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11 January 2019 - TNB secures RM144mil financing for solar project
  1. More Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has secured RM144mil financing for its second large-scale solar (LSS) project in Malaysia
11 January 2019 - Celcom invests RM100mil for IoT in next 5 years
  1. More Celcom Axiata Bhd will invest RM100 million over the next five years for the development of its Internet of Thing (IoT) Centre of Excellence (CoE) and IoT-related infrastructure
10 January 2019 - Fedex to launch two new facilities in Malaysia
  1. More ​The world’s largest express transportation company, FedEx Express (FedEx), is planning to launch two new logistic facilities in Malaysia this year
09 January 2019 - Greater KL may become biggest office market in Asean
  1. More ​Greater Kuala Lumpur could become the biggest office space market in the Asean region this year, according to property consultancy Savills Malaysia
09 January 2019 - Renewable energy more affordable
  1. More The government's move to liberalise the power sector and promote renewable energy (RE) will make it more affordable for consumers to switch to renewables, especially solar energy
08 January 2019 - Kota Kinabalu Port area to get tourism boost
  1. More Mega projects expected to attract local and overseas visitors
08 January 2019 - Higher earnings seen for private healthcare
  1. More Hospital operators to benefit from rising number of medical tourists BTM Capital is now BTM Land
07 January 2019 - Charting an empire
  1. More Logistics services provider poised for expansion
07 January 2019 - HPB plans business expansion
  1. More Firm to venture into fintech, health and retail sectors in Malaysia and abroad
04 January 2019 - Sanbumi keen to expand to Penang
  1. More Firm plans to invest in hospitality, property sectors after 'acquiring' strategic partner
03 January 2019 - Nestle doubles online sales
  1. More Nestle (Malaysia) Bhd said its e-commerce sales doubled within a year of its partnership with Shopee Malaysia
02 January 2019 - Weakening ringgit a boost to Malaysia’s healthcare tourism
  1. More The ringgit’s weakening has played a part in contributing to the growth of the healthcare travel industry in the country, says Malaysia Healthcare Tourism Council (MHTC) Chief Executive Officer, Sherene Azli
02 January 2019 - E-commerce site will to help forge closer links between merchants in East and West Malaysia
  1. More ​Identifying e-commerce products from East Malaysia that are in great demand among consumers in West Malaysia and vice versa is crucial for online shopping operators to stay competitive in the business
02 January 2019 - Rapid changes and riding the wave of Industry 4.0
  1. More With Industry 4.0, humans can connect every information and plan for the production of goods to their exact requirement. Consumers can have custom made products at the price of mass manufacturing
01 January 2019 - Digital transformation changing customers' expectations, says IATA
  1. More Customers' expectation of airlines are changing due to the rapid digital transformation of platforms such as Uber, Airbnb and Google Flights
01 January 2019 - OYO opens 2 hotels in Senawang, Puchong
  1. More OYO Hotels, South Asia's largest and world's fastest growing chain of leased and franchised hotels, homes and living spaces, has strengthened its position in Malaysia with the opening of two new hotels - OYO 498 D&F Boutique Hotel in Senawang, Negeri Sembilan, and OYO 502 Midah Inn in Puchong, Selangor
29 December 2018 - IT , O&G sectors showing strongest growth in online hiring
  1. More Information technology (IT), telecommunication/Internet service providers and oil and gas (O&G) industries registered strong growth of 35 and 16 per cent, respectively, in the second half of the year for online hiring
29 December 2018 - Tioman to get 15pc of electricity from RE
  1. More Tioman, located 32km off the coast of Pahang, will get 15 per cent of its electricity generated from renewable energy (RE) beginning next year
28 December 2018 - Industry leaders to chart TVET’s path
  1. More ​Leaders of Malaysian industries are working with the government to develop a skills standard and syllabus that are of international quality, says Department of Skills Development director-general Nidzam Kamarulzaman
27 December 2018 - Misif: Stop continuous hike in electricity prices
  1. More Steel industry to see cost rising to RM1bil with new tariff surcharge
27 December 2018 - Aviation sector shows greater operational efficiency
