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24 November 2017 - Carey Island mega project will take us higher
  1. More The mega port industrial city project at Carey Island will ease the congestion and bottleneck at Port Klang, says Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai
23 November 2017 - Tencent plans e-payment launch in Malaysia next year
  1. More China’s biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings, which last week reported forecast-beating quarterly results, is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem, an executive told Reuters.
22 November 2017 - E-commerce framework in the works
  1. More Asean initiative set to open up more opportunities and facilitate business expansion for MSMEs
21 November 2017 - Tencent mulls e-payment launch in Malaysia next year
  1. More China's biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings, which last week reported forecast-beating quarterly results, is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem, an executive told Reuters
21 November 2017 - DFTZ first phase up and running: Liow Khairie Hisyam Aliman
  1. More The first phase of regional logistics hub Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ), the first outside of China for the world's largest retailer Alibaba, has begun operations, said transport minister Dato' Sri Liow Tiong Lai
20 November 2017 - Seize MidEast O&G opprtunities
  1. More MPRC urges local players to laverage their capabilities to expand in region and boost export earnings
18 November 2017 - JV plans 4MW hydropower plant in Terengganu
  1. More Tenaga Nasional Bhd's subsidiary, TNB Energy Services Sdn Bhd (TNBES), has signed a shareholders agreement with Metrosphere Sdn Bhd to develop a four megawatt (MW) mini hydropower plant in Sungai Tersat, Kuala Berang in Terengganu
17 November 2017 - Axiata to invest US$6m in digital talent development
  1. More Axiata Group Bhd is committed to investing US$6 million (RM25 million) over the next three years to scale up digital expertise and provide critical digital development and capacity building for all employees
15 November 2017 - Malaysia's big data gets Xomnia boost
  1. More Malaysia Infocomm Foundation (MIF) and Xomnia B.V. of the Netherlands signed a framework cooperation agreement on Monday to set up a joint-venture (JV) company in Malaysia specialising in the big data business
15 November 2017 - MDEC eyeing new digital hubs outside Klang Valley
  1. More Penang, Johor, Sabah and Sarawak among proposed locations
15 November 2017 - Tadmax shortlists 8 foreign companies
  1. More EPCC contractors required to submit bids by end of January the latest
14 November 2017 - Malaysia keen to expand Asean, China, Asia Pacific network
  1. More Malaysia will focus on developing and expanding its logistics ties with other Asean countries, China and Asia Pacific nations, says Transport Minister
14 November 2017 - RCC upbeat on Malaysian market
  1. More US-based Royal Caribbean Cruises looks forward to cruise port development in country
14 November 2017 - Jimah plant on track for 2019 start
  1. More Project currently 70pc completed, says TNB
13 November 2017 - Local firms yet to fully use digital technology
  1. More Leading industry players in Malaysia have started their digital transformation journey, but many have yet to fully breadth of their business activities, according to new analysis by Accenture in its Digital Performance Index (DPI)
10 November 2017 - Services sector revenue rises 9.3pc
  1. More Malaysia's services sector recorded a 9.3 percent boost in revenue year-on-year in the third quarter to RM387.8 billion, mostly due to the professional and real estate agent, and wholesale and retail trade and food segments
08 November 2017 - TM unveils RM300m Johor IPDC
  1. More Facility is first of 2 aimed at meeting demand for data, hosting technologies
06 November 2017 - Moving from rooms to hotels
  1. More Budget hotel chain operator eyes leading position in the region
06 November 2017 - Kronologi to bank on artificial intelligence
  1. More Data management firm enjoying a surge in share price
06 November 2017 - Chip firms tap auto sector
  1. More Need to broaden revenue base due to cyclical nature of the industry
06 November 2017 - Revenue expected to exceed RM2b
  1. More Vital to sub-sectors such as IVF and cardiology to get more mileage, says MHTC
04 November 2017 - Powering Malaysia into new era
  1. More Alibaba founder expects DFTZ to be leading SME model for other countries
04 November 2017 - Ma offers to push local products
  1. More After DFTZ launch, 24-carat gold replica of a ship called 'Sail of Fortune' sells for RM122,000 via online charity auction
04 November 2017 - 5.06pm marks a historic time for Malaysian economy
  1. More Malaysia's Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) has officially gone live
04 November 2017 - DFTZ, an idea whose time has come
  1. More Malaysia's economy is going digital in a big way
02 November 2017 - Lazada on track to cater to 600m customers with DFTZ full rollout
  1. More Lazada Malaysia is on track with preparations to cater to the cater to the 600 million projected customer-base once the Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) fully takes off in 2019
01 November 2017 - Over 1,900 SMEs sign up for DFTZ to seize global opportunities
