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09 October 2018 - Tap opportunities in Oman, firm urged
  1. More Country opens Duqm Free Trade Zone to attract foreign investors
29 September 2018 - Velesto Energy eyes Middle East markets
  1. More Company plans to submit bids in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Qatar
15 September 2018 - Petronas opens new R&T centre for Latin America
  1. More Petronas, through its subsidiary Petronas Lubricants International, has opened its Research and Technology Centre in Latin America, the largest facility dedicated to the development of fluid technology to meet the region’s automotive and industrial sector’s growing needs
06 September 2018 - Farm Fresh invests RM85m in farm, plant in Australia
  1. More The Holstein Milk Company Sdn Bhd, which produces milk under the Farm Fresh brand, has invested RM85 million to acquire a dairy farm and a plant in Melbourne, Australia, to meet the demand for fresh milk in Malaysia
16 August 2018 - Berjaya Food to expand Kenny Rogers ops in India
  1. More Firm will also open first Jollibean outlet outside Singapore
10 August 2018 - Investment opportunities in Vietnam’s economic zones
  1. More Vietnam is in the process of transitioning from an agricultural-based economy to becoming one of the most popular manufacturing and industrial countries in Asia. It currently has 356 industrial parks spanning 94,000ha, with more to be launched, said John Campbell, Savills Vietnam industrial service senior consultant
13 July 2018 - Malaysian billionaire Robert Kuok enters Taiwan's wind energy market
  1. More Tycoon Robert Kuok is entering the wind energy market in Taiwan through a collaboration between two companies linked to him
11 July 2018 - PPB to expand global footprint
  1. More No plan for new mills in Malaysia because of lower flour demand
03 July 2018 - Kingsley EduGroup trains its sights beyond Malaysia
  1. More Chua says Kingsley hopes to maintain its strong growth momentum and to move to the Main Board of HKEX within two years
18 June 2018 - Oriental plans to operate its new oil mill next year
  1. More Preparations for the plant in Indonesia are underway
01 June 2018 - Petronas to buy 25% in LNG Canada
  1. More Group will become second-largest partner in the project
17 May 2018 - Kingsley plans Asian expansion after HK debut
  1. More Education service provider sees good prospects in the region
25 April 2018 - Up to US$4b investments planned for Indonesian plant
  1. More Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Bhd may invest up to US$4 billion (RM15.6 billion) to build an integrated petrochemical complex in Merak, Indonesia, with naphtha cracking capacity of one million tonnes per year
10 April 2018 - Serba Dinamik pursuing strategic acquisitions in overseas expansion
  1. More Oil and gas (O&G) solutions provider Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd is pursuing strategic acquisitions of O&G technology companies in the US, Australia and European countries as part of its overseas expansion plans
09 April 2018 - Oceancash plans new line in Thailand
  1. More Company to tap into strong demand for resinated felts
31 March 2018 - Sumatec to build plant in Kazakhstan
  1. More O&G firm gets RM480mil award from Markmore Energy to undertake project
28 March 2018 - DNeX to develop halal park in the Philippines with local partners
  1. More Dagang NeXchange Bhd (DNeX) will work with the Department of Education Region V and Naga City of the Philippines to jointly develop a halal park there
27 March 2018 - Firm finalises Tanzania plant JV
  1. More Serba Dinamik in tie-up with Junaco to build chlor-alkali factory in country
26 March 2018 - Serba Dinamik firms up JV to build chlor-alkali plant in Tanzania
  1. More Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd has signed a shareholders' agreement with Junaco (T) Ltd, firming up a joint venture (JV) to build a chlor-alkali plant in Tanzania
20 March 2018 - EWI completes £64m acquisitions
  1. More JV to develop 12 sites in Greater London, southeast England
17 March 2018 - Top Glove to build plant in Vietnam
  1. More Initial allocation of RM100m will be used for cost of land, machinery, raw materials
16 March 2018 - Petronas unit invests US$60m to build global R&T centre in Italy
