INFICON opens new Production Sales and Service in 2024

INFICON continues to invest in future growth and is strategically expanding its presence in Asia: in 2024, a new production facility will be opened in Malaysia to strengthen the manufacturing, sales and service capacities for the region. The first step will be to establish the production of service...

Bank Negara Malaysia interest rate

At a recent meeting, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Bank Negara Malaysia decided to increase the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) by 25 basis points to 3.00 percent, citing the continuing expansion of Malaysia's economic activity in the first quarter of 2023 after a strong performance in 2022. Th...

Amari Kuala Lumpur Wins Luxury Lifestyle Award

Amari Kuala Lumpur is delighted to announce that it has been named the winner of the Luxury Lifestyle Award for Best Luxury City Hotel in Malaysia for 2023. Operated by ONYX Hospitality Group, a reputable force in Southeast Asia's hospitality industry with over five decades of management experience...

Malaysia and China to collaborate on AI Research for Transborder Blockchain Apps

Malaysia's public blockchain platform developer Zetrix and the country's premier research university Universiti Malaya (UM) will be collaborating with China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT) to develop cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology as part of their o...

Flagship Medical Tourism Hospitals to Advance Healthcare

Spearheaded by the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC), the Flagship Medical Tourism Hospital Programme is an integral part of the five-year Malaysia Healthcare Travel Industry Blueprint. This first-of-its-kind programme has witnessed Malaysia's top private medical establishments increasing th...

OctaFX and Ideas Academy partner once again to advance education

The international broker OctaFX and the educational organisation Ideas Academy have partnered once again. The joint initiative aims to effectively digitalise dozens of learning centres for refugees and underprivileged students in Malaysia to help advance their education. Currently, the United Nat...

SpeakIn to Enrich Professional Learning

SpeakIn, Asia's largest digital learning platform for professionals, announced scaling its international presence by opening an office in Kuala Lumpur. The Singapore-headquartered company's presence will help Malaysian professionals take advantage of 1:1 coaching and group learnings sessions from to...

Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council

Malaysia is forging ahead, taking significant strides with its world-class healthcare services to combat cardiovascular disease (CVD) that has been plaguing Southeast Asian countries, such as Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia, and accounts for about one-third of all deaths. With a comprehensive focus...

The Evolution of Healthcare Technologies

The advent of digital technology has given rise to innovations in healthcare worldwide. In Malaysia, private healthcare providers are leading the charge by deploying cutting-edge systems that take advantage of advances such as robotic surgeries, telemedicine and big data applications. Medical techno...

BEST Express Malaysia Rebuild Schools After Floods

BEST Express Malaysia has launched a flood relief campaign from March to April to aid schools affected by the flood in Johor, Malaysia. The flood occurred in the end of February has cause more than 50,000 of Johorean lost their home. In the wake to response to the devastating floods in differe...

Malaysia Global Business Forum 2023

The Malaysia Global Business Forum (MGBF) recently held a high-level roundtable themed 'Designing the Future of the Digital Economy', which was attended by industry leaders and business associations. The guest of honour was The Honourable Syerleena Abdul Rashid who is the Member of Parliament (MP) f...

New Generation of Malaysians Shop Value-Based Online

New generations of Malaysians are shopping with purpose online — Shopee's marketplace data shows online consumers are three times more likely to buy products that promote smarter consumption in 2023 than in 2020. Malaysians are increasingly searching for keywords such as 'pre-loved', 'pre-owned', 'w...

Healthcare Travel Council

Malaysia is a renowned tourist destination, welcoming over 26 million tourists from all over the world in 2019. While many travellers choose the country for its diverse tourist attractions, it is also a popular healthcare travel destination, having won the coveted Destination of the Year award from...

Kuala Lumpur's Literary Heritage

Kuala Lumpur is a bustling city known for its historical buildings, vibrant nightlife and pulsing energy. But many don't know that the Malaysian city has a rich literary heritage worth exploring. From the works of legendary writers and poets to the latest books by emerging authors, the city’s litera...
Sustainability Performance Awards

Sustainability Performance Awards

Kenanga Investment Bank Berhad ("Kenanga Group" or "The Group") was presented with three awards at the coveted United Nations Global Compact Network Malaysia & Brunei ("UNGCMYB") Sustainability Performance Awards 2022. "We would like to thank United Nations Global Compact Network for the awards and...
Shopee Sellers Achieved Growth in 2022

Shopee Sellers Achieved Growth in 2022

Shopee Super Awards 2022 Milestone study1 finds many Malaysian stores outperformed business expectations on the marketplace over the last 12 months. From October 2021 to September 2022, over 145,000 local sellers achieved 25% growth in year-on-year sales on Shopee due to superior levels of customer...
Internet Connectivity in Rural Malaysia

