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29 June 2019 - Siemens support for Industry 4.0
  1. More Technical Competency Hub to serve as platform to grow talent and technical capabilities
27 June 2019 - Sabah ports have potentials to compete with Singapore, Philippines - CM
  1. More Sabah ports have potentials to compete with Singapore and Philippines with the implementation of proper policies as the state is strategically located near countries such as China, Japan and Hong Kong, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal
27 June 2019 - Government preparing tax incentives for green property developer
  1. More ​In a bid to promote the usage of green building materials in the country, the government is in the midst of dishing out goodies - tax incentives - to developers of green building, according to the Ministry of Housing and Local Government
27 June 2019 - SILB expands ops to Bintulu Port
  1. More 3-year deal to provide fuel bunkering services
26 June 2019 - PLUS uses Microsoft Cloud to modernise operations
  1. More Azure platform will contribute to better congestion prediction, journey planning and safety on highways
24 June 2019 - Sedania makes green energy venture with Belgian micro-hydro installations
  1. More Technology company Sedania Innovator Bhd has inked an exclusive agreement with Belgian firm, NV Turbulent, to build and deploy micro-hydro installations in Malaysian rivers to generate electricity, marking its official venture into the renewable energy market
24 June 2019 - Synagie partners Malaysian government to accelerate e-commerce
  1. More Synagie Corporation, which assists brands execute their e-commerce strategies using its cloud-based platform, is in a partnership with the Malaysian government to accelerate e-commerce adoption and drive cross-border e-commerce
24 June 2019 - Malaysia actively pursuing energy market reforms to attract investment
  1. More ​Malaysia is actively pursuing energy market reforms to enhance the country’s attractiveness as the preferred destination for energy investments, said the Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali
24 June 2019 - 5G working groups in full swing
  1. More ​The four working groups under the National 5G Task Force have started work and are busy preparing their findings in the various areas of concern relating to 5G
23 June 2019 - Dr Mahathir suggests ASEAN countries introduce taxes on online businesses
  1. More Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad today proposed that ASEAN member nations introduce taxes on online businesses to increase their respective revenues
21 June 2019 - WCT in hotel tie-up with Hyatt
  1. More ​Construction outfit WCT Holdings Bhd has partnered with Hyatt Hotels Corp to develop a 200-room hotel in Johor Baru that is set to open in 2022
20 June 2019 - Hyatt Hotels corporation sets to open five more hotels in three years time
  1. More ​Hyaat Hotels Corporation is set to open five more hotels in the country over the next three years to cater to the growing interests towards the brand among business and leisure travellers
20 June 2019 - KBJ, Hanwha to develop 30 MW solar plant in Perlis
  1. More ​Local company Konsortium Beseri Jaya Sdn Bhd (KBJ) and Hanwha Energy Corp Singapore Pte Ltd (Hanwha) have set up a joint venture firm, KBJ Hecmy, investing over RM220 million to develop a 30 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic power plant at Kampung Perawah, Chuping
19 June 2019 - Malaysia strengthens position as tech business destination
  1. More Malaysia reinforces its position as an established destination for local and global tech businesses with the launch of Malaysia Tech Week 2019 (MTW19)
19 June 2019 - Going C2C and cross-border, Teleport plans to shake up the logistics business
  1. More Selling freight belly space is big business
18 June 2019 - Over 80 attend conference on Sabah, Sarawak tourism potential
  1. More ​The Conference on Tourism Potential in Sabah and Sarawak organised by the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) received over 80 participants from the Malaysian Association of Hotel Owners (MAHO), Malaysian Association of Amusement Themepark and Family Attractions (MAATFA), hoteliers, tourist attraction operators and business chambers among others
18 June 2019 - Government plans nationwide port expansion
  1. More The government is planning to expand ports areas nationwide to meet current and future demands, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke
17 June 2019 - Italian firm keen on defence, security and transport partnerships
  1. More Leonardo, an Italian global multinational aerospace, defence and security company, is looking at various programmes in Malaysia for technology transfer
17 June 2019 - IKEA's Toppen Shopping Centre Tebrau to open in November
