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Penang pledges US$1 million to boost local tech start-ups

2018 Jan 25

Penang has pledged US$1 million (RM3.9 million) in seed capital for the state to meet its potential as a hardware hub for tech start-ups throughout the region.


Penang has to be a smart city that is digitally connected

2018 Jan 23

Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said as a world-class hub to numerous international and domestic investments as well as excellent infrastructure and good governance, there will be more stimulus for new investments and reinvestment in the state.


The Malaysian region that became a hardware hub

2018 Jan 22

The small Malaysian state of Penang is punching well above its weight in the tech world through hardware manufacturing. Similar to the way Silicon Valley developed, local engineers from big tech manufacturers are leaving to strike out on their own, creating a growing ecosystem. So could Penang be Asia's next Silicon Valley?


Jabil finds home in refurbished mall

2018 Jan 17

MULTINATIONAL corporation Jabil Inc has secured its place as a tenant of the Global Business Centre (GBC) in Penang at GBS@Mayang in Bayan Baru. As a major tenant of the building, Jabil will occupy two floors covering over 72,700 sq ft, which will allow the company a future head count expansion of 1,000 executives.


Jabil expands and relocates in Penang

2018 Jan 15

EMS provider Jabil says it's expanding and relocating its Global Business Centre (GBC) in Penang, Malaysia. The company will relocate from Penang’s Bayan Lepas Industrial Park to GBS@Mayang in order to accommodate future growth and capabilities improvement plans


BBS Automation celebrates its 30th year

2018 Jan 12

DEPUTY Chief Minister I Datuk Mohd Rashid Hasnon attended the 30th anniversary celebration of BBS Automation on Jan 11. The event marked the continued confidence of BBS, with its headquarters in Germany, towards Penang as an intelligent, international and liveable city.


Penang expects record RM10b investments for 2017

2018 Jan 04

Penang is expecting to top the manufacturing sector in the country with over RM10 billion in approved investments for the whole of 2017.