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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 ...

Canada to Support the Philippines’ Agri-Food Security

The Canadian Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau recently visited Manila to increase trade and investment and promote Canadian agri-food products and ...

Etaily: Philippine E-commerce Market is Expected to Continue Growing

E-commerce enabler Etaily held its first media roundtable series in mid-September 2022, entitled "The Etail Insider", where some industry players shared the latest trends and ...

The Philippines to Establish 22 Cancer Hubs

The Philippine government will open at least 22 cancer hubs to help low income patients, the Department of Health (DoH) recently announced. This is part of the PHP 529 ...

Wiring Harness Maker Yokowo Invests in USD 4 Million Factory in the Philippines

Yokowo Manufacturing of the Philippines, Inc., a unit of Japan's Yokowo Co. Ltd., recently signed a locator agreement with Science Park of the Philippines, Inc. (SPPI), which ...

Philippines to Receive USD 3.9 Billion in Investment from the United States

Philippine President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. received USD 3.9 billion in investment pledges during his working visit to the United States (US). The visit is part of ...

Armed Forces of the Philippines Receives an Extra USD 670 million Budget for Modernization

The Armed Forces of the Philippines Modernization Program (AFPMP) is bound to get a PHP 40 billion (USD 670 million) increase in fresh funding for the military’s ...

The Philippines to Complete Infrastructure Projects for USD 17 Billion

The government of the Philippines has announced that it aims to complete 73 large infrastructure projects for a total cost of over PHP 4 trillion (around USD 17 billion), ...

The Philippines and Singapore Agree to Enhance Digital Cooperation

The Philippines and Singapore have recently agreed to exchange knowledge, technical expertise, and best practices for digital cooperation. The two countries agreed to ...

Cebu City Government Commissions Large-Scale Waste-to-Energy Plant

The Cebu City local government and New Sky Energy, Inc. (NSEI), the Philippine affiliate of the Colorado-based clean chemistry company, have formed a joint venture to ...

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