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Plans for a better mainland

2018 Feb 28

THE Seberang Prai Municipal Council is targeting to turn Seberang Prai into a smart city with low carbon footprint by 2022.

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Japan Lifeline invests RM70m in Penang Science Park

2018 Feb 26

Japan Lifeline Co Ltd’s Malaysian subsidiary, JLL Malaysia Sdn Bhd, signed a deal today with Penang Development Corporation (PDC) to acquire land in North Penang Science Park for a new factory. The Japanese medical devices manufacturer will invest RM70 million to build its first factory outside of Japan.

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Swettenham terminal readies for mega liners

2018 Feb 26

Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) is expanding berth from the current 480m to 700m for the cruise terminal to accommodate two mega vessels to berth simultaneously.

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New MIDA Penang director calls on CM

2018 Feb 26

The new Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) director for Penang Yusni Md Yusop this afternoon made a courtesy call on Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng at his office in Komtar.

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Asean region clean city award spurs MBPP to continue good effort

2018 Feb 23

SPICK-and-span George Town’s feather in the cap as the one of the cleanest cities in the Asean region did not come easy, said Penang Island City Council (MBPP) mayor Yew Tung Seang. 

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4 Projects That Show Penang Might Just Be Asia's Next Silicon Valley

2018 Feb 20

Put forward as Asia's next Silicon Valley by publications like BBC, Penang is now home to thousands of startups as well as a large number of Fortune 1000 companies including Google and Intel.

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PIE eyes contracts for supply of box-build electronics

2018 Feb 19

PIE Industrial Bhd. hopes to finalise contract talks with several big multinational clients by the third quarter of this year for the supply of box-build electronics. “As we are in Penang, we are in a very good position to tap into the Asia Pacific market,"said Alvin Mui, group managing director of the company. 

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Penang: where cultures blend and living heritage keeps evolving

2018 Feb 18

Let your love affair with Penang begin; an exotic mélange of the old and the new, a bustling port, a heritage city and an industrial base! And while enjoying Penang’s rich amalgamation it becomes evident that it is the various flavours from Penang’s long history that have paved the way for the island’s rather unique characteristics and fundamentals.

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MoU aims to make Penang breastfeeding friendly

2018 Feb 15

The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) and Penang Medical College (PMC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly develop a research component of making Penang a breastfeeding friendly state.

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iPay88 inks new partnership with @CAT

2018 Feb 14

iPay88 Holding Sdn Bhd (formerly known as iPay88 Sdn Bhd) (iPay88), an NTT Data company as well as a Malaysia-based leading provider of online payment service solutions in Asean, has announced its partnership with @CAT Penang. The community-run programme is supported by the Penang State Government via its Invest Penang programme.

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