  1. More Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are making a beeline for the Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ), which will be opened on Friday
31 October 2017 - Malaysia Airlines data centre migrates to hybrid-cloud model
  1. More Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has announced the successful implementation of a large scale and industry first transformation project to migrate Malaysia Airlines' data centreto a 100 per cent hybrid cloud model
30 October 2017 - Setting the foundation blocks for Industry 4.0
  1. More We are entering the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which, as eloquently described by Professor Klaus Schwab, chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), is “characterised by a fusion of technologies that is blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and biological spheres”
30 October 2017 - Players laud RM1bil allocation for tech startups
  1. More The RM1bil allocation for startups under Budget 2018 will be provided by large government linked investment funds such as the Employees Provident Fund and the Retirement Fund Inc to venture capitalists on a matching basis
30 October 2017 - KLIA Aeropolis set to nurture e-commerce innovations
  1. More Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is gearing towards making the country a leading digital free trade zone (DFTZ), spurred by a RM83.5 million budget allocation to build the first phase of DFTZ at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Aeropolis
29 October 2017 - First phase taking shape
  1. More It will be launched by PM, Alibaba's Jack Ma early next month
28 October 2017 - UniMAP gearing towards Industry 4.0
  1. More Following its success in churning out highly sought after graduates, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP) is renewing its conviction to fully embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) by 2025
28 October 2017 - Hilton says Canopy to open in Q4 2021
  1. More The Canopy by Hilton hotel, the Hilton's lifestyle hotel brand, is schedule to open in the fourth quarter of 2021 as part of the Bukit Bintang City Centre (BBCC) development
26 October 2017 - TM and edotco Malaysia to provide next generation services
  1. More Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) has entered into a Next Generation Business Collaboration with edotco Malaysia Sdn Bhd to provide the next generation services to mobile operators for the expansion of LTE services
26 October 2017 - MAHB plans to set up e-fulfilment hub
  1. More Airport operator targets 3.5m tonnes of cargo carried by 2050
25 October 2017 - Malaysia needs to move freight off the roads
  1. More Road transport has been dominant for the logistics industry with one of Asia's best highway, and both rail and (short) sea take an insignificant share in domestic and cross border transport
24 October 2017 - Malaysia to create 100,000 technical, high-skilled jobs next decade with rail projects, says Najib
  1. More Malaysia's land public transport sector is expected to accelerate the creation of some 100,000 technical and high-skilled engineering jobs with opportunities in complex, cutting-edge projects in the next decade
24 October 2017 - Malaysia on track to achieve renewable energy goal
  1. More Malaysia has reached 22.5% installed electricity capacity from renewable energy (RE), helped by the country's net energy metering, large scale solar, green sukuk financing and feed-in tariff (FiT) policies
23 October 2017 - Turkeys's Ibn Haldun University to set up branch in Malaysia
  1. More Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi described his official visit to Turkey for a meeting of the eight-member Organisation for Economic Cooperation (D-8) as a success
23 October 2017 - AsiaBio Petroleum, ACME in deal to set up integrated facility
  1. More AsiaBio Petroleum Sdn Bhd (ABP), a subsidiary of Asia Bioenergy Technologies Bhd (ABT), has entered into a collaboration agreement with ACME Industrial Services Sdn Bhd (ACME) to set up an integrated facility to provide blasting and painting (B&P), as well as steel fabrication services
21 October 2017 - Mobile workshops hit the road
  1. More MAN Truck says new service to help customers save travel time and cost
21 October 2017 - Favelle Favco’s next phase of growth
  1. More M&A exercise set to expand crane specialist’s earnings base
20 October 2017 - Malaysian enticement for start-ups
  1. More Country has ideal ecosystem for young companies to thrive in, says Najib
20 October 2017 - Sheraton Petaling Jaya opens its doors
  1. More Sheraton Hotels and Resorts has opened the Sheraton Petaling Jaya at Jalan Utara, next to the Pinnacle Petaling Jaya shopping mall
17 October 2017 - RTI begins Malaysia endeavour
  1. More Research institute to focus on enabling an innovation ecosystem and strengthening healthcare delivery systems in the country
16 October 2017 - Kim Loong to expand into bio-gas power supply soon
  1. More Group expected to supply 1.8MW to TNB grid by year-end
16 October 2017 - DHUA eyes skills and training exchange programme with Geely
  1. More DRB-HICOM University of Automotive Malaysia (DHUA), the fully owned education subsidiary of DRB-HICOM BHd, is mulling over establishing a skills and training exchange programme with Zhejiang Geely Holdings Group for its graduate students
16 October 2017 - Cypark readies for high growth
  1. More Company plans to beef up tender book, expand to neighbouring countries
