10 October 2010, New Straits Times
Malaysia's mobile advertising industry reported a positive growth of 22 per cent in the third quarter, compared to 14 per cent in the first quarter of this year.
19 November 2009, Daily Express
About 5,000 multinationals, including Intel and Jabil, which are operating in Malaysia will outsource 30 per cent of their activities to local players. "They are moving towards reducing supply chain management costs and the sourcing of integrated solutions for supply of components and services."
13 April 2009, Business Times
Malaysia has the world's best regulated Islamic finance sector, setting an example as a leader in 'ethical banking'
16 July 2008, New Straits Times
Former Dutch PM Ruud Lubbers: "Malaysia demonstrates that problems associated with ethnic diversity are not bleak, and that we in the West can learn from them just as they learn from us."
15 April 2008, The Star
The Malaysian Government wants an institution dedicated to the generation of ideas and products in the areas of science and technology.
19 March 2008, openmalaysia.com
The Malaysian Administrative Modernization and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU) has announced that the agency will be migrating to OpenOffice.org office suite as well as adopt the OpenDocument Format (ODF). In addition, Microsoft Office is to be phased out by end of 2008.
7 May 2006, Sunday Times
Malaysia announced it will set up and host an international centre and global forum to fight cyber-terrorism. The body will provide an emergency response to a cyber attack on the economy or trading system of any country.
Later, during a visit to the headquarters of Dell Inc, there was more good news for the country. The IT giant said it would set up a technology and development centre in Cyberjaya, picking Malaysia over India, Ireland and the Philippines.
21 Januari 2006, Business Times
Kuala Lumpur is to host global human resource conference in August 2006. Close to 3,000 participants worldwide are expected to attend the 35th series of the International Federation of Training & Development Organisation (IFTDO) 2006 conference and exhibition.
Kuala Lumpur won the bid to host the event, themed "Training and Education Harmonised", against contenders from the US, Australia and Canada, among others.
28 April 2005, Business Times
Iran is to offer Malaysian ICT firms over 2 billion USD projects. The Iran-Malaysia Industry Trade and Investment Exchange Exhibition 2005 (Imex ‘05) will be held in Esfahan from May 13 to 16. So far it has registered 60 Malaysian companies, out of which about 10 are from the ICT sector.
Iran, which has lately undergone significant restructuring and economic development, is looking to upgrade its industries’ competitiveness through the use of ICT.
2 March 2004, The Star
A Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) zone will be created in Penang, Malaysia. The state government, through the Penang Development Corporation, has planned to establish the zone to complement efforts to promote high-value information communication technology (ICT) to keep the state on the competitive edge to meet local and regional economic challenges.
He said the proposal to set up the first MSC zone in Bayan Lepas would be submitted to the Federal Government in the middle of the year, adding that the zone would cover part of the Bayan Lepas Industrial Park and the existing Technoplex area.
8 September 2003, New Straits Times
Development of soft or human resource skills will be the focus of the second phase of the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC), which is scheduled to begin year-end.
The challenge in the new phase is to nurture a more skilled workforce and bring them up to a higher level of expertise within the MSC. This in turn will raise the income capacity of the people, said Datuk Dr Mohamed Arif Nun, chief executive officer (CEO) of Multimedia Development Corporation (MDC), the caretaker of the MSC project.
10 May 2003, The Star
The Asia Pacific Development Information Programme (APDIP) is in the process of setting up three centres of excellence for Open Source
under its International Open Source Network (IOSN) initiative, which covers 42 developing countries in the region.
It will initially be housed in Kuala Lumpur.
10 May 2003, New Straits Times
MALAYSIAN technology organisations establish an Open Source Compatibility Centre.
10 May 2003, The Star
MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad has advised to consider using the EURO instead of the US dollar to conduct its international business dealings.
The Prime Minister said this was due to the declining value of the US currency.
11 April 2003, The Star
MALAYSIA has been identified as a promising offshore location for financial services in the developed world, which is expected to transfer about two million jobs to low-cost bases abroad over the next five years.