Malaysia

News

RBI Joins Project Nexus for Seamless Cross-Border Payments

RBI joins BIS cross-border payment initiative Project Nexus to facilitate instantaneous retail payments among ASEAN countries.

Science & Technology

Malaysia Gains Chinese Investors to Build More Data Centers

Malaysian Economy Minister Rafizi Ramli said that the country’s leadership is currently negotiating with potential investors from China about their possible participation in data center construction projects.

Science & Technology

Google to Invest $2 Billion in Malaysia

Last Thursday, May 30, Google announced plans to invest $2 billion in Malaysia.

News

Apple to Open First Store in Malaysia

Apple plans to open its first store in Malaysia next month.

Articles

The Gig Economy in Malaysia: Opportunities, Platforms, and Insights

The gig economy in Malaysia has seen remarkable growth in recent years, transforming how people work and earn a living. This shift towards freelance, part-time, and short-term jobs offers flexibility and opportunities for individuals seeking to break away from traditional employment models. In this article, we’ll explore the landscape of the gig economy in Malaysia, […]

Science & Technology

REDEX & TNBX to Support Malaysia Green Attribute Trading System (mGATS) Platform

REDEX will form an exclusive partnership with TNBX to support the development of the Malaysia Green Attribute Trading System (mGATS) into the digital trading platform for Malaysia Renewable Energy Certificates (mRECs).

Science & Technology

Microsoft to Invest $2.2B in AI and Cloud Infrastructure in Malaysia

Microsoft has pledged a single largest investment of $2.2 billion into Malaysia’s digital transformation, to support the country’s cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) infrastructure development.

News

Malaysia Airlines Partners Google to Harness AI and Digitize Commercial Operations

Malaysia Airlines aims to strengthen its commercial operations, streamline backend processes, and provide tailored experiences to travellers with the help of AI and payment technology delivered by Google.

Fintech & Ecommerce

Grab Reports First Ever Quarterly Profit

Grab, a Malaysian company specializing in logistics and delivery services has reported its first profitable quarter.

Science & Technology

TNB Partners Sime Darby to Advance Malaysia’s Clean Energy Goals

Collaboration between Malaysian utility firm Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) and property developer Sime Darby Property Berhad aims to expand sustainable energy projects within Sime Darby Property’s Township developments.

Finance & Economics

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Pushes for Local Currency Transactions in Trade

Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim intends to implement a strategy to gradually increase the use of the local currency ringgit as part of financial operations in the sphere of trade.

Fintech & Ecommerce

Ant Group Partners PayNet for Cross-Border Digital Payments

Travellers with Ant Group’s Alipay+ partner e-wallets from China, Hong Kong, Philippines, Mongolia, Macau, Japan, South Korea and Thailand can now make QR payments at over 1.8 million PayNet’s DuitNow touchpoints across Malaysia

Finance & Economics

Bursa Carbon Exchange of Malaysia Starts Trading Carbon Credits

The first Shariah-compliant carbon exchange in the world and the pioneer of the voluntary carbon market in Malaysia, Bursa Carbon Exchange commenced trading and facilitation of off-market transactions of carbon credits.