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12MP: Significant Tech Automation Gaps Revealed (Part 1)

By Charles F Moreira, Editor The 532-page 12th Malaysia Plan (2021 – 2025) tabled in parliament on 27 September 2021 by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, aims to develop a prosperous, inclusive and sustainable Malaysia. The three themes of the Twelfth Plan are resetting the economy; strengthening security, wellbeing and inclusivity; and advancing […]

Shutdown Impact on Malaysia’s Glove Makers

By Charles F Moreira, Editor Global Times of 15 July 2021 reported that China’s glove makers have ramped up their production to meet rising demand from the U.S. and Europe amidst the enforced shutdown of Malaysia’s glove factories especially in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor state which came under Enhanced Movement Control Order( EMCO) due to […]

Alibaba Cloud Partners with SDEC To Accelerate Digitalisation In Sarawak

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group and the Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation Berhad (SDEC), a company wholly-owned by the Sarawak Government through State Financial Secretary Inc. under the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, announced the collaboration today to digitalise Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Sarawak and to propel […]

Malaysia‘s responses to Allegations of Forced Labour in Palm Oil Ban

By Charles F Moreira, Editor Following up on our article US Palm Oil Ban: Why Are MAFI and MITI Silent? of 15 June 2021, we could not find media statements on the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities’ website about the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Withhold Release Order on 30 December 2020 to […]

Digital Nasional Berhad On Track to Launch Nation’s 5G Network by End-2021

Digital Nasional Berhad (DNB) today announced its partnership with Ericsson (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (Ericsson) to accelerate the deployment of Malaysia’s nationwide fifth generation (5G) network and ecosystem. This concludes the rigorous tender exercise initiated in March. DNB has adopted an approach where the Design and Build of the National 5G Network will be undertaken by […]

yellow.ai Launches AI Bots and Chat in Malaysia

yellow.ai, the world’s leading Conversational CX Automation Platform announced the launch of Voice AI bots on its platform, in addition to the existing channels of text automation. Having worked with over 109 brands in the region, yellow.ai offers enterprise-grade chat and voice bots, weaving in the best of AI and Human intelligence to deliver highly […]

US Palm Oil Ban: Why Are MAFI and MITI Silent?

By Charles F Moreira On 30 December 2020, almost six months ago, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), which comes under the United States Department of Homeland Security, issued a press release on it website stating:- Effective December 30, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will […]

Malaysia’s Axiata joins hands with RHB Bank to seek digital bank licence

Malaysian telecoms firm Axiata Group Bhd (AXIA.KL) and RHB Bank Bhd (RHBC.KL) said on Wednesday they have teamed up to apply for for a digital banking licence, joining what is expected to be a crowded field for a handful of licences on offer. The central bank has said it will issue five licences for online-only lenders. Applications are due […]

Nokia and Allo to deploy gigabit fiber network in Malaysia

Nokia announced that it has been chosen by Allo, an Information and Communications Technology service provider in Malaysia, to deploy a gigabit fiber network in the states of Melaka, Johor, Negeri Sembilan and East Coast of Malaysia. The deployment, which includes Nokia’s Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) solution and Access Management System, will be completed […]

Mixing COVID-19 vaccine shots ‘acceptable’ though efficacy remains under study

Recipients can accept a second COVID-19 shot developed using the same technique but by a different producer under special conditions, a Chinese health official said on Thursday, vowing to increase supply to ensure success of the injection of the second shot amid reports of vaccine shortage in some places.    In response to the difficulty in […]

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