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04 May 2018 - KL-Singapore HSR to generate 70,000 jobs
  1. More Consortium led by YTL to be project delivery partner for the southern portion of the alignment
04 May 2018 - HSR project to create 7 mega cities
  1. More Areas surrounding stations from Kuala Lumpur to Iskandar Puteri set to attract investments, says MyHSR
02 May 2018 - Century Logistics allocates RM180m to expand courier services
  1. More Century Logistics Holdings Bhd plans to expand its courier services, said executive director Edwin Yeap Khoo Soon
27 April 2018 - NTP boost medical tourism
  1. More Internationally recognised, quality healthcare woo many to Malaysia
26 April 2018 - Comintel Corp expects first waste-to-energy plant to contribute to earnings by June
  1. More Comintel Corp Bhd (Comcorp) said today it expects its first waste-to-energy (WTE) plant at Kuang, Rawang to commence recurring revenue and profit generation by June upon the issuance of the formal commencement operation date (COD) certificate from the Sustainable Energy Development Authority (Seda)
25 April 2018 - Wesports to spend up to RM15b for terminal capacity expansion
  1. More Wesports Holdings Bhd will invest up to RM15 billion until 2040 to double its capacity to 30 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), said group managing director Datuk Ruben Emir Gnanalingam
25 April 2018 - DHL Express invests RM11m to build Southern Malaysia Gateway
  1. More DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, will invest RM11 million and start construction of its Southern Malaysia Gateway in Johor this year
24 April 2018 - MIDA inks deal with Daher, IoT Valley
  1. More French firms to help in development of Internet of Things and logistics in Malaysia's aerospace industry
23 April 2018 - G3 Global to release new IoT products for S-E Asian market
  1. More G3 Global Bhd will release new Internet-of-things (IoT) products for the South-East Asian market in the second half of 2018 to tap into the IT market
21 April 2018 - KPJ gears up for Industry 4.0
  1. More Digitalisation and innovation a core strategic focus for hospital operator
21 April 2018 - US-based Hematogenix plans oncology lab
  1. More United States medical researcher Hematogenix Laboratory Services plans to set up a central laboratory focusing on oncology in Malaysia
18 April 2018 - Supply of new hotels on the rise in Malaysia
  1. More Thirty new hotels were completed last year, adding a further 5,777 rooms to the sector in 2017, over 50% more than the 3,733 new rooms introduced in 2016, said the Valuation and Property Services Department’s (JPPH) Malaysian Property Market Report 2017
17 April 2018 - ECRL seen driving growth in east coast
  1. More The RM55bil East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is a worthy investment, especially for those in the east coast as it will change their economy and social life in the long term
16 April 2018 - Railway park to be export hub
  1. More Malaysia will be able to offer products and services to regional markets, says Maric
12 April 2018 - Cypark ties up with German firm on battery energy storage Emir Zainul
  1. More Cypark Resources Bhd has tied up with German-based 21st Century Clean Energy GmbH & Co KG to collaborate in energy storage projects and to jointly expand business opportunities in renewable energy (RE) in Malaysia
12 April 2018 - MIDA continues efforts to boost SME participation
  1. More The benefits of government spending can be seen in the industrial development of a supply chain for rail projects, says Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) chief executive officer Dato' Azman Mahmud
10 April 2018 - Malaysian IT spending to reach RM64.4 billion in 2018, says Gartner
  1. More ​Spending on technology products and services to grow 5.8% to reach RM64.4 billion in 2018 while worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.7 trillion in 2018, an increase of 6.2% from 2017, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc.