  1. More ​Malaysia’s aviation industry has a fairly stable 2018 with airlines showing greater efficiency in operations but overall growth has been slowing down as the industry heads towards a matured phase
27 December 2018 - New strategies to boost tourism
  1. More Tourism Malaysia to optimise use of ICT, initiate partnership with industry players
26 December 2018 - Proton facilities to implement energy efficiency initiatives
  1. More ​National car maker Proton has signed an Energy Performance Contract (EPC) with UEM Edgenta Bhd to manage and implement energy efficient initiatives over a period of seven years
26 December 2018 - GSK’s Business Services Centre expands services
  1. More ​GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is investing globally in new areas like analytics, artificial intelligence and even robotics to advance its business. Its Business Service Centre (BSC) in Kuala Lumpur hopes to support all these areas in the future
25 December 2018 - Bright spot in renewable energy
  1. More Power firms ready to help government accomplish Electricity Supply Industry transformation programme
24 December 2018 - IATA: South Asia to be centre of gravity for airlines by 2036
  1. More The International Air Transport Association (IATA) finds the centre of gravity for the global airline sector shifting east wards by 2036, particularly in South Asia
24 December 2018 - Propelling SMEs in the digital world
  1. More Businesses need to look into adopting digital technologies to get ahead
24 December 2018 - SME sector remains robust with strong government support
  1. More Malaysia small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have remained robust this year as the sector braces for adoption of Industrial Revolution 4.0, with strong and encouraging support from the government
21 December 2018 - MAHB eyes RM1bil investments
  1. More It plans to attract investors for airport city developments
20 December 2018 - Internet of Things for SMEs - friend of foe?
  1. More Perhaps the biggest barrier to perpetuate the use of technology within our economy is anxiety towards the technology itself
19 December 2018 - Unit 1 of Jimah East plant starts supplying electricity
  1. More Tenaga Nasional Bhd's (TNB) Unit 1 of Jimah East Power Sdn Bhd's coal fired power plant in Port Dickson successfully achieved its first synchronisation on December 10
18 December 2018 - Govt eyes full digitalisation of commerce among SMEs by 2020
  1. More Malaysia is aim ing for full digitalisation of commerce among small and medium enterprise (SMEs) by 2020 as the country's economic future hinges on the growth
17 December 2018 - Mpire Asia opens Foton 3S centre
  1. More Distributor also aims to further develop awareness of China van brand in country
17 December 2018 - Malaysia should create new waste management invention that generates wealth — PM
  1. More ​Malaysia should create a new invention in waste management which could create wealth, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad
15 December 2018 - Hyatt way to diversify
  1. More UEM Sunrise ventures into hospitality sector
15 December 2018 - Bio Osmo set to make a comeback with hotel business
  1. More ​Bio Osmo Bhd is currently undergoing a reverse takeover (RTO) exercise as it sells its loss-making bottled drinking water business and later inject the Impiana Group’s local hotel assets into the group
15 December 2018 - Govt to rejuvenate Cyberjaya as tech hub
  1. More The government will rejuvenate Cyberjaya as technological hub that it was intended to be
12 December 2018 - MITI, MIDA, Intel hold IoT Forum to review Progress
  1. More The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) and Intel Malaysia conducted the Internet of Things (IoT) Malaysia Forum 2018 yesterday to review IoT’s progress since its introduction five years ago
11 December 2018 - Worldwide's RM1b investment
  1. More First phase of plant will produce up to 24MW of green electricity from 2022
11 December 2018 - Mimos, Microsoft to provide SMEs with access to latest technology
  1. More Mimos Bhd and Microsoft Malaysia are working together to provide an Internet of Things platform and artificial intelligence (AI) to local companies, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs)
10 December 2018 - Ekovest signs up Melia Hotels
  1. More Spanish hotel chain to manage EcoCheras hotel
08 December 2018 - Logistics sector hit by margin erosion
  1. More But Tiong Nam’s core logistics and warehousing business segment returns to the black
07 December 2018 - UEM Sunrise plans 2nd hotel project
