transactions via Maybank’s ATMs and Maybank2u Malaysia’s Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) and Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) have recently launched new ASNB (Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad) e-channels using Maybank’s digital platform, as the two firm anticipate 20% increase …

Chemesis announces acquisition of Viverian’s CBD product catalogue

Chemesis International Inc., a globally leading firm in the cannabis industry, has reportedly purchased Viverian, a hemp-derived CBD product line which promotes healthy living among consumers and offers them with convenient methods of consumption. Reportedly, the CBD-exclusive brand Viverian is available to consumers through an …

Australia’s competition watchdog suspends TPG-Vodafone merger decision

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Australia’s competition authority, has reportedly cited concerns over the proposed AU$15 billion (US$10.8 billion) merger between TPG Telecom and Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA). ACCC has postponed its deadline for making a decision by three months, as it believes …

Grab collaborates with SMIC in a bid to boost e-wallet adoption

Ride-hailing firm Grab has reportedly announced a partnership with SM Investments Corporation (SMIC), one of the leading conglomerates involved in the retail, banking, and property sectors, in the Philippines. The partnership will apparently expand the reach of Grab’s mobile wallet – GrabPay, enabling users to …

Coca-Cola Singapore helps fight diabetes without tax on sugary drinks

Beverage industry major Coca-Cola Singapore has recently made it to the cover page for supporting Singapore’s fight against diabetes. Reportedly, the soft-drinks manufacturer thinks that taxing sweetened drinks or imposing ad restrictions on them are not very effective measures to fight against chronic disease like …