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Learn more about how to start a business / company in Malaysia and how to operate it properly under the laws of Malaysia. If you're starting up new, the articles are very useful for new business owners too.
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Distribution Strategies for the Food Manufacturing Industry
Posted at: 16-08-2022
Maxis Business Spark series, Let’s Talk invites business owners from various industries to share, discuss and debate business strategies. Episode 3 of this series is called “Spark Let’s Talk: From Production to Consumption”, it has focused on the food manufacturing industry and what strategies they took to sustain the business. Guests invited to this episode are… Continue reading Distribution Strategies for the Food Manufacturing Industry
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Is There a One-Size Fits All Strategy For F&B?
Posted at: 14-08-2022
Spark Let’s Talk by Maxis Business is a talk show that invites leading Malaysian entrepreneurs to share their perspectives about opportunities and issues encountered by SMEs in Malaysia, especially when businesses are adapting to the new normal. Episode 1 of this series has focused on the Food and Beverages (F&B) sector as it is one… Continue reading Is There a One-Size Fits All Strategy For F&B?
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Introduction To Telecommunications Business in Malaysia
Posted at: 13-08-2022
In the 1830s, the telegraph became the first mechanical communications technology, which was hailed as a huge triumph at the time. After a few hundred years, we now have cutting-edge technology that reduces the time it takes to transmit data from hours to mere seconds. Today, communication is inevitable in our daily lives and it… Continue reading Introduction To Telecommunications Business in Malaysia
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Introduction to Publishing Business in Malaysia
Posted at: 12-08-2022
Digital materials have been more popular in Malaysia during the past several years, and people’s need for educational resources is rising along with the literacy rate. Thus, it might be a good idea to venture into the publishing industry.   Your clients will be reassured that your brand is independent, reputable, and trustworthy if you have… Continue reading Introduction to Publishing Business in Malaysia
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Things to Know About Event Management Business in Malaysia
Posted at: 11-08-2022
Numerous events go around in our lives that we might not even notice, such as workshops, weddings, conferences, award ceremonies and so forth. One successful event is determined by the outstanding efforts and ideas executed by a team of event management experts. Anyone can have the potential to become a key player among an event… Continue reading Things to Know About Event Management Business in Malaysia
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Things to consider in Setting Up an Arts or Music Business in Malaysia
Posted at: 10-08-2022
Whatever your motivation, Malaysia’s arts and music industry is a booming one. Since you might be an artist attempting to promote your talent, it is a great business idea. You may want to start a music or art business to teach and spread good vibes.  It’s worth pointing out that it enables you to create… Continue reading Things to consider in Setting Up an Arts or Music Business in Malaysia
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Introduction to Real Estate Business in Malaysia
Posted at: 08-08-2022
In Malaysia, opening a real estate office may be a worthwhile experience. Being a business requires a great deal of effort because the hours are lengthy and you might have to sacrifice weekends. Furthermore, dealing with clients can be challenging, demanding, and draining. However, the feeling of accomplishment you get when you eventually complete a… Continue reading Introduction to Real Estate Business in Malaysia
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How to Switch Company Secretary to Boss Boleh
Posted at: 08-08-2022
Appointing a company secretary is a must for all Sdn Bhd owners according to Malaysian Law. However, there are chances that you Appointing a company secretary is a must for all Sdn Bhd owners according to Malaysian Law. However, there are chances that you might have unpleasant experiences with your current company secretaries. Common reasons… Continue reading How to Switch Company Secretary to Boss Boleh
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Are Foreigners allowed to open Sdn Bhd and hold 100% share in Malaysia?
Posted at: 05-08-2022
Fellow foreign investors, have you been wondering what industries in Malaysia are allowed for you to hold 100% equity? Allow us to answer that doubt for you in this article!  On 22nd April 2009, The Malaysian government had made the decision to liberalise the services industry in an effort to boost the sector’s competitiveness, draw… Continue reading Are Foreigners allowed to open Sdn Bhd and hold 100% share in Malaysia?
