Malaysia Achieves Approved Investments Worth RM207.9 billion in 2016

 |  Friday, 03 March 2017 17:20  |  Published in GENERAL

Kuala Lumpur, March 3 – Malaysia attracted RM207.9 billion in total approved investments that will fund 4,972 projects in the manufacturing, services and primary sectors in 2016, said te Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA).

These are expected to create 153,060 job opportunities for the country.

MaGIC Launches New Global Accelerator Programmeme

 |  Friday, 03 March 2017 17:18  |  Published in GENERAL

Cyberjaya, March 3 – MaGIC, the Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre, has launched a new accelerator programme called the Global Accelerator Programme (GAP).  

First announced by Prime Minister Najib Razak during the inaugural Global Entrepreneurship Community (GECommunity) 2016, GAP is an evolution of MaGIC’s Accelerator Programme (MAP), taking the highly popular programme to the global stage after three successful cohorts with Malaysian and regional startups.

Tan Sri Megat Zaharuddin to step down as chairman of Maybank. Datuk Mohaiyani Shamsudin is the new chairman

 |  Thursday, 02 March 2017 14:55  |  Published in GENERAL

Kuala Lumpur, March 2 - Maybank Chairman Tan Sri Megat Zaharuddin bin Megat Mohd Nor today announced that he will be stepping down as a member of the Board of Directors of Maybank on 31 March 2017, after about twelve years on the Board, with the last seven and a half years as Chairman. 

Datuk Mohaiyani binti Shamsudin, who has been on the Board since August 2011 will succeed him as Chairman of Maybank. With this appointment, Mohaiyani will become the first woman to be appointed Chairman of the main board of the country's largest public listed company. Mohaiyani is currently the Chairman of Maybank Investment Bank Berhad, a position she has held since March 2016. 

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