The Edge Markets

August 28, 2019

Iskandar Malaysia secures RM16.75 bil committed investments for 1H 2019

JOHOR BAHRU (Aug 27): Iskandar Malaysia has secured committed investments of RM16.75 billion for the first half of this year (1H 2019), contributing to the RM302.09 billion total cumulative committed investments from 2006 to June 2019.
August 26, 2019

Malaysia can achieve higher growth with structural reforms – Governor

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 26): Malaysia with its abundant natural resources and inherent economic strength is capable of achieving higher growth rate than now with more structural reforms, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor, Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus said.
August 9, 2019
Kuala Lumpur city

Malaysia retains position in Global Innovation Index 2019

Malaysia retains its 35th position in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2019 and remains among the middle-income economies that are bridging the innovation divide, supported by its first rank in indicators such as high-tech net exports and creative goods exports.
July 23, 2019
China-robotic

KPMG survey: Robots will replace 1 in 5 jobs in 5 years

One of five jobs will be replaced by artificial intelligence (AI) and automation within five years, as organisations worldwide focus on utilising these technologies to improve efficiencies in their businesses, according to a survey.