  1. More Petronas through its subsidiary Petronas Lubricants International Sdn Bhd (PLI), has invested US$60 million (RM234.6 million) to build a state of the art global research and technology (R&T) centre for lubricants in Italy
15 March 2018 - Petronas unit inks LNG deal with Tokyo Gas
  1. More Petronas via its subsidiary Malaysia LNG Sdn Bhd (MLNG), has inked an agreement to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Tokyo Gas for 13 years
14 March 2018 - Aerodyne ups global presence
  1. More 60pc stake in Danish firm to help local drone specialist expand in Europe
20 February 2018 - Ranhill unit secures wastewater plant job
  1. More Ranhill Holding Bhd's indirectly owned subsiadiary AnuRAK Water Treatment Facilities Co Ltd secured a 66 million bath (RM8.19 million) job
19 February 2018 - Aidijuma spreads wings globally
  1. More Headscarf producer and HIJUP acquire majority stake in UK-based Haute Elan
14 February 2018 - Ranhill to expand overseas business to boost growth
  1. More Ranhill Holdings Bhd has started talks to expand its water treatment and electricity generation business overseas to boost growth, as earnings surged in the fourth quarter ended Dec 31
30 January 2018 - Genetec to join consortium for ammonia plant project in India
  1. More Industrial equipment manufacturer Genetec Technology Bhd is partnering with several parties to collaborate on the development of an ammonia and urea manufacturing plant in India
30 January 2018 - Ingress to open new facility in India
  1. More Automotive components manufacturer Ingress Corp Bhd is planning to open a new manufacturing facility in India to cater for the growing demand of automotive components
30 January 2018 - Ingress to invest RM60mil in India manufacturing plant
  1. More Automotive parts and components manufacturer Ingress Group plans to invest up to RM60mil to build a manufacturing plant in Gujarat, India, its second plant in the republic, said group executive director Datuk Dr Ab Wahab Ismail
25 January 2018 - Datasonic’s JV in Tanzania to take off this year
  1. More Datasonic Group Bhd’s joint venture (JV) in Tanzania is expected to commence operations within the next nine months, as the supplier of electronic passport materials seeks to tap into the African market
22 January 2018 - Kuala Lumpur Kepong establishes Netherlands unit
  1. More Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd’s wholly-owned unit, Kolb Distribution AG, has incorporated a new wholly-owned company called KLK Chemicals Holding Netherlands B.V. in the Netherlands, with a total issued capital of 25 million euros (RM120.23 million)
19 January 2018 - EPF, PNB to buy Battersea building for £1.6b
  1. More Transaction aimed at reorganising ownership
19 January 2018 - PNB, EPF buying assets in Battersea phase 2
  1. More RM8.8bil deal is to reorganise ownership of commercial property
19 January 2018 - Amcorp Properties JV to finalise first HK purchase
  1. More Decision on RM182mil acquisition expected by first quarter
16 January 2018 - Najib, Lee open 2 Singapore projects
  1. More Khazanah and Temasek jointly developed Marina One and DUO, worth a total of RM33 billion
10 January 2018 - Johor Sultan invests in Sri Lanka
  1. More Investment in US$100m pharmaceutical zone in partnership with entrepreneur Patrick Lim
23 December 2017 - PNB eyes more foreign investments
  1. More Right time to expand portfolio as ringgit has reached comfortable level againts US dollar, says group CEO
20 December 2017 - Dialog Axiata is single-largest FDI source for Sri Lanka
  1. More Axiata Group Bhd, via subsidiary Dialog Axiata Plc, has invested more than US$2.2 billion (RM8.95 billion) in Sri Lanka over 20 years and is recognised as the single-largest foreign direct investment (FDI) source in the country
18 December 2017 - Malaysian firms told to venture into Kazakhstan
  1. More Central Asian country a good avenue for players to expand, says Matrade
16 December 2017 - MGB wants local firms to tap halal hub in Suining City
  1. More Metronic Global Bhd (MGB) is attracting local companies to penetrate the Chinese market through its halal hub in Suining City, Sichuan Province, China
16 December 2017 - JAKS exploring more opportunities overseas
  1. More Company aims to diversify into power generation projects to enhance profitability
16 December 2017 - EWI, Be Living ink London partnership
