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Tesco scales online offerings to help Malaysians safely get their essentials

Tesco Malaysia has scaled its offerings on its official store on Shopee by 200 items, bringing its total product assortment to over 3,000. This is on the back of stay-home efforts encouraged by the Government, where most Malaysians are observing the Conditional Movement Control Order. “No one tries harder for customers than we do, here […]

30% of Malaysians expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19 next year: PM Muhyiddin

A total of 9.6 million people or 30 per cent of Malaysia’s population are expected to be vaccinated against COVID-19 next year, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said on Saturday (Nov 28).  He noted that the government has signed two agreements for the procurement of COVID-19 vaccines… To read more: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/covid-19-malaysia-vaccine-30-per-cent-population-muhyiddin-13657684 SOURCEl CNA (3)

J&T Express Engages Array Networks to Address Surge in Courier Demand

Array Networks Inc, a network functions platform company shares that Malaysian courier J&T Express Malaysia has deployed Array’s APV Series ADC (Application Delivery Controllers) solution to address the surge in demand for their courier operations. Johnny Huang, IT Project Manager of J&T Express Malaysia shares, “Back in March, when the Movement Control Order (MCO) first […]

Malaysia in deal with China for Covid-19 vaccine development

Malaysia said on Wednesday it has signed an agreement with China to cooperate on the development of a safe and efficacious vaccine, as part of efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. Under the agreement, in force for an initial period of five years, the Southeast Asian nation will be given priority access to Covid-19 vaccines […]

ASEAN, China, other partners sign world’s biggest trade pact

China and 14 other countries agreed Sunday to set up the world’s largest trading bloc, encompassing nearly a third of all economic activity, in a deal many in Asia are hoping will help hasten a recovery from the shocks of the pandemic. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP, was signed virtually on Sunday on […]

Budget 2021 – SME highlights

In Budget 2020, various initiatives were introduced to boost digitalization and automation in the SME sector as part of the 11th Malaysia Plan to expedite economic growth. However, the adoption rate was relatively low as they were viewed as optional to businesses at the time.  After the COVID-19 pandemic hit Malaysia, the initiatives were further […]

GSMA inks MoUs with MDEC, MoITT and PITA

To help foster and accelerate digital nation opportunities, the GSMA has signed three memorandum of understanding agreements with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporate (MDEC), Pakistan’s Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MoITT), and the Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association (PITA). MOU with MDEC (Malaysia) In a signed MOU, MDEC and the GSMA have agreed to help […]

Unity Budget 2021 can be realised with value added from all political parties, say analysts

 A “Unity Budget”,  which is being talked about now can be achieved through Budget 2021 if it takes into account the value added provided by all political parties. A lecturer at the School of Social Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Prof Dr Sivamurugan Pandian said suggestions and recommendations given by all political parties should be considered […]

Commentary: Malaysia goes slow on COVID-19 reopening for good reason

Four months have passed since I first highlighted the underappreciated success of Malaysia’s COVID-19 response. During that time – which includes the tail end of the first movement control order (MCO) – only 25 deaths and around 3,300 infections were recorded… To read more: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/commentary/malaysia-movement-control-order-mco-lifting-recovery-restriction-13071162 SOURCE: CNA (8)

Shippit Launches in Malaysia To Serve Growing e-Commerce Market

Shippit, announced its expansion into Malaysia, as well as new partnerships with regional-serving courier Ninja Van. Shippit’s latest announcement marks its second Southeast Asian market expansion in just 2 months as it continues its growth in the region. Through Shippit’s expansion into Malaysia, the logistics tech startup plans to tap into Malaysia’s e-Commerce market, focusing […]

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