Sunday, October 19, 2014

Top 30 property developers in The Edge Malaysia Property Excellence Awards 2014

The Edge Malaysia has just announced the Top 10 winners in their Property Excellence Awards 2014, which are:

  • Sunway Bhd
  • Sime Darby Property Bhd
  • SP Setia Bhd
  • UEM Sunrise Bhd
  • Gamuda Bhd (Property Division)
  • Tropicana Corp Bhd
  • IGB Corp Bhd
  • Eastern & Oriental Bhd
  • Mah Sing Group Bhd
  • IOI Properties Bhd
Following the Top 10 winners above, the subsequent Top 11-30 are:
  • UOA Development Bhd
  • I&P Group Sdn Bhd
  • Bandar Utama City Corp Sdn Bhd
  • IJM Land Bhd
  • KLCC Property Holdings Bhd
  • Glomac Bhd
  • YTL Land & Dev. Bhd
  • Eco World Development Group Bhd
  • Naim Holdings Bhd
  • Bandar Raya Developments Bhd
  • WCT Land Sdn Bhd
  • Selangor Dredging Bhd
  • Wing Tai Malaysia Bhd
  • MKH Bhd
  • Paramount Corp Bhd
  • KSL Holdings Bhd
  • PJ Development Holdings Bhd
  • OSK Property Holdings Bhd
  • Plenitude Bhd
  • TA Global Bhd
Congratulation to the Sunway Group for winning this award. Besides, their Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat also won The Edge-PAM Green Excellence Award 2014.

Monday, October 6, 2014 newsletter RM25 one year subscription special offer

In conjunction with the 25th anniversary of, this newsletter run by Mr. Tan Teng Boo is now having a special promotion of RM25 for one year subscription (normal price: RM720), a very generous 96.5% discount!

This newsletter, available in English and Chinese language, in printed and online platform, contains detail analysis of local and regional macroeconomics observation, their view on equity markets in Kuala Lumpur, New York, Tokyo and Hong Kong, company news and analysis, several stock portfolios, trading picks, etc.

Considering the amount of effort, intelligence and skill required to produce this weekly newsletter, I believe RM25 is really value for money for all stock investors in Malaysia.

For the printed version, postage charge is free if you choose ordinary POS Malaysia service, and you will need to pay extra for other faster and/or safer delivery service.

Even if you choose the ordinary mail option, you can still access the updated content online while waiting for your printed copy to reach your doorstep.

Click here to find out more detail and online subscription to the RM25/year special offer

Besides, Capital Dynamics is going to have their 2014 Investor Day on 11-12 October in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. You can click here for more detail and online registration to the event.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Full report for free download: ICT Job Market Outlook in Malaysia (June 2014)

Are you working in the ICT industry or as an ICT personnel in your organization? Or are you a student studying an ICT related subject now? If yes, you might be interested in this newly released  ICT Job Market Outlook in Malaysia (June 2014) by PIKOM in collaboration with Jobstreet and MDEC.

Given the orientation towards a service focus economy, the ICT Service (ICTS) segment in Malaysia is projected to register significant growth in 2014.

The ICTS segment grew at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 12.4%, lifting its value-added services from RM11.77 billion in 2000 to RM59.83 billion in 2013. The ICTS segment is poised to reach the mark of RM67.99 billion in 2014 by registering a repeat annual growth rate of 12.4%. In tandem, the share of ICTS in the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) increased from 3.3% to 6.4%, almost doubling over the period of 2000-2014.

The average monthly salary of an ICT professional in Malaysia in 2013 was RM7,152. This represents an increase of 7.2% from RM6,673 in 2012. The growth continues steadily, and this figure shows that ICT professionals in Malaysia, generally earn a higher salary in average than most other professionals.

The average salary over then past 3 years, by job category ranging from fresh graduates to senior management, is as below.

Interested to find out more detail? Click here to download the full report of ICT Job Market Outlook in Malaysia (June 2014).

Hint: Click on the "Older Posts" link to continue reading, or click here for a listing of all my past 3 months articles.