Malaysia

Mosti launches one year report on NTIS impact
139 tech companies accelerated, 70 receive US$12.7mil Has support of 26 ministries, 26 innovation acceleration partners
ASX listed Novatti to acquire Malaysian fintech, ATX for up to A$9.9mil
Gives Novatti strong business in Malaysia, platform to expand to SEA Have been working together since 2015, 2/3 acquisition sale in cash
Mastercard, Arus Academy partner with MOE to inspire girls to pursue STEM careers in Malaysia
Enhancing digital learning with Agents of Tech, a Girls4Tech™ STEM program  Extend Agents of Tech to all-girls schools, Girl Guide associations & targeted workshops
IDC: Standard Chartered is Future Enterprise of Year for Malaysia, TM’s Umapathy Sivan, Named CIO of Year
Petronas connectivity project named Best in Future of Connectedness DHL’s processing via whatsapp is Best in Future of Customers & Consumers
SERI: Alleged Malaysian Government Data Breaches Must Be Addressed
Emphasis on security by design & privacy by design for public digital services Review our data protection laws & update the Personal Data Protection Act
MDEC will drive digital agenda with launch Of Twelfth Malaysia Plan
Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation welcomes the emphasis on digital and technology for the nation's development in the Twelfth Malaysia Plan announced by Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
E&E industry Seeks Government Support For a Strong Rebound, Strengthen Foundation For Gangbuster Growth  
1H2021 sees E&E exports at US$51.1 bil, an increase of 28% YoY Need to hire engineers from other countries, keep sector competitive
Bread & Kaya: Cautionary tales emphasise that your electronic contracts are enforceable
Court decisions on thorny issues of hyperlinked agreements’ enforceability Heavy price to pay for not reading online terms of any commercial agreement
Lam Research strengthens global manufacturing network with largest manufacturing facility in Malaysia
Company exceeds initial estimates on facility size and local hiring to meet rising demand Among the first of top global wafer fab equipment makers to set up facility in Penang
Coursera Global Skills Report 2021 Underpins Malaysia’s Urgent Need to Boost Digital Competency
Pace of skills transformation is slower than pace of digital transformation in Malaysia Skills needed for high-demand entry-level roles can be developed in a matter of months
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