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Prime Minister Najib is Transforming Malaysia’s Urban Mobility

Prime Minister Najib Razak is Transforming Malaysia's sustainable Urban Mobility rail development public transport

PM suggests the future of Malaysian urbanites may commute in self-driving electric vehicles Since Malaysia’s National Transformation Programme in 2010 kick-started, among other things, a drive to enhance the country’s land public transportation network, over 700 kilometres of double-tracked intercity rail lines had been put into place. But Malaysia still has some way to go in respect of reimagining its

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Alibaba Turns eWTP into Reality with Creation of First Overseas E-hub

Alibaba Turns eWTP into Reality with Creation of First Overseas E-hub in Malaysia

The e-hub as part of Malaysia’s Digital Free Trade Zone will be established via public-private partnership. Kuala Lumpur, March 22 2017 – Alibaba Group announced today the establishment of an e-hub under the Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) initiative together with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), the country’s digital economy development agency, and other parties. This marks a key milestone

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Should BR1M Recipients Drive for Ride-Sharing Services?

Eligible Malaysians can now begin applying for the the 2017 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) programme. The application period, which began Dec 5th, runs until the 31st, according to the Finance Ministry. Successful applicants will see payouts made in stages beginning February 2017. With recipients set to receive a total of between RM450 and RM1,200 based on their income bracket, many will now

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Malaysia Aims to Have 100,000 Electric Cars on the Road by 2020

According to an interview report by Channel NewsAsia  with Malaysian Green Technology Corporation’s chief executive officer Ahmad Hadri Haris, the Malaysian government is in partnership with Tesla Motors to supply Tesla Electric Vehicles to Malaysian government linked agencies. This is a one-off understanding between Green Tech Malaysia and Tesla Motors to supply 100 units of Model S in Malaysia, which was made possible

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