  1. More Parties to develop 12 sites in UK with an estimated GDV of £2.6b
13 December 2017 - KL Kepong to buy Dutch chemical company
  1. More RM187mil purchase to be funded by cash and bank borrowings
06 December 2017 - Petronas expanding Africa footprint with Engen-Vivo pact
  1. More Petronas will be expanding its footprint to nine new countries via its wholly owned South Africa unit Engen Holdings (Pty) Ltd
05 December 2017 - Serba Dinamik upbeat on Africa
  1. More Group sees growth potential in region, actively bidding for O&M and EPCC jobs
29 November 2017 - MAHB investing €100m in ISG expansion
  1. More Move set to boost passenger handling capacity of Turkey airport to 65 million in 2022
23 November 2017 - IJM clinches RM1.5b India highway job
  1. More Solapur-Bijapur tollway will be company's largest project in value
21 November 2017 - Prasarana eyes new Saudi Arabia job
  1. More Prasarana Malaysia Bhd hopes to add another project in Saudi Arabia into its international portfolio by the middle of next year
16 November 2017 - TNB, PLN plan power plant in Kalimantan
  1. More Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) will build a 2x200 megawatt (MW) coal-fired power plant in Kalimantan with PT PLN (Persero), the Indonesian state owned utility company
06 November 2017 - CAB’s Indonesian venture to start
  1. More Poultry farming JV with Salim Group to begin in the first half next year
30 October 2017 - Kelington secures gas system, piping job in China worth RM65m
  1. More Kelington Group Bhd has secured a contract worth 102.62 million renminbi, equivalent to RM65.4 million, from Chengdu Construction Engineering Corporation to supply and install bulk gas system and distribution piping for an integrated circuit manufacturing systems project in Chengdu, China
26 October 2017 - Sumatec proceeds with plan to take full control of Kazakh O&G field
  1. More Sumatec Resources Bhd is proceeding with its plan to take full control of the Rakushechnoye oil and gas (O&G) field in Kazakhstan, four months after hinting it may drop the proposal
24 October 2017 - Malaysian firms to invest US$1.5b in China via first Belt & Road Property Development Forum
  1. More Malaysian companies are expected to invest at least US$1.5 billion (about RM6.35 billion) in China real estate via the ASEAN-China Economic and Trade Promotion Association's (ACETP) first Belt & Road Property Development Forum in China. The forum is expected to attract about 300 property companies from China and Asean countries
20 October 2017 - Ranhill lands 20-year Thailand water treatment concession worth RM19mil
  1. More Ranhill Holdings Bhd announced that it has secured a project worth 152.58 million baht, equivalent to RM19.33 million, to build, operate and transfer a water treatment plant at Rayong province in Thailand
11 October 2017 - Mega First secures US$150m funding
  1. More Mega First Corp Bhd (MFC), principally involved in power generation, quarry and property development, has secured US$150 million (RM634.87 million) in funding to part finance the construction of its Don Sahong hydropower projects in Laos
10 October 2017 - Serba Dinamik to set up joint-venture plant in Tanzania
  1. More Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd will set up and operate a chlor-alkali plant in Tanzania in partnership with Junaco (T) Ltd (JTL)
10 October 2017 - KNM to partner with China-based firm for UK power plant Ben Shane Lim
  1. More More than three years in the making, KNM Group Bhd may finally be able to get its 18mw waste-to-energy power plant in Peterborough, the UK, off the ground
09 October 2017 - Serba Dinamik inks JV to set up chlor-alkali plant in Tanzania
  1. More Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd is going to jointly set up and operate a chlorine skid mounted chlor-alkali plant in Tanzania, which marks its expansion into the African continent
09 October 2017 - Wealthy drawn to Thailand, Japan
  1. More Malaysian high net worth individuals branching out into more unconventional markets in search of returns
25 September 2017 - Petronas around the world
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19 September 2017 - Rubbing the halal lamp
  1. More Aladdin Street to tap into huge Chinese Muslim market
16 September 2017 - Khazanah: US$410m invested in US
