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27 August 2019 - Special zones to attract tech investments in tourism
  1. More ​Malaysia will designate Special Tourism Investment Zones nationwide to attract more infrastructure and new technology-based investments, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad
26 August 2019 - Malaysia taps digital technology in tourism development - Mahathir
  1. More ​Malaysia is embarking on a comprehensive digitalisation journey to transform its tourism industry with smart tourism initiatives in line with the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0), Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said
25 August 2019 - KPJ Pasir Gudang allocates RM10 million for upgrades
  1. More KPJ Pasir Gudang Specialist Hospital has allocated about RM10 million to upgrade the hospital to meet the needs of patients and improve its services
22 August 2019 - Avisena plans to open three more hospitals in five years
  1. More Avisena Group aims to open three more hospitals, with the total capacity of 540 beds, offering a wide range of medical expertise over the next five years
22 August 2019 - MARii extends collaboration with Swinburne to establish industry 4.0 training academy
  1. More The Malaysia Automotive Robotics and Internet of Things (IoT) Institute (MARii) has extended its collaboration with Swinburne University of Technology to establish an Industry 4.0 training academy to be located within the MARii Academy of Technology in Bukit Beruntung, Selangor
21 August 2019 - Thailand eyes Sabah potential in medical tourism
  1. More ​Thailand is looking to enhance its investment in Sabah, particularly in the medical tourism sector and niche tourism packages
13 August 2019 - Malaysia services sector up 6.5 per cent 2Q19, revenue RM441.3 bln
  1. More ​The country services sector has recorded a growth of 6.5 per cent in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19) with revenue of RM441.3 billion as compared to the corresponding period last year, said Department of Statistics Malaysia
07 August 2019 - Pestech inks MoU with Chinese firm to explore floating solar system solutions
  1. More ​Power system engineering and technical solutions provider Pestech International Bhd is partnering with China’s Huainan Sungrow Floating Module SCI & Tech Co Ltd to explore floating solar system solutions
07 August 2019 - Kota Perdana logistics hub to be ready in two years — Mukhriz
  1. More ​The Kota Perdana Logistics Hub to be developed in the Special Border Economic Zone (SBEZ) in Bukit Kayu Hitam, is expected to be ready within two years, Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahathir said
24 July 2019 - Vizione inks partnership to bid for Large Scale Solar Photovoltaic Plants
  1. More ​Vizione Holdings Bhd has inked a Memorandum of Collaboration with Engineering Protocol Sdn Bhd (EPSB) for a potential joint investment to bid for the third round of the Large Scale Solar Photovoltaic Plants (LSS) project which is worth RM2 billion
23 July 2019 - SEDA in midst of completing e-bidding for biogas, small hydro power
  1. More ​Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) Malaysia is in the midst of completing the second biogas e-bidding exercise and inaugural e-bidding for small hydro power systems, according to Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Yeo Bee Yin
23 July 2019 - IKEA retail extension to open at year end
  1. More Tenants will include Sports Direct, Project Rock, 7-Eleven and Harvey Norman
23 July 2019 - Solar industry can generate more jobs
  1. More ​The Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) is confident that the solar industry will be able to create more jobs in the country
23 July 2019 - Malaysians highly optimistic on ability to adapt to AI - Bloomberg survey
  1. More ​Malaysians are highly optimistic about the ability to adapt to artificial intelligence (AI) by 2035, according to a Bloomberg poll
23 July 2019 - Integrated Logistics inks MoU with HK firm to bid for large scale solar project
  1. More ​Integrated Logistics Bhd is partnering with Shun Hing Overseas Investment Ltd (SHOL) to participate in the bidding for the Large Scale Solar Photovoltaic Edition 3 (LSS3) project
22 July 2019 - Kedah launches Green Energy, Renewable Energy Master Plan
  1. More ​Menteri Besar Kedah Incorporated (MBI Kedah) has launched the state’s Green Energy and Renewable Energy Master Plan
22 July 2019 - PTP looking to expand free trade zone by 141.64 hectares
  1. More ​Following the increasing interest in its free trade zone, the Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) is looking at expanding the area by an additional 141.64 hectares in phases over the next few years
19 July 2019 - Adopt AI to give better products, services - Microsoft
