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Malaysia Emerges as a Semiconductor Hub Amid US-China Tech Tensions

Malaysia Capitalizes on US-China Tech Tensions to Boost Semiconductor Industry Malaysia is strategically positioning itself as a pivotal hub in the global semiconductor landscape, leveraging its established expertise in the industry amid growing US-China tensions. With approximately five decades of experience in semiconductor manufacturing, particularly in assembly, testing, and packaging, Malaysia is...

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Malaysia Tops Asia’s Emerging Markets in Investment Conditions

In a notable affirmation of Malaysia's dynamic and welcoming business environment, the nation has emerged as the premier destination for investors among Asia's emerging and developing (E&D) countries, according to the Global Opportunity Index (GOI) 2024 by the US-based Milken Institute. With a commendable global standing of 27th, Malaysia outpaces regional counterparts Thailand and China, positioned at...

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Malaysia’s Leap in Gender Equality: World Bank’s 2024 Report Highlights

In a significant stride towards gender equality, Malaysia has been recognized for its concerted efforts in enacting legal reforms that promote equal rights for women. According to the World Bank's 2024 "Women, Business and Law" report, Malaysia, along with Jordan, Sierra Leone, Togo, and Uzbekistan, ranks among the top five nations that have shown remarkable improvement in ensuring legal gender equality....

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Malaysia Climbs to 14th in Asia’s Fastest-Growing Economies of 2024

In a recent ranking by Yahoo! Finance and Insider Monkey, Malaysia has been named the 14th fastest-growing economy in Asia for 2024. This prestigious recognition is based on an analysis using the Real GDP and GDP per capita growth rates from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), spotlighting Malaysia's economic dynamics relative to its regional peers. Economic Growth Insights In 2024, Malaysia recorded...

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Malaysia Ranks Third in Asia for English Proficiency, 25th Globally

Malaysia has demonstrated its strong English language proficiency, ranking third in Asia and 25th globally in the 2023 EF English Proficiency Index (EF EPI). The EF EPI is the largest international survey of adult English skills, evaluating the English language proficiency of 2.2 million non-native English speakers across 113 countries and regions. In the 2023 edition, Malaysia achieved a spot among the...

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Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park Achieves Over RM31 Billion Investment Value

The Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park (MCKIP) has successfully attracted cumulative investments exceeding RM31 billion across 21 projects, with plans to create more than 14,000 employment opportunities, according to Deputy Minister of Investment, Trade, and Industry, Liew Chin Tong. Out of the total investment of RM31 billion, RM14.6 billion has already been realized. To meet the increasing demand,...

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Singapore and Malaysia’s Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Feasibility Study: What Lies Ahead

In the realm of economic development, collaboration and innovation often pave the path to progress. Singapore and Malaysia, two neighboring nations with a history of economic synergy, are now embarking on a journey to enhance their Special Economic Zone (SEZ) ecosystem. This collaborative endeavor aims to determine the future focus of the SEZ, bringing with it a promise of economic growth and prosperity...

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Malaysia’s Minister Visits Singapore to Enhance Bilateral Cooperation

Malaysia's Local Government Development (KPKT) Minister, Nga Kor Ming, conducted an official three-day visit to Singapore to enhance bilateral cooperation between the two neighboring countries. The visit aimed to strengthen the close ties between Malaysia and Singapore, recognizing the latter as an important neighbor and friend. Both countries aim to foster mutual cooperation for the benefit of their...

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Malaysia Emerges as Rising Star in the Global Data Centre Market

The rapid growth of digital infrastructure in Malaysia is making the nation an increasingly attractive hub for data centres and investment. This development is propelled by enhanced investments in components such as cable landing stations, additional underwater cables, 5G, and upgraded fibre connectivity. As per JLL's new Global Data Centre Outlook, leading sites in Malaysia currently include Selangor,...

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Government Provides RM5 Billion Guarantees to Benefit 20,000 First-Time House Buyers

The Malaysian government is taking significant steps to support first-time homebuyers with the Housing Credit Guarantee Scheme under Syarikat Jaminan Kredit Perumahan (SJKP). The scheme will provide government guarantees of up to RM5 billion to benefit a total of 20,000 first-time house buyers. This improvement to the scheme, offering financing guarantees of up to 120%, aims to provide more opportunities...

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