The Penang government today announced that Micron Technology, Inc. – an industry leader in memory and storage solutions – is to build a new center of excellence for SSD Assembly and Test in the state's Batu Kawan Industrial Park. It is expected to add 1,000 local jobs in the state.
It may come as a surprise to many that Sony actually conducts research and development (R&D) in its Sony EMCS (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (SOEM) Penang (PG Tec) manufacturing plant. The factory spans a total land area of 172,000 square meters (m2) with a total built-up area of 95,000m2.
The joint venture (JV) between Aspen Group and IKEA Southeast Asia has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Marriott International, appointing Aloft Hotel as the hotel operator in the planned development of Aspen Vision City in Batu Kawan, Penang.
CSA Penang General Manager Liu Zhen Hua said the airline would increase the flight frequency between the two destinations from seven flights per week to 11 flights per week.