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Topic: Industry 4.0

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INDUSTRY 4.0 is about how the entire globe is connected in an online, digital world.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 — The country’s mechanical and electrical (M&E) export is growing steadily and projected to reach RM43 billion in 2020.
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UNIVERSAL Robots (UR), Denmark-based collaborative robots (cobots) market leader has identified Malaysia as a key growth market in line with the country’s increased focus on automation and robotics,...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): Pentamaster Corp Bhd’s first quarter net profit jumped 170.7% which the group attributed to greater operating efficiency that led to higher profit margins and net interest inc...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Automated testing equipment maker Pentamaster Corp Bhd is optimistic about its prospects this year after the company reported fourth straight quarters of rising net profit.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Banks in Malaysia will benefit from the recent cut in the overnight policy rate (OPR) if the move results in a higher loan growth, according to AmBank Group chief executive officer Datuk Sulaiman Mohd Tahir (pic).
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 ― Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has always urged Malaysians to embrace technological advancements, but admits that many of today’s gadgets are beyond him.
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KANGAR, May 13 — The federal government will give its full cooperation to the Perlis state government so that the state’s Industry 4.0 development plan can be realised and would give impact to the...
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ABOUT 300 companies have sought the help of the International Trade and Industry Ministry to gauge their readiness for Industry 4.0.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Economic Affairs Ministry will focus on developing new industries to drive the nation's economy to a higher level and in tune with current developments.
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“I DON’T want any of my children to work in this industry.
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COMPANIES across Asia Pacific will soon find it easier to access the latest offerings in the Oracle Cloud as a result of the newly launched Oracle Cloud Solution Hub in Kuala Lumpur.
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One of the most important models for the Mercedes-Benz brand is the EQC, and it’s finally rolling off production lines in Bremen, with the Beijing plant to follow by the end of the year – specific...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Software firm Oracle Corp Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Oracle Malaysia) is targeting to create 150 new jobs with its newly launched cloud solutions hub.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): EG Industries Bhd said its subsidiary SMT Technologies Sdn Bhd will form a joint venture with Taiwan-based Quanta Storage Inc to undertake manufacturing works for Western Digital...
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The readiness assessment (RA) programme under the National Policy on Industry 4.0 or Industry4WRD has so far received over 300 applications from small and medium enterprises (SMEs). International Trad...
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TRUONG Trong Toai, a graduate of the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, started Robot3T at the end of 2014 to turn the dream of a “Made in Vietnam robot” into reality.
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MELAKA, May 4 — Tenaga Nasional Bhd’s (TNB) involvement in the high speed broadband (HSBB) business will be a “game changer” for the country’s telecommunications (telco) industry.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) ranks 98th in the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2019, climbed up 16 ranks from 114 places in 2018.
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PETALING JAYA: The government will be able to create 50,000 job opportunities this year as the country’s total approved foreign direct investment has rose 48% to RM80.5 billion in 2018 from RM54.4 b...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The move to widen the scope of laws to better protect self-employed workers is apt, says Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 1 — British tech firms Ideagen Plc, auditXPRT Inc, BAE System Plc, Mitra Innovation and SAGE Group Plc will be investing in Malaysia, shoring up bilateral trade ties between the tw...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — The federal government will seek to create new jobs for Malaysians amid challenges posed by the digital revolution and technological advances, which may cause certain jobs t...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 29 — The joint forces of the brains in the universities and the capacity and capabilities of key industries will make a change for a better world through the Fourth Industrial Rev...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 29): Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) has inked a three-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) with national applied research and development (R&D) agency MIMOS Bhd for the ad...
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KUALA LUMPUR: UCSI Univer­si­ty’s James Koo (pic) beat the odds when he became the first Malaysian to obtain the Associate of Cana­dian Institute of Actuaries (ACIA).
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IN EFFORTS to increase smart manufacturing practices in the manufacturing sector, local industrial automation specialist Galactic Advance Engineering (M) Sdn Bhd recently launched its GENiE Smart Factory Solution.
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BEIJING (April 26): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had today visited SenseTime Group Ltd's office here, where he gained first-hand experience of the company's latest artificial intelligence (A...
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KUALA LUMPUR: American medical technology company, Edwards Lifesciences (Edwards) known for developing the commercially viable artificial heart valve, is expected to invest RM100 million in Malaysia.
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GEORGE TOWN, April 23 — Penang has managed to keep its competitive edge in the electrical and electronics (E&E), and services sectors despite uncertainties in the first half of 2019, said Invest Pen...
