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09 October 2018 - Honeywell's new solutions for warehouse, distribution centres
  1. More American conglomerate Honeywell International Inc recently announced a new suite of software to help warehouses and distribution centres in Asia manage their operations, improve productivity and efficiently fulfill e-commerce orders
05 October 2018 - Top Glove founder opens hotel, grand ballroom at Mines 2
  1. More Top Glove Corp Bhd founder Tan Sri Dr Lim Wee Chai today launched Top Holiday Hotel and Top Happiness Grand Ballroom at the Mines 2 retail tower in Seri Kembangan as part of his private investment
05 October 2018 - Malaysia and Singapore reaffirm commitment to enhance ICT, digital economy
  1. More Malaysia and Singapore had during the Second Joint Committee Meeting of the Malaysia-Singapore Information and Communications Cooperation held today, reaffirmed their commitment to enhance the digital economies of both countries, and to pursue measures that spur innovation as well as to encourage growth of the ICT industry
04 October 2018 - 20 more stores open at Mitsui Outlet Park KLIA
  1. More The Mitsui Outlet Park (MOP) Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) has broadened its outlet offerings with more than 20 new stores, bringing the total to 170
04 October 2018 - Health Ministry, CREST ink MoU in move towards digital healthcare
  1. More ​A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (CREST) and the Ministry of Health (MoH) was signed today, marking a milestone in digital healthcare in Malaysia
03 October 2018 - Malakoff gets nod to buy Alam Flora
  1. More Move to hasten firm's expansion into environmental related business, renewable energy sector
02 October 2018 - Mexter to set up fertility centre with Universiti Malaya
  1. More Mexter Technology Bhd, in collaboration with Universiti Malaya (UM), will establish a fertility centre to promote, develop and market the latter’s fertility and other medical services
28 September 2018 - MDEC plan digital hub for manufacturing
  1. More ​The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) and the Malaysia Digital Economy Corp (MDEC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to form a digital hub to boost Industry 4.0 (IR 4.0) adoption in the manufacturing sector
27 September 2018 - OYO raises RM4.14b for expansion
  1. More Global hotel chain plans to invest further in technology and talent, says founder
26 September 2018 - 28 tax incentives available for Malaysian OGSE companies
  1. More Twenty eight tax incentives are available for oil and gas services equipment (OGSE) companies
26 September 2018 - Minister: Govt to help sector players get better funding
  1. More The government will help green technology and renewable energy players to access better funding as financing cost is not cheap for such initiatives and they tend to have long gestation period
25 September 2018 - Trina Solar upbeat to grow its solar energy solutions in Malaysia
  1. More ​Trina Solar Ltd, integrated solar systems provider, sees Malaysia has the ability to grow its business presence fuelled by the government’s aspiration to utilise 20 per cent of the power generation with renewable energy
24 September 2018 - Nestlé says to implement 100% satellite monitoring of palm oil supply chains
  1. More Nestlé S.A. announced today its plan to implement a satellite-based service known as Starling to monitor 100% of its global palm oil supply chains
24 September 2018 - Each State to have at least one incinerator within two years
  1. More The Government is targetting each State to have at least one incinerator of waste-to-energy (WTE) plant within the next two years in a move to do away with solid waste disposal sites
21 September 2018 - Rehabilitation hospital launched in Petaling Jaya
  1. More Khazanah Nasional Bhd has launched Malaysia’s first 96-bedded rehab hospital in the heart of Petaling Jaya, Selangor, called the Regen Rehabilitation Hospital
20 September 2018 - Liberalisation of power industry provides great opportunities for Malaysia
  1. More ​The deregulation or liberalisation of Malaysia’s power sector will bring about great opportunities for Malaysia, said panelists at the Conference of the Electric Power Supply Industry (CEPSI)
20 September 2018 - Alibaba’s City Brain to be implemented in other parts of Malaysia
  1. More The City Brain by Alibaba Cloud, which is being carried out on a trial basis in Kuala Lumpur, is expected to be rolled out to other parts of Malaysia after its pilot project is completed
19 September 2018 - Govt upbeat on achieving 20pc R.E. goal
  1. More Clean energy target reachable in 12 years, if not by 2025, says minister
18 September 2018 - Tri-Mode to offer e-commerce logistics platform
