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Finally, Penang airport expansion plans set to take off

2018 Jul 26

The Transport Ministry has outlined several short and long-term measures to address the lack of capacity at the Penang International Airport (PIA).

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MITI forms task force to monitor US-China trade war

2018 Jul 19

The task force will also focus on formulating strategies to mitigate the trade protectionism impact and act as a focal point for stakeholders to present their views, comments and feedback, the ministry said in a statement today.

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Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor unit buys Penang land to build EMS factory

2018 Jul 18

Diversified group Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Bhd's (KPS) indirect wholly-owned subsidiary CPI (Penang) Sdn Bhd is buying a 4.5-acre piece of land in Bayan Lepas Industrial Park, Penang for RM27.7 million, on which it intends to build a new electronic manufacturing services (EMS) factory.

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IKEA to recruit staff for 200 new jobs at Penang store

2018 Jul 18

Swedish home furnishings retailer IKEA has launched a recruitment drive to fill more than 200 positions at its new store in Batu Kawan, Penang, which is scheduled for opening on March 28, 2019.

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Western Digital to close its iconic PJ factory

2018 Jul 18

After over 20 years in operation, Western Digital Corporation announced that it will be shutting down its HDD (hard disk drive) manufacturing facility in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, by the end of this year.

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Penang to be first state in M'sia to use 100% led street lighting

2018 Jul 17

State Housing, Local Government, Urban and Rural Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said this was part of efforts to fulfil the promises made in the 14th General Election (GE14) manifesto.

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Will JEP raise its cost competitiveness with new Penang plant?

2018 Jul 13

Andy Luong, new controlling shareholder and executive chairman at JEP Holdings, says Singapore is not a cost-competitive location for a precision engineering firm like his.

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Penang-born Broadcom chief inks US$19b deal to buy software firm CA

2018 Jul 12

Broadcom Inc announced a $18.9 billion deal to buy U.S. business software company CA Inc on Wednesday, venturing far beyond its realm of semiconductors and testing investors' confidence in its Chief Executive Tan Hock Eng's dealmaking credentials.

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Grooming state to be logistics hub

2018 Jul 11

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the logistics providers in Penang not only supported local factories but also served the regional market, acting as international procurement or regional distribution centres.

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ICCL's new regional distribution center will beef up connectivity in the halal logistics industry

2018 Jul 09

Integrated Cold Chain Logistics Sdn Bhd (ICCL), a leading total logistics company in the country, launched its new one-stop regional distribution and centre of excellence for the halal logistics industry.

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