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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
05 April 2019 - Mimos, Microsoft to set up applied AI centre in Malaysia
  1. More ​Mimos Bhd and Microsoft have jointly established an applied artificial intelligence (AI) centre in Malaysia, known as Centre of AI for Future Industry (CAIFI)
04 April 2019 - Metlife to open KL centre in mid 2019
  1. More American financial giant Metlife Inc is buildings a new Centre of Excellence (CoE) for finance here
03 April 2019 - Malaysia is set to host the world’s largest ship-to-ship (STS) transfer hub off Johor waters
  1. More Major project expected to rejuvenate maritime sector
03 April 2019 - Knight Frank positive on logistics/ industrial sub-sector
  1. More The logistics/ industrial sub-sector is expected to continue remaining favourable in 2019, mainly attributable to the strong inflow of foreign direct investments in the manufacturing sector
03 April 2019 - NCIA expects KXP to be an economic game changer
  1. More The Kulim International (KXP) will be an economic game changer as it will support current developments with potential spillover affects on future developments in the northern region
02 April 2019 - Impiana set for expansion in hospitality business
  1. More ​Bio Osmo Sdn Bhd, soon to be renamed as Impiana Hotel Bhd (Impiana), is embarking on a multi-million ringgit expansion of its hospitality business, following the proposed acquisition of five companies for nearly RM426mil
02 April 2019 - TNB building RM180m solar plant in Kedah
  1. More TNB is raising its target to provide up to 1,700 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy by 2025 with another large scale solar (LSS) project in Kedah
02 April 2019 - MIDF: Development of free zone can attract more MNCs
  1. More MMC Corp Bhd's Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) has an advantage over the Port of Singapore in terms of land availability, enabling a wider free zone to be set up
01 April 2019 - Pioneering AI locally
  1. More Financial institutions stand to gain from dynamic models
27 March 2019 - Malaysia on track to becoming cashless society
  1. More Malaysia is well on its way to becoming a digital and cashless society as some 91 per cent of Malaysians already have access to online banking
26 March 2019 - Advancecon, Kumpulan Semesta to explore solar energy opportunity
  1. More ​Earthworks and civil engineering services provider Advancecon Holdings Bhd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kumpulan Semesta Sdn Bhd (KSSB) to explore opportunities in the solar energy industry in Malaysia, particularly the Large Scale Solar Project 3 initiated by the Energy Commission
26 March 2019 - Look East Policy graduates fired up to jump-start Malaysia for Industry 4.0
  1. More ​Malaysian graduates of Japanese universities under the country's Look East Policy initiated by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in 1982 are fired up to move the country into the technology of the 21st century in line with Industry 4.0
26 March 2019 - 'Let tariffs be in line with coal, gas prices'
  1. More This will enable people to gain from any downward pricing trend, says economist
25 March 2019 - Aturmaju set to enter solar panel industry
  1. More Firm wants to rebuild, eyes turnaround
25 March 2019 - Healthcare centre planned for Langkawi
  1. More Royal bumbon Resort, Resort Savers ink deal for high end development on Pulau Bumbon
23 March 2019 - Penang set to have another private hospital
  1. More ​Penang's medical tourism sector is set to receive a boost as a potential investor plans to invest in a new private hospital here
22 March 2019 - Putting the shine back in Malaysia’s tourism industry
  1. More Fewer Singapore tourists but numbers from China, other countries on the rise
22 March 2019 - MAHB in JV with Singapore-listed Boustead Projects to develop Subang Aerospace Park
  1. More Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) and BP Aerotech (Subang) Sdn Bhd plan to develop an aerospace and high-tech park within the Subang Aerotech Park to be leased to companies in the aerospace industry
22 March 2019 - RM2.3b green projects up for grabs this year
  1. More Tenders to include retrofitting up to 50 government buildings with energy saving devices, says Yeo
20 March 2019 - Malaysia’s digital export can grow to RM222 billion by 2030
  1. More ​Malaysia’s digital exports can increase to RM222 billion to the economy by 2030 from the current RM31 billion in the absence of digital trade barriers
19 March 2019 - Nestle unveils world's first solar-powered ice cream kiosks
  1. More ​Nestle Ice Cream today unveiled its first solar-powered ice cream kiosks in the world here in Malaysia, in line with the group's efforts to address climate change
19 March 2019 - Malaysia eager to be early mover of IR 4.0
  1. More Malaysia is eager to be an early mover of the fourth industrial revolution (IR 4.0), with the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) actively encouraging companies to jump start their digital transformation
