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CM praises over 1,500 students for co-curriculum excellence

OVER 1,500 students from Penang received compliments for their achievements in co-curriculum competitions at national and international levels. The state Education Department, in collaboration with the Penang government, held the Co-curriculum Excellence Appreciation Ceremony for...

A beneficial budget for Penang

THE Penang government has welcomed Budget 2020 as announced by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng at Parliament today. According to the budget tabled by Lim, the state will be receiving an allocation of RM100 million...

Optimistic outlook for investments in Penang

PENANG is maintaining an optimistic outlook in bringing in investments from the United States. investPenang chief executive officer Datuk Loo Lee Lian said the United States remained as one of Penang’s top destinations to bring...

Forum creates new cooperation opportunities in the electronics industry

THE manufacturing sector has long been the backbone of the state’s economy, contributing 44.8% of Penang’s gross domestic product (GDP) as of 2017. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said Penang is recognised as the Silicon...

Penang CM leads delegation to US to boost trade ties

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow is leading a delegation to the United States for an investment promotion mission until Aug 11. The mission will focus mainly on California in the west coast...

[Press Release] InvestPenang Reveals New Brand Identity

InvestPenang Reveals New Brand Identity A new look conveys the agency’s evolution as it progresses steadily into the future. Penang, August 1, 2019 – InvestPenang officially unveiled its new logo to the public today. Launched by...

Penang targets 10,073 jobs from foreign investments

GEORGE TOWN, Aug 1 (Bernama) -- The Penang state government is expecting 10,073 jobs to be created through foreign direct investments (FDIs) received within the first quarter of this year (Q1 2019). Chief Minister Chow...

Electronics firms from Shenzhen and Penang invited for elite forum and run

A GATHERING of some of the top brains from the electronics manufacturing companies from Penang and Shenzhen will take place when the 1st International Electronics Elite Forum and Run (IEEFR) 2019 is held at Hotel...

How Leaders Can Set the Greatest Example of All

  “How can we as leaders set a good example for our children if we spend a lot of time away from them?” Admittedly, the question caught me a little off-guard. Usually, questions about leadership centre...

George Town Festival

Event Date 13 Jul 2019 - 28 Jul 2019 Now in its 10th edition, George Town Festival celebrates George Town as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, showcasing the best of our arts, culture and heritage. Featuring...

Techfest boost for IT congress

PENANG will hold the inaugural Techfest2020, in addition to playing host to the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 2020, both of which will take place in September next year. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow...

[Press Release] Penang Recorded RM8.8 Billion of Total Approved Manufacturing Investment In Jan-Mar 2019

Penang, June 12, 2019 – Penang remained a favourable investment destination, amid the intensified trade and technology disputes between the United States (US) and People’s Republic of China (PRC) that created uncertainties on the...