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National Instruments in RM170m expansion of Penang ops

Thursday, 21 Nov 2019 12:26 PM MYT BY OPALYN MOK GEORGE TOWN, Nov 21 — National Instruments (NI) announced a US$40 million (RM170 million) expansion of its facility in Penang today. NI chief executive officer […]

The Trade War May Help Penang Return to Its Glory Days

The Malaysian state’s electronics industry thrives as Chinese manufacturers seek neutral territory. By Michelle Jamrisko and Anisah Shukry Penang’s pastel-hued, colonial-era buildings speak to the Malaysian island’s history as a key trading post for the […]

[Press Release] Smith+Nephew chooses Penang, Malaysia for new high technology manufacturing facility

British company expects to create up to 800 new jobs over the next five years PENANG, Nov. 19, 2019 – The Penang government and Smith+Nephew, the global medical technology business, are pleased to announce that […]

Trade war rejuvenates ‘Silicon Valley’ firms in Malaysia

PENANG, Malaysia (Reuters) – Years after resisting pressure to move to China, Lee Hung Lung says his bet has paid off. Sales at his Malaysia-based Hotayi Electronic are surging, it’s hiring more workers, considering an […]

Chow leads Penang delegation to Armenia for WCIT 2019

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow will be leading a state delegation to the 23rd World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 2019 at Yerevan, Armenia, from Oct 6 – 9. According to a […]

[Press Release] Official Launch of Global Business Services Focus Group (GFG) Logo and Formation of GFG Penang Chapter (5th Penang GBS Conference 2019)

YAB Mr. Chow Kon Yeow, Chief Minister of Penang officially launched the Global Business Services Focus Group (GFG) logo and formation of GFG Penang Chapter at InvestPenang’s 5th Global Business Services Conference 2019 today. The GFG’s […]