  1. More Malaysian businesses need to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) by using the data gathered via the technology to provide better products and services to their customers, says Microsoft (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
17 July 2019 - Four firms tie up with education ministry to upgrade TVET
  1. More ​Four industry leaders today inked a certificate of collaboration (CoC) with the Ministry of Education to upgrade technical and vocational education and training (TVET)
16 July 2019 - ABB opens first robotics digital operation centre in Malaysia
  1. More ​Swiss-Swedish engineering group ABB has opened its first robotics digital operations centre in Malaysia, which will serve industries in Southeast Asia, Taiwan and India
15 July 2019 - Gobind names three new DFTZ locations
  1. More ​Two airports and a port are the three latest locations under the Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) 2019 initiative to make Malaysia a regional e-commerce e-fulfillment hub, the Dewan Rakyat was told
15 July 2019 - Tanjung Bruas Port to be commercially developed
  1. More ​The Tanjung Bruas Port will be commercially developed at a cost of RM160 million, said State Industry, Trade and Investment Committee chairman, Datuk Mohd Rafiq Naizamohideen
13 July 2019 - Government to assist SMEs in adopting robotic automation technology
  1. More The government will undertake a comprehensive effort to help small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) entrepreneurs make the switch to robotic automation technology, said Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali
12 July 2019 - Labuan focusing on tourism sector to restore its economy
  1. More ​The Labuan Corporation is currently opting to focus on the tourism sector as the main economic driver of the duty-free island to replace its dependency on the fluctuating oil and gas industry
11 July 2019 - Taiwanese tech firms keen to work with Malaysian peers
  1. More ​Taiwanese technology firms are keen to share with their Malaysian counterparts their rise as the powerhouse of the information and communications technology (ICT)
10 July 2019 - Eight e-fulfilment projects approved, more to come
  1. More ​The government, through the Malaysian Investment Develop-ment Authority (Mida), has approved eight e-fulfilment projects as of March 2019, with more in the pipeline
10 July 2019 - Promising growth, vast opportunities in logistics industry - MITI
  1. More ​There is promising growth and vast opportunities in the logistics industry with the government positioning Malaysia as an “e-fulfilment hub” to leverage on the rapid growth of e-commerce
10 July 2019 - Petronas exploring renewable energy market
  1. More Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has taken steps to explore new growth areas beyond the conventional oil and gas, says president and Group CEO Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin
09 July 2019 - Sarawak drives digital economy plan with tie-ups
  1. More Sarawak is to further drive its digital economy ambition with a series of partnership tie-ups with international digital technology providers
09 July 2019 - Malaysia-China agree to step up collaboration on TVET
  1. More ​Malaysia and China have agreed to step up collaboration on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) to meet Malaysia’s human capital needs
09 July 2019 - TVET institution-industry cooperation vital to ensure matching supply and demand - Dr Mahathir
  1. More ​A strong cooperation between the industry and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutions is significantly important to ensure that there will be a matching supply and demand to enable local TVET institutions to offer high technology industry courses based on industry requirements
09 July 2019 - Loke urges industry players to embrace green logistics
  1. More ​Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook has urged players in the entire logistics sector to embrace green logistics in order to achieve greater efficiency in reducing carbon emissions
08 July 2019 - Japanese firms keen to invest in tourism, solar farming in Sabah
  1. More ​Several Japanese companies have expressed interest to invest in the tourism sector, along with a high technology solar farm development, in Sabah
08 July 2019 - 'Malaysia on right track'
  1. More Huawei ready to provide technology in the country, says country director
08 July 2019 - Malaysia should not ignore gig economy — lawmakers
  1. More ​The government needs to recognise contribution from the rising gig economy, as technology plays an increasingly large part in the way we work today, said Damansara member of parliament (MP) Tony Pua, who is also the political secretary to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng
08 July 2019 - Sarawak can be on par with developed countries in digital journey — Abang Jo
  1. More ​Sarawak cannot afford to be left behind in terms of digital technology adoption and digital economic growth, which can very well benefit the people, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg
