Rais Hussin

MDEC disburses US$1.33 mil to 45 SME grant recipients
Marks completion of MDEC’s grant framework with governance, speed Framework builds on Input-Output-Outcome-Impact (IOOI) model
Mahadhir Aziz takes the rein as MDEC CEO
The Board of MDEC announces the appointment of Mahadhir Aziz as its new CEO, effective 1st September 2021.
MDEC CEO Surina Shukri ends troubled tenure, steps down as CEO
Will relinquish role as CEO effective 31 August 2021 Management operating council will continue to operate to ensure seamless transition
Decisive board action needed at MDEC as speculation intensifies about CEO’s tenure
Rising speculation becoming a distraction, affecting morale Uncertainty is hurting MDEC’s reputation as tip of the spear
TCS Malaysia Expands Jobs Creation and Graduate Training Programme
Listed 400 high-skilled jobs, including cybersecurity specialists, cloud engineers Hired 100 fresh grads across 4 intakes via its Initial Learning Programme during pandemic
MDEC appoints Ruslena Ramli as director of Fintech and Islamic Digital Economy
Formerly Head of Islamic Finance at RAM Rating Services Bhd Will develop programmes across Fintech and Islamic Digital Economy portfolios
A year on, a reinvented MDEC
A ‘logical path’ journey of 12 months spread over four phases Of experimenting & innovating, while emphasising radical transparency
Cabotage policy - Let’s Get Clever
In need of FDI Malaysia cannot afford to play same old protectionist games Potential data centre investments of US$2.9bil to US$3.6bil are at risk
MDEC, CIMB Islamic ink US$2.4 mil MOU to scale Agtech pilot
The MDEC-CIMB Islamic MOU will extend an extensive micro-financing programme aimed at helping farmers adopting digital technology to improve yield and revenue.
Orwellian vs Humane 5IR? The choice is still ours
Power to choose course of 5IR ourselves as sovereign nation only if get 4IR right Atheists and the religious alike already question the extent to how far AI can go
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