News & Events


Rockets and spacecraft models on display at Tech Dome Penang in July

2018 May 29

The China Science and Technology Museum has brought space models worth about RM1mil for the gallery in July. They are four rockets and two spacecraft models.


Malaysia's participation in trade pacts left hanging in the air

2018 May 23

"The new (Pakatan Harapan-led) government will have to decide whether Malaysia wants to be in the CPTPP [and other trade pacts] or not," Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) secretary-general Datuk Seri J. Jayasiri told reporters today, after the opening of the three-day SEMICON Southeast Asia 2018 here.


Continental plans RM32.7m plant upgrade

2018 May 22

The investments will include the expansion of the warehouse space and the research and development (R&D) centre to accommodate more engineers.


NTPM to spend RM50mil on expansion

2018 May 21

“In Vietnam, the capacity would be increased to 50,000 tonnes from 10,000 tonnes, while in Penang to 120,000 tonnes from 100,000 tonnes,” Lee said.


From a journalist to CM

2018 May 15

Chow Kon Yeow, the new Chief Minister of Penang, was such a perfect gentleman that none of us would have thought that he would survive the roughness of national politics, let alone helm a state which is among the frontline in the nation.


Transport plan tops CM’s list

2018 May 15

There are three priority projects under the PTMP, namely the LRT, the Penang Island Link (PIL) and the Penang South Reclamation (PSR).


Elected reps all geared up to serve constituents

2018 May 14

THE expansion of Penang International Airport, implementation of Light Rail Transit (LRT) and securing investment top the agenda of newly elected Bayan Baru MP Sim Tze Tzin.


Malaysia’s 2018 exports and imports to see growth

2018 May 07

Malaysia’s exports and imports are expected to grow at 7.3 per cent and 7.5 per cent, respectively, this year, as external trade is expected to maintain its positive momentum. 


Plexus expands presence in Malaysia with acquisition of new facility

2018 May 03

The facility is adjacent to Plexus’ existing Riverside manufacturing facility in Penang, and when combined will result in a 37-acre Riverside campus, a press release reads.



ViTrox poised to win more market share

2018 May 02

Challenges remain, including US dollar depreciation, raw material sourcing, floor space constraint, and relocation to new Batu Kawan Campus 2.0.