16 October 2017 - AECOM upbeat on future in Malaysia
  1. More US engineering firm sees huge demand for design, planning, construction and project management
13 October 2017 - Firms aim to install 100 ChargEV stations by 2018
  1. More PetDag, TNBES and GreenTech will monitor growth to meet market demand
13 October 2017 - MITI proposes automation grants
  1. More The international trade and industry ministry (Miti) has proposed several measures for the upcoming Budget 2018, including automation grants, to enhance implementation of Industry 4.0, according to Second International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ong Ka Chuan
12 October 2017 - TNB unit, CIMA ink RM200m venture
  1. More Plant will have generation capability of 23MW drawn from waste heat of cement factories
12 October 2017 - Cam Resources to build RM19.8m biogas plant to supply green energy to TNB
  1. More Cam Resources Bhd’s wholly-owned unit Future Atlas Sdn Bhd, which would be selling renewable energy to Tenaga Nasional Bhd in 2019, plans to build its 2MW biogas plant at a cost of RM19.8 million
12 October 2017 - Special Report: Importance of services sector grows
  1. More PENANG’s services sector has been growing steadily. It contributed 49.1% or RM34.3 billion to the state’s gross domestic product in 2015 — translating into a compound annual growth rate of 6.05% from RM25.6 billion in 2010
12 October 2017 - Special Report: Building a talent pool for growth
  1. More PENANG’s manufacturing sector hired 329,400 people last year, making it the second biggest employer after the services sector, the Department of Statistics Malaysia’s data shows
11 October 2017 - Langkawi Port upgrade completed
  1. More RM28m improvements will cater to island's logistics demands for next 15 years, says deputy minister
10 October 2017 - Mudajaya wins RM1.1bil LRT3 job
  1. More It will bring group’s outstanding order book to RM3.5bil
10 October 2017 - Azure power for MRT Corp
  1. More Mass Rapid Transit Corp (MRT Corp) has become one of the first firms in Asia to leverage cloud-based collaboration on a common data environment after adopting it for the 51 km Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (KVMRT) Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) line
09 October 2017 - Ikea puts Latin America, Southeast Asian markets in its sights
  1. More Ikea is planning to enter South America and expand in Southeast Asia, in its quest to dominate the world’s home furnishings market
09 October 2017 - Protasco plans 3-star hotel in De Centrum City to tap demand
  1. More Protasco Bhd will be opening a three star hotel in De Centrum City, Kajang, in 2020 to cater to the growing business travellers segment in the area and families visiting students at nearby universities
08 October 2017 - E-commerce is for all ages
  1. More Expert: Online sales projected to be 12% of total sales in Malaysia by 2020
07 October 2017 - Tesco Malaysia to spend RM27.5mil to renovate three more stores
  1. More Tesco Malaysia will spend approximately RM27.5mil until February 2018 to renovate three more stores in peninsular Malaysia
06 October 2017 - KLIA Aeropolis to see RM500m investment in next two years
  1. More Some RM500 million will be invested by the government and private sector to develop the KLIA Aeropolis in the next two years until mid-2019, according to Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai
06 October 2017 - Assurance for logistics industry
  1. More Government reiterates commitment to sector's sustainable growth via initiatives such as Digital Free Trade Zone
06 October 2017 - Bison to invest RM35.7m in JV with 2 Japan firms
  1. More Bison Consolidated Bhd, which operates myNEWS.com outlets in Malaysia, will invest RM35.7 million in two joint ventures (JVs) with Japanese firms to develop, produce and sell ready-to-eat (RTE) food and bakery products
05 October 2017 - Support for move to tax digital economy
  1. More The government’s proposal to tax the digital economy is a step in the right direction, says World Bank Group representative and country manager for Malaysia Faris Hadad-Zervos
03 October 2017 - Government offers incentives for adopting MSPO certification
  1. More The government is offering incentives to facilitate and help reduce the audit costs of obtaining the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification
03 October 2017 - Serba’s MRO and IRM centre part of integrated energy hub
  1. More Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary Serba Dinamik Sdn Bhd (SDSB) has secured around RM206 million worth of new contracts, comprising three operations and maintenance (O&M) and four engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contracts
03 October 2017 - MITI expects digital economy employment to surpass global average by 2025
  1. More The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) is targeting the country’s employment rate within the digital economy space to surpass the global average by 2025
03 October 2017 - Realising Industry 4.0 goal
  1. More Malaysia to gain from strategic investments by global technology leaders such as Honeywell, says Mustapa
03 October 2017 - 5 more airlines may land at KLIA
  1. More At least 2 carriers will be from countries not yet present at airport, says Badlisham
02 October 2017 - Albaik considering Malaysia as HQ for Asean region