03 July 2019 - Cherating, KK, KL and Langkawi seen as hospitality hot spots
  1. More ​Cherating in Pahang and Kota Kinabalu, Sabah are top destinations for future hospitality investments in Malaysia, according to industry experts at the Hospitality Malaysia Conference 2019 (HMC 2019)
03 July 2019 - Sabah's digital infrastructure master plan to focus on three sectors
  1. More ​The Sabah government will draw up a digital infrastructure development master plan that will focus on three main sectors comprising industry, tourism and education
03 July 2019 - Malaysia urged to strengthen financial hub potential
  1. More ​Malaysia has been urged to find solutions to strengthen its potential as a financial hub, as the country is seen as having remained stagnant in this regard, for some time now
02 July 2019 - Cypark unit plans to launch RM550 mln sukuk programme to finance solar projects
  1. More ​Cypark Resources Bhd's wholly-owned subsidiary plans to issue a sustainable and responsible investment (SRI) Sukuk Murabahah programme of up to RM550 million in nominal value to finance its solar power plant projects
29 June 2019 - Siemens support for Industry 4.0
  1. More Technical Competency Hub to serve as platform to grow talent and technical capabilities
27 June 2019 - Sabah ports have potentials to compete with Singapore, Philippines - CM
  1. More Sabah ports have potentials to compete with Singapore and Philippines with the implementation of proper policies as the state is strategically located near countries such as China, Japan and Hong Kong, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal
27 June 2019 - Government preparing tax incentives for green property developer
  1. More ​In a bid to promote the usage of green building materials in the country, the government is in the midst of dishing out goodies - tax incentives - to developers of green building, according to the Ministry of Housing and Local Government
27 June 2019 - SILB expands ops to Bintulu Port
  1. More 3-year deal to provide fuel bunkering services
26 June 2019 - PLUS uses Microsoft Cloud to modernise operations
  1. More Azure platform will contribute to better congestion prediction, journey planning and safety on highways
24 June 2019 - Sedania makes green energy venture with Belgian micro-hydro installations
  1. More Technology company Sedania Innovator Bhd has inked an exclusive agreement with Belgian firm, NV Turbulent, to build and deploy micro-hydro installations in Malaysian rivers to generate electricity, marking its official venture into the renewable energy market
24 June 2019 - Synagie partners Malaysian government to accelerate e-commerce
  1. More Synagie Corporation, which assists brands execute their e-commerce strategies using its cloud-based platform, is in a partnership with the Malaysian government to accelerate e-commerce adoption and drive cross-border e-commerce
24 June 2019 - Malaysia actively pursuing energy market reforms to attract investment
  1. More ​Malaysia is actively pursuing energy market reforms to enhance the country’s attractiveness as the preferred destination for energy investments, said the Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali
24 June 2019 - 5G working groups in full swing
  1. More ​The four working groups under the National 5G Task Force have started work and are busy preparing their findings in the various areas of concern relating to 5G
23 June 2019 - Dr Mahathir suggests ASEAN countries introduce taxes on online businesses
  1. More Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad today proposed that ASEAN member nations introduce taxes on online businesses to increase their respective revenues
21 June 2019 - WCT in hotel tie-up with Hyatt
  1. More ​Construction outfit WCT Holdings Bhd has partnered with Hyatt Hotels Corp to develop a 200-room hotel in Johor Baru that is set to open in 2022
20 June 2019 - Hyatt Hotels corporation sets to open five more hotels in three years time
  1. More ​Hyaat Hotels Corporation is set to open five more hotels in the country over the next three years to cater to the growing interests towards the brand among business and leisure travellers
20 June 2019 - KBJ, Hanwha to develop 30 MW solar plant in Perlis
  1. More ​Local company Konsortium Beseri Jaya Sdn Bhd (KBJ) and Hanwha Energy Corp Singapore Pte Ltd (Hanwha) have set up a joint venture firm, KBJ Hecmy, investing over RM220 million to develop a 30 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic power plant at Kampung Perawah, Chuping
19 June 2019 - Malaysia strengthens position as tech business destination
  1. More Malaysia reinforces its position as an established destination for local and global tech businesses with the launch of Malaysia Tech Week 2019 (MTW19)
19 June 2019 - Going C2C and cross-border, Teleport plans to shake up the logistics business
