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22 February 2018 - PAAB to build water treatment plant for Merge Energy unit
  1. More Merge Energy Bhd’s wholly owned subsidiary, Mewah Kota Sdn Bhd, has received a letter of acceptance from Pengurusan Aset Air Bhd for the construction of a water treatment plant in Air Pagoh, Johor, for RM105.55mil
21 February 2018 - Sky's the new limit for Skyways
  1. More Danish MRO specialist expanding Subang facility to better serve Asia Pacific ATR turboprop aircraft market
20 February 2018 - Minda Global plans new programmes, campus
  1. More Private education provider Minda Global Bhd expects to develop new programmes to expand its study disciplines and improve student intake growth
16 February 2018 - Johor Port to invest RM10mil for facilities at Tanjung Bruas Port
  1. More Johor Port Bhd, which comes under MMC Ports, will invest RM10mil to set up facilities at the Tanjung Bruas Port, Melaka, to roll out the country’s first roll-on/roll-off (RoRo) service between Malaysia and Indonesia.
16 February 2018 - Johor Port, Pelindo1 collaborate to boost shipping operations
  1. More Johor Port Bhd (JPB), a member of MMC Group, has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with PT Pelabuhan Indonesia I (Pelindo I) to establish roll-on-roll-off activities and shipping connectivity
14 February 2018 - SESB sets up technical training centre in Sabah
  1. More TNB has set up a technical training centre in Kota Belud, Sabah, to beef up its staff competency, via its subsidiary Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB)
14 February 2018 - E-payment to spur digital economy
  1. More Individual Internet banking transactions jumped more than threefold to 435.4 million transaction in 2016
13 February 2018 - Ranhill receives conditional nod to build power plant in Sabah
  1. More Two years after announcing the proposal, Ranhill Holdings Bhd has received a conditional letter of award (CLOA) from the Energy Commission (EC) to build a 300-megawatt (MW) combined cycle gas turbine power plant in Sandakan, Sabah
13 February 2018 - Penang International Airport expansion to start soon
  1. More The expansion of the Penang International Airport (LTAPP) will commence this year to provide greater comfort for passengers, said Penang Federal Action Council (MTPNPP) chairman Datuk Seri Zainal Abidin Osman
12 February 2018 - Malaysia needs to develop own roadmap
  1. More Malaysia needs to develop its own national roadmap and framework for the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) to spur collaboration with developed countries in innovation industries
09 February 2018 - Astro plans to invest RM110mil in JV with GMK
  1. More Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd’s unit has proposed to invest RM110mil in a joint venture (JV) with Grup Majalah Karangkraf Sdn Bhd (GMK) to provide content in Malaysia and Indonesia
09 February 2018 - Westports set for bigger role
  1. More Completion of terminal expansion boosts ports's container handling capacity to 14m TEUs
09 February 2018 - PDB allots Rm400m for expansion
  1. More RM320m will be used to open 10 new stations and upgrade existing ones nationwide
09 February 2018 - Miti eyes 10,000 e-commerce companies for DFTZ
  1. More The International Trade and Industry Ministry (Miti) is targeting to increase the number of companies coming onboard the Digital Free-Trade Zone (DFTZ) e-commerce platform to about 10,000 by year-end from 1,998 last November
08 February 2018 - MAHB to transform Subang into aerospace, aviation hub
  1. More Airport operator inks deals in Singapore for the initiative
08 February 2018 - Axis-REIT leases MAHB’s land to develop industrial facility
  1. More Axis Real Estate Investment Trust (Axis-REIT) has leased 2.84ha from Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) in Subang for RM19.88mil for a tenure of 49 years, expiring on Dec 30, 2066
07 February 2018 - Universiti Malaya ranks 46th in Asia
  1. More Universiti Malaya (UM) has improved in its ranking from the 59th position last year to 46th this year according to Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings
07 February 2018 - Education in Malaysia
  1. More National schools in Malaysia have been seeing a decline in student enrolments at both primary and secondary levels whereas private school have been an uptick in the number of students over the same period, according to data released by the Department of Statistics Malaysia
