MALAYSIA, CHINA TO COOPERATE ON EU DEFORESTATION REGULATION – CHAN

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia seeks to cooperate with China in establishing a shared consensus during engagements with the European Union, particularly regarding the European Union Deforestation Regulation (EUDR), said Deputy Plantation and Commodities Ministe…

KLIA AEROTRAIN SERVICES EXPECTED TO START IN 1Q 2025 – MOT

KUALA LUMPUR, The aerotrain service at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is expected to be operational in the first quarter of 2025, according to the Transport Ministry (MOT).

This is in line with the aerotrain replacement plan at Termin…

ADB REVISES 2024 GROWTH FORECAST FOR DEVELOPING ASIA TO 5.0 PCT

KUALA LUMPUR, The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised its economic growth forecast for developing Asia to 5.0 per cent from a previous projection of 4.9 per cent in April, and maintained the 2025 growth projection at 4.9 per cent.

In its Asia D…

BIOECONOMY CORPORATION AWARDS BNP LABS STATUS TO 38 LABORATORIES NATIONWIDE

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Bioeconomy Development Sdn Bhd (Bioeconomy Corporation), an agency of the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MOSTI), has awarded BioNexus Partners Laboratories (BNP Labs) status to 38 laboratories.

The 38 laborat…

ANDAN FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES INNOVATION IN REFUGEE INCLUSION AWARD WITH MIT SOLVE

KUALA LUMPUR, Andan Foundation in collaboration with MIT Solve of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has announced this year’s Andan Prize for Innovation in Refugee Inclusion.

According to a statement, the award seeks to promote soluti…

RON95 TARGETED SUBSIDY MECHANISM WILL FULLY UTILISE DATA FROM PADU — ECONOMY MINISTRY

KUALA LUMPUR, The RON95 targeted subsidy mechanism will fully utilise data from the Central Database Hub (PADU) and eligibility for the subsidy will be based on net household disposable income, according to the Ministry of Economy.

The ministry said…

THAI AIRASIA X RELOCATING FROM SUVARNABHUMI AIRPORT TO DON MUEANG AIRPORT

BANGKOK, Thai AirAsia X will relocate all of its flight operations to Don Mueang Airport from Suvarnabhumi Airport starting Oct 1, 2024, in support of the government’s plan to establish Thailand as a regional aviation hub.

Thai AirAsia X’s chief exe…