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LETTER | Over the weekend, I had active discussions with my Penang friends who had migrated outstation and overseas over the state affairs in Penang within the context of the Federation of Malaysia.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 18 — The 5G will impact every industry that is vital to the growth of the country’s economy, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has expressed confidence that Malaysia will be able to leverage on the 5G cellular network within the next three years, to usher in transformational techn...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): National applied research and development centre MIMOS Bhd has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with business consultant firm 6Biz Sdn Bhd to promote artificial inte...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Many small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the manufacturing sector outside the Klang Valley are facing difficulties in adapting to the Industry 4.0 (I4.0) as they remain h...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The trade issue between Malaysia and the European Union (EU) over palm oil will not affect other forms of exports to the EU, says the Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade).
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): The trade issue between Malaysia and the European Union (EU) over palm oil will not affect other forms of exports to the EU, says the Malaysia External Trade Development Corpo...
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The trade issue between Malaysia and the European Union over palm oil will not affect other forms of exports to the bloc, says the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade).
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The trade issue between Malaysia and the European Union (EU) over palm oil will not affect other forms of exports to the EU, says the Malaysia External Trade Development Co...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Industrial automation solutions provider Greatech Technology Bhd has inked an underwriting agreement with its sole underwriter, Alliance Investment Bank Bhd (Alliance IB), en ...
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Ahead of the 5G Malaysia showcase at Putrajaya next week, Digi has provided a glimpse of what 5G could deliver.
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The global demand for rubber gloves is estimated to reach 300 billion gloves this year, with an expected annual growth of 12 per cent, according to the Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) should capitalise on the RM517mil funding made available by Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Bhd’s (MIDF) and Malaysian Technology Development Corp (MTDC) under the Soft Loan Scheme for Automation and Modernisation (SLSAM).
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) should capitalise on the RM517 million funding made available by Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Bhd’s (MIDF) and  Malaysian Te...
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Singapore embraces technology.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) should capitalise on the RM517 million funding made available by Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Bhd’s (MIDF) and  Malaysian ...
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PETALING JAYA: The government takes Industry 4.0 seriously but it is something that is still being discovered by the public and may not be fully understood, said Human Resources Minister M. Kula Segar...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Smart Nation 2020 expo will establish the nation as one of the first in the region that is ready to deal with future changes.
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The Malaysian government is expected to announce the revised National Automotive Policy in the second quarter of this year.
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The government is expected to unveil the revised National Automotive Policy (NAP) in the second quarter of 2019, which will include various measures to enhance the competitiveness of the industry thro...
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CYBERJAYA, April 8 — The government is expected to unveil the revised National Automotive Policy (NAP) in the second quarter of 2019, which will include various measures to enhance the competitiv...
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NOWADAYS, everyone seems to be talking about Industry 4.0 or the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR4.0). Even politicians are now harping on the need for the nation to seriously embrace Industry 4.0, wh...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The recent drop in global coal and gas prices would not likely affect the electricity tariff in Malaysia as they are still higher than the base prices set during the three-year revision ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The recent drop in global coal and gas prices would not likely affect the electricity tariff in Malaysia as they are still higher than the base prices set during the three-year revision ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — The recent drop in global coal and gas prices would not likely affect the electricity tariff in Malaysia as they are still higher than the base prices set during the three-ye...
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BANK Negara’s findings in its 2018 Annual Report that real monthly salaries for fresh graduates holding a diploma or degree have dipped since 2010 will come as a significant blow to the confidence o...
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The future economic direction of the country raises questions for the curious.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): The Malaysian electrical and electronics (E&E) industry is expected to flourish even further and by 2020, is expected to generate a gross national income impact of RM53.4 bill...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): The Malaysian electrical and electronics (E&E) industry is expected to flourish even further and by 2020, is expected to generate a gross national income impact of RM53.4 bill...
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PETALING JAYA: The Youth and Sports Ministry is committed to create a new generation of quality graduates with its National Youth Skills Institute's (IKBN) Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) module.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is looking at developing a drone-embedded unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), following discussions with a leading aircraft landing and braking systems company.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 26): Malaysian graduates of Japanese universities under the country's Look East Policy initiated by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in 1982 are fired up to move the country ...
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Malaysian graduates of Japanese universities under the country's Look East Policy initiated by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad in 1982 are fired up to move the country into the technology of the 21...
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THE Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM - Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia) signed a Collaboration Agreement with Gamuda Industrial Building System Sdn Bhd.
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PETALING JAYA: An educationist has given a list of issues for Putrajaya to tackle if it wants to improve the standard of national schools, following the prime minister’s call to make these great aga...
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PETALING JAYA: Ayer Hitam MP Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong asked Port Dickson MP Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on concrete plans to prepare rural folk on the exposure to digital economy and Industry 4.0.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14) Greatech Technology Bhd, an industrial automation solutions provider and equipment maker, has been given the all-clear by Bursa Malaysia to proceed with its initial public off...
