2024

Taiwan’s EMC begins construction of US$191mil plant in Penang
First investment in Southeast Asia with its Copper Clad Laminate facility Presence further strengthens Penang’s robust semiconductor ecosystem
Faiz Azmi appointed new SC Malaysia chairman as Awang Adek Hussin retires
Awang Adek served two-year term since June 2022 Faiz Azmi served as executive chairman of PwC, is SC board member
SEMICON SEA 2024: For Malaysia’s NSS to succeed, parents must encourage kids to study engineering says Lam Research
First to support capital equipment manufacturing in Malaysia, boost for NSS goals Collaborating with unis & technical institutions to ensure pipeline of skilled professionals​
Maxis ready to complete SSA process and get second 5G network rolled out in Malaysia
Decision will provide greater certainty to dual 5G network rollout 5G-Advanced (5.5G) adoption among consumers, business and govt
Equinix opens two data centers in Malaysia with US$140 mil invested to date
Lots of lessons learnt by Malaysian service companies in building of the two facilities JH1 in Johor offers clear cost advantages for Singapore firms looking to offload workloads
Here comes the US$1tril semiconductor industry, says Ajit Manocha CEO of SEMI
Triple wave of disruptions propelling industry towards trillion dollar mark by 2030 Urges Southeast Asia, including Malaysia, to work on getting more fabs built in region
Malaysia unveils 3-phase US$5.3bil National Semiconductor Strategy to strengthen position in all-out global semicon war
3-phase plan backed by US$5.3bil in fiscal support and targeted incentives Move up into higher-end manufacturing, design, packaging, and equipment
Axiata Group, Sinar Mas in MOU to explore merger of XL Axiata and Smartfren in Indonesia
Both parties intend to remain as joint controlling shareholders of MergeCo Significant value to arise from combined scale, competencies, finances and expertise
Accenture: ‘Human by Design’ technologies will reinvent industries, redefine leaders
Accenture Technology Vision 2024 on AI & other tech amplifying human potential Here comes spatial computing, metaverse, digital twins and AR/VR technologies
Activities kick off as Cradle's MYStartup becomes Patron of Endeavor Malaysia for 2024
Endeavor Malaysia aspires to strengthen impact on startup ecosystem MYStartup entrepreneurs gain access to opportunities designed to fuel growth
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