10 April 2018 - DFTZ set to receive RM800m investments, says MAHB
  1. More The Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) is expected to see RM800 million investments for the development of infrastructure facilities, systems and equipment over the next three years
10 April 2018 - Usaha Teknikal banks on automation
  1. More Ports can expect improved workflow consistency, enhanced labour competencies and safer workplace
10 April 2018 - Serba Dinamik to jointly develop PEIP
  1. More Country's first MRO and IRM Centre of Excellence will support O&G companies
10 April 2018 - Langat sewerage plant ready in October
  1. More Plant to be 20pc operational by then, says ministry official
07 April 2018 - FITTERS unit begins sale of renewable electricity to TNB
  1. More FITTERS Diversified Bhd's unit, Future Biomass Gasification Sdn Bhd (FBG), has commenced the sale of renewable electricity to Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) under renewable energy power purchase agreement signed in 2015
06 April 2018 - Dialog, Johor Seal phase 3 deal
  1. More Pengerang Deepwater Terminals set to become major downstream O&G hub
05 April 2018 - The first Monopoly-themed hotel in the world
  1. More With its signature red logo and a top hat-wearing mascot, Monopoly has been one of the most recognisable and riveting board games in the world. First released in 1935, Monopoly features a pair of six-sided dice and tokens to move around a board, buying and trading properties and developing them with houses and hotels
30 March 2018 - Regions's best performers
  1. More AirAsia and AirAsia X record share returns of 17.01pc and 16.67pc, respectively, says BI
28 March 2018 - TNB in solar power deals
  1. More Six companies to generate 180 MW capacity in four states
26 March 2018 - SEB to get power boost
  1. More Company investing up to RM4bil in Bintulu power plant
23 March 2018 - Columbia Asia gets RM820mil investment
  1. More Columbia Asia Group has received additional equity investment of US$210mil (RM820mil) to build new hospitals and deepen the level of specialty care in existing facilities
23 March 2018 - Talks being finalised with global e-commerce players
  1. More Government seeking qualified investors with financial muscle and efficient logistics network
23 March 2018 - Khazanah to buy Prince Court
  1. More Deal in line with aspiration to boost Malaysia's healthcare services sector
21 March 2018 - McDonald’s Malaysia commits to long term sustain ability efforts
  1. More McDonald’s Malaysia has underscored its commitment to long term sustainability efforts with the unveiling of several initiatives to reduce carbon footprint, as part of the company’s global Scale for Good strategy
21 March 2018 - Malaysian IT Spending To Grow Faster Than Global Average
  1. More According to the latest forecast by Gartner Inc, spending on technology products and services in Malaysia is expected to grow 5.7% year on year to RM65.2 billion this year while worldwide IT spending is projected to increase 4.5% to US$3.7 trillion
21 March 2018 - McDermott eyes US$5b projects
  1. More US firm leveraging Malaysia's position as regional O&G hub, says vice president
21 March 2018 - Digital economy to gain from Alibaba's US$2b investment
  1. More Malaysia's digital economy is set to benefit from Alibaba's new US2 billion (RM7.84 billion) commitment to e-commerce Lazada, according to product meta search platform company iPrice Group
21 March 2018 - Malaysia to benefit from booming Asean digital economy
  1. More Experts are predicting that consumer spending in South-East Asia’s online economy will rise six and a half times, or 500% from US$30bil currently to US$200bil by 2025, fuelled by consumption of electronics, clothing, household goods and groceries as well as increased travel within the region
20 March 2018 - Malaysia among fastest growing exporters to China on Alibaba's platform
  1. More Malaysia is among the fastest growing exporters to China on Tmall Global, the cross border platform of Alibaba, last year
20 March 2018 - Internet penetration rising among Malaysians
  1. More The significant increase in Internet usage in Malaysia, with a penetration rate of 80.1 per cent for individuals aged 15 years and above last year, shows information technology and communication (ICT) is experiencing rapid growth in the country
19 March 2018 - Costa Coffee thirst for taste of success
  1. More Gapurna Permai targets as many as 65 cafes and kiosks in the first 5 years
19 March 2018 - The right bets in creating a hub
  1. More Investments into mega trends can put Malaysia on a stronger footing
19 March 2018 - Why Malaysia wants to help Chinese couples have babies
  1. More The Malaysian medical tourism industry’s revenue broke through the RM1 billion mark for the first time in 2016. By 2020, the national target is to double that
14 March 2018 - VSolar to focus on RE business, expects 10MW biogas energy to contribute in late 2019
  1. More VSolar Group Bhd which recently scrapped a plan to build a solar power generation plan with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), citing the poor rates of return, is planning to stop its solar business and concentrate on its renewable energy (RE) business
14 March 2018 - Momentum builds for UMW’s high-value manufacturing park
  1. More When UMW Aerospace delivered its maiden Rolls-Royce engine fan case last November, it officially heralded UMW Holdings Bhd’s emergence as an aerospace manufacturer. But the delivery also marked a critical milestone for the group’s lesser known UMW Land division, which is driving its maiden venture into property development
14 March 2018 - Denko plans to buy land in Johor for new warehouse
