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Texchem allocates RM40m to expand 3 divisions

2018 Apr 25

Tan Sri Fumihiko Konishi also said the industrial division, which generated about 40% of the group’s revenue, would diversify into the trading of latex glove chemicals, food ingredients and additives.


PFFA: Cargo handled at Penang Port expected to increase 10% this year

2018 Apr 23

Penang Freight Forwarders Association (PFFA) president Krishnan Chelliah told StarBiz that for the first quarter of 2018, the cargo handled was 371,270 TEUs, an improvement from 355,381 TEUs achieved in the same period a year ago.


Aricent Now Hiring to Staff New VLSI Engineering Center in Penang, Malaysia

2018 Apr 22

This state-of-the-art center will provide semiconductor design services such as very-large-scale integration (VLSI) for global leaders in Malaysia and throughout Southeast Asia.


Growing from strength to strength

2018 Apr 22

PENANG Medical College will now be known as the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and University College Dublin (UCD) Malaysia Campus – or “RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus” (RUMC) for short.


Citi says all corporate transactions in M’sia to be fully digitised by 2019

2018 Apr 19

As a result of the high percentage of digital transactions, he said the corporate segment is entirely managed via just three branches in Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor Baru, as clients no longer need to visit the physical branch for most transactions.


Penang council plans to repopulate George Town using co-living spaces

2018 Apr 18

Mayor Yew Tung Seang said the heritage shophouses in the heritage zone were originally meant to be a mix of commercial and residential spaces, with the ground floors used for commercial activities while the living quarters are upstairs.


SEMI Postpones SEMICON Southeast Asia 2018 to make way for Malaysian Election

2018 Apr 16

SEMI, the industry association representing the global manufacturing supply chain, today announced postponement of SEMICON Southeast Asia frmo 8-10 May 2018 to 22-24 May 2018.


Penang announces RM6m sponsorship for apprenticeship programme

2018 Apr 13

The caretaker Penang chief minister said the funds is to top up the RM2 million sponsorship released in 2015 for the Malaysian Meister programme Level 1 (MMPL1) Mechatronics programme.


Excellent choice for the industry

2018 Apr 11

PDC’s 60.7ha (150-acre) Batu Kawan SME Village is a multi-stage development, with Phases 1 to 3 already completed. Currently under construction is Phase 4A.


E&E industry to stay ‘rosy’ in 2018, says SEMI

2018 Apr 10

"At 8%-12% for this year, it is still a very healthy rate since the growth of semiconductor has always been about 4% previously,” said SEMI Southeast Asia president Ng Kai Fai at a press briefing here yesterday.