  1. More ​IKEA Southeast Asia’s latest shopping centre, Toppen Shopping Centre in Tebrau is set to open its doors to the public in November this year
17 June 2019 - Aerodyne sees 30 pct growth in local drone industry
  1. More ​Aerodyne Group sees Malaysia's drone industry growing by at least 30 per cent this year from US$500 million in 2018 on the back of positive acceptance and growing market interest in recent years
17 June 2019 - Integrated Logistic acquires Kedah land for RM24m
  1. More ​Integrated Logistics Bhd’s wholly owned subsidiary IL Power Sdn Bhd is acquiring a piece of agricultural land in Kuala Muda, Kedah measuring 78.92ha from Kai Sik Latex Products Sdn Bhd for RM24.17 million
15 June 2019 - Ecoworld sets sights on infrastructure projects
  1. More Developer partnering PowerChina to bid for jobs that may include solar power generation
15 June 2019 - Eco World forms tie-up with PowerChina Group
  1. More Both parties will jointly develop industrial land in Puncak Alam
14 June 2019 - Malaysia sees more mid- and high-skilled job vacancies in 1Q19, says MIDF Research
  1. More ​Malaysia is seeing more job vacancies for high- and mid-skilled positions in the first three months of 2019 (1Q19), while vacancies for low-skilled positions hit a two-year low in February this year, says MIDF Research
13 June 2019 - Tasco set to improve cold chain ops with Japan tie-up
  1. More Group aims to make Malaysia market leader in South-East Asia
10 June 2019 - Edra plans training institute to nurture Malaysian talent
  1. More Edra Power Holdings Sdn Bhd plans to set up an international institute in Malaysia to cultivate local talent in renewable energy under the aegis of parent company China General Nuclear Power Corp (CGN)
10 June 2019 - OEW Group to boost R&D unit
  1. More Company to focus on incubation, culturing of algae in collaboration with Universiti Malaysia Kelantan
08 June 2019 - 'New technology adoption must not slow down'
  1. More With growth in IoT and 5G, cyber security needs arise as well
07 June 2019 - SDB plans to upgrade Hotel Maya facilities
  1. More Selangor Dredging Bhd (SDB) will continue to invest in its hospitality asset, Hotel Maya, to upgrade facilities, amenities and service offerings with aim an aim to be on par with other top notch boutique hotel brands in the country
07 June 2019 - KPJ set to gain from opening of new hospitals
  1. More Research house sees resilient demand for healthcare
04 June 2019 - Leader Steel invests RM30mil in warehouse
  1. More MD: Facility will give company competitive edge in Sarawak
02 June 2019 - Online Trader benefits from Industrial Revolution 4.0
  1. More ​The Industry Revolution 4.0, which is occurring all over the world, has given huge benefit to online traders in marketing their products to consumers
31 May 2019 - Aeon to spend RM500mil on capex
  1. More Retail company to renovate its stores
30 May 2019 - Tourism industry sees 16.9pc growth in first quarter
  1. More Minister says tourist expenditure rose to RM21.4b compared with RM18.3b last year
29 May 2019 - Pikom: Average salary growth set to moderate to 3.8pc
  1. More The average salary growth rate in information and communications technology (ICT) is expected to moderate further to 3.8 per cent this year
28 May 2019 - Digit, ZTE ink agreement to explore 5G technology potential in Malaysia
  1. More Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd signed a memorandum of understanding with ZTE (M) Corp Sdn Bhd to explore the potential of 5G technology in Malaysia
28 May 2019 - OCBC-led consortium to finance large-scale solar plant in Perlis
  1. More A consirtium of lenders led by OCBC Bank is financing a large-scale solar (LSS) pant in Bukit Keteri, Perlis
21 May 2019 - Fusionex boosts multinational manufacturer productivity with IR 4.0 technologies
  1. More ​Fusionex, a leading multi-award winning data technology provider aims to increase the productivity and harvest yield of a large manufacturer, using IR 4.0 technologies
20 May 2019 - Shopee wants to get more SMEs on board, improve delivery time
  1. More Shopee has 400,000 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) on its online marketplace but believes there are more such companies out there
20 May 2019 - Harmonising digital Malaysia policies
  1. More Country to see different landscapes of development under 12MP
17 May 2019 - KKIP aerospace training centre to start ops by May next year
  1. More ​An aerospace training centre in Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park (KKIP) is expected to commence its operation by May next year
16 May 2019 - Companies get tax incentives in 100% renewable energy initiative