  1. More ​Integrated logistics service provider Tri-Mode System (M) Bhd has launched an e-commerce logistics platform in Malaysia to cater for inbound courier services
18 September 2018 - Malaysia sets new goal of 18% clean energy generation by 2030
  1. More The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry has set a target of 18% of the country's electricity to be generated from renewable sources by 2030, an increase from 2% currently
18 September 2018 - High demand for manpower seen in auto sector
  1. More DHU: 700,000 workers will be needed in the next two years
17 September 2018 - Call to boost total ecoystem
  1. More Malaysia needs better costs and regulatory framework to make it more conducive to firms, says expert
16 September 2018 - Bioesm invests RM2 mln to open health centre in Malaysia
  1. More Singapore-based health care service provider, Bioems (M) Sdn Bhd, has invested RM2 million to open its first outlet in Kota Laksamana, aimed at providing free electric muscular stimulation service to the local community
16 September 2018 - Enhancing efficiency in the electricity industry
  1. More Recently the Minister of Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Yeo Bee Yin called for a reform of the Malaysian electricity industry to achieve cheaper and cleaner energy production. The minister spoke of more opportunities for power sector players, including in transmission and distribution. At first glance, this statement may seem surprising as Malaysia’s electricity industry seems efficient enough. Malaysia was ranked ninth best among 190 economies in the World Bank’s “Doing Business 2018 Report: Getting Electricity” Distance to Frontier Index — a measure aggregating reliability of supply, transparency of tariffs, cost of electricity and ease of set-up
15 September 2018 - Malaysia needs more efficient airport development, air services - Loke
  1. More Malaysia needs more efficient airport development and air services, particularly in Sarawak, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke
14 September 2018 - Westports to acquire undersea land from PKNS for RM116mil
  1. More Westports Holdings Bhd's wholly-owned subsidiary, Wesports Malaysia Sdn Bhd (WMSB), is acquiring 154.2 ha of undersea land in Pulau Indah, Selangor from the Selangor State Development Corp (PKNS) for RM116.185mil cash
13 September 2018 - 4 key policy goals for Malaysia
  1. More Government needs to take full advantage of the potential of digital economy, says World Bank
12 September 2018 - Nam Cheong set to sail smoothly
  1. More Singapore-based company cites 35pc increase in chartering revenue in first half optimism
11 September 2018 - SEDC and China company ink MoU for three hydrogen fuel cell buses
  1. More ​Sarawak Economic Development Corp (SEDC) and Foshan Feichi Automobile Manufacture Co Ltd of China have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the supply and delivery of three hydrogen fuel-cell buses to the state
10 September 2018 - TCC to invest in TRX?
  1. More Thai tycoon Charoen may expand investments in Malaysia, says Darell
08 September 2018 - Malakoff signs deal with Concord to develop RE projects
  1. More Malakoff Corp Bhd, a member of MMC Group, has signed a joint development agreement (JDA) with Concord Alliance Sdn Bhd to explore and develop biogas-based power generation projects
08 September 2018 - Sunway Penang Medical Centre set for completion by Q4 2020
  1. More The Sunway Group expects to complete phase one of the Sunway Medical Centre project in Seberang Jaya here by the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2020
07 September 2018 - Swettenham pier terminal upgade
  1. More PPSB, RCCL to invest RM155m in redevelopment
07 September 2018 - HK firms keen to invest in Malaysia
  1. More HKTDC sees growth opportunities following govt's firm commitment to develop country
06 September 2018 - Hengyuan invests in clean air project
  1. More Hengyuan Refining Co Bhd is investing US$48mil (RM199mil) in a clean air regulation (CAR) project to be executed within its refining complex in Port Dickson
24 August 2018 - Scholarships for 3,000 students
  1. More DRB-HICOM allocated RM52m over 3 years, says vice-chancellor
22 August 2018 - Government initiatives, DFTZ help drive local SMEs into e-commerce marketplace
  1. More Government initiatives and the creation of the Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) have helped propel home-grown small and enterprises (SMEs) into e-commerce marketplace, says SME Corporation (SME Corp)
20 August 2018 - SEB investing in pilot hydrogen production plant, refuelling station
  1. More ​Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB) is investing RM15mil in a pilot hydrogen production plant and refuelling station project here
20 August 2018 - Opportunities in e-commerce
  1. More More SMEs seen to be embracing technology
19 August 2018 - Dr M: Government keen to tap Alibaba's tech