  1. More Selling freight belly space is big business
18 June 2019 - Over 80 attend conference on Sabah, Sarawak tourism potential
  1. More ​The Conference on Tourism Potential in Sabah and Sarawak organised by the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) received over 80 participants from the Malaysian Association of Hotel Owners (MAHO), Malaysian Association of Amusement Themepark and Family Attractions (MAATFA), hoteliers, tourist attraction operators and business chambers among others
18 June 2019 - Government plans nationwide port expansion
  1. More The government is planning to expand ports areas nationwide to meet current and future demands, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke
17 June 2019 - Italian firm keen on defence, security and transport partnerships
  1. More Leonardo, an Italian global multinational aerospace, defence and security company, is looking at various programmes in Malaysia for technology transfer
17 June 2019 - IKEA's Toppen Shopping Centre Tebrau to open in November
  1. More ​IKEA Southeast Asia’s latest shopping centre, Toppen Shopping Centre in Tebrau is set to open its doors to the public in November this year
17 June 2019 - Aerodyne sees 30 pct growth in local drone industry
  1. More ​Aerodyne Group sees Malaysia's drone industry growing by at least 30 per cent this year from US$500 million in 2018 on the back of positive acceptance and growing market interest in recent years
17 June 2019 - Integrated Logistic acquires Kedah land for RM24m
  1. More ​Integrated Logistics Bhd’s wholly owned subsidiary IL Power Sdn Bhd is acquiring a piece of agricultural land in Kuala Muda, Kedah measuring 78.92ha from Kai Sik Latex Products Sdn Bhd for RM24.17 million
15 June 2019 - Ecoworld sets sights on infrastructure projects
  1. More Developer partnering PowerChina to bid for jobs that may include solar power generation
15 June 2019 - Eco World forms tie-up with PowerChina Group
  1. More Both parties will jointly develop industrial land in Puncak Alam
14 June 2019 - Malaysia sees more mid- and high-skilled job vacancies in 1Q19, says MIDF Research
  1. More ​Malaysia is seeing more job vacancies for high- and mid-skilled positions in the first three months of 2019 (1Q19), while vacancies for low-skilled positions hit a two-year low in February this year, says MIDF Research
13 June 2019 - Tasco set to improve cold chain ops with Japan tie-up
  1. More Group aims to make Malaysia market leader in South-East Asia
10 June 2019 - Edra plans training institute to nurture Malaysian talent
  1. More Edra Power Holdings Sdn Bhd plans to set up an international institute in Malaysia to cultivate local talent in renewable energy under the aegis of parent company China General Nuclear Power Corp (CGN)
10 June 2019 - OEW Group to boost R&D unit
  1. More Company to focus on incubation, culturing of algae in collaboration with Universiti Malaysia Kelantan
08 June 2019 - 'New technology adoption must not slow down'
  1. More With growth in IoT and 5G, cyber security needs arise as well
07 June 2019 - SDB plans to upgrade Hotel Maya facilities
  1. More Selangor Dredging Bhd (SDB) will continue to invest in its hospitality asset, Hotel Maya, to upgrade facilities, amenities and service offerings with aim an aim to be on par with other top notch boutique hotel brands in the country
07 June 2019 - KPJ set to gain from opening of new hospitals
  1. More Research house sees resilient demand for healthcare
04 June 2019 - Leader Steel invests RM30mil in warehouse
  1. More MD: Facility will give company competitive edge in Sarawak
02 June 2019 - Online Trader benefits from Industrial Revolution 4.0
  1. More ​The Industry Revolution 4.0, which is occurring all over the world, has given huge benefit to online traders in marketing their products to consumers
31 May 2019 - Aeon to spend RM500mil on capex
  1. More Retail company to renovate its stores
30 May 2019 - Tourism industry sees 16.9pc growth in first quarter
  1. More Minister says tourist expenditure rose to RM21.4b compared with RM18.3b last year
29 May 2019 - Pikom: Average salary growth set to moderate to 3.8pc
  1. More The average salary growth rate in information and communications technology (ICT) is expected to moderate further to 3.8 per cent this year
28 May 2019 - Digit, ZTE ink agreement to explore 5G technology potential in Malaysia
  1. More Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd signed a memorandum of understanding with ZTE (M) Corp Sdn Bhd to explore the potential of 5G technology in Malaysia
28 May 2019 - OCBC-led consortium to finance large-scale solar plant in Perlis
  1. More A consirtium of lenders led by OCBC Bank is financing a large-scale solar (LSS) pant in Bukit Keteri, Perlis
21 May 2019 - Fusionex boosts multinational manufacturer productivity with IR 4.0 technologies
  1. More ​Fusionex, a leading multi-award winning data technology provider aims to increase the productivity and harvest yield of a large manufacturer, using IR 4.0 technologies