  1. More ​The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry will roll out a framework that will allow companies to receive tax incentives if they commit to be part of the RE100, a global initiative that has corporations commit to use 100% renewable energy
16 May 2019 - Hubline venturing into O&G air transportation
  1. More ​Hubline Bhd’s newly acquired aviation company Layang Layang Aerospace Sdn Bhd will buy eight more aircraft and venture into the air transportation service for the oil and gas (O&G) industry
15 May 2019 - TNB sets aside RM9.5b for capex
  1. More RM6b of allocation will be used for grid division and the rest for generation, renewable energy and smart meters
15 May 2019 - New income stream for TNB
  1. More Group to benefit from fibre optic rollout starting next year
15 May 2019 - UR Cobots to help SMEs adopt automation, robotics
  1. More ​Universal Robots (UR), the Denmark-based collaborative robots (cobots) technology market leader, hopes Malaysian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) will accelerate the adoption of automation and robotics to transform the manufacturing sector
15 May 2019 - Educational institutions should involve in IR4.0 research
  1. More Educational institutions should involve in more research relating to Industry 4.0 (IR 4.0), be it academic or applied research, said International Trade and Industry Deputy Minister, Dr Ong Kian Ming
14 May 2019 - TNB continues to play active role in RE
  1. More Priority on future renewable generation sources
14 May 2019 - Commercial and industrial property owners urged to explore solar tech
  1. More ​Owners of commercial and industrial buildings, especially small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) have been urged to explore the feasibility of installing solar panels on roofs to reduce electricity bills and enjoy incentives offered by the government
13 May 2019 - KL among top e-commerce cities in region
  1. More High Internet penetration and good infrastructure boost sector
13 May 2019 - Aiding SMEs in assessing IR4.0 readiness
  1. More About 300 companies have sought the help of the International Trade and Industry Ministry to gauge their readiness for Industry 4.0.
10 May 2019 - Oracle targets more SME customers with new hub
  1. More Software firm Oracle Corp Malaysia Sdn Bhd is targeting more small and medium enterprises (SMEs) via the services provided at its newly launched cloud solutions hub
08 May 2019 - Axiata-Telenor talks highlight need for scale in Asia: Fitch
  1. More ​The proposed merger of Axiata Group Bhd (Axiata) and Norwegian giant Telenor ASA's telecommunications and infrastructure assets in Asia underscores the significance of scale, according to Fitch Ratings
07 May 2019 - Pan-Asian telecoms giant in the making
  1. More New company will have annual revenue of more than RM50bil
07 May 2019 - World's first Hasbro water theme park to be in Melaka
  1. More Meridian Bhd executive director Datuk Seth Yap today unveiled plans to develop the world's first Hasbro-themed water theme park at Meridian's Malaysia Tourism City (MTC) development in Kuala Linggi, Melaka, through a Hasbro licensing agreement secured by his private entity M101 Holdings Sdn Bhd
07 May 2019 - Malaysia embraces digital technology to become high-income nation
  1. More ​Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said Malaysia is embracing digital technology especially 5G as a launching pad to become a high-income nation
06 May 2019 - Banking on renewable energy
  1. More Strong policy drive needed to help players with funding needs
05 May 2019 - Construction of Hyatt Centric hotel to spur Sabah's economy
  1. More The construction of a Hyatt Centric hotel in the city centre here will help boost Sabah’s economy, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said
03 May 2019 - PKT every24 now a halal-certified logistics provider
  1. More ​PKT every24 Logistics Sdn Bhd is now officially a halal certified logistics provider
02 May 2019 - Labu to host billion-ringgit green data centre
  1. More Facility to be the largest facility within a single site in S-E Asia
02 May 2019 - UM makes it to top 40 of Asian universities list
  1. More ​Malaysia’s oldest university has made it into the top 40 universities in Asia. Universiti Malaya (UM) now ranks 38, up from 46 last year, and shares the rank with China’s Sun Yat-sen University
02 May 2019 - Global social media giants now peered to Malaysia’s JBIX
  1. More Global social media giants Facebook, Google, Amazon, Yahoo, Akamai, Cloudflare and Valve Software have peered with Malaysia’s Johor Bahru Internet Exchange (JBIX)
02 May 2019 - JBIX eyeing 50 peered firms by year end
  1. More Lower transit costs will make it attractive alternative transit point for regional ISPs
28 April 2019 - Sunsuria plans partnerships with two Chinese firms for smart logistics park, Asean automotive centre