Internet Connectivity in Rural Malaysia

The story of rural Internet in Malaysia is a story about changing perceptions, shifting priorities and a big vision to connect all Malaysians. Undoubtedly, the Internet is a valuable communication tool for rural villagers, with many taking advantage to promote their businesses. As such, the governme...
Malaysia Transforms Heart Care

Malaysia Transforms Heart Care

Malaysian cardiac institutes are raising the bar with their latest innovative breakthroughs, opening doors for more promising outcomes. In conjunction with World Heart Day, Malaysia is strengthening its reputation as the Cardiology Hub of Asia. The country is currently home to 52 centres of cardiac...
Malaysians Raise Funds for Environmental Sustainability

Malaysians Raise Funds for Environmental Sustainability

Shopee's long-term community initiative, has raised over RM48,000 from 1 May 2020 to 31 July 2022 for two Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) championing environmentally-conscious efforts in Malaysia. Over two years, WWF-Malaysia and Zero Waste Malaysia received donations from over 9,000 donors, i...
Hatten Hotels Worldwide shift on sustainability

Hatten Hotels Worldwide shift on sustainability

Hatten Hotels Worldwide (HHW), the largest hospitality chain in Melaka won praise today from international NGO Lever Foundation for committing to source only cage-free eggs for all its food and beverage operations by 2025. "HHW makes it a point to purchase our supplies from sustainable and responsi...
Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards 2022

Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards 2022

Enterprise Asia, the organizer of the 13th Asia Pacific Enterprise Awards (APEA) 2022 Malaysia, is pleased to recognize 47 exceptional business leaders and enterprises that have played a vital role in shaping Malaysia's entrepreneurial landscape for the post-pandemic era. Organized annually across...
Food For Change Aid Underprivileged Children

Food For Change Aid Underprivileged Children

"Food For Change" is an initiative by Integrated Global Solutions (IGS) with the key objective to aid underprivileged children and welfare homes in the community who are struggling, due to the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. This initiative aims to trigger change through food, ensuring no children...
Tips to Fly with Pets to Malaysia

Tips to Fly with Pets to Malaysia

Malaysia is a popular tourist destination and a lovely place to raise a pet. Malaysia welcomes dogs and cats, and the active community offers a variety of fascinating activities for you and your pet. There are things to consider if you plan on going to Malaysia with your pet. Certain dog breeds are...
Agoda partners with Visa in Malaysia

Agoda partners with Visa in Malaysia

Global travel platform Agoda, today announced its partnership with Visa, the world leader in digital payments, to offer interest-free credit card instalments across its booking platform. Agoda will be the first global Online Travel Agency (OTA) to offer this payment option with Visa in the Asia Paci...
Interesting Folk Tales

Interesting Folk Tales

Some folk stories are amusing, while others are gloomy, even frightening. On the other hand, Malaysian tales can be juicy and a little bit twisted. Here are two fascinating Malaysian folk stories: The Malaysian Legend of Mahsuri -a woman wronged: The legend is set on the Malaysian island of Langkaw...
Eat and Cook in Kuala Lumpur get 2022 Award

Eat and Cook in Kuala Lumpur get 2022 Award

Eat and Cook in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is the 2022 recipient of the American Express One To Watch Award. The American Express One To Watch Award recognises a restaurant considered to be a rising star of the region and aims to celebrate gastronomic excellence, innovation and potential. Eat and Cook...
Jasmine Food Distributes Meal Kits to Vulnerable

Jasmine Food Distributes Meal Kits to Vulnerable

Jasmine Food Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (Jasmine Food), Malaysia's leading rice brand and 17th time Reader's Digest's Trusted Brand award holder, recently took part in MAGGI Sah Malaysia campaign that successfully raised 50,000 MAGGI meal kits for B40 communities across Malaysia. The meal kits include es...
Undisputed Kings of the Silverscreen

Undisputed Kings of the Silverscreen

Although Malaysia is a relatively small country, it's renowned as the hometown of many highly talented professional actors. You probably wonder who appears in the list of the most famous male actors from this country. Well, here's a ranking of some of Malaysia's best-known male kings of the silver s...
Top Movies in 2021

Top Movies in 2021

Whenever you visit Malaysia you'll likely feel as if you're home; it doesn't matter what nation or continent you come from- you can always count on Malaysian hospitality. But there's more; whenever you visit this Asian country, you can enjoy the country's rich heritage, visit many breathtaking place...
Exploring Beautiful Historic Places and Beaches

Exploring Beautiful Historic Places and Beaches

Malaysia is a land of great diversity and contrasts- culture, activities and landscape. Whenever in the country, have you walked around Malaysia's world-famous historical sites? Some of them are listed by UNESCO. In the same measure, have you explored Malaysia's amazing 130 million-year-old jungle?...