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Malaysia to see substantial economic growth following the end of this year

PUBLISHED ON Sep 20, 2019

Malaysia will see substantial economic growth as a newly industrialized economy, which has remained relatively open and state oriented. Malaysia is the world’s largest Islamic Banking and financial center. Manufacturing accounts for 40% of the total Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the economy. International trade has always been a significant factor for Malaysia’s economic growth […]

Malaysia named top travel destination in Asia Pacific

PUBLISHED ON Sep 11, 2019

Asia’s top travel destinations have finally been revealed by Mastercard. Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and Seoul have emerged as Asia Pacific’s most popular travel destinations, according to a new study. Those five travel hotspots attracted over one-fifth (22%) of all overnight visitors to the region last year, Mastercard’s annual Asia Pacific Destinations Index found. They also received the region’s greatest […]

Penang investments record RM9.2 billion in the first half of 2019

PUBLISHED ON Sep 5, 2019

Penang investments recorded a total of RM9.214 billion in the first half of this year, making it the most attractive city for investments in Malaysia. Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow, who announced this in a press conference, said the total investments comprised of domestic and foreign investments. “These are the numbers for manufacturing investments. […]

Singapore investments awaits in Vietnam as big fishes

PUBLISHED ON Sep 3, 2019

A long lineup of Singapore investments has granted entrance into Vietnam, and a lot more are waiting. It’s a country to be reckoned within this part of Asia. In 2018, the Vietnamese economy climbed 7.1%, the fastest rate in the last 11 years. A recent report by DBS said that strong growth in private investments […]

UK firms provide Asian investors ways to hedge against trade war

PUBLISHED ON Aug 26, 2019

The UK tech sector has attracted more investment from the US and Asia in the first seven months of this year than it did during the whole of last year. Japan and Singapore are the biggest Asian investors into UK tech, beating China. Industry players say lower valuations in the UK due to the weaker […]