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Malaysian E&E Players Tread Carefully amid Tech Cold War

Oct 15 – As its name implies, a semiconductor chip is made of a material that conducts current, but not completely. The conductivity of a semiconductor lies somewhere between that of an insulator, which has […]

Four Strategies to Empower Penang’s Economic Recovery

Oct 12 – The Penang government has underlined four strategies to empower the state’s economic recovery under its Penang 2021 Budget. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the four strategies were to encourage investment and […]

Comet Group: Manufacturing in Malaysia

The decision was made in November 2019: In summer 2020, on an ambitious schedule, Comet is to start manufacturing at its new site in Penang. The project team responsible is racing to make it happen. […]

[Press Release] Penang’s Manufacturing Investment Inflows Remains Sturdy with RM9.12 Billion Achieved in Jan–Jun 20

  Penang’s approved manufacturing investments performed steadily in the first half of 2020, recorded an inflow of RM9.12 billion. For 2Q20, the State captured RM2.02 billion inflows, up 452% year-on-year, marked a resilient industrial ecosystem […]