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Monday, May 28, 2018

Young and ambitious

CHRISTOPHER Liang, 33, wasn’t one of those who fancied looking young. Once, he tried growing out a beard to look older but decided to do away with the facial hair when it made him look messy.


Thursday, May 24, 2018

SOBA enters ninth year with new award

THIS year’s edition of The Star Outstanding Business Awards (SOBA) will see the introduction of a new Top-Of-The-Class Award: Best Use of Technology.


Monday, May 21, 2018

Investing in technology to improve output

AMONG the busy production floors at its base in Hulu Langat, Selangor, sits Proguard Tecnologies (M) Sdn Bhd’s lab. Chief operation officer Datuk Lee Ngai Mun calls this “the heart of the company”.


Monday, May 21, 2018

SMEs need to look at export market

OUR country has seen a lot of changes over the past two weeks.


Monday, May 21, 2018

Wearing a hat of the right size

OVERSIZED ambitions used to be a hindrance for Datuk Lee Ngai Mun.


Saturday, May 19, 2018

New award up for grabs at SOBA 2018

PETALING JAYA: It is time again for businesses to vie for the country’s top business awards as The Star Outstanding Business Awards (SOBA) return for the ninth year.


Monday, May 14, 2018

An education in business

WALKING down the corridors of Dwi Emas International School can be a different experience from other schools – the students don’t scatter out of sight when the teachers walk by.


Monday, May 14, 2018

Nurturing entrepreneurs

IN A corner of the reception area of Dwi Emas International School, students can set up a drinks station to sell beverages after classes. It’s part of the school’s efforts to inculcate and encourage entrepreneurship among its students.


Monday, April 16, 2018

Securing the international market

COURTING the international market is not easy when you have standards to meet. Particularly so, when you deal with safety equipment.


Monday, April 2, 2018

A new Foremula

IT STARTED out as a platform to showcase the company’s ability, but the launch of Foremula last year has given Forefront International chief executive officer Darien Mah a possible new revenue stream.

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AWARD TIMELINE

  • 18 May

    Announcement of SOBA 2018

  • 18 Jul

    SOBA LAB - Penang

  • 25 Jul

    SOBA LAB - Ipoh

  • 1 Aug

    SOBA LAB - Johor

  • 8 Aug

    SOBA LAB - Petaling Jaya

  • 19 Oct

    Deadline for entries / applications

  • 7 Nov

    Judging of entries

  • 17 Jan 2019

    Awards Night Ceremony