  1. More Khazanah Nasional Bhd has made a total of 15 investments worth US$410 million (RM1.72b) in the United States, mainly in the technology sector
14 September 2017 - Datasonic draws plans to tap into African market
  1. More Datasonic Group Bhd has set plans to tap the African market, particularly Tanzania for the data and microchips segment
08 September 2017 - On expansion trail
  1. More Aspen Group president and CEO Datuk M. Murly with a scale model of the company’s project, Aspen Vision City. The company will look at opportunities to expand into other South-East Asia countries to increase its land bank for new projects
07 September 2017 - Khazanah eyes investment opportunities in Central Asia
  1. More Khazanah Nasional Bhd plans to widen investment activities beyond Turkey and is eyeing potential opportunities in Central Asia, a region it has no presence yet
30 August 2017 - Axiata close to Pakistan deal
  1. More Mobile operator to buy wireless towers for US$1bil
26 August 2017 - Bioalpha eyes expansion in China and Indonesia
  1. More It sees localisation as key to unlocking the potential of those markets
11 August 2017 - Petronas plans RM644mil investments in India
  1. More Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) is targeting to invest US$150mil (RM644mil) in India over the next five years to expand its presence in the country’s lubricant business
09 August 2017 - GCI inks deal for Jordan foray
  1. More Malaysian firm to implement solutions in over 540 healthcare facilities in the country
19 July 2017 - Creador affiliate invests RM180mil in India hospital chain
  1. More Commelina Ltd, an affiliate of Creador III LP, is investing RM180mil for a minority stake in a North Indian hospital chain Paras Healthcare Pvt Ltd.
19 July 2017 - Creador invests RM180m in Paras Healthcare in India
  1. More Commelina Ltd, an affiliate of Creador III LP, has invested RM180 million for a minority stake in a North Indian hospital chain, Paras Healthcare Pvt Ltd.
07 July 2017 - Get Apec card for smoother travel
  1. More It cuts red tape by giving frequent travellers pre-cleared entry to 19 countries
21 June 2017 - Axiata acquires Pakistani tower company for RM385m
  1. More Axiata Group Bhd, through its wholly-owned subsidiary edotco Pakistan Pvt Ltd, is buying a Pakistani tower company for US$90 million (RM385.4 million).
16 June 2017 - KNM’s Thai plant to start production next month
  1. More Process equipment manufacturer and energy firm KNM Group Bhd’s bioethanol plant in Thailand is expected to start its commercial production next month and is projected to contribute positively to the group’s top line, moving forward.
14 June 2017 - SP Setia ties up with Shangri-La Down Under
  1. More Malaysian developer to partner leading brand for RM480mil project
14 June 2017 - Local firms still keen on Indonesia
  1. More Country's US$1tril economy, large population and growing middle class a big draw, say minister
13 June 2017 - Luxchem to boost presence in Indonesia, Vietnam
  1. More With no plans for further expansion in the near future, industrial chemical supplier Luxchem Corp Bhd’s focus is on enhancing its presence in Indonesia and Vietnam and raising its operational efficiency.
04 May 2017 - Serba Dinamik wants to conduct feasibility study for RM3.2b plant in Bahrain Wong Ee Lin
  1. More Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd plans to conduct a feasibility study for an integrated solid waste management and water desalination plant in Bahrain, which is estimated to cost BHD320 million (about RM3.2 billion).
02 May 2017 - Petronas expands China plant
  1. More Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) invested RMB600 million (RM384 million) to expand its lubricant-blending plant in Shandong, China to meet the market’s growing demand for the product.
27 April 2017 - Texchem to expand Sushi King operations into Indonesia Chester Tay
  1. More Texchem Resources Bhd is set to expand its Sushi King operations into Indonesia after receiving the green light from authorities there.
12 April 2017 - Huge potential in southern Thailand-Malaysia cross-border trade ZoomSharePrintListenTranslate
  1. More The cross-border trade between southern Thailand and Malaysia has the potential to grow about 400,000 20-ft equivalent unit (TEUs) of cargo per annum.
