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South Korea’s BHC Chicken Expands in Southeast Asia Through Malaysia

The BHC Group, South Korea's second-largest chicken franchise by sales, has announced the opening of its third store in Malaysia in November 2022 as part of its strategy to ...

Chevron Oronite Completes Phase 1 and 2 of Its Singapore Expansion

Chevron Oronite announces the completion of Phase 1 and Phase 2 of an expansion project at its Singapore Manufacturing Plant (SMP), known as the 'Future Expansion Project'. ...

Singapore’s First Integrated Construction Park at Jurong Port

Singapore's first integrated construction park, located at Jurong Port, will be operational in December 2022. It will bring together key supply chain players in the ...

Verified Carbon Credits for Singapore

Singapore’s National Environment Agency (NEA) has signed separate memorandums of understanding with two of the world’s biggest international carbon offset standard programs, ...

Malaysia Explores Sandbox Sites to Develop Medical Technologies

Malaysian Minister of Health Khairy Jamaluddin has announced five hospitals as sandbox sites for solution providers to test-bed medical and healthcare technologies. The five ...

Malaysia Plans to Commit USD 82.7 Billion on Flood Prevention

Malaysia’s Environment and Water Ministry projected that the country will have to spend MYR 392 billion (USD 82.7 billion) on flood mitigation measures up until 2100. In the ...

Malaysia’s Independence X Aerospace Invents World’s Smallest Satellite

Independence X Aerospace, an aerospace tech company from Malaysia, has invented the world's smallest satellite. The satellite is measured at 30mm and is fully functional in ...

CFM, Energy Absolute to Invest USD 1.05 Billion to Expand RE Products in Malaysia

Malaysia-based Computer Forms (Malaysia) Bhd (CFM) and Thailand’s electric services provider, Energy Absolute Public Company Ltd will set up a joint-venture (JV) company to ...

UK-based GKN Aerospace Opens Regional Facility in Johor

An international aerospace and automotive components firm from the UK, GKN Aerospace has invested USD 35 million to establish a service and research center in Johor's ...

Felcra Bhd to Construct USD 4.2 Million Integrated Poultry Complex in Kedah

Felcra Bhd, an agency under the Malaysian Ministry of Rural Development, will construct a second Integrated Poultry Complex project for RM20 million (USD 4.2 million). The ...

Malaysia to be Low Carbon Nation by 2040

The Malaysian Government has rolled out the National Energy Policy 2022-2040 (NEP) with key goals of enhancing macroeconomic resilience and energy security, achieving social ...

Japan Invests USD 1.96 Billion in Malaysia’s Strategic Sectors

Malaysia received investments worth MYR 9.30 billion (USD 1.96 billion) in strategic and high-potential sectors such as electrical and electronic (E&E), Research & ...

Thai Organizations Need to Enhance their Cybersecurity

According to a report by global cybersecurity company Fortinet, whose key findings have recently been highlighted by the Bangkok Post, around 88% of Thai organizations ...

Malaysia Explores Potential in Emerging Technology with UK and Somalia

Malaysia is looking at possible collaborations in the field of emerging technologies during the September 2022 ITU PP22 (Plenipotentiary Conference of the International ...

General Electric Supplies Advanced Gas Turbines for EGAT’s Bang Pakong Combined Cycle Power Plant

General Electric (GE) and the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT), the main electricity producer in the country, have announced the start of commercial ...

Thailand Fast-tracks Airport Expansion Projects

The Thai government is fast-tracking airport expansion in order to increase Thailand´s capacity for handling an increasing number of air passengers and promoting the country ...

BYD to Produce 150,000 EV Passenger Cars in Thailand

Global electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer BYD has just revealed plans to set up a facility in Thailand that will produce 150,000 passenger cars per year starting from ...

Biomed start-up Hummingbird Bioscience opens new facility in Singapore

Singapore-based biomedical start-up Hummingbird Bioscience, which specializes in developing antibodies for cancer treatment, on Friday launched a new facility to expand its ...

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