The National ICT Association of Malaysia or Pikom has backed the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, with its president and CEO Shaifubahrim Saleh saying that pact would be beneficial to its members, which include local and multinational players.
The national ICT association of Malaysia (Pikom) announced a three-in-one technology fair, maintaining it remains “the voice of the ICT industry” and that such fairs were part of its mission to promote the local industry.
Pikom is attempting to bring more Malaysian companies into Cambodia, and has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to act as the international partner for a technology trade show in that country.
Malaysia's national ICT association Pikom has unveiled a five-strategic direction which ultimately aims to create world-class Malaysian players and projects that annual industry revenue based on transactions will hit US$31 billion by 2017.
It may be a temporary victory of sorts for opponents of the contentious Computing Professionals Bill 2011 (CPB2011) – it looks like the proposed legislation will be put on the backburner while more feedback is sought. An international IT body has also offered its assistance.
The Association of the Computer and Multimedia Industry of Malaysia (Pikom) has backed calls for a review of the controversial amendment to the Evidence Act 1950, joining a raft of concerned civil society bodies, private individuals, Internet-related businesses and leaders from both sides of the political divide.