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KUCHING, Nov 17 (Bernama) — The government disbursed funds amounting RM55mil to 1,973 Bumiputera entrepreneurs and six cooperatives in Sarawak in the first five months of this year, the state assembly was told today. Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Office (Bumiputra Entrepreneur Development) Datuk Naroden Majais said the funds...
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MELAKA, Nov 16 (Bernama) — The state government has agreed to hand over the management of the “One District One Industry” (SDSI) showcase centre in Kota Fesyen here to Mydin Mohamed Holdings Bhd following its failure to operate smoothly. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam was optimistic Mydin would be able to run the centre...
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ALOR SETAR, Nov 16 (Bernama) — The Kedah government is assisting pineapple farmers in developing high-density planting, including tilling idle land, in its quest to become a major pineapple producer. State Industry and Investment, Science and Innovation, Agriculture and Biotechnology, and Entrepreneurial Development Committee chairman Datuk Amiruddin...
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KULIM, Nov 14 (Bernama) — Nusroh Industri Sdn Bhd, a Bumiputera company that produces various herbal based products and goat milk extracts, has started exporting its products to Indonesia after its successful entry into the Singapore and Thailand market. Its chief executive officer Abdul Rahim Omar said the marketing of the company’s products,...
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JAKARTA, Nov 10 (Bernama) — Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah said innovations, which have come under government attention, would be key to bringing more economic growth for the country. In this respect, the Malaysia Innovations Agency will play an important role in the efforts to commercialise the innovations of the country’s...
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KUALA TERENGGANU, Nov 10 (Bernama) — The Terengganu Entrepreneur Development Foundation plans to invest RM11 million to open 100 T-Shoppe outlets in and outside the state until 2013. In the same period, the state government via the foundation intends to invest RM10 million to open more T-Kafes and T-Lodges or budget hotels. Foundation chief executive...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 10 (Bernama) — Small and Medium Enterprise Corp Malaysia (SME Corp) is working closely with Bank Negara Malaysia and the Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM), to promote the 1-Innovation Certification for Enterprise Rating & Transformation (1-InnoCERT) programme. Its chairman Datuk Ir Mohamed Al Amin Abdul Majid said the...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 9 (Bernama) — Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, expects revenue from enterprise segment to overtake consumer segment in the next three years. Asia Pacific Region corporate sales director Gun Suk Ling said enterprise segment must overtake the consumer segment for the company...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 9 (Bernama) — Malaysian exporters who participated under the recent Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) organised Malaysia Pavilion at the China-Asean Expo (Caexpo 2011), recorded encouraging growth in immediate sales compared to last year. In a statement here Wednesday, it said the five-day expo held in...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 9 (Bernama) — Malaysia is aiming to make a comeback as the world’s largest rubber producer, with the opening of more plantations in Sabah and Sarawak. The Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Jacob Dungau Sagan said the country used to be the number one producer globally in the mid 80s but was now...
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