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SEPANG (March 14): South Korean President Moon Jae-in departed for Cambodia at 2.35pm today, after a three-day state visit to Malaysia, which began on Tuesday.
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SEPANG, March 14 — South Korean President Moon Jae-in departed for Cambodia at 2.35pm today after a three-day state visit to Malaysia, which began on Tuesday.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is keen to keep sending students to South Korea to enable them to follow the developments in that country, especially in the fields of engineering, information technology (IT) and ...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 13): Malaysia is keen to keep sending students to South Korea to enable them to follow the developments in that country especially in the fields of engineering, information technology...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad held talks today with visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in at Perdana Putra in Putrajaya.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 13): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad held talks today with visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in at Perdana Putra, here.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 13 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad held talks today with visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in at Perdana Putra, here.
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KUALA LUMPUR: South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who arrived here yesterday on a three-day state visit to Malaysia, was accorded a state welcome at Parliament Square today.
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SEPANG (March 12): Malaysia rolled the red carpet out today for South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who arrived for a three-day state visit.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — Malaysia rolled out the red carpet today for South Korean President Moon Jae-in who arrived for a three-day state visit.
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SEPANG: Malaysia rolled out the red carpet today for South Korean President Moon Jae-in (pix) who arrived for a three-day state visit.
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KULAI: The Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC) plans to have 40 small medium enterprises (SMEs) cooperate with it to develop and achieve the Industry 4.0 (i4.0) standard this year.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 11): The President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in and First Lady Kim Jung-sook, will undertake a state visit to Malaysia from tomorrow until Thursday.
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MARCH 8 — Schools are a centrepiece in nurturing the skills and talents required for Industry 4.0 (IR4.0). In meeting this need, Education Minister Maszlee Malik’s recent speech in London on the i...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 7): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pictured) said today Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd's RM3 billion Industry Digitalisation Transformation Fund forms a part of the nation's Budget ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 7 ― Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has launched the RM3 billion Industry Digitalisation Transformation Fund (IDTF) which is managed by Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (BPMB) toda...
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LETTER | It is not surprising that any journalist, be it in sports or politics, and even entertainment media practitioners would not hesitate to take a jab at Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Sye...
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BUTTERWORTH, Feb 28 — The Penang government will further promote e-commerce training, especially for small and medium enterprise (SME) entrepreneurs to help them to market their products abroad.
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There has been a lot of talk of the new Malaysian Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Roadmap.
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LETTER | There has been a lot of talk about the new Malaysian TVET roadmap.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 27): Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd’s net profit soared to record high in the fourth quarter ended Dec 31, 2018 (4QFY18), thanks to an increase in activities in the operation and maint...
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MALAYSIAN-based company NEXPlatform Sdn Bhd, a startup that offers a full range property-technology solutions to the real estate industry, has raised US$189,973 (RM775,000) from Cradle investment prog...
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SHAH ALAM (Feb 22): The Selangor State government will focus on five core clusters which have the highest potential in driving economic growth, in addition to quality investments with added-value for ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): Inari Amertron Bhd’s second-quarter net profit fell 19.71% to RM55.09 million, from RM68.61 million a year ago, mainly due to lower revenue volume and changes in product mix.
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KUCHING: English proficiency is crucial to face the era of the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0) and digital economy, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
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PETALING JAYA (Feb 19): Property consultancy Rahim & Co International Sdn Bhd expects the overall Malaysian property market to be flat this year except for the industrial segment which will be the “...
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YTL Communications Sdn Bhd announced on Feb 18 the launch of Terragraph market pilot in Georgetown, Penang to deliver a reliable, affordable and high-speed broadband connection to the heritage city.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Syarikat Jaminan Pembiayaan Perniagaan Bhd (SJPP) today launched RM2 billion special government guarantee scheme to help the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) leap towards I...
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MP SPEAKS | Whenever one thinks of the Electronics and Electrical (E&E) Sector in Penang, the images which come to mind immediately are big multinational companies (MNC) such as Intel, B Braun and Bro...
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GEORGE TOWN (Feb 13): Malaysia's largest co-working space operator, Common Ground, launched its first Penang venue at Moulmein Rise Shoppes, Pulau Tikus here tonight.
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While we welcome and appreciate Minister of Education Dr Maszlee Malik’s direction to revamp the education system via new developments in pedagogical methods and the adoption of social and emotional...
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Owing to our varied circumstances and experiences, there are contradictory tendencies to either exaggerate or underestimate the power and importance of artificial intelligence (AI) in contemporary soc...