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Eye on the European market

Machine manufacturer innovates to keep up with smart factory standards PENANG-based MH Multipack Sdn Bhd, an automated packaging machine manufacturer, is looking to penetrate the European market by 2021. In preparation for that plan, it […]

Minister: Penang a model state because of its progress

PENANG should be recognised as a model state for the whole country because it has progressed rapidly in the past 10 years. Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said Penang was economically empowered to […]

Penang records RM3.8b investments between Jan-Sept 2018

GEORGE TOWN: Penang recorded investments of RM3.83 billion in the first nine months of 2018, comprising RM2.16 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) and domestic investment of RM1.67 billion. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said […]

Making Penang a key logistics hub

FEDEX Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp, has invested RM17.6mil on its Penang Gateway facility at MAB New Cargo Complex at Penang International Airport. Touted as the largest integrated logistics facility of its kind […]

FedEx eyes mainland Penang for further growth

GEORGE TOWN (Jan 9): Following the launch of its new integrated facilities at the Penang International Airport, global logistics services provider FedEx is training its sights on the mainland for further expansion. FedEx Malaysia group […]

Fedex to launch two new facilities in Malaysia

GEORGE TOWN (Jan 10): The world’s largest express transportation company, FedEx Express (FedEx), is planning to launch two new logistic facilities in Malaysia this year. FedEx Express Malaysia managing director SC Chong said the new […]

Penang to develop 18,000ha green network by 2030

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 3 ― The Penang Green Connectors Project, which will see the development of various parks and amenities on a massive 18,000ha of the island, is beginning to take shape as part of […]

Preparing Penang for the digital age

PENANG will embrace new workforce models and technology to keep ahead of the competition. A new portfolio called Digital Transformation will be created under the Chief Minister’s office to enhance the momentum under Industry Revolution […]