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Dear Readers, 

We hope you find great value in the articles we publish. 

This bumper issue compiles Covid-19 related matters, so be sure to read up. 

In the meantime, #staysafe & let’s #flattenthecurve together!

Thank you to our frontliners nationwide who are fighting for the nation! We are forever grateful!

On flattening the curve
Coronavirus (COVID-19), which first originated in Wuhan, China in December 2019 has spread out to more than 201 countries and territories around the world within four months.

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
A summary of COVID-19 disease reported globally based on successful treatment, number of in treatment and cases of deaths. View data as of 29 March 2020 here

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Aftermath of the Coronavirus in the Construction Industry

The highly contagious coronavirus pandemic has struck a heavy blow against the world economy as it forces countries into lockdown and close businesses, wreck-havoc on the tourism industry, and driving stock markets into its lowest level for 30 years.

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A detailed breakdown of the RM250 billion Economic Stimulus Package

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has announced an economic stimulus package worth RM250 billion (US$58 billion) on Friday, 27 March to weather the impact of COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Special Relief Facilities offered by Financial Institutions in Malaysia

Banking institutions are also dedicating a page in their respective website to update on programmes available for customers in need of the 6-month moratorium, conversion of credit card balance and term loans as well as restructuring of corporate loans.

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Are Bioplastics the next big thing?

According to the World Economic Forum, bioplastics are listed as the top one emerging technology in 2019 for a circular economy. In 2014, it is captured that 311 million metric tons of plastics had been generated yet only 15% of it is being recycled.


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Utilizing 4IR technologies in Project Management for Real Estate Developments
In this new era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), a digital transformation has been initiated across different industries, including real estate industry, especially in project management. How does 4IR can be applied in project management?

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Have Oil prices fallen to their lowest level? CNN has an interesting view.

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5 Questions with Azlan Azri Zainal Abidin

Principal Advisor, 27 Advisory

Azlan is a highly accomplished professional architect with extensive experience in the architectural field with projects across the United Kingdom, Middle East, China and Malaysia. His strength lies in his ability to offer considerable expertise in conceptual and design ideas during the early stages of the development process. He is currently collaborating with experts from the aerospace sector to introduce a transfer of technology between the two fields

Best known for: High Value Industrial Park ecosystem, human capital programme and digital construction

Proudest achievement: Developing a vision for Serendah Masterplan for UMW, with anchoring manufacturing contract for Rolls Royce aircraft engines as a catalyst

The last 5 years: Creation of a new development and construction division within the Strand Group

Three (3) essential values: Inventiveness, Creation & Future 

Rebuild Humanity by: Creating high value jobs through capability via creativity, innovation and technical skill

Read previous issues of our Newsletter here
Issue 1 - September 2018
Issue 2 - October 2018
Issue 3 - November 2018

Issue 4 - December 2018
Issue 5 - January 2019
Issue 6 - February 2019
Issue 7 - March 2019
Issue 8 - April 2019

Issue 9 - May 2019
Issue 10 - June 2019
Issue 11 - July 2019
Issue 12 - August 2019
Issue 13 - September 2019
Issue 14 - October 2019
Issue 15 - November 2019
Issue 16 - December 2019
Issue 17 - January 2020
Issue 18 - February 2020
Issue 19 - March 2020
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