October 21, 2019

Malaysia extends tax breaks to select firms, eyes investments

KUALA LUMPUR (Nikkei Markets) -- Malaysia Tuesday extended tax benefits to companies seeking to establish their regional or global headquarters in the country as part of a broader push to attract investments and create high-skill jobs when a lingering U.S.-China trade war clouds exports prospects and has prompted several multinationals to re-look at their supply chains.
August 9, 2018

Mahathir woos Japanese university to set up Malaysia campus

The governments of Malaysia and Japan are in talks on setting up a Japanese university campus in Malaysia as part of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's long-standing Look East vision, according to sources close to the matter.
June 11, 2018

Mahathir revives ‘Look East’ policy to join ranks of economic giants

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday said he would revisit his "Look East" policy as he strives to build an economy that can reach the heights of more advanced Asian neighbors.