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  Malaysia Wants To Collaborate With Other ASEAN Members In Defence Industry - Zahid  

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

LANGKAWI, March 21 (Bernama) -- Malaysia wants to collaborate with the other ASEAN member countries to reap the opportunities from the growth in the defence industry in the region which is projected to generate about US$100 billion by 2030.

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today said that Malaysia has been producing a number of good components and would be willing to share its technology and knowledge with the other ASEAN members.

"ASEAN (countries) should not be regarded only as end users (in the defence industry) but should upgrade themselves to friendly collaboraters of industry system integrators," he told reporters after attending the official opening of the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2017 (LIMA '17) by the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak here.

He said the LIMA '17 which attracted more than 500 exhibitors worldwide to Langkawi can be a stage for ASEAN members to explore further the opportunity for collaboration in the defence industry.

"We should not be left behind in the (development of the) defence industry. We want to go along to participate in the industry," he added.



Official Agong's Birthday Now Amended To Last Saturday Of July

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

PUTRAJAYA, April 26 (Bernama) -- The government has agreed that the official birthday celebration of the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V be amended from the first Saturday of June to the last Saturday of July, for the next...
MTDC Unveils Training Academy For Technopreneurs

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC) unveiled its new Technopreneur Training Academy (TENTRA), which will serve as the prime capacity building entity for technopreneurs and technology commercialisation....

Senior YaPEIM Director Remanded 5 Days Over CBT Probe

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

PUTRAJAYA, April 26 (Bernama) -- A senior director of the Malaysian Islamic Economic Development Foundation (YaPEIM) has been remanded for five days from today to facilitate investigations into a criminal breach of trust (CBT) case....

News On Tycoon's Passing Not True

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

SIBU, April 26 (Bernama) -- The news that circulated about the passing of media and timber tycoon, 82-year-old Tan Sri Tiong Hiew King yesterday, was not true....

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Division Of RMN Fleet Aims At Balancing Naval Strength - RMN Chief

KL -- The division of the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) Fleet into two, namely the Western Fleet Command and the Eastern Fleet Command, is aimed at balancing Malaysia's naval strength in the...


Penggantian Bas Sekolah Berusia Ambil Masa - Syed Hamid

KUALA PERLIS -- Penggantian bas sekolah yang sudah berusia kepada bas baharu dilihat akan mengambil masa kerana pengusaha bas sekolah kebanyakannya bukan terdiri daripada golongan mampu yang mudah untuk menukar bas mereka.

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