10 April 2017 - Obor lights the way to China
  1. More Association to help Malaysian businesses take advantage of One Belt One Road
30 March 2017 - Xin Hwa to expand B2B online push
  1. More Logistics services provider to leverage acquistion of Yiwougou Ecommerce to improve access in China
21 March 2017 - IJM indirect unit to invest in India highway concessionaire
  1. More IJM Corp Bhd has set up an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, IJM Dewas (Mauritius) Ltd, as the vehicle to invest up to 74% in a highway concessionaire in India.
17 March 2017 - Tan Chong expands foothold in Myanmar, eyes 20% of new-car market
  1. More Tan Chong Motor Holdings Bhd is expanding its foothold in Myanmar by increasing its dealership network to 15 by 2020.
14 March 2017 - China-Malaysia Qinzhou Industrial Park attracts RM19.3bil investments
  1. More The China-Malaysia Qinzhou Industrial Park (CMQIP) here has so far confirmed over 50 industrial projects with a total investment value of close to 30 billion yuan (RM19.3bil).
08 March 2017 - Time dotCom acquires 49% stake in Thailand’s Symphony for RM280mil
  1. More Time dotCom Bhd has announced its strategic investment plan of 2.2 billion baht (RM280mil) for a shareholding of up to 49% in Symphony Communication Public Company Ltd.
07 March 2017 - Sumatec bets big on Kazakhstan expansion
  1. More AMID recovering crude oil prices, with Brent Crude trading about two-thirds higher in February compared with a year ago, the door has opened for ¬Sumatec Resources Bhd to pursue a major expansion plan that may see its annual turnover increase spectacularly.
07 March 2017 - IHH Healthcare sets up subsidiaries in Macedonia
  1. More IHH Healthcare Bhd's indirect 30%-owned Clinical Hospital Acibadem Sistina Skopje has established two subsidiaries in Macedonia to provide outpatient medical services.
23 February 2017 - Sumatec set to expand Kazakh facilities
  1. More Sumatec Resources Bhd is ready to embark on a three-year development plan to ramp up the production of its Rakushechnoye oil and gas field in Kazakhstan towards optimal production of about 2,000 barrels of crude oil per day.
16 February 2017 - Wah Seong buys German pipe coating firm for Nord Stream 2 work
  1. More Wah Seong Corp Bhd has acquired a German-based pipe coating firm, mutares Holding-16 AG, for €19.5 million (RM91.4 million), to gain access to the latter’s plant for pipe coating for the Nord Stream 2 Project in the Baltic Sea.
03 January 2017 - MCE Holdings to join forces with Sandhar to penetrate the India market
  1. More Automotive parts manufacturer MCE Holdings Bhd expects to further penetrate the India market through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with India-based Sandhar Technologies Ltd.
21 August 2016 - Colombia seeks Malaysia as business, investor partner
  1. More Colombia is seeking Malaysia as a strong business and investor partner under the new macroeconomic and political landscape following a bilateral ceasefire agreement with a guerilla group.
23 July 2016 - Malaysia among top investors in Sri Lanka
  1. More US$2B Investments: Sectors include telecoms, oil and gas, infrastructure and automotive
16 May 2016 - Construction of Lotus plant in China may start end-2016
  1. More 10B YUAN PROJECT : Quanzhou picked as site as it offers well-established support facilities, local government assistance
16 May 2016 - Kilang SUV Lotus di China dibina akhir 2016
  1. More Kilang pembuatan bagi PROTON Holdings Bhd untuk mengeluarkan kenderaan utiliti sukan (SUV) jenama Lotus di Quanzhou, di tenggara wilayah Fujian, mungkin akan dibina akhir tahun ini.
25 April 2016 - Kim Hin’s Shanghai production boost
  1. More Ceramic tile maker to invest RM10mil in new factory line
22 April 2016 - IHH to buy two hospital groups in Bulgaria
  1. More It plans to create largest healthcare provider in the country
18 April 2016 - TAR&H opens KidZania Singapore
  1. More FIRST OVERSEA EXPANSION : Company targets 500,000 visitors annually


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