  1. More Denko Industrial Corp Bhd has proposed to acquire a piece of land measuring 62,127 sq ft in Johor for RM4.26 million to construct a warehouse
14 March 2018 - Plan to build KLIA3 in 5 years
  1. More KLIA main terminal, klia2 nearing capacity as passenger traffic grows, says MAHB
14 March 2018 - Retail industry grew 3.1% in 4Q2017, below expectation
  1. More The Malaysia retail industry reported a modest growth rate of 3.1% in the fourth quarter of 2017, below market expectation
12 March 2018 - Parkson’s plan
  1. More Company to expand in new malls, pull out from less popular ones
12 March 2018 - GDEx to grow customer-to-customer segment
  1. More Company to woo retailers with expanded product range
10 March 2018 - PHB, UEM and Japan firm to build senior care services residences
  1. More A consortium made up of Pelaburan Hartanah Bhd (PHB), UEM Group Bhd and Japan's Medical Care Service Inc (MCS) has unveiled Malaysia's first luxury care services development for senior citizens
09 March 2018 - Cahya Mata Sarawak, Ibraco team up to set up private school in Kuching
  1. More Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd's education unit CMS Education Sdn Bhd (CMSE) is forming a 30:70 joint venture with Ibraco Help Education Sdn Bhd (IHE) to set up a private school in Kuching, Sarawak
09 March 2018 - TM, Huawei in deal to boost broadband reach
  1. More Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Huawei Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd to accelerate fibre broadband network reach in Malaysia
09 March 2018 - MoF Inc to jointly develop TRX Tower with Mulia Group
  1. More The Minister of Finance Inc (MoF Inc) says it will jointly develop the Exchange 106 tower (TRX Tower) at Tun Razak Exchange with the Mulia Group
08 March 2018 - DHL sets up global centre of excellence in Iskandar Malaysia
  1. More Germany-based DHL has set up a global centre of excellence (GCOE) in Iskandar Malaysia – the first for the company in the country
08 March 2018 - Johari: Government committed to boosting fintech ecosystem
  1. More Digital economy on track to contribute 20pc to GDP by 2020
07 March 2018 - Northport gets 30 year extension for 2 ports
  1. More Northport (Malaysia) bhd, a member of MMC group, has received a 30 year concession extension to operate Northport and Southpoint in Port Klang, Selangor
07 March 2018 - Northport in Port Klang privatisation deal
  1. More Company to carry out operations in Port Klang
06 March 2018 - Local firms urged to leverage fintech
  1. More Technology can be catalyst for growth, says minister
06 March 2018 - Sarawak to undertake RM1bil state water grid project
  1. More Sarawak is to undertake a RM1bil state water grid project following the rollout of the Pan Borneo Highway project
06 March 2018 - Salleh asks SMEs to embrace fintech
  1. More Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak has urged small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to embrace the digital phenomenon in the financial sector in order to reach greater heights
05 March 2018 - XOX, Mastercard in e-wallet talk?
  1. More Companies expected to sign agreement this month for roll-out of service in April
02 March 2018 - Tenaga Nasional bolsters overseas RE portfolio
  1. More Tenaga Nasional Bhd’s (TNB) move to acquire two British onshore wind turbine businesses will further bolster the power producer’s international renewable energy (RE) portfolio
28 February 2018 - MDEC: First intake for digital innovator schools in 2019
  1. More In a bid to address the talent issue in pushing Malaysia's digital economy, the Malaysian Digital Economy Corp (MDEC) said the government will be introducing two digital innovator schools — aimed at recruiting young innovators — with their first intake in 2019
28 February 2018 - The Global TV Demand 2017 Report
  1. More The growth of subcription-based video-on-demand (SVOD) over the last five years has been tremendous, with billions of dollars invested in the creation of content, resulting in the exponential increase in the number of original series
28 February 2018 - PNB 118 to be 40pc complete by year end
  1. More Park Hyatt Hotel will start operations on the top 17 floors of the tower in 2021
27 February 2018 - Sarawak government plans LCCT in Kuching
  1. More The Sarawak government is in talks with AirAsia Bhd to build a low cost carrier terminal (LCCT) in the state capital, with the cost to be split evenly between the two parties
26 February 2018 - Penang Port allocates RM186mil capex for two years
  1. More Penang Port Sdn Bhd has allocated RM186mil in capital expenditure (capex) over a span of two years
26 February 2018 - SugarBun on expansion mode
  1. More Fast-food restaurant chain targets to set up 40 kiosks nationwide
26 February 2018 - New rail player in town
  1. More AWC to enter rail maintenance sector via M&A and strategic alliances
26 February 2018 - Lenovo sees growth potential
  1. More Firm keen to partner with local players to implement AI and big data technologies in Malaysia
23 February 2018 - South Korea's SK Group To Establish Regional Head Office In Malaysia
  1. More A Fortune 100 company and the second largest conglomerate by market capitalisation in South Korea, SK Group, will establish a regional head office in Malaysia to cover ASEAN, India and the Middle East, for a blue ocean shift between it and the country
23 February 2018 - Gas Malaysia to build 140km pipeline in Perak
  1. More The cost of the development of the pipeline and the project is estimated to be RM180mil. Gas Malaysia
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


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