19 March 2019 - Govt hopes to boost renewable energy growth with NEM
  1. More The government is looking into energy efficiency and renewable energy (RE) to reduce electricity bills and decarbonising the government’s administration, said Minister of Eergy, Science, Technology, Environment, and Climate Change (MESTECC), Yeo Bee Yin
19 March 2019 - Les' Copaque signs MoU with Beijing Animation and Gaming Industry Association
  1. More The Les’ Copaque Production (LCP) Sdn Bhd today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Beijing Animation and Gaming Industry Association (BAGIA) to establish collaboration in animation and video game-related industry
18 March 2019 - Singapore listed Hotel Royal to purchase Royale Chulan
  1. More Boustead Holdings Bhd (BHB) is disposing of the Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang Hotel here to Singapore listed Hotel Royal Ltd for RM197 million in cash
15 March 2019 - Pestech to partner with Japanese to bid for local solar power project
  1. More Pestech International Bhd has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Japanese renewable energy power plant developer for a potential joint investment in the bidding for the Large Scale Solar Photovoltaic Plants for Peninsula Malaysia (LSS 3 Project)
15 March 2019 - The key to sustainable development
  1. More With rapid urbanisation, Malaysia and other countries in the region need to manage and plan for more efficient smart cities
15 March 2019 - 4th Ikea store opens
  1. More Batu Kawan outlet part of Swedish giant's Rm650m investment in Malaysia
14 March 2019 - Shortage of corporate talent
  1. More Experts: Pool of company directors too shallow
13 March 2019 - TNB to collaborate with South Korean companies for virtual power plant technology
  1. More Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) wholly-owned subsidiary, TNB Research Sdn Bhd, has signed a research collaboration agreement worth US$7 million with South Korea’s I-On Communications and KH Shinhwa SnC to introduce virtual power plant technology in Malaysia
12 March 2019 - UPS optimistic of export growth in Southeast Asia
  1. More ​United Parcel Service (UPS), a global leader in logistics, is optimistic of the export growth in Malaysia and Southeast Asia on the back of a robust economic and trading environment within ASEAN, says its president for South Asia District Michelle Ho
12 March 2019 - High speed Internet a vital part of economic growth
  1. More Just like electricity and water, high speed Internet access should now be regarded as a basic necessity
11 March 2019 - UiTM, Petronas ink renewable energy collaboration
  1. More UiTM Energy & Facilities Sdn Bhd (UEFSB) has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Petroliam Nasional Bhd’s (Petronas) New Energy unit, to collaborate and jointly develop large scale solar photovoltaic power plants and on-campus energy optimisation and solar rooftop projects
11 March 2019 - TNB, PWD ink solar power collaboration
  1. More Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB), through its wholly-owned subsidiary TNBX Sdn Bhd, is undertaking a feasibility study on installation of rooftop solar on Public Works Department (PWD) buildings under the TNB Solar Energy Purchase Programme
11 March 2019 - BHR targeting breath-taking year
  1. More Eco-tropical hilltop resort upgrading facilities, reopening 50 rooms to capture slice of tourism pie
09 March 2019 - E-commerce driving demand for industrial properties, says report
  1. More ​Industrial properties “will continue to be sought after” driven by the rapid growth of e-commerce in the region, reported The Edge Malaysia recently
09 March 2019 - Petronas sets RM50 billion capex
  1. More It is focusing on new ventures, such as renewable energy
08 March 2019 - Stiff competition in logistics sector
  1. More Companies' valuations may continue to be under pressure, say analysts
07 March 2019 - Guan Eng: Bank Pembangunan's RM3b fund to push Malaysia towards Industry 4.0
  1. More ​Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd's RM3 billion Industry Digitalisation Transformation Fund forms a part of the nation's Budget 2019 initiatives to push Malaysia towards Industry 4.0 by accelerating the adoption of new technology including robotics, big data and artificial intelligence
06 March 2019 - Northport, Proton ink port services collaboration
  1. More ​Northport (Malaysia) Bhd and Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Sdn Bhd (Proton) have signed a strategic collaboration and services agreement for port services
06 March 2019 - Alibaba's new way to help boost Malaysia's digital economy agenda
  1. More ​Malaysia’s efforts at developing its digital economy agenda received a boost with the participation of 30 officials from 19 Ministries and agencies in the Alibaba Business School’s New Economy Workshop (NEW)
06 March 2019 - Top universities by subjects
  1. More Students looking for the best universities for specific fields of study should check out the 2019 QS World University Rankings by Subjects
