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Adam Ham

Malaysian world-renowned singer-songwriter, Yuna debuts her first ever collaboration in designing handbags & shoes with Christy Ng, a leading Malaysian shoe and handbag designer. Under the partnership, the duo joins forces to produce a limited line of accessories which...



Epson, which began operations in Malaysia in 1991, has recently launched the all new Epson F-Series Academy, the first of its kind in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. The academy is an exclusive training programme that introduces, enlightens and unlocks the full potential of the...

The New Year Greets Newly Crowned Miss CosmoWorld Winner - Miss Indonesia Delvia Wirajaya with New Beginnings & Ambitions for 2019

Areef Aiman

The 26-year-old TV Presenter, Delvia Wirajaya begins the year in 2019 as the newly crowned, Miss CosmoWorld 2018 in the mission to convey the concept of “Diversified Beauty” worldwide. Delvia outshined 27 other contestants in the 2nd Miss CosmoWorld, recently held in JW...

Norwegian Salmon & Fjord Trout, the Best Option for Yee Sang, Celebrating CNY 2019

Areef Aiman

A Chinese New Year if not complete without a good Yee Sang to be tossed around during the Great Dinner. It symbolizes prosperity, good fortune and abundance. With that, yue or fish will always be the centerpiece of the Yee Sang and the Norwegian salmon and Fjord trout have...

YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad Awarded COTY Lifetime Automotive Award

Idan Ma'at

The Car of the Year 2018 awards recognized its first recipient of the COTY Lifetime Automotive Award. This year’s recipient is none other than Prime Minister YAB Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad ...

A Whitepaper by SME Corp and Huawei Technologies Announced on the State of SMEs ICT Adoption in Malaysia Developed to Help SMEs Cross the Digitalization Chasm

Idan Ma'at

In yet another initiative to promote digitalisation among SMEs, SME Corp. Malaysia and Huawei Technologies (M) Sdn. Bhd. today announced a Whitepaper on the current state ...

Mpire Group to lead China’s No.1, FOTON to a Promising Market Share in the Malaysian Commercial Vehicle Market

Areef Aiman

Mpire Asia Sdn Bhd (a wholly owned subsidiary of Mpire Group), official distributor of Foton, has stepped up its footing and commitment in Malaysia with the official launch of its first FOTON 3S Centre. The Malaysia Special Envoy to China, YB Tuan Tan Kok Wai, officially...

PhotoDynamic Therapy (PDT) Debuts in Malaysia to Give Hopes to Patients to Eliminate Viruses and Cancerous Cells

Adam Ham

PhotoDynamic Therapy (PDT), a high precision treatment to combat viruses and cancerous cells, is now available in Malaysia through the recent launch of the Weber PDT Cancer Therapy and Heart Wellness Center. The facility was officiated by Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Ong Tee Kiat at....

Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) to Inspire and Encourage the Growth in Productivity by Launching the 1st Nexus Awards for Retail and F&B Industry

Adam Ham

Productivity Nexus for Retail and F&B has officially announced its 1st Nexus Awards 2019 for Retail and F&B industry in conjunction with ‘Nexus Retail and F&B Rockin’ Talk 2018’ at Concorde Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. The Nexus Awards event is the first of its kind being the one...

Malaysian Noble Initiatives To Uphold The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals No 14, Life Below Water

Areef Aiman

With the worrying state of the Earth made apparent by the Climate Change and Pollution of the Ocean, BLOSSOMLY GLOBAL alongside its partners has officially announced the anticipated OCEAN HERO CONSERVATION RUN, which will be held at Sunsuria City Celebration Centre in Sepang,...

YAB Tuan Chow Kon Yeow Officially Launch the Siemens Digitalization Expedition for the Northern Region to Propell Penang as a Smart City by