Malaysia hub is music to Roland's ears

Special Supplements / Malaysia Special Nov 29, 2019

Malaysia hub is music to Roland's ears

Japanese electronic musical instrument maker Roland Corp. has found Malaysia to be a great fit as a market for its products, regional headquarters for Southeast Asia and a global production and distribution base. Jun-ichi Miki, CEO of Roland Corp. Roland established its manufacturing facility there in ...

'Much to gain' for Japanese businesses

Special Supplements / Malaysia Special Nov 29, 2019

'Much to gain' for Japanese businesses

The Malaysia Investment Development Authority (MIDA) is Malaysia's principal investment promotion agency and was established in 1967. Dato' Azman Mahmud, CEO of the Malaysia Investment Development Authority MIDA is a one-stop agency for approval and implementation of foreign direct investment projects and helps investors not only ...

Resource-rich Sabah seeks investors

Special Supplements / Malaysia Special Nov 29, 2019

Resource-rich Sabah seeks investors

Situated in eastern Malaysia, the state of Sabah is rich in biodiversity. Additionally, its agriculture, forestry and petroleum industries have laid a firm economic foundation for new business development. To encourage further development and transform Sabah into a flourishing investment hub, the Sabah Development Corridor ...

Advancing economic growth via cooperation

National | Malaysia special Oct 5, 2018

Advancing economic growth via cooperation

by Hiroshige Seko

I would like to offer my heartfelt congratulations to Malaysia on its 61st anniversary of independence. Japan and Malaysia opened diplomatic relations on Aug. 31, 1957. Since then, the two countries have deepened their relationship in all aspects, including politics, economy, culture and education. On ...

Strong, diverse economy has much to offer investors

National | Malaysia special Oct 5, 2018

Strong, diverse economy has much to offer investors

It is often said that statistics only tell half the story, and for anyone interested in investing in Malaysia, it's well worth taking a closer look. According to the International Institute for Management Development's (IMD) World Competitiveness Rating, the Malaysian economy was the 22nd most ...