InvestPenang would like to inform that our office will be closed from 6th November to 6th December 2020 due to the recent CMCO imposed in Penang. InvestPenang team will still be working from home and reachable via emails. Please refer to our respective emails at https://investpenang.gov.my/about-invest-penang/. We remain committed to support our stakeholders through this difficult time.

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Singapore Airlines / SilkAir flight schedules from US to Penang International airport

We are sharing the Singapore Airlines / SilkAir flight schedules from US to Penang International airport: https://investpenang.gov.my/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Singapore-Airlines-SilkAir-Flight-Schedule.pdf As more direct flights resume , we will provide further updates.  

New Job Portals to Assist Technicians and Operators

November 18 – Manufacturing operators and technicians who are seeking job opportunities can check out two new job portals. The digital platforms – OperatorPengeluaran.my and Technicians.my – were built for manufacturing operators and technicians. It […]

[Press Release] Penang Garnered RM10.6 billion of Approved Manufacturing Investment in Jan – Sep 2020

Penang attracted a resilient RM1.5billion of approved manufacturing investment in Jul-Sep 2020, with a remarkable 73% of the total amount contributed by DDI. Meanwhile, Penang’s cumulative manufacturing inflows in Jan-Sep 2020 stood at RM10.6 billion, […]

Malaysia Signs RCEP, World’s Largest Free Trade Agreement

Nov 15 – Malaysia today signed the historic Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement with 14 other RCEP Participating Countries (RPCs). Senior International Trade and Industry (Miti) Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali described the […]

Malaysia Continues to be a Vibrant Manufacturing Hub, Recording RM65.3 Billion of Approved Investments in the Manufacturing Sector for Jan – Sept 2020

Nov 9 – Malaysia continues to be a competitive location for manufacturing projects. In the first nine months of 2020, a total of 740 projects worth RM65.3 billion were approved compared with RM56.0 billion in […]

Western Digital to Invest RM2.3b in Malaysia

Nov 5 – Western Digital, a leading digital storage equipment manufacturer, has decided to invest an additional RM2.3 billion to upgrade its facilities and boost its production capacity in Malaysia. “This was agreed on during […]

Media Statement by The Chief Minister of Penang on 5 November 2020 at KOMTAR, George Town

To all my fellow Penangites, In view of the of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in Mukim 12, Southwest District which would be enforced tomorrow from 6 November until 19 November 2020, I have […]

Mukim 12 under the Barat Daya district of Penang will come under a conditional movement control order (CMCO) from 6 to 19 November 2020

Mukim 12 under the Barat Daya district of Penang will come under a conditional movement control order (CMCO) from 6 to 19 November 2020. Detailed SOPs will be finalised and published by 5 November afternoon. […]

Malaysia Ranks Fourth in Cost of Doing Business Index — KPMG Study

Nov 3 – Malaysia is ranked fourth among seventeen economies in an assessment comparing the economy’s competitiveness as a manufacturing hub, outperforming others in the region such as China, Japan, Vietnam and India, according to […]