06 February 2018 - Serba Dinamik to buy stakes in three RE companies
  1. More As a shareholder of the target companies, Serba Dinamik may also reap benefits in the form of dividends.
06 February 2018 - Petronas Lubricants sets 4,800-barrel sales target in Kota Tinggi this year
  1. More Petronas Lubricants Marketing Malaysia Sdn Bhd aims to sell 4,800 barrels of lubricant products to commercial vehicles manufacturing companies and manufacturing industries at Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC)
06 February 2018 - Facelift for Kedai Ayamas nationwide
  1. More QSR Brands unit to spend RM5m refurbishing 45 outlets over 2 years
05 February 2018 - Retail sector enters consolidation phase
  1. More Retailers changing strategies to adapt to new challenges
05 February 2018 - Optimax opens 11th branch, eyes regional expansion
  1. More Optimax Eye Specialist Sdn Bhd has launched its 11th branch in Sri Petaling as part of its expansion plan
05 February 2018 - Government to create special tax incentive for NAC vendors
  1. More The government plans to create a special tax incentive for automotive vendors investing in the newly launched National Automotive Cluster @ Proton City, says the International Trade and Industry Ministry
03 February 2018 - Honda Malaysia invests RM11m to expand parts warehouse
  1. More Honda Malaysia has invested Rm11 million for the Phase 2 expansion of the parts warehouse in Bukit Jelutong
03 February 2018 - Mydin eyes prospects along HSR route in three states
  1. More Retail chain to open hypermarkets in Batu Pahat, Muar and Ayer Keroh
02 February 2018 - UPS upbeat on good growth
  1. More Company sees increased demand for delivery services as more SMEs embrace e-commerce
02 February 2018 - Opportunities for Malaysia to develop maritime economy
  1. More Malaysia has the opportunities to further develop its maritime economy, with the support of numerous shipyards, ports and terminals, in addition to a prime geographic location
02 February 2018 - Demand for global air freight seen rising 4.5pc this year
  1. More International Air Transport Association (IATA) is optimistic about the global freight outlook this year with demand expected to expand at healthy 4.5 per cent
01 February 2018 - TPM, GPE ink collaborative pact
  1. More Technology Park Malaysia Corporation Sdn Bhd (TPM) and Green Planet Energy Co Ltd (GPE) of South Korea inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for collaboration on large-scale solar farm and biomass projects
30 January 2018 - Alibaba to take on KL traffic
  1. More E-commerce giant pushes to grow cloud computing business
29 January 2018 - PRG eyes medical tourism market
  1. More Company sees synergies with its property development business
29 January 2018 - Japan offers to set up HSR training centres
  1. More Country offers to help produce skilled manpower if it wins bid for high-speed rail project
29 January 2018 - Japan eyes Malaysia universities as KL-Singapore High Speed Rail training centre partners
  1. More Japan is eyeing three local universities as partners to set up a training centre in Malaysia to produce skilled manpower if it wins the bid to build the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR), billed as Southeast Asia's largest infrastructure project
27 January 2018 - Malaysia on track to meet RE target
  1. More Malaysia is well on its way towards reaching its 50 per cent renewable energy (RE) target by 2050, with current levels at 21.67 per cent
26 January 2018 - Embracing the Fourth Industrial Revolution
  1. More TN50 must emphasise on digital economy, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, cross border e-commerce, and others to face 4IR challenges
25 January 2018 - World’s largest condom maker to spend RM90 mil on automation
  1. More Karex plans to spend 90m ringgit over 3 years on capital expenditure to boost automation, with an aim to cut labour costs by half in 5 years, CEO Goh Miah Kiat says in interview in Kuala Lumpur
24 January 2018 - Semiconductor Power Shift
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23 January 2018 - Axiata to focus on 5 micro services
  1. More Company has invested US$200m on digital and Internet ventures since 2013
22 January 2018 - Texchem to open 80 more Sushi King outlets by 2021
  1. More ​Texchem Resources Bhd will spend about RM80mil to open 80 new Sushi King outlets in the country until 2021
22 January 2018 - LG Electronics plans eight more stores this year
  1. More LG Electronics (M) Sdn Bhd plans to set up eight more LG brand stores in the country this year
19 January 2018 - Aspen partners LG to provide innovation
  1. More Aspen (Group) Holdings Ltd will work with consumer electronics giant, LG Electronics Inc, to provide the latest in technology solutions, Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled platform and innovative products and services for all the group’s projects in Malaysia and South-East Asia
19 January 2018 - Green Target ties up with Best Western to develop and manage hotel in Nilai
  1. More Green Target Group will partner Best Western Hotels and Resorts – the world’s biggest hotel chain – to develop and manage the Best Western MesaHotel here
18 January 2018 - Poh Kong sees better margins on high gold prices
  1. More Jeweller Poh Kong Holdings Bhd is expecting better profit margins for the year, on the back of rising gold prices and improved consumer demand
18 January 2018 - Local I.T. spending seen at RM65.2b
  1. More 5.7pc rise likely amid strong growth in enterprise software
18 January 2018 - WCT, EPF launch New World Petaling Jaya Hotel
  1. More WCT Holdings Bhd and the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) opened the New World Petaling Jaya Hotel at the Paradigm Integrated Development in Kelana Jaya yesterday