05 March 2019 - Kedah aims to be medical tourism destination with new private hospital
  1. More ​A new private hospital will be developed here towards realising the State Government’s aspiration of making Kedah a medical tourism destination
05 March 2019 - More hotel brands coming to Klang Valley
  1. More Despite Malaysia not having met tourist arrival targets for five consecutive years, the hotel market continues to grow. According to the National Property Information Centre (Napic), the number of hotel rooms (all-star rating) increased 28.2%, or 54,229, to 246,564 from 2013 to 2017
05 March 2019 - Putrajaya, Cyberjaya set to become 5G test bed
  1. More Putrajaya and Cyberjaya are set to become the testbed in showcasing the 5G technology application next month, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo
05 March 2019 - Kazakhstan wants to tap Malaysia's halal expertise
  1. More Kazakhstan aims to leverage Malaysia's experience to develop its own halal industry ecosystem with focus on food and beverages and Islamic finance
02 March 2019 - Invest in technology to boost businesses
  1. More Malaysia's vision of a digital economy is one of the factors driving business growth in the country, which is ranked 15 among 190 economies in the World Bak's 2019 Ease of Doing Business Report
27 February 2019 - Maxis and Huawei to accelerate 5G growth in Malaysia
  1. More ​Maxis Bhd is collaborating with Huawei to accelerate 5G in Malaysia; the telco signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chinese tech giant at the 2019 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain
23 February 2019 - Digital economy policy is being formulated - Gobind
  1. More ​The policy to empower digital economy is being formulated and is expected to be announced in the third quarter of this year, Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said
22 February 2019 - Bio Osmo eyes Langkawi for expansion
  1. More Bio Osmo Bhd is eyeing Langkawi, Penang and Kota Kinabalu as part of the expansion plan for its current core business of hospitality
21 February 2019 - Ranhill and Thai partner plan power plant project
  1. More The 1,150MW facility will be exporting electricity to Thailand
21 February 2019 - Petronas JV finds gas
  1. More Repsol says it is the largest gas discovery in Indonesia in 18 years
21 February 2019 - Ranhill to export power to southern Thailand from Kedah
  1. More Ranhill Holdings Bhd (Ranhill) and Thailand-based Treasure Specialty Company Ltd (TS Co) will jointly develop a 1,150 megawatt combined cycle gas turbine power plant in Kedah for power export to Southern Thailand
21 February 2019 - Legoland Malaysia eyes India and Middle East to expand visitors base
  1. More ​Legoland Malaysia Resort is looking to expand its visitors base and sees India and the Middle East as potential growth markets
20 February 2019 - Northport in tie-up to build halal value chain
  1. More Northport (Malaysia) Bhd, Sojitz (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and NL Cold Chain Network (M) Sdn Bhd plans a partnership to establish the Malaysia-Japan halal value chain initiative
20 February 2019 - BHB unit to sell Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang Hotel for RM197m
  1. More Boustead Holdings Bhd (BHB), via its wholly-owned subsidiary Boustead Hotels & Resorts Sd Bhd (BHR), will dispose of its Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang Hotel for RM197 million
20 February 2019 - Better quality workers needed
  1. More ​Local workers need to toughen up and be less sensitive to survive and thrive in the local job market, said Johor Consumerism Human Resources and Unity Committee chairman Dr S. Ramakrishnan
20 February 2019 - Penang City Council to set up digital school in heritage site
  1. More The Yeap Chor Ee estate, comprising nine shophouses located within the UNESCO World Heritage Site Core Zone here, will be redeveloped into a vocational school specialising in software development
19 February 2019 - Volkswagen opens 3S centre in Sabah
  1. More Kota Bumi outlet is the only authorised VW dealership in state
19 February 2019 - YTL rolls out first terragraph trial
  1. More Plan in line with national fiberisation vision to improve broadband quality, coverage and price
19 February 2019 - National wage index to measure changes in wages, salaries
  1. More ​The National Wage Index (NWI) launched yesterday will be a guideline to measure changes in wages and salaries of workers in Malaysia’s labour market, says Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran
19 February 2019 - KPJ Healthcare aims to attract medical tourists from Indonesia
  1. More KPJ Healthcare Bhd will continue to focus on Indonesia’s Riau Islands in attracting more foreign medical tourists to its newest hospital, KPJ Bandar Dato’ Onn
16 February 2019 - RM2b solar projects up for grabs
  1. More Competitive bidding process is open for 6 months until August, says Yeo


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