Colony’s team does a 180 from luxury to no-frills, opens new coworking space for RM10/day

Picture this: the Malaysian government has just announced a nationwide lockdown, delegating people to the WFH life. Travel and public gatherings are largely restricted. People are hunkering down and being conservative with their remaining resources. Meanwhile, Timothy Tiah (Tim), co-founder and Executive Director of luxury coworking space Colony, is working behind the scenes to launch…(Continue Reading)

StarHub to acquire 50.1% stake in MyRepublic’s broadband business for initial sum of S$70.8M

Singapore telco company StarHub announced today (September 22) that its wholly-owned subsidiary, StarHub Online, will acquire a majority interest in new entity MyRepublic Broadband. MyRepublic Broadband holds MyRepublic’s broadband business in Singapore, providing services for residential and enterprise customers. StarHub’s total investment will be up to S$162.8 million, with an initial consideration of S$70.8 million…(Continue Reading)

Amidst COVID-19, M’sia ranks 3rd most innovative upper middle-income economy in the world

Global Innovation Index, published annually by World Intellectual Property Organization, has just been released for the 14th time—this year, tracking innovation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Worldwide standings are led, yet again, by Switzerland, Sweden, and the USA. In Asia, South Korea edged out Singapore for the top spot, ahead of China in third. China, which…(Continue Reading)