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SAM Engineering plant to supply parts to Airbus

BUKIT MERTAJAM: SAM Engineering (M) Bhd’s new RM140mil manufacturing plant will produce aerospace components for Airbus commercial aircraft. “The new 145,000 sq ft plant in Bukit Minyak is equipped with state-of-the-art precision machinery and will employ 200 highly-skilled workers when fully ramped up. “The company’s latest manufacturing facility is its ninth, in addition to the […]

Malaysia second country to run Facebook’s Terragraph trials

GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): Malaysia is the second country in the world after Hungary to run trials for Terragraph, a new wireless technology, says Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo. He said the Terragraph pilot project was timely as it was in line with the National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan (NFCP) that aims to solve […]

YES launches first large scale Terragraph market pilot in Asia

GEORGE TOWN: YTL Communications Sdn Bhd has announced the launch of the Terragraph pilot market here, an industry-led initiative to deploy advanced gigabit wireless infrastructure in an urban area. The deployment, supported by Facebook, is the first large-scale pilot market in Asia. “Commencing on March 1, we expect the pilot to last up to six […]

YTL: Setting up Terragraph is easy, even with George Town’s UN heritage status

GEORGE TOWN: Deploying the Terragraph gigabit wireless infrastructure in the Unesco heritage city status of George Town can be done without the need to dig trenches and disrupt the city, says YTL Communications chief executive officer Wing K. Lee. He said that in the past, the only way to get gigabit speeds was to lay […]

Better facilities in phase two

LIKE walking into its artist impression, phase two of the Penang Digital Library stays true to its concept of being a ‘Library in the Park’. Picturesque, spacious and hi-tech, the building called PDL Phase Two takes inspiration from the serene and tranquil atmosphere of its designated site along Jalan Masjid Negeri in George Town. With […]

CM: Seberang Prai has big potential in business, arts and tourism

PENANG is set to see greater development taking place on the mainland in the near future, says Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow. He said Seberang Prai has big potential for industrial as well as socio-economic development, including in the areas of culture, art and tourism. “We hope to have balanced growth on the mainland as […]

Aspen-Ikea JV invests RM2.6 bil on metropolis in mainland Penang

BATU KAWAN: Aspen Vision City Sdn Bhd, a joint venture (JV) company between Aspen Group Holdings Ltd and Ikea Southeast Asia, has invested more than RM2.6 billion in its 99.15ha master-planned metropolis in mainland Penang. Aspen Vision City is a meticulously-planned integrated multi-phase mixed development envisioned as the commercial hub and central business district in […]

Rising to world recognition

THE International School of Penang (Uplands) has become the first institution in the state to be accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS). It joins an elite group of only around 500 schools worldwide to hold such status, which is testament to the world-class education students receive at its campus in Batu Ferringhi. Uplands […]