  1. More Saudi Arabia quick service restaurant chain Albaik is considering Malaysia as the site for its regional headquarters as it seeks to expand into Southeast Asia
30 September 2017 - Serba Dinamik bags 7 contracts
  1. More Global integrated engineering services provider also secures job for Pengerang eco-Industrial Park
29 September 2017 - RM100m for new Klang hospital
  1. More Columbia Asia says location chosen based on continued demand from insurance partners
29 September 2017 - Dentsu Aegis unveils global media investment arm Amplifi
  1. More Dentsu Aegis Network Malaysia has unveiled its global media investment arm, Amplifi, which is available in eight markets across Asia Pacific and 39 countries
29 September 2017 - Manjung 5 starts commercial operations
  1. More 1000MW ultra-supercritical dacility in Lumut goen online ahead of schedule
29 September 2017 - More players welcomed
  1. More Move can help RE industry grow robustly and bring down cost, says minister
28 September 2017 - A transformative higher education
  1. More Malaysia's higher education (HE) in the fourth industrial revolution is a complex, dialectical and exciting opportunity, which can potentially transform society for the better
28 September 2017 - Belgium wants to ship more fries to Malaysia
  1. More World's No. 1 potato exporter to collaborate with restaurants, operators of fast-food outlets
28 September 2017 - Petronas prepares for lower oil prices
  1. More Firm practices fiscal discipline, prudent spending and delivering value over volume
28 September 2017 - 25pc cost saving from incoming jets
  1. More No new funding needed for the 6 Airbus aircraft, says MAS chief
27 September 2017 - Tourism to remain third largest contributor to economy
  1. More Aggressive measures taken to boost Malaysia’s tourism and hospitality industry, which include hotels, foods, restaurants, chefs, as well as food services equipment and suppliers doing their part, will help maintain the industry as the third largest contributor to Malaysia’s economy
27 September 2017 - Minister: Private hospitals are key to medical tourism
  1. More Malaysia is targeting RM1.5bil in medical tourism spending next year
27 September 2017 - Kuala Lumpur inbound tourism to grow 7.2% this year, says Mastercard
  1. More Mastercard Inc is forecasting the number of tourists visiting Kuala Lumpur this year to grow 7.2% from 11.28 million last year. Tourist expenditure in the city is also projected to rise 4.5% from US$7.22 billion (RM30.4 billion)
27 September 2017 - MyExpo project set to boost business tourism
  1. More The Malaysian Exposition and Convention Centre (MyExpo) is set to boost business tourism in the country, which could surpass the sector forecasted contribution of RM3.9 billion to Gross National Income by 2020
26 September 2017 - Dialog takes full control of CTSB
  1. More O&G company to pay RM193mil for remaining 45% stake
26 September 2017 - China’s CCCC to build tower in TRX
  1. More China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) intends to make Kuala Lumpur its hub for the Asean region as the port and construction group expands its footprint here
26 September 2017 - MISC sells stake in Langsat tank terminals in Johor for RM193m Adam Aziz
  1. More MISC Bhd plans to dispose of its 45% equity interest in Centralised Terminals Sdn Bhd (CTSB) to Dialog Group Bhd for RM193 million.
26 September 2017 - Petronas exploring new energy avenues
  1. More Renewable energy move hinges on profit-making
26 September 2017 - MISC exits tank terminal business
  1. More Group sells 45pc stake in Centralised Terminals for RM193m
26 September 2017 - Malaysia, Singapore to sign RTS deal by December
  1. More Malaysia and Singapore will sign a bilateral agreement on the rapid transit system (RTS) between Johor Baru and Singapore by December before calling for tenders
25 September 2017 - Renewable energy, right way forward
  1. More Petronas continues to make hefty contributions to country and people
25 September 2017 - Banking on digital, technological capabilities to move ahead
  1. More Petronas is building its digital and technological capabilities to set itself apart from competitors as it moves forward and adjusts to the low oil price environment
22 September 2017 - New hangar boost SAE's MRO capacity
  1. More Facility features Malaysia's first eco-friendly closed-door paintwork bay
21 September 2017 - Lay Hong moves into e-grocery
  1. More Egg and poultry producer to enter same-day delivery business
21 September 2017 - London-based WorldRemit launches services in Malaysia
  1. More WorldRemit is now in Malaysia after being accepted as one of the only four initial entrants into Bank Negara Malaysia's Financial Technology (fintech) Regulatory Sandbox in June
19 September 2017 - Taxing the digital economy
  1. More Malaysia wants to amend laws that will hit the pockets of foreign digital services firms
19 September 2017 - Malaysia riding wave of technological change to boost output
  1. More Malaysia is riding the wave of technological change by Internet of Things (IoT) and smart technologies to boost productivity and increase competitiveness
18 September 2017 - Recycling firms to benefit from growth in several industries
  1. More Recycling companies are the hidden beneficiaries from the growth that is being experienced in several industries in Malaysia


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