Bridge data centre announces fourth data centre in Malaysia

Hyperscale data centre campus in Johor, Malaysia. Bridge Data Centres, one of the region’s key data centre service providers headquartered in Singapore has announced the construction of its fourth hyperscale data centre (MY06), the largest of its kind in Johor, Malaysia. This will involve an investment value of RM2.5 billion…

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MDEC fortifies digital talent development through UNICEF

Bring marginalised young people and industry leaders on the same platform for career guidance and mentorships. Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead digital economy agency, is ramping up its efforts in enabling a digital learning landscape for youth through strategic collaborations with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and…

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Malaysia’s fertile ground for agtech investments

Malaysia is currently home to a growingly robust agriculture technology ecosystem. Chilli farmers under the purview of Pertubuhan Peladang Kawasan Kuala Langat (PPKKL) are now reaping the benefits from their investments into digital agriculture technology (AgTech). By adopting Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled fertigation systems, these farmers are benefitting from encouraging…

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MSC Malaysia to accelerate nationwide participation in the digital economy

Enhancementswill extend benefits of digital economy throughout the country and establish Malaysia as the region’s preferred Digital Nomad Hub. Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead digital economy agency, is set to revamp and rebrand the MSC Malaysia initiative as it marks its 25th anniversary this year. The new and improved…

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MDEC offers money to organisations that hire the unemployed for digital roles

Enhances its hiring and training incentive in Tech. Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead digital economy agency, today announced the enhancement of the MyDigitalWorkforce Work in Tech (MYWiT), a hiring and training incentive programme, to accelerate the reskilling and placement of unemployed Malaysians in digital tech and services related…

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Malaysia is seeing the crystallisation of its own global tech hubs

Economic uncertainty, competitive threats and cost inflation cited as the biggest risks to business performance. Technology development and innovation have always been inexplicably tied to cities. Silicon Valley in the United States. Bangalore in India. Shenzhen in China. These cities not only foster innovation and birth new inventions but are…

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MDEC teams up with MDA to catalyse digital economy ecosystem

Collaboration between MDEC and MDA to provide digital insights, webinars and trainings for anyone interested. The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead agency in digital economy, and Malaysia Digital Association (MDA) today announced an agreement to foster collaborations through corporate innovation, mentorship, and accelerator programmes to raise awareness on…

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Malaysian companies see the need to equip their employees with digital skills

Companies shifting digital upskilling from digital productivity tools. Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead digital economy agency, recently concluded a Digital Talent Survey, which showed that companies are accelerating the adoption of digital technologies and are accordingly focused on reskilling and upskilling their employees in digital technologies and applications.…

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Striving for a digitally united and sovereign Malaysia

Delivering 50 new features in one month to enhance mobile banking app. The month of September marks the second Malaysia Day since the global pandemic swept across the world. As the country continues its fight against the pandemic, now, more than ever, is a time for us to celebrate unity…

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Mahadhir Aziz takes the rein as MDEC CEO

Commits to accelerating Malaysia’s digital transformation. The Board of the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia’s lead agency for digital transformation, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ts Mahadhir Aziz as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective 1st September 2021.  He was previously the co-founder and CEO of Futurize…

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