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Condition to Apply for Employment Pass in Malaysia
Posted at: 03-08-2022
It is not surprising to find out that we might be working in a different country due to various reasons in today’s society. For foreigners who plan to work in Malaysia, the first question that comes to mind might be: “Are there any permits required to apply in order to work legally?”. The answer to… Continue reading Condition to Apply for Employment Pass in Malaysia
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The Differences between Franchising & Licensing
Posted at: 03-08-2022
Both franchises and licenses are commercial contracts that allow for the sharing of specific brand elements in return for a price. A franchising agreement, on the other hand, covers a company’s whole brand and activities, but a license deal only applies to registered trademarks. Franchises often work best for service-based businesses, while licenses are more… Continue reading The Differences between Franchising & Licensing
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FAQ About Tax (for Companies in Malaysia)
Posted at: 03-08-2022
Company: Assessment A) Gross Business Income Question 1 – What is meant by Gross Business Income? Answer: Gross business income shall include any sums receivable or deemed to have been received for that basis period in relation to that source by way of sale of trading stock or services. In determining gross business income, Section… Continue reading FAQ About Tax (for Companies in Malaysia)
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What is company secretary?
Posted at: 01-08-2022
If you have no experience in starting a company, you’re probably wondering about the purpose of paying a monthly fee to an appointed company secretary for your Sdn Bhd. What exactly do they do, and why is it a must for every company to appoint one? The following article will explain more.  Company secretary   [Secretarial… Continue reading What is company secretary?
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Industry Guide on How To Set Up a Coffee Shop Business in Malaysia
Posted at: 01-08-2022
As the saying goes: “As long as there was coffee in the world, how bad could things be?”. Indeed, coffee has become the mainstream beverage in today’s society. Rather than merely a popular beverage, it has become a necessity for many people all around the globe. Malaysians are not excluded from this trend too. Dating… Continue reading Industry Guide on How To Set Up a Coffee Shop Business in Malaysia
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Things to Know About Agriculture Business in Malaysia
Posted at: 25-07-2022
Food, the fuel to our human lives for us to continue with our daily activities. When we talk about food, agriculture is unquestionably the largest sector contributing to our food supply. In Malaysia, this industry is favoured thanks to the geographical advantages we have in our country. From family-run farms to multinational corporations with a… Continue reading Things to Know About Agriculture Business in Malaysia
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Industry Guide on How To Start a Private Education Business in Malaysia
Posted at: 24-07-2022
The number of international schools in Malaysia has increased due to the nation’s expatriate population. Compared to public schools, there are now more international schools within the capital. Not to mention, Malaysia also has private schools to fill the gap of quality education. For the sake of development, Malaysia’s public school curriculum has undergone several… Continue reading Industry Guide on How To Start a Private Education Business in Malaysia
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How to start a Spa business in Malaysia
Posted at: 21-07-2022
In Malaysia, the beauty spa and wellness sector are growing quickly. Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, more than half of spa businesses had to close, however spa owners and providers persisted in doing what they do best.  Spa businesses typically offer services like health massage, physical therapy, or water therapy to balance the body and… Continue reading How to start a Spa business in Malaysia
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How to start a Hawker Stall Business in Malaysia
Posted at: 18-07-2022
Numerous nations in Asia are recognized for their hawker stall businesses. As a result of the different races, Malaysia is diverse and colorful. People can have access to affordable and readily available food. All over Malaysia, there are many hawker stalls. But did you ever consider that some hawkers operate illegally? Most hawkers think by… Continue reading How to start a Hawker Stall Business in Malaysia
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How to Set Up an Entertainment Business in Malaysia
Posted at: 18-07-2022
The media and entertainment (M&E) industry in Malaysia, like the other sectors, was not exempt from the pandemic’s fury, making it susceptible in a storm of uncertainty. Additionally, compared to other nations, Malaysia’s M&E industry is still developing. However, the M&E sector in Malaysia is predicted to have above-average worldwide growth over the next five… Continue reading How to Set Up an Entertainment Business in Malaysia
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Industry Guide on How To Set Up a Software Development Business in Malaysia
Posted at: 13-07-2022
We have always heard of the term ‘software development’, but how many of us really know what it is about? Software development refers to a group of computer science tasks involved in developing, deploying, and maintaining software. Did you know that a business opportunity awaits you to pursue? Let us tell you how and why! … Continue reading Industry Guide on How To Set Up a Software Development Business in Malaysia
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