  1. More ​Sunsuria Bhd is planning to work with two Chinese firms to explore business opportunities in smart logistics park, and to set up an automotive design and innovation centre that will undertake product research and design, talent development, and more to improve operational efficiency for the automotive industry in Malaysia and Southeast Asia
28 April 2019 - Malaysia may work with Huawei and SenseTime on new technology, AI solutions
  1. More ​Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said there may be opportunities for Malaysia to work with Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and SenseTime Group Ltd, whose offices he visited here this week, to bring in their technology and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to Malaysia
26 April 2019 - G3 Global signs MoU with SenseTime, CHEC for Malaysia’s first AI park
  1. More ​G3 Global Bhd said it is not aware of any corporate development that has not been previously announced that may account for today’s sharp gains
25 April 2019 - Malaysia mulling setting up wind turbines in the East Coast — Dr Mahathir
  1. More ​In an effort to switch to renewable energy (RE), the government has proposed to build wind turbines in the sea at the East Coast, according to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad
25 April 2019 - Malaysia Innovation Policy Council to drive the growth of tech industry — Gobind
  1. More The Malaysia Innovation Policy Council (MIPC) established last September will serve as the platform for the private sector to propose digital tech initiatives, that come with policy and regulatory challenges that hinder innovation and digital economic growth for the country
22 April 2019 - Dentsu research finds crisis of confidence in digital economy
  1. More The Digital Society Index 2019: Human Needs in a Digital World, released by Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN), reveals a crisis of confidence in the digital economy
22 April 2019 - Johor Port to provide marine services at Petronas LNG's Pengerang terminal
  1. More ​Johor Port Bhd, a member of MMC Corp Bhd, has inked an agreement with Petronas LNG Ltd (PLL) to provide marine services at attractive tariff for vessels that receive gassing up and cooling down (GUCD) services at the latter's Regasification Terminal Pengerang
22 April 2019 - Petronas opens its first auto expert centre in Malaysia
  1. More ​Petronas Lubricants Marketing Malaysia (PLMM), together with Petronas Lubricants International (PLI), has launched Malaysia’s first Petronas auto expert service centre, offering top-end products and high quality car maintenance services to customers
22 April 2019 - Malaysia on right track to become global Islamic finance hub
  1. More ​Malaysia is on track to becoming the world's leading global Islamic finance hub, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah
22 April 2019 - Internet connectivity to be listed as utility — Gobind
  1. More ​The Communications and Multimedia Ministry is in the process of proposing that Internet connectivity be listed as utility, just like water and electricity supplies
22 April 2019 - Bintulu Port handles 48 mil tonnes of cargo in 2018
  1. More ​Bintulu Port handled a total throughput of 48.34 million tonnes of cargo last year compared with 50.28 million tonnes in 2017
20 April 2019 - PM wants companies to invest in R&D, upskill labour force
  1. More ​Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is urging companies to invest in research and development in order to enhance innovation and identify new high value-added products and services
19 April 2019 - KPJ to spend up to RM300mil on capex annually
  1. More ​KPJ Healthcare Bhd, which is still bullish on the prospects of private healthcare in the country, will be allocating between RM200mil and RM300mil as capital expenditure (capex) yearly
18 April 2019 - 5G set to open up new growth domains for TM
  1. More Telco looks to monetise and grow further in next few years, says unifi head of products
18 April 2019 - MEF: Skill upgrade is critical
  1. More ‘Be prepared for the future by being multi-skilled workers’
18 April 2019 - Let 5G be another milestone to a greater Malaysia
  1. More ​Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo wants the fifth-generation technology, better known as 5G, to be another milestone to a greater Malaysia
18 April 2019 - New framework to promote private investment in airports
  1. More ​The new Operating Agreement (OA) Framework with Malaysia Airport Holdings Bhd (MAHB) to be finalised in June will enable the private sector to collaborate with MAHB in developing the country’s airport infrastructure and facilities, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke
17 April 2019 - TVET crucial to nation-building, says Kula
