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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
15 February 2019 - RCCL to invest in Melaka Ports next
  1. More Malaysia a key hub in S-E Asia for Royal Caribbean Cruise, says Asia Pacific MD
15 February 2019 - Ikea to open first outlet in northern part of peninsula on March 14
  1. More ​Swedish furniture brand Ikea will open its first outlet in the northern region of Peninsular Malaysia in Batu Kawan, Penang, on March 14
14 February 2019 - Melaka to build 'waste-to-energy' station by end of 2020
  1. More ​Melaka will build a waste-to-energy station at the Sungai Udang sanitary landfill here by the end of next year, to address the problem of waste management more effectively, Chief Minister Adly Zahari said
13 February 2019 - Top five emerging careers
  1. More A career in data science is considered an extremely broad field, as data scientists are relevant across industries, fitting in both vertically and horizontally
13 February 2019 - Malaysians need to upskill to face digitalisation
  1. More Many employees are threatened by digitalisation, concerned that automation will make them redundant. However, 89% of Malaysian employees surveyed by Randstad say digital technology provides them with new opportunities. But are they equipped with the right skillsets to take on the fourth industrial revolution?
11 February 2019 - Hock Seng Lee gets Sarawak Energy power plant projects
  1. More Hock Seng Lee Bhd (HSL) announced today that it had on Friday (Feb 8) received two letters of acceptances from Sarawak Energy Bhd for RM54.3 million worth of power plant projects in Mukah
11 February 2019 - Healthifyme to grow Malaysia presence
  1. More India firm exploring methods to make app go-to platform for healthy eating, fitness
08 February 2019 - Sendok upbeat
  1. More Firm banks on new 4S centre in Kuantan to become strong player in east coast
04 February 2019 - Daiso to set up regional distribution centre in Malaysia
  1. More ​PKT every24 Logistics Sdn Bhd (PKT) has signed a service agreement with Daiso Industries Co Ltd to operate the latter’s regional distribution centre (RDC) in Port Klang, in the second quarter of this year
04 February 2019 - JCorp president: R&D at new centre will help increase FFB output
  1. More The opening of the RM20mil Kulim Agrotech Research and Development (R&D) Complex will indirectly help the company in the field of research and development, says JCorp president and chief executive Datuk Kamaruzzaman Abu Kassim
02 February 2019 - Aspen-Ikea JV invests RM2.6b in world-class metropolis in Penang
  1. More ​Aspen Vision City Sdn Bhd, a joint-venture (JV) company between Aspen Group Holdings Ltd and IKEA Southeast Asia, has invested more than RM2.6 billion to date in its 99.15-hectare (ha) master-planned metropolis in mainland Penang
29 January 2019 - IKEA Supply to open RM900m distribution centre in Pulau Indah
  1. More ​IKEA Supply (Malaysia) will be opening an IKEA Distribution Centre (DC) with an in investment worth RM900 million in Pulau Indah, Selangor
29 January 2019 - Grab boosts investments
  1. More New Regional Centre of Excellence expected to create 400 high-value jobs
28 January 2019 - Sendok opens 4S centre in Kuantan
  1. More Sendok Group, a multi-faceted business group, has opened a 4S (sales, service, spare parts and spray) centre here, its maiden outlet in the peninsula's east coast
25 January 2019 - TNB committed to powering nation amid challenging landscape
  1. More For nearly 70 years, Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has been "powering the nation" and influencing lives
24 January 2019 - Riding on advanced robotics, IoT application
  1. More A large number of Malaysian parts and components suppliers are now applying best manufacturing practices and reducing waste through the implementation of Lean Production Systems...
22 January 2019 - SMCap plans RM500m sukuk for construction of four hospitals
  1. More Former poultry producer Sinmah Capital Bhd (SMCap) plans to issue RM500 million sukuk to pay for the construction of four hospitals
22 January 2019 - Germany´s Muehlbauer gives automation equipment to higher learning institutions
  1. More ​Muehlbauer Technologies Sdn Bhd, a unit under Germany-based Muehlbauer Group, is contributing four automation integrated systems totalling RM200,000 to four higher learning institutions in Malaysia
19 January 2019 - OSK Ventures to invest in Singapore based Blue Planet
  1. More OSK Ventures International Bhd (OSKVI) says it will be investing in Singapore based Blue Planet Environmental Solutions
18 January 2019 - Sinmah to build first full service IPPUH
  1. More ​Sinmah Capital Bhd is marking its venture into the healthcare space as it sets out to build Malaysia’s first full service integrated public-private university hospital (IPPUH)
17 January 2019 - KPJ Healthcare to focus on brownfield developments
  1. More KPJ Healthcare Bhd plans to explore capex-lite opportunities, including shifting its focus to brownfield expansions, after its existing greenfield developments are rolled out
14 January 2019 - TNB to introduce blended coal at Lumut power station
  1. More Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) is introducing blended coal at its Sultan Azlan Shah Power Station in Lumut, Perak, as part of its continuous effort to ensure a sustainable coal supply for electricity generation
14 January 2019 - Chin Well’s Shah Alam warehouse to start operations this year
  1. More Chin Well Holdings Bhd is diversifying into the warehousing business as the company makes plans for its new RM12mil automated warehouse in Shah Alam to start operations this year
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


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