17 January 2018 - JV to expand high-speed net reach
  1. More TNB-TM collaboration set to capitalise on GLC's reach, infrastructure and expertise
17 January 2018 - Boom set to continue amid robust GDP growth
  1. More Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) expects the boom in construction sector to continue this year with real growth at nine per cent, on the back of Malaysia's overall gross domestic product growth of 5.3 per cent
17 January 2018 - Malaysia IT spending to grow 5.7% this year to RM65.2b, says Gartner
  1. More Research and advisory firm Gartner Inc has projected the spending on technology products and services in Malaysia to increase by 5.7% to RM65.2 billion this year, compared with RM61.6 billion in previous year
16 January 2018 - Malaysia’s first Banyan Tree resort to open in June
  1. More Occupying the top seven floors of Banyan Tree Signatures Pavilion Kuala Lumpur building, Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur features 55 rooms and suites
16 January 2018 - Japanese firms to offer stake to local partners on successful HSR bid
  1. More Japanese companies will offer a substantial equity participation to local partners, beside establishing cooperation in a variety of ares, in the event of a successful bid for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high speed rail (HSR) project
16 January 2018 - Moody's upgrades MAHB ratings outlook to 'stable'
  1. More Moody's Investor Service has affirmed the "A3" issuer rating of Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) and upgraded the airport operator's rating outlook to "stable" from "negative"
16 January 2018 - Commission confirms tariff stays till year-end
  1. More Third-party access system also comes into force today. says PetGas
12 January 2018 - Aviation sector set to fly higher
  1. More Analyst see passenger traffic growth of 6-7pc this year due to improved consumer sentiment and economic outlook
12 January 2018 - Haier targets RM240mil sales in Malaysia this year
  1. More Haier Electrical Appliances (M) Sdn Bhd, a trading arm for China's Haier Group, is targeting to increase its sales by over 30% to about RM240mil this year
10 January 2018 - Retrenched workers will be rehired soon — MITI
  1. More Finding a job isn’t that difficult for retrenched workers. According to International Trade and Industry Minister (MITI) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, a majority of retrenched workers has been quickly re-employed by new and expanding businesses
09 January 2018 - Malakoff to develop projects worth RM1.3b
  1. More Firm signs MoU with Touch Meccanica on solar farm, mini hydro projects in Pahang
05 January 2018 - Opportunities aplenty in electric trains
  1. More Scomi Group Bhd foresees higher demand for mass public transportation, especially from developing countries
05 January 2018 - Bank Negara buys 22.59ha plot for RM2b to develop financial education hub
  1. More Bank Negara Malaysia has acwuired a piece of land located next to the Sasana Kijang complex for RM2 billion and plans to develop a financial education hub there
05 January 2018 - Scomi to focus on renewable energy
  1. More Group expects to secure RM1b order book locally
04 January 2018 - Scomi eyes RM1b worth of renewable energy projects
  1. More Scomi Group Bhd hopes to clinch an estimated RM1 billion worth of renewable energy (RE) projects by end of its next financial year. The company said RE will create growth opportunities for the group
04 January 2018 - TRX most successful amid low office occupancy
  1. More Most buildings being developed by occupiers, thus lack speculations
04 January 2018 - TRX is Savills' top pick
  1. More Survey shows financial hub on track to be most successful master-planned commercial development
03 January 2018 - Top 5 logistics trends to watch out for this year
  1. More Transport optimisation will be major focus in reducing supply chain costs for industries, which have been far too long left on the table
03 January 2018 - AI developers and data-related roles to be in demand as fourth industrial revolution beckons - Hays
  1. More The fourth industrial revolution opens up a new set of skills and jobs for employees particularly artificial intelligence (AI) developers, and data-related roles, according to global recruitment consultant Hays plc
03 January 2018 - Cypark a good proxy to renewable energy sector
  1. More CIMB Equities Research continues to like Cypark Resources Bhd for its cheap valuation and has raised its sum-of-parts based target price to RM2.95 as it rolled over its valuation to financial year 2019 (FY19)
02 January 2018 - Mavcom: Rising jet fuel prices, airport capacity among challenges
  1. More The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) has outlined three main challenges that the local aviation industry would face this year
02 January 2018 - High single-digit growth expected
  1. More The will be intense competition among airlines in Malaysia, says CAPA
01 January 2018 - EcoWorld embraces digital economy
  1. More EcoWorld X to allow developer to build on consumer relationships
01 January 2018 - SMEs able to adapt to Industry 4.0
  1. More Digitalisation can enhance Malaysian firms operation, management
01 January 2018 - MIDF upbeat on O&G downstream sector
  1. More The oil and gas (O&G) downstream sector will likely to do well this year as oil price stabilises, said MIDF Research department head Mohd Redza Abdul Rahman
30 December 2017 - AIMS expect double digit growth
  1. More Cashless transactions to be game changer for businesses, says firm
29 December 2017 - Huge growth opportunities for aviation industry
  1. More However, players need to be more aggressive, says Ambitious Academy chief
29 December 2017 - Digistar to refurbish Imperial Heritage
