News & Reviews: penang
Sep 10, 2022
Penang has become the first state in the northern region of Peninsular Malaysia to have 5G network coverage following its launch in the state yesterday. During the launching ceremony in George Town, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said that 151 sites have been identified to launch the 5G spectrum and will be part of the first phase of the 5G implementation plan by Digital Nasional Berhad (DNB).
airasia food introduces Malaysia’s first air-flown, intercity food delivery from Penang to Klang ValleyAug 15, 2022
airasia food today announced the launch of its brand new intercity food delivery service that allows users to enjoy their all-time favourite delicacies from around the country, air-flown and delivered directly to their doorsteps. The first service of its kind in Malaysia, it is available for selected areas in Klang Valley starting 15 August and involves popular cuisines air-flown directly from Penang.
Jun 09, 2022
While the Apple WWDC 2022 is getting the spotlight for this week, Penang is also working on something great. Just recently, the Penang City Council introduced a new e-motorcycle charging station and there are a couple of them around. They are also free to use for electric-powered motorcycles.
May 30, 2022
The Penang State Government has reiterated that the state is ready for 5G connectivity rollout this year. In fact, the Yang di-Pertua Negeri Pulau Pinang, Tun Ahmad Fuzi Abdul Razak even recently lauded the state’s telecommunications capabilities, saying that Penang is the second best state in Malaysia in terms of broadband coverage.
May 13, 2022
Senior Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali yesterday announced that Malaysia has secured nearly RM2 billion investment from semiconductor company TF AMD Microelectronics (Penang) Sdn Bhd. This is following the handover of Malaysian Investment Authority’s (MIDA) approval letter to the company.
Apr 01, 2022
AMD in a press statement today announced its launch of the Server Platform Solutions Engineering (SPSE) facility in Malaysia. Located in Penang, the new facility will deliver end-to-end engineering solutions and is critical in driving next-generation capabilities for the company’s EPYC family of server processors.
Dec 14, 2021
In case you didn't know, Intel has a branch in Penang, Malaysia and it was recently announced by Bloomberg.com that there's an upcoming investment. According to the source, Intel Corp will be spending $7 billion to build a new chip packaging facility to address the "endemic global semiconductor shortages".
Nov 16, 2021
Getting a PlayStation 5 (PS5) these days is like finding a needle in a haystack thanks to scalpers. However, there is one particular individual who was believed to scam more than 200 customers involving the purchase of the PS5, has been arrested by the Royal Malaysian Police force just yesterday.
Apr 05, 2021
It seems that the Kayu Nasi Kandar’s Facebook page has recently posted a video that shows the restaurant employing robot servers to serve food to their customers. With that in mind, it minimizes human contact between the customer and the server reducing the risk of infection.
Mar 02, 2021
Just yesterday, the Touch ‘n Go Group just announced that all motorists in Penang can now use Touch ‘n Go card for parking at the Gurney Paragon Mall. This effectively makes Gurney Paragon be the first mall in the state to introduce and use Touch ‘n Go PayDirect, in which users can add their Touch ‘n Go card to their Touch ‘n Go eWallet to activate the PayDirect feature.