20 May 2019 - Shopee wants to get more SMEs on board, improve delivery time
  1. More Shopee has 400,000 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) on its online marketplace but believes there are more such companies out there
20 May 2019 - Harmonising digital Malaysia policies
  1. More Country to see different landscapes of development under 12MP
17 May 2019 - KKIP aerospace training centre to start ops by May next year
  1. More ​An aerospace training centre in Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park (KKIP) is expected to commence its operation by May next year
16 May 2019 - Companies get tax incentives in 100% renewable energy initiative
  1. More ​The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry will roll out a framework that will allow companies to receive tax incentives if they commit to be part of the RE100, a global initiative that has corporations commit to use 100% renewable energy
16 May 2019 - Hubline venturing into O&G air transportation
  1. More ​Hubline Bhd’s newly acquired aviation company Layang Layang Aerospace Sdn Bhd will buy eight more aircraft and venture into the air transportation service for the oil and gas (O&G) industry
15 May 2019 - TNB sets aside RM9.5b for capex
  1. More RM6b of allocation will be used for grid division and the rest for generation, renewable energy and smart meters
15 May 2019 - New income stream for TNB
  1. More Group to benefit from fibre optic rollout starting next year
15 May 2019 - UR Cobots to help SMEs adopt automation, robotics
  1. More ​Universal Robots (UR), the Denmark-based collaborative robots (cobots) technology market leader, hopes Malaysian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) will accelerate the adoption of automation and robotics to transform the manufacturing sector
15 May 2019 - Educational institutions should involve in IR4.0 research
  1. More Educational institutions should involve in more research relating to Industry 4.0 (IR 4.0), be it academic or applied research, said International Trade and Industry Deputy Minister, Dr Ong Kian Ming
14 May 2019 - TNB continues to play active role in RE
  1. More Priority on future renewable generation sources
14 May 2019 - Commercial and industrial property owners urged to explore solar tech
  1. More ​Owners of commercial and industrial buildings, especially small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) have been urged to explore the feasibility of installing solar panels on roofs to reduce electricity bills and enjoy incentives offered by the government
13 May 2019 - KL among top e-commerce cities in region
  1. More High Internet penetration and good infrastructure boost sector
13 May 2019 - Aiding SMEs in assessing IR4.0 readiness
  1. More About 300 companies have sought the help of the International Trade and Industry Ministry to gauge their readiness for Industry 4.0.
10 May 2019 - Oracle targets more SME customers with new hub
  1. More Software firm Oracle Corp Malaysia Sdn Bhd is targeting more small and medium enterprises (SMEs) via the services provided at its newly launched cloud solutions hub
08 May 2019 - Axiata-Telenor talks highlight need for scale in Asia: Fitch
  1. More ​The proposed merger of Axiata Group Bhd (Axiata) and Norwegian giant Telenor ASA's telecommunications and infrastructure assets in Asia underscores the significance of scale, according to Fitch Ratings
07 May 2019 - Pan-Asian telecoms giant in the making
  1. More New company will have annual revenue of more than RM50bil
07 May 2019 - World's first Hasbro water theme park to be in Melaka
  1. More Meridian Bhd executive director Datuk Seth Yap today unveiled plans to develop the world's first Hasbro-themed water theme park at Meridian's Malaysia Tourism City (MTC) development in Kuala Linggi, Melaka, through a Hasbro licensing agreement secured by his private entity M101 Holdings Sdn Bhd
07 May 2019 - Malaysia embraces digital technology to become high-income nation
  1. More ​Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said Malaysia is embracing digital technology especially 5G as a launching pad to become a high-income nation
06 May 2019 - Banking on renewable energy
  1. More Strong policy drive needed to help players with funding needs
05 May 2019 - Construction of Hyatt Centric hotel to spur Sabah's economy
  1. More The construction of a Hyatt Centric hotel in the city centre here will help boost Sabah’s economy, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said
03 May 2019 - PKT every24 now a halal-certified logistics provider
  1. More ​PKT every24 Logistics Sdn Bhd is now officially a halal certified logistics provider
02 May 2019 - Labu to host billion-ringgit green data centre
  1. More Facility to be the largest facility within a single site in S-E Asia


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