  1. More Company plans to use funds from proposed RM80m bond sale
28 December 2017 - Good prospects for power sector
  1. More Electricity demand expected to normalise next year
28 December 2017 - Chairman: Port Klang FZ makes great progress this year
  1. More The Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) is taking large strides and has made great progress in 2017
28 December 2017 - Accommodative operating environment for airline industry in 2017
  1. More Airlines in Malaysia had a good 2017, thanks to an accommodating operating environment, given the strong tourism growth and a continued depressed oil market throughout most of the year
28 December 2017 - Acoustech to develop luxury hotel, affordable apartments in Melaka with GDV of RM80.5m
  1. More Acoustech Bhd plans to develop a five-storey luxury hotel and a block of affordable serviced apartment worth a combined gross development value (GDV) of RM80.5 million on two pieces of land in Melaka
28 December 2017 - Dealers go all out to meet target
  1. More New models, rising competition to help accelerate TIV to 519,000 units says MAA
27 December 2017 - Electricity tariff schedule to be maintained
  1. More There will be no revision in electricity tariff schedule for Peninsular Malaysia until Dec 31, 2020
27 December 2017 - U.K. firms eye rail jobs in Malaysia
  1. More Railway Industry Association offers to bring in technology and innovation
25 December 2017 - Government serious about revamping public transport
  1. More With the introduction of e-hailing legislation to govern ride sharing services and the government's initiatives to extend and upgrade existing public transport, Malaysia's transportation industry has rapidly evolved from what it was a year ago, ushering in a new era of a more efficient transportation network
25 December 2017 - Next step in self-service banking
  1. More Next generation automated teller machines will revolutionise industry, says NCR vice president
23 December 2017 - Pestech rides on regional growth
  1. More Growing demand for electricity in Asean set to keep company busy through 2019
22 December 2017 - PUC to proceed with Presto expansion
  1. More Company to focus on development of technology business as it sees good prospects, value
22 December 2017 - Expect penetration rate of 4-5pc next year, says 11street
  1. More 11street, Malayisa's second largest online marketplace, expects an e-commerce penetration rate of between four and five per cent next year, which will double that recorded in 2015
21 December 2017 - Islamic Digital Economy framework launch in Q1
  1. More Malaysia will introduce its first Islamic Digital Economy (IDE) framework to claim the leadership role in the global halal marketplace
21 December 2017 - Healthcare key driver of economic growth
  1. More Healthcare is one of the world's largest and fastest growing industries. Consuming more than 10 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) of most developed nations, it can form an enormous part of a country's economy
19 December 2017 - National utility firm to focus on renewable energy projects
  1. More TNB will continue to invest in and bid for renewable energy projects locally and abroad as part of its long term strategy
19 December 2017 - Booming digital economy to raise Malaysia’s profile
  1. More Dubbed the “Year of the Internet Economy”, 2017 witnesses many historical accomplishments within the information and communications technology (ICT) arena as Malaysia boldly strides towards embracing the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0) along with the rest of the world
18 December 2017 - Sunway Labs to help startups go regional
  1. More Some seven months after its launch, Sunway Group’s non-profit incubator, Sunway iLabs has undertaken initiatives to increase its regional and international reach for its users
18 December 2017 - More SMEs embracing data analytics
  1. More Adax aims to help MDEC achieve target of 20,000 data professionals by 2020
18 December 2017 - Honda opens 3S centre in Miri
  1. More Honda Malaysia officially opened its seventh and biggest 3S centre in Sabah and Sarawak
14 December 2017 - Malaysia Airports: Ethiopian Airlines to promote KLIA as preferred hub
  1. More Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd said Ethiopian Airlines’ Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner's inaugural flight from Ethiopia to Malaysia will cater to increasing passenger traffic from Africa
12 December 2017 - Ministry coordinating working groups for Industry 4.0 framework
  1. More The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) is coordinating five working groups involving various ministries in drafting the National Industry 4.0 policy framework.
11 December 2017 - Select TV’s growth strategy for mobile app Roomie
  1. More Select TV has grown immensely to become a notable player in Asia Pacific, providing leading innovative solutions for the hospitality sector
09 December 2017 - Technology drives future investment theme
  1. More Internet of Things and electric vehicles among areas of growth
09 December 2017 - Serba Dinamik shows its dynamism beyond oil and gas
  1. More One company operating in the upstream oil and gas sector that has been doing surprisingly well is Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd
09 December 2017 - McDonald's allocates Rm1.5b capex growth
  1. More McDonald's has allocated about RM1.5 billion in capital expenditure to support its aggressive growth plan and push for more use of technology at its restaurants in Malaysia
09 December 2017 - MIDA CEO: 179 R&D projects approved, 6,300 jobs created
  1. More MIDA approved 179 projects involving research and development (R&D) with a total investment of RM2.84 billion as at June


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