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Malaysian businesses say they are less gloomy but reported confidence still low, says ACCA

Finance professionals in Malaysia were surprisingly less pessimistic at the end of 2015, possibly because the country’s economy slowed less than they originally expected, according to the largest regular global survey of accountants…

Asia Pacific 5 Feb 2016

Axiata Group named overall champion of the ACCA MaSRA 2015 awards

Malaysia’s longest running sustainability reporting awards recognises corporate transparency Other winners include DigiCom, Nestlé, and Sime Darby …

Malaysia 1 Dec 2015

Q3 business confidence in Malaysia, APAC affected by China’s slowdown

Confidence has plummeted in the Asia Pacific business community as China’s problems have cast a long shadow over the region, according to the latest global survey of accountants…

Asia Pacific 13 Nov 2015

Datuk Alexandra Chin JP becomes first Malaysian to be elected global ACCA President

The new President of ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) recently elected at the Annual General Meeting held in London on 17 September 2015 was revealed to be Datuk Alexandra Chin JP, making her the first Malaysian to be elected to this prestigious role…

Malaysia 18 Sep 2015

ACCA and TalentCorp’s new partnership agreement offers sponsorship worth RM3 million for 1,000 Malaysian undergraduates

In a move to groom more professional accountants to contribute to Malaysia’s economic development, ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp) have signed a new Partnership Agreement today …

Asia Pacific 3 Sep 2015

Asia Pacific experiences sharpest drop in business confidence anywhere in the world

The sharpest drop in business confidence anywhere in the world in the second quarter of 2015 was experienced in the Asia Pacific region, the latest global survey of finance professionals has revealed…

Asia Pacific 6 Aug 2015

Disciplinary Committee ordered exclusion from student register*

On 2 July 2015, the Disciplinary Committee of ACCA found proved the following allegation against a student member Ms Chia Ee, of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia…

Malaysia 10 Jul 2015

Small businesses may be missing out on funding

Small businesses may be missing out on accessing finance, investment opportunities and potential tax breaks because they are failing to properly measure and report the value of their ideas and innovations, a new ACCA report produced by Nesta, the UK’s innovation foundation, and IP valuation specialists Inngot, has warned…

Malaysia 8 Jul 2015

ACCA: Policymakers should build financial infrastructure to diminish late payment

Policymakers in Malaysia involved in SME financing need to rethink how they manage and regulate trade credit and late payment, says ACCA…

Asia Pacific 16 Jun 2015

ACCA and IIA join forces to boost internal audit industry with new exam and specialised resources

To boost the internal audit industry, ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has agreed with IIA (the Institute of Internal Auditors) to develop the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Challenge Exam that will be available to ACCA members in November 2015…

Malaysia 8 Jun 2015
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