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[Press Release] Digital HR Symposium Penang 2023: Empowering HR Leaders in the Digital Age

June 26, 2023 – Amid the digital revolution, organisations are recognising the crucial role of Human Resources (HR) in leading digital transformation. HR is uniquely positioned to drive this change, as it manages the organisation’s most valuable asset – its people. The Digital HR Symposium was established to address this growing need. Organised by Global […]

[Press Release] Penang Internship Subsidy Programme (PISP) 2023

June 22, 2023 – Penang Internship Subsidy Programme (PISP), a special internship program initiated by the Penang State Government in 2022 through InvestPenang to support local companies in attracting talents from other states to Penang and indirectly will enhance the growth of Penang’s talent ecosystem. This year, the State has approved the budget of RM1 […]

After Fulfilling IPO Dream, Oppstar Takes Bigger Strides

June 20, 2023 – PENANG-based Oppstar Bhd realised its dream when it made one of the strongest public market debuts on Bursa Malaysia in March this year, but it is not done with its goals yet. The integrated circuit (IC) design house, which is the country’s largest contract chip designer, wants to become a prominent […]

Ebara Precision Machinery Sets Up Manufacturing Facility in Penang

June 13, 2023 – Japan-based vacuum and planarisation technologies leader, Ebara Precision Machinery Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Ebara Malaysia) has set up its first manufacturing facility at the Batu Kawan Industrial Park. Managing director, Takashi Sugiyama (pix) said the RM30.4 million facility will offer value-added products and quality services to meet the growing demand for various precision […]

Slimhaus Technology Established RM18 Million Manufacturing Facility in Penang

June 1, 2023 –Malaysian-based Industrialised Building System (IBS) modular home manufacturer SlimHaus Technology Sdn Bhd has established its first manufacturing facility at Valdor, Seberang Perai today with an investment of RM18 million. CEO and Director Gerald Chin Chung Peng said the 35,000 square feet facility is designated to manufacture IBS steel frames, modular and steel frame packages. “The facility […]