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JCorp’s Subsidiary to Spend MYR 20 Billion on Digital Healthcare Solution

JCorp’s Subsidiary to Spend MYR 20 Billion on Digital Healthcare Solution

NewWave Health Sdn Bhd (NHSB), a joint venture company between state-owned Johor Corporation’s (JCorp) subsidiary, N2W Corporation Sdn Bhd (NCSB) and UK-based Smartmed Global ...
Connell Acquires Inno-Cosmic and Nation Maple in Malaysia

Connell Acquires Inno-Cosmic and Nation Maple in Malaysia

Connell, a US-headquartered leading marketer and distributor of specialty chemicals recently bought Inno-Cosmic Sdn Bhd and Nation Maple, two distributors of instant beverage ...
World Bank Invests USD 150 Million for Geothermal in Indonesia

World Bank Invests USD 150 Million for Geothermal in Indonesia

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a USD 150 million loan for Indonesia to scale up investments in geothermal Energy by reducing the risks of ...
KF-X Fighter Prototype from Joint Korean-Indonesian Program to be Unveiled in 2021

KF-X Fighter Prototype from Joint Korean-Indonesian Program to be Unveiled in 2021

Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) is planning to roll out the first Korean Fighter eXperimental/ Indonesian Fighter eXperimental (KF-X) fighter aircraft prototype by the ...
Indonesia-UAE to Establish Sovereign Wealth Fund

Indonesia-UAE to Establish Sovereign Wealth Fund

Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are set to establish a sovereign wealth fund (SWF) that can be used for Infrastructure development. This also includes the ...
Indonesian Ride Hailing Unicorn Gojek Launches Video Streaming Platform

Indonesian Ride Hailing Unicorn Gojek Launches Video Streaming Platform

Gojek, an Indonesian ride-hailing and payments firm, has launched a video streaming service called GoPlay featuring original movies and TV shows. Subscriptions for GoPlay ...
Indonesian Digital Sales and Marketing Company Raises USD 3 Million

Indonesian Digital Sales and Marketing Company Raises USD 3 Million

Pomona, an Indonesian provider of marketing and digital sales solutions for the packaged consumer goods and fast-moving consumer goods sector, has successfully closed a USD 3 ...
EU Provides USD 16 Million Grant to Indonesia to Improve Trade

EU Provides USD 16 Million Grant to Indonesia to Improve Trade

The European Union (EU) has granted Indonesia USD 16.37 million (IDR 232 billion) through a four-year program called ARISE+. The program aims to boost the country’s export ...
Black & Veatch to Develop Alumina Refinery in Indonesia

Black & Veatch to Develop Alumina Refinery in Indonesia

PT Borneo Alumina Indonesia (PT BAI) has appointed a Black & Veatch-led project management consortium (PMC) to develop an alumina refinery in West Kalimantan. The ...
AEPW and Project STOP to Develop Circular Waste Management Systems in Indonesia

AEPW and Project STOP to Develop Circular Waste Management Systems in Indonesia

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) has entered a partnership with Project STOP to further scale up the development of more sustainable and circular waste management ...
82% of Indonesian Households Lead Unhealthy Lifestyle

82% of Indonesian Households Lead Unhealthy Lifestyle

The Health Minister of Indonesia, Dr. Nila F Moeloek, has shared the results of a recently conducted family survey revealing that the lifestyles of 82% of Indonesian ...

Vietnam’s First Citywide IoT Network Activated in Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam's largest telecom operator, Viettel, has installed and activated around 1,000 Narrow Band – Internet of Things (NB-IoT) broadcasting stations in Ho Chi Minh City, ...

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