  1. More Plan to replicate Arcoris MOnt Kiara on prime land next to Petronas Twin Towers
06 December 2018 - Meda Inc planning 600-acre tourism city in Melaka
  1. More ​Meda Inc Bhd’s new shareholder and executive director, Datuk Seth Yap Ting Hau, is looking to revitalise the struggling company by developing a tourism city in Kuala Linggi, Melaka
06 December 2018 - Gdex to allocate record high capex of RM50m in FY19, says MD
  1. More ​GD Express (GDex) Carrier Bhd is allocating higher capital expenditure (capex) of RM50 million for the financial year ending June 30,2019 (FY19), some 66.67% higher than it spent for FY18 (approximately of RM30 million)
06 December 2018 - TNB contributes 73.2MW to national grid
  1. More Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) is contributing 73.2MW of renewable energy (RE) to the national grid, in line with the governemt's target of generating 20 per cent of RE resources by 2030
05 December 2018 - New golden era for global tourism
  1. More Travellers from emerging markets to be key driver of growth, says Visa Business and Economic Insights
04 December 2018 - Malaysia's healthcare market to reach RM127.9b by 2027, says Fitch Research
  1. More Malaysia's healthcare market is expected to grow by 127% to RM127.9bil in 2027 from the RM56.3bil in 2017 as the government pushes ahead with higher public healthcare expenditure, says Fitch Solutions Macro Research
04 December 2018 - E-commerce industry in Malaysia on growth trajectory
  1. More Malaysia's e-commerce industry is on a growth trajectory and has benefited the country following the implementation of 13 key programmes under the National E-commerce Strategic Roadmap
04 December 2018 - Continuous improvement in e-commerce
  1. More Malaysia’s e-commerce is on a growth trajectory and has started benefiting the country
03 December 2018 - The ‘Asean century’ for renewable energy
  1. More ​The coming years could be a watershed moment for renewable energy (RE) in the Asean region. Although South-East Asia is considered a laggard in terms of RE deployment, the region is, arguably, where the most significant potential for sustainably-sourced energy lie
03 December 2018 - Championing renewable energy
  1. More Maturing market proves a good time for solutions provider
29 November 2018 - MIDA records potential investments of RM4.1b
  1. More MIDA has recorded 111 potential business projects worth RM4.1 billion from its recent participation in the 9th International Greentech & Eco Product Exhibition and Conference Malaysian (IGEM 2018)
29 November 2018 - Malaysia to promote green industries, jobs in Asean
  1. More Malaysia hopes to promote green industries, job in Asean
29 November 2018 - Blockchain technology as enabler to Industry 4.0 implementation
  1. More In the new age of big data and cloud computing, the narrative for data management is rapidly changing - demanding a higher degree of transparency, independence and security
29 November 2018 - Guan Eng: Data is king
  1. More Vital for Malaysia to leverage on new technologies
29 November 2018 - Mudajaya’s solar project to generate recurring income for 21 years
  1. More ​Mudajaya Group Bhd’s large scale solar photovoltaic power plant project in Sungai Siput, Perak achieved commercial operation date on Tuesday, as endorsed by Tenaga Nasional Bhd and Energy Commission of Malaysia
28 November 2018 - Malaysia, Qatar to sign MoU on health cooperation
  1. More ​Malaysia is expected to a sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Qatar on health cooperation, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said
27 November 2018 - Petronas sets up team for renewable energy push
  1. More Malaysian state-owned oil and gas firm Petroliam Nasional Bhd, or Petronas, has set up a new business within the group to make a push into renewable energy, the head of the new venture said on Tuesday
26 November 2018 - New govt policies to boost affordable solar energy
  1. More The government intends to provide sustainable, reliable and affordable solar energy for Malaysians through new policies beginning Jan 1, 2019, such as the New Net Energy Metering (NEM) Scheme and Supply Agreement for Renewable Energy (SARE), says Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin
23 November 2018 - Labour productivity sees positive growth in 3Q — MITI
  1. More ​Malaysia experienced positive labour productivity performance in the third quarter (3Q) despite global trade uncertainties, said International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking
22 November 2018 - DNeX in artificial intelligence tie-up