  1. More ​The country’s progress is likely to be hindered if it neglects technical and vocational training (TVET), says Human Resource Minister M. Kulasegaran
17 April 2019 - Tasco’s cold chain venture hits a turning point
  1. More Two years after venturing into the cold chain logistics segment, Tasco Bhd’s endeavour has reached an inflection point as it welcomes a new institutional partner
16 April 2019 - Zenith opens RM195m hotel
  1. More Company sees good prospects in view of Visit Malaysia 2020 initiative
16 April 2019 - Industries urged to support skills competitions to strengthen TVET
  1. More ​Industry players in the country are encouraged to work together and participate actively in support of skills competitions organised to strengthen the field of technical and vocational education and training (TVET)
15 April 2019 - E-scooter adds fifth city to its network
  1. More E-Scooter service Neuron Mobility is expanding into Kuala Lumpur following a successful trial in Cyberjaya
15 April 2019 - Ericsson ready to help roll out 5G in Malaysia
  1. More Multinational telecommunications firm Ericsson is ready to help Malaysia roll out the fifth-generation (5G) technology
15 April 2019 - Local talent pool adaptable, says Ong
  1. More ​Malaysia has a good talent pool that is flexible and adaptable to be trained for different conditions and operating environments, said Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) Deputy Minister Dr Ong Kian Ming
12 April 2019 - Renewable energy to aid Malaysia's transition from fossil fuel - MIDA
  1. More ​The renewable energy is expected to play a fundamental role in Malaysia's attempt to shift away from fossil fuel, as well as to embrace the global commitment on climate change and sustainability, said the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)
11 April 2019 - Industry experts need to embrace new techniques to deal with big data
  1. More Professionals and industry experts need to embrace new techniques, such as data science and analytics, to deal with Big Data, said the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DOSM)
11 April 2019 - Medik Gen, Agrow form JV to distribute medical products
  1. More LKL International Bhd, a leading medical/healthcare bed, peripheral and accessory provider announced that its subsidiary, Medik Gen Sdn Bhd, had signed a shareholder's agreement with Agrow Corp Sdn Bhd to form a joint venture company for the distribution of medical products in Malaysia
10 April 2019 - Cypark to bid for 100MW solar project under scheme
  1. More CEO: Company in final stages of finalising proposal
10 April 2019 - G3 Global goes big into AI
  1. More Group forms tie-up with SenseTime to develop new products
10 April 2019 - Penang plans Digital Penang unit to keep pace with technology
  1. More ​The Penang Government plans to set up a unit called Digital Penang in keeping with the increasingly technological world, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said
10 April 2019 - KPJ to spend RM200m on KPJ Tawakkal expansion
  1. More KPJ Healthcare Bhd will spend RM200 million on the expansion of KPJ Tawakkal Specialist Hospital (KPJ TSH)
09 April 2019 - Gets Global-KPIT to set up e-mobility hub
  1. More ​Gets Global Bhd today entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with India’s KPIT Technologies Ltd to establish an e-mobility centre
09 April 2019 - Mega First mulls Malaysian renewable energy venture
  1. More ​As construction of its maiden hydropower project in Laos nears completion, Mega First Corp Bhd is looking closer to home for options in the power sector, specifically in renewable energy
09 April 2019 - Technology a tool to maximise operational efficiency — Alliance Bank
  1. More The incorporation of technology in business enables companies to be competitive, cost-efficient and resolve existing constraints, said Alliance Bank Malaysia Bhd Group chief executive officer, Joel Kornreich
08 April 2019 - Bintulu Port to expand container yard capacity
  1. More ​Bintulu Port Holdings Bhd (BPHB) plans capacity expansion of its Bintulu International Container Terminal (BICT) to cope with rising demand as it has recorded double-digit growth in container throughput for three consecutive years
05 April 2019 - SMEs still not ready for fourth industrial revolution
  1. More Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia are not quite ready for the fourth industrial revolution (IR4.0), which could spell trouble as the world advances further
05 April 2019 - Uncertain outlook for shipping industry
  1. More ​The shipping industry’s outlook for 2019 and beyond remains uncertain after experiencing a relatively buoyant climate last year, thanks to the improvement in the dry bulk market driven by better freight rates across all shipping segments


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