Manufacturing & Industry

Manufacturing & Industry

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The World Halal Research Summit 2012 opened on April 4 in Kuala Lumpur to 700 delegates from all over the globe to discuss industry strategies and transform halal businesses into active industry players.

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The Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) was established by the country's government to support the nation’s aspirations to achieve a productivity growth at an average of 4.6 per cent annually until 2020.

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Thailand is raising the minimum wage for workers in a move to increase spending power and offset higher living costs. On Sunday, April 1,...

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Tokuyama Corporation from Japan has chosen Sarawak for its first-ever substantial manufacturing facility outside Japan which will produce silicon from 2013.

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Khon Kaen Sugar Industries is one of the largest sugar producers in Thailand. The business is profitable, but expansion is generally limited due to...

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YB Datuk Amar Haji Awang Tengah Ali Hasan is Second Minister of Planning and Resource Management and Minister of Public Utilities, with both agencies...

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With 77,000 hectares of fertile agricultural land at its disposal, the Tanjung Manis Halal Hub is set to become one of the world’s most...

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Since the middle of the previous decade, Sarawak has experienced a period of sustained economic growth, riding out the global credit crisis and charting...

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Despite the global downturn, Sarawak has maintained steady growth over the past few years helping the state to beat predictions and post strong figures. Sarawak’s...

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The largest state in Malaysia has a colourful history that encompasses the ‘White Rajahs’, colonial rule and finally, integration into Malaysia. It is also...

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After 30 years of steering Sarawak through choppy waters, the real work has only just begun for Chief Minister Taib, who is firmly at...

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The huge free zone of Gemopolis just adjacent to Bangkok’s main Suvarnabhumi airport is a bureaucracy-free facility for foreign investors who want to set...

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The Sarawak Timber Association has established itself as the leading governing body for the industry in the state. Its Chairman, Datuk Wong Kie Yik,...

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Thailand woos foreign businesses with an investor-friendly approach and a stable economic environment. The prosperous South East Asian country boasts a range of investment opportunities...

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Government leaders from the UAE and Australia met this week to discuss grain exports between the two countries.  After last year’s drought in major...

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Malaysia benefitted from the EU’s collective Development Aid Fund, and received RM43 million to educate people and promote legal methods of forest management and...

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As Singapore’s manufacturing industry changes from one based around toys and garments for export to one based on medical engineering, pharmaceuticals and high-tech manufacturing,...

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Brazilian exports to Arab countries are at an all-time high, due mainly to food exports.  Middle Eastern countries bought $4.1 billion worth of goods...