  1. More Dagang NeXchange Bhd (DNeX), via subsidiary Genaxis Sdn Bhd, has signed a joint-venture (JV) and shareholder agreement with Agorai Pte Ltd to provide artificial intelligence (AI) consulting services
22 November 2018 - Pestech on lookout for land to build solar farm, says chairman
  1. More ​Hoping to gain from the government's upcoming 50MW large-scale solar tender, Pestech International Bhd is on the lookout for land in Malaysia to build a solar farm
22 November 2018 - New technology governance vital for cross-sector benefits
  1. More The increasing speed of connectivity, growing intelligence of computer hardware and increased efficiency of manufacturing processes is beneficial for consumers and manufacturers
22 November 2018 - High demand for some services, says consultant
  1. More New government policies, digitalisation to boost legal, banking, engineering and technology roles, says Robert Walters
21 November 2018 - Light at the end of the tunnel for Malaysian tourism
  1. More ​It is no secret Malaysiam tourism has had it tough over the past four years. The twin tragedies of MH370 and MH17 in 2014 saw tourists from China, an important tourist market for Malaysia, shying away from our shores
21 November 2018 - 70pc choose desktop or mobile channels
  1. More Mobile payment popular in Asia, with 67pc of Malaysians saying it is the most important shopping related technology
19 November 2018 - Leader to bid for federal government’s solar projects next year
  1. More ​Leader Solar Energy (LSE) Sdn Bhd will take part in the upcoming federal government’s third large scale solar tender totalling 500MW to be launched in 2019
19 November 2018 - MMAG to buy Klang land for courier and logistics business expansion
  1. More MMAG Holdings Bhd is buying Active Trio Deluxe Sdn Bhd which owns a 18,381 sq m parcel of industrial land in Seri Alam Industrial Park, Klang, Selangor for RM12.67 million cash
17 November 2018 - Clearly on the green track
  1. More Government makes clear its renewable energy agenda
16 November 2018 - Hilton to introduce two new brands in Malaysia
  1. More ​Global hospitality company Hilton has set its sights on expanding in Malaysia by introducing two new brands, namely luxury brand Conrad Hotels & Resorts and lifestyle brand Canopy by Hilton
16 November 2018 - Healthcare expansion plan in Asia Pacific
  1. More Sime Darby Bhd plans to expand its healthcare business by doubling the number of beds in the next five years in the Asia Pacific
15 November 2018 - Sarawak plans to build 600 more telecom towers by 2020
  1. More Sarawak will build an additional 600 telecommunication towers statewide by 2020 under the state’s digital economy strategy. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the tender for the first 300 towers to local network facility providers closed on Nov 12
15 November 2018 - Industry 4.0 Blueprint on readiness assessment finalised, says Miti
  1. More ​The Industry 4.0 Blueprint or Industry4WRD assessment guidelines to assess manufacturing companies’ readiness for Industry 4.0 has been finalised
15 November 2018 - Sabah can be health tourism hub, flying doctor service to resume, says state minister
  1. More Sabah has the potential to become the main destination for health tourism in the region, says state Health and People’s Wellbeing Minister Datuk Stephen Wong Tien Fatt
15 November 2018 - MITI identifying 500 SMEs for Industry 4.0 technology transition
  1. More ​The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) is identifying 500 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to be placed under the fourth industrial revolution 4.0 (Industry 4.0) Readiness Assessment programme
15 November 2018 - Mapping for TVET to meet industry, professional standards
  1. More The government plans to conduct a major mapping exercise on Malaysia's Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) programmes to enable it to meet the industry standards and standards set by professional accreditation bodies
15 November 2018 - Columbia Asia open to possible IPO
  1. More Hospital chain operator plans to concentrate on markets that it has a presence in for now
15 November 2018 - RM2b amout a boost for Industry 4.0
  1. More SMEs can overcome financing hurdles, says Pemandu Associates
14 November 2018 - Malaysia's IT product spending may reach RM65b by next year
  1. More Spending on information technology (IT) products and services in Malaysia is forecast to reach RM65.2 billion next year, an increase of 4.5 per cent from this year, said Gartner Inc.