  1. More China company understands power of technology well, says PM
16 August 2018 - Shopee, DHL unit ink tie-up
  1. More DHL eCommerce, a unit of Deutsche Post DHL Group , has partnered Shopee Malaysia to boost its growth in Malaysia
11 August 2018 - Alibaba Cloud to kickstart its digital education programme
  1. More Alibaba Cloud Malaysia, a subsidiary of the Alibaba Group, plans to kickstart its digital education programme, the Tianchi Big Data Programme, in Sabah, Penang and Johor Bahru by year-end
11 August 2018 - Services sector revenue jumps to RM414.2b in second quarter
  1. More The services sector's revenue increased 8.3 per cent to RM414.2 billion in the second quarter (Q2) compared with the same period last year
10 August 2018 - Penang-based Penfabric inks MoU with Hitachi Sunway for energy efficiency
  1. More Penang-based Penfabric Sdn Bhd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with one-stop ICT services and solutions provider Hitachi Sunway Information Systems Sdn Bhd (Hitachi Sunway) for energy efficiency
09 August 2018 - Primeworks in tie-up to develop new animation projects
  1. More Media Prima Bhd's subsidiary Primeworks Studios Sdn Bhd has inked partnerships with three local animation companies to develop new projects
08 August 2018 - Serba Dinamik plans RM700m investment
  1. More Firm focusing on hydro power markets to achieve output target
06 August 2018 - New Zealand eyes healthcare technology tie-ups with Malaysia
  1. More New Zealand sees potential for bilateral cooperation with Malaysia in health technology, said its Trade Commissioner to Malaysia and Brunei Simon Hearsey
06 August 2018 - 'Manjung 4 plant powered up'
  1. More RM6b ultra-supercritical facility can generate about 1,000MW, says TNB
06 August 2018 - UMLand continues to bank on Iskandar factor
  1. More ​United Malayan Land Bhd (UMLand) sees Iskandar Malaysia continuing to be the main factor driving demand for properties in southern Johor
01 August 2018 - MJN Motors opens new Honda 3S centre
  1. More Cheras outlet to serve growing customer base within metropolitan Kuala Lumpur
31 July 2018 - Tadmax, Worldwide team up for power plant project
  1. More Tadmax Resources Bhd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Selangor state-linked company Worldwide Holdings Bhd for the development of a 1,000-1,200 MW combined cycle gas turbine power plant in Pulau Indah
30 July 2018 - Serunai Commerce nears deal with global online platform
  1. More Serunai Commerce Sdn Bhd which founded the Global Halal Data Pool (GHDP), is close to concluding a deal with a global online platform
25 July 2018 - MAHB pledges to continue developing low-cost aviation sector
  1. More Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) has defended its role in developing the country's low-cost aviation sector and pledges to continue supporting it
24 July 2018 - MAHB aims to position KLIA as regional hub
  1. More Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) has put in place strategies to further position Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) as the preferred hub in the region and improve operations at other international airports in the country
23 July 2018 - Digital transformation requires digital talent – here’s how to get some
  1. More Digitalisation offers almost endless possibilities to communicate faster, work more efficiently and be more creative – in realtime. Groundbreaking digital business models also need pioneers: creators, forward-looking thinkers and inventors
23 July 2018 - MAHB allocates RM17m for Kota Kinabalu International Airport
  1. More Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) has allocated RM17 million to encourage more airlines to operate at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA)
20 July 2018 - AirAsia seals US$30b deal
  1. More Low cost operator expected to ink documents at Farnborough Airshow this week
20 July 2018 - 'Plan to restart Kota Kinabalu Terminal 2 ops'
  1. More AirAsia Group is confident the government will consider its proposal to restart its operation at Terminal 2 of the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA)
19 July 2018 - AirAsia, Airbus in talks to develop industrial aero centre in Malaysia
  1. More AirAsia Group Bhd and Airbus SE are in discussions to develop an industrial aeronautical centre in Malaysia, following AirAsia X Bhd’s (AAX) confirmation that it would purchase 100 Airbus A330neos, making the budget carrier the largest customer of the aircraft model
18 July 2018 - GE hopes to improve energy efficiency in Malaysia
  1. More The electrification rate is one of the gauges of how advanced and modern a country is. Within Asean, Malaysia has a high electrification rate of 97% to 99%, compared with Myanmar’s and Cambodia’s 60%
18 July 2018 - Jetson in deal to bid for Sabah solar jobs
