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Economic Sectors In The Essential Services Allowed To Operate Throughout The Period Of Movement Control Order (MCO) In Pulau Pinang, Selangor, Wilayah Persekutuan (Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Labuan), Melaka, Johor And Sabah

Economic Sectors In The Essential Services Allowed To Operate Throughout The Period Of Movement Control Order (MCO) In Pulau Pinang, Selangor, Wilayah Persekutuan (Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, Labuan), Melaka, Johor And Sabah (English Version) Menteri Kanan Menteri […]

[Press Statement] Opportunity Amid Adversity: The Task Ahead for Penang in 2021

PRESS STATEMENT BY DATO’ SERI LEE KAH CHOON 11 JANUARY 2021 GEORGE TOWN, PENANG Opportunity Amid Adversity: The Task Ahead for Penang in 2021 As we embarked on the new year, we continue to see […]

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 […]

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.  

[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, […]

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. […]

[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 […]

Penang Government advocates talents to explore various high-quality job opportunities in the State

For Immediate Release Press Release Penang Government advocates talents to explore various high-quality job opportunities in the State The employment initiative from InvestPenang and JobStreet provides a platform for professionals and graduates to understand Penang’s […]

DIGITAL GBS IS HIRING (PENANG EDITIION) MY PENANG MY WORKPLACE!

InvestPenang, in collaboration with MDEC will be organizing DIGITAL GBS IS HIRING (PENANG EDITIION) MY PENANG MY WORKPLACE! Join us on Thursday 27 Aug 2020 at 2.00 – 3.30pm to get the information on the […]

China Airlines Direct Flight to Penang

We are sharing the latest China Airlines flight schedules vis a vis international direct flights to Penang International airport. As more direct flights resumed , we will share those updates. For more info on guidelines […]

3D Simulation for the Alternative Road Diversion at Lebuhraya Bandar Cassia

Click HERE for announcement on Closure of Bandar Cassia Highway from Eco Horizon to Paramount Utropolis Further to the above announcement, please find the 3D simulation for the alternative road diversion at Lebuhraya Bandar Cassia. […]

Malaysia Pushes Tech Hub to Help Economy Ride Out Pandemic

Malaysia’s technology cluster in Penang is helping drive an economic recovery that could see the country bounce back faster than any of its peers in Southeast Asia. The northern state drew 6.8 billion ringgit ($1.6 […]

Ultra Clean Expands Global Footprint – Adds to Malaysia’s Vibrant Industrial Ecosystem

Penang, July 30, 2020 – Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCTT) today announced its expansion into Malaysia and will be setting up a manufacturing facility in the Batu Kawan Industrial Park, Pulau Pinang. In welcoming […]

Promising Manufacturing Investment Inflows of RM7.1 Billion in 1Q2020

For Immediate Release PRESS RELEASE Driven by the foreign direct investments (FDI), Penang recorded a promising RM7.1 billion approved manufacturing investments in 1Q2020. There are still opportunities in targeted industries for Penang to seize, amidst […]

Keysight completes US$330mil Eggplant acquisition

Keysight Technologies Inc has completed its US$330 million acquisition of Eggplant from The Carlyle Group. NSTP/WEB KUALA LUMPUR: Keysight Technologies Inc, which has a primary manufacturing and order fulfilment site in Malaysia, has completed its […]

Spotlight on Lam Research – Expanding Capacity as a Global Company

By NG Bee Bee, President SEMI Southeast Asia Interview with Andrew Goh, Vice President & General Manager South East Asia at Lam Research Question: Thank you for taking the time to sit down with SEMI […]

PDC Affordable Housing Scheme

Penang Affordable Housing Scheme Penang Affordable Housing Scheme (PMM) is a Penang State Government initiative in an effort to provide quality housing at affordable prices for Penangites. Through the PMM scheme, the State Government aims […]

Latest Update as of 24 June 2020 Entry Permission for Expatriates

Latest Update as of 24 June 2020 Entry Permission for Expatriates with an Active Pass and Approved Application who are Abroad as Announced by the Malaysian Government on 19 June 2020 24 June 2020 1. […]

[Press Release] DexCom, Inc.’s investment further enhances Penang’s position as a leading medtech hub

      Press Conference – Dexcom’s investment announcement (24 Jun 2020): https://www.facebook.com/buletinmutiara/videos/289335712258255/ Click HERE for CM’s speech. PENANG, June 24, 2020 – The Penang state government is pleased to announce that DexCom, Inc., a […]

Attractive tax incentive for company relocating to Malaysia

On 5 June 2020, government announced several attractive incentives for company that relocating to Malaysia: 0% tax rate for 10 years for new investment in manufacturing sectors with capex between RM300-500 million 0% tax rate […]

PENANG E-LEARNING COMPUTER PROGRAMME

The Penang government has announced the formation of an ‘E-Learning Computer Program’ Task Force on 21 May 2020 dedicated to tackle the challenges of e-learning such as lack of internet connectivity and computer devices and […]

[Press Release] Bosch Malaysia to set up new plant in Penang

June 3, 2020 Bosch Malaysia to set up new plant in Penang Construction of new semiconductors test center starts 2021 Bosch Malaysia and Penang Development Corporation sign an agreement for the land purchase in Batu […]

B. Braun Expands its Global Test Centre For Medical Devices in Penang, Proving Malaysia’s Capabilities in Scientific Measurement

MEDIA STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE B. BRAUN EXPANDS ITS GLOBAL TEST CENTRE FOR MEDICAL DEVICES IN PENANG, PROVING MALAYSIA’S CAPABILITIES IN SCIENTIFIC MEASUREMENT Penang, 2 June 2020 – B. Braun, one of the largest medical […]

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to resume construction work during the Movement Control Order (MCO) / Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO)

Please see links below for Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to resume construction work during the Movement Control Order (MCO) / Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) by Majlis Bandaraya Pulau Pinang (MBPP) and Majlis Bandaraya Seberang […]

Unwavering Support from Penang’s industry Players

A video highlighting contributions from some Penang corporates to frontliners to fight against Covid-19.

COVID-19 PCR Tests for Construction Workers at Padang Polo from 14 to 16 May 2020

Please be informed that BP Healthcare will be setting up a testing station for COVID-19 PCR Tests for construction workers at Padang Polo, Penang starting from 14 to 16 May 2020 (to extend further if […]

Export Import Statistics by State – March 2020

Malaysia’ total trade in March 2020 amounted to RM147.9 billion with the exports of RM80.1 billion and imports worth RM67.8 billion. Among the top five major exporting states, Pulau Pinang remained as the top exporter […]

Penang Gradual Recovery Strategy

Please see links below for the full media statement by the Rt Hon. YAB Tuan Chow Kon Yeow, Chief Minister of Penang on 3 May 2020: English: 20200503_CKY_MCO47_EkonomiOpen_English (rs rev) Bahasa Malaysia: 20200503_CKY_MCO47_EkonomiOpen_Bahasa_FINAL Chinese: 20200503_CKY_MCO47_CN […]