12 November 2018 - Higher renewable energy target to help electricity supply industry
  1. More The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry is targeting to grow the renewable energy (RE) proportion of the generation mix from the current two per cent to 20 per cent by 2030
12 November 2018 - Embrace new technologies, Dr M urges
  1. More Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wants Malaysia to explore and embrace new technologies so that it can have its own drone and artificial intelligence industry
08 November 2018 - Industry 4.0 Embracing Digitisation: Malaysia well positioned
  1. More Malaysia has many unique qualities and skill sets that puts it in an ideal position to adopt Industry 4.0, maybe even more so than its Asean neighbours, says Fusionex International vice-president of new technologies Raju Chellam
08 November 2018 - MTDC in Industry 4.0-related tie-ups
  1. More Malaysian Technology Development Corp (MTDC) is expanding its network and resources with the signing of memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with five Industry 4.0-related partners
08 November 2018 - Technological solutions key to implementation
  1. More The 2019 Budget has introduced a sound framework in building the foundation for the economy
08 November 2018 - Tax on digital services to be implemented in stages
  1. More Ministry says foreign online services must register with Customs Dept
07 November 2018 - Tax on imported online services will be implemented in stages
  1. More The process of implementing new taxes on imported online services will be carried out in stages, says the Ministry of Finance’s National Budget Office director Johan Mahmood Merican
07 November 2018 - Malaysia to seek Japan's expertise in AI investment, says Dr M
  1. More Malaysia will seek Japan’s assistance on investment in the artificial intelligence (AI) industry in the quest to take its technologies to a more advanced level, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said
07 November 2018 - Japan to start consultation in setting up university branches in Malaysia
  1. More The Japanese government has agreed to start a thorough consultation to set up Japanese university branches in Malaysia, said its Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
07 November 2018 - Aerospace hub set for revival
  1. More 1997 project getting new lease of life with new investment, says Guan Eng
05 November 2018 - Pushing technology for SMEs
  1. More Minimum wage still a bone of contention
04 November 2018 - Right move to develop Subang as aerospace hub: S'gor MB
  1. More The Selangor government has described the proposal to develop Subang as an international standard aerospace hub as the right move towards introducing the state to the global stage
03 November 2018 - Medical tourism will help boost economy: Mahathir
  1. More The nation's health care providers can help turn medical tourism as a major income driver for the country's economy, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad
03 November 2018 - Services sector forecast to grow 6.3pc this year
  1. More The service sector, which accounts for about 55 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), is projected to grow 6.3 per cent this year and 5.9 per cent next year
03 November 2018 - Rise in productivity, competitiveness
  1. More The allocation of RM210 million for Readiness Assessment Programme and RM3 billion for Industry Digitalisation Transformation Fund in the 2019 Budget will improve the adoption of Industry 4.0 related technologies to increase productivity and competitiveness of businesses in Malaysia
02 November 2018 - Sarawak to invest RM2bil in digital economy
  1. More Johari: We have launched our own Sarawak Pay which we hope will be widely used in in the state
02 November 2018 - More SMEs joining DFTZ, propping up e-commerce
  1. More As at September 2018, about 3,800 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) has joined the Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) platform, stated the Economic Report 2019 by the Ministry of Finance (MoF) today
01 November 2018 - Govt outlines 13 strategies
  1. More Industry4RWD part of roadmap to transform manufacturing industry landscape in next 10 years
01 November 2018 - China firm to build RM8 bil resort on Kuraman island near Labuan
  1. More ​A Chinese investor is to spend a whopping RM8 billion to develop an international island resort and marina destination on Kuraman Island, creating 10,000 jobs
31 October 2018 - TNB's solar project off to bright start
  1. More Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) large scale solar (LSS) project, here, has reached its initial operation date (IOD) with the first generated power transmitted to the national grid


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