Small town, big ambition: Perak-based Malaysian tech companies compete with global giants

SEA Game Mall's founder Wong Ong Hua with staff in Setiawan, Perak. — Stanley Chan/SEA Game Mall

There is an assumption that tech companies should be based out of tech hubs.

In the 1990’s the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) was a literal corridor between Kuala Lumpur and Negeri Sembilan, with a focus on the aptly named Cyberjaya.

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