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Business 06 Feb 2010 | 12:00 AM

Helping small firms close the technology gap

It is surprising to note that information and communications technology (ICT) is not widely used among small and medium enterprises (SMEs). SMEs, incidentally, are the country#8217;s economic backbone and form 90% of all business in the country.

Business 16 Jan 2010 | 12:00 AM

ECS ICT slated to be listed in March

ECS ICT Bhd, an information and communication technology (ICT) products distributor, has been tentatively slated to be listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia in early March.

Business 12 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM

Be smart about MyKad

THESE days, visitors to Menara Star in Petaling Jaya don't have to scribble their particulars in a logbook. Nor are they required to leave some form of identification at the security desk. All they need to do is go up to a terminal, insert their MyKad and the relevant information is recorded.

Business 09 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM

MDEC SCORE Programme mandatory for MSC Malaysia companies

KUALA LUMPUR: The MSC Malaysia SCORE+ (SME Competitive Rating for Enhancement) programme will be mandatory for all MSC Malaysia companies, said Datuk Badlisham Ghazali, CEO of Multimedia DevelopmentCorporation (MDec).

Business 21 Nov 2009 | 12:00 AM

Ambitious plans to propel Malaysia to the forefront of ICT

IN the push towards high income status, parallels can be drawn from the country's past efforts at nurturing technology-based industries. And questions need to be asked if those efforts had borne much fruit.

Business 02 Sep 2009 | 12:00 AM

MDeC plans to fund 15 projects over 2 years

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia may not have an animation player as big or aggressive as Pixar Animation Studios but some local companies are doing jobs for global companies in the animation and computer game business.

Business 18 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

MdeC fund to help creat more jobs

KUALA LUMPUR: The establishment of a Co-Production Fund by Multimedia Development Corp (MdeC) to support local creative content is expected to contribute significantly to the creation of job opportunities in the multimedia and creative industries.

Business 10 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

Market accessibility major issue for local ICT firms

CYBERJAYA: One of the biggest challenges to developing a Malaysian information and communications technology (ICT) global giant is market accessibility, according to Multimedia Development Corp Sdn Bhd (MDeC) vice-president of industry development division Saifol Shamlan.

Business 21 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Multinational corporations to create 5,000 jobs

GEORGE TOWN: Some 5,000 engineering jobs in hardware and software designing will be created by multinational corporations (MNCs) and local electronic companies in the country by year-end.

Business 18 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Pikom: Can’t do without ICT

PETALING JAYA: Companies should continue to spend on information and communications technology (ICT) amid the current economic downturn so as not to affect their revenue and customer base.