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Building Back Better: A Sustainable, Resilient Recovery for Malaysia’s E&E Industry

Dec 28 – The year 2020 has all the makings of a momentous year. The Covid-19 outbreak has sent global industries and economies into a tailspin, posted significant threats to the healthcare system, severely disrupted […]

Penang First State to Install Fibre Optic Infrastructure as Basic Utility, Says Committee Chairman

Dec 21 – Penang has emerged as the first state to enforce the installation of fibre optic communication infrastructure as a basic utility equivalent to water and electricity supplies. State Public Works, Utilities and Flood Mitigation […]

Building Tomorrow’s Talent for Industries of the Future

Dec 21 – The emergence of disruptive technologies, pursued after the Covid-19 outbreak, has intensified the world’s adoption of automation and digitalisation to embrace new ways of doing things. The pandemic has severely affected the […]

Malaysia’s 2021 Economic Recovery Underpinned by Effective Vaccine Roll-out, Says World Bank

Dec 17 – Malaysia’s economic recovery in 2021 will be underpinned by the effective roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine, according to the World Bank Group. In a press conference following the launch of its Malaysia […]

Malaysian Companies to Leverage on Opportunities from China’s Technological Rise

Dec 17 – Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia YB Datuk Lim Ban Hong calls for greater collaboration in the area of high-technologies between Malaysia and China to further strengthen bilateral trade, […]

Tech: US-based Chip Gear Giant Lam Research’s Largest Facility to be Built in Penang

Dec 9 – If you have ever wondered about the electronic devices we use every day, you may be surprised to learn that Lam Research is involved in nearly all the advanced chips built today. “Today, […]

One Stop Centre for Business Travellers “Welcoming Investors, Keeping You Safe”

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ONE STOP CENTRE FOR BUSINESS TRAVELLERS “WELCOMING INVESTORS, KEEPING YOU SAFE” PROGRESS UPDATES Kuala Lumpur, 30 November 2020 – The volatile global economy, afflicted by the COVID19 pandemic, has impelled […]

Malaysia Records Total Approved Investments of RM109.8 Billion in the Economy, Creating 64,701 Job Opportunities for January – September 2020

Dec 1 – Malaysia recorded a total of RM109.8 billion worth of investments in the manufacturing, services and primary sectors for the first nine months of 2020. These investments involved 2,935 projects and will create […]