  1. More Kumpulan Jetson Bhd has entered into a heads of agreement (HoA) with Helios Photovoltaic Sdn Bhd to bid for solar power projects in Sabah
18 July 2018 - AirAsia voted world's best low cost airline, again
  1. More Malaysia carrier clinches top prize for record breaking 10 years in a row
17 July 2018 - Johor government backs international education ventures
  1. More Johor wants to have more international education institutions in the sectors of autonomous robotics, digital clouding and artificial intelligence, said state executive councillor Jimmy Puah
17 July 2018 - Terengganu’s TDM to build two biogas plants
  1. More TDM Bhd, a subsidiary of the Terengganu state government, will build two biogas plants costing RM38mil based on green technology (green tech) using the covered lagoon system in Kemaman and Sungai Tong
14 July 2018 - Major changes seen in power supply sector
  1. More The power sector looks poised for a reset with a push towards renewable energy (RE) and the return of competitive bidding in awarding contracts
14 July 2018 - Hyatt plans largest branch in Mont Kiara
  1. More Hyatt Hotel Corp, a global hospitality company, plans to open the first and largest Hyatt House branch in Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur
14 July 2018 - Pressing need to improve logistics, cargo processes at Malaysian ports
  1. More There is a pressing need to further improve logistics and cargo processes because any delay could risk Malaysian ports losing to its regional competitors
13 July 2018 - RM3.8m spent on Scania Port Klang facility
  1. More Scania (M) Sdn Bhd has invested RM3.8 million to upgrade its branch in Port Klang
13 July 2018 - Malaysia Airports to work with MIDA to promote KLIA Aeropolis
  1. More Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd, Malaysian Investment Development Authority to collaborate in drawing FDIs into Malaysia with a focus on KLIA Aeropolis and Subang Aerotech Park development, according to statament
13 July 2018 - Pos Malaysia to open more integrated packing centres
  1. More Pos Malaysia Bhd plans to open several more integrated packing centres (IPCs) to meet the growing demand for its courier, express and packaging (CEP) services
13 July 2018 - Gas Malaysia inks MoU with Tokyo Gas
  1. More Gas Malaysia Bhd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tokyo Gas Co Ltd to establish a mutual-beneficial collaboration in relation to any new investment in the development of natural gas value chain in South-East Asia, except Vietnam
12 July 2018 - Maleva in tie-up with CMES to set up one-stop marine supply centre
  1. More Ship supplies and marine services provider Maleva (M) Sdn Bhd is teaming up with Singapore-based China Merchant Energy Shipping Pte Ltd (CMES) to set up a one-stop marine supply and solution centre in Malaysia
12 July 2018 - MAHB airports seen benefiting from upcoming influx of Chinese tourists
  1. More Malaysia is expected to receive an influx of traffic from China in the second half of the year due to upcoming long holidays in the country
12 July 2018 - 109 Proton dealers to have full fledged centres by year end
  1. More Proton Holdings Bhd expects 109 dealers to upgrade their facilities from IS (sales) or 2S (service and spare parts) to full fledged one stop centres of 3S or 4S (sales, service, spare parts and spray paint) by year end
11 July 2018 - Grooming state to be logistics hub
  1. More A strong logistics network is necessary to spur the growth of investments in the state
11 July 2018 - G3 Global teams up with US companies to venture into car cloud platform
  1. More Apparel manufacturer G3 Global Bhd has teamed up with two American companies to venture into a car cloud platform across Asean markets as part of its expansion into the Internet of Things (IoT)
11 July 2018 - SMIs urged to start developing products and services for Industry 4.0
  1. More Small and medium industries (SMIs) need to start developing products and services for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) in order to stay relevant, said Malaysian Technology Development Corp (MTDC) chief executive officer Datuk Norhalim Yunus
11 July 2018 - Port Klang seen ideal as next DFTZ
  1. More The Selangor government has identified Port Klang as an ideal location for the next Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ), which could improve the ranking of the second largest container port in Asean
10 July 2018 - Selangor shows potential as a logistics gateway
  1. More The logistics industry is developing rapidly in Malaysia especially in the Klang Valley, in tandem with the robust growth of the digital economy and fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0)
09 July 2018 - Northport plans biomass hub
  1. More Facility will see up to 30,000 tonnes of exports annually to Japan
09 July 2018 - Alibaba to continue to invest in Malaysia
  1. More The review of China-related projects in Malaysia has not faltered e-commerce giant Alibaba Group’s plans to continue to invigorate investments in Malaysia
06 July 2018 - Australia's AI Group eyes high growth companies
  1. More Australia listed AI Group Ltd has identified a few companies with high growth potential to invest in, including in Malaysia
06 July 2018 - Alibaba launches 'Malaysia Week' campaign
  1. More Alibaba Group launched its "Malaysia Week" campaign, an e-commerce milestone under the Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) initiative
05 July 2018 - Tax holiday boosts gaming sector
  1. More Kenanga Research said gaming companies, especially number forecast operators (NFO), have managed to outperform the overall markets over the past three months due to the tax holiday following the zero-rating of the goods and services tax
05 July 2018 - Berjaya Corp to work with authorities to construct new Tioman airport
  1. More Berjaya Corp Bhd will work with the federal and Pahang governments to build a new airport on Pulau Tioman
04 July 2018 - MMAG unit to buy 60% in Koli Express
  1. More MMAG Holdings Bhd’s wholly owned subsidiary, Line Clear Express & Logistics Sdn Bhd, has entered into a subscription agreement with Singapore-based Koli Express Pte Ltd, where Line Clear will subscribe for 45,000 new ordinary shares at a price of S$300,000 (RM888,060), representing 60% of the share capital in Koli Express
03 July 2018 - Proposed Labu aviation hub ‘fine’ for MRO, but not airport
  1. More Almost 10 years after the federal government shot down a proposal to build an airport funded by the private sector in Labu, Negeri Sembilan, the topic has been revived after the Pakatan Harapan state government announced its intention to develop an aviation hub there
03 July 2018 - Minister: More emphasis on R&D with commercial value
  1. More Newly-minted Minister of Primary Industries Teresa Kok said that the ministry will focus on increasing the number of high value-added products from the downstream plantation commodities sector as one of its four main priorities
03 July 2018 - MAHB: RM100m for Airports 4.0
  1. More Airport operator has also set aside initial RM30m for implementation of big data analytic system
01 July 2018 - Negeri Sembilan plans to develop aviation hub
  1. More The Negeri Sembilan state government plans to develop an aviation hub in the state, saying it is confident the hub would benefit the economy of not just the state but also the country
28 June 2018 - Electricity tariffs likely to be maintained
  1. More Government linked companies have come under the spotlight, with the Government saying there is a need to review their role. However, as far as the energy sector is concerned, analysts believe that the Government is committed to carrying out reforms, boding well for Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB)
25 June 2018 - ‘More R&D investments needed for Malaysia to compete’
  1. More Malaysia must put more investments in research and development (R&D) initiatives to step up its game if it wants to compete effectively in international markets, said training and talent development company Talent Development (M) Sdn Bhd
25 June 2018 - Joint effort to develop airports
  1. More MAHB, government to ensure sufficient capacity for passenger traffic growth
25 June 2018 - Halal sector to benefit from tie-up
  1. More SMEs can tap group's extensive network, says QSR general manager
21 June 2018 - Edotco plans 2,000 towers in 2018
  1. More Firm to work with customers to construct more sites, including rooftop installation
21 June 2018 - Carousell in talks for e-wallet
  1. More Mobile marketplace player expects to partner a local financial institution by year-end
21 June 2018 - USM named world’s 14th best young university
  1. More Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) ranked 14 in a list of the world's 50 best young universities by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), the university announced today
20 June 2018 - Malaysia has strong potential as data centre hub
  1. More Malaysia has a strong potential to become a regional hub for data centres as well as co-location (CoLo) providers on a myriad of factors including cheaper land, lower electricity cost and skilled workforce
19 June 2018 - Online hiring rises in Q1 due to demand for tech talents
  1. More Demand for technology talents continues to surge in Malaysia, prompting an uptrend in online hiring activity in the first quarter
19 June 2018 - Group opens first SE-Asia office
  1. More Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the world's leading e-commerce company based in China, has opened its first Southeast Asia office, here, part of the company's strong commitment to boost digital economy in Malaysia and the region


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