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PM unveils four-pronged strategy to boost manufacturing

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad launched the National Policy on Industry 4.0 known as Industry4WRD — a four-pronged strategy to boost Malaysia’s manufacturing sector via higher productivity, contribution, innovation and more high-skilled workers. The […]

Beautiful green lung in the north

ASPEN Group together with its joint venture partner IKEA Southeast Asia opened the first phase of Central Island Park, a first-of-its-kind park covering a 10.12ha plot in Batu Kawan, Penang. It not only provides an […]

Foundation sponsors studies for 16

THE 16 young Malaysians, sponsored and funded by the Hong Leong Foundation, the charitable arm of the Hong Leong Group, have graduated from the Malaysian Meister Programme – Level 1 Skills Diploma in Mechatronics studies […]

Container terminal to be major player

GEORGE TOWN: With a RM500mil capital expenditure for the next five years, the North Butterworth Container Terminal (NBCT) is set to shed its image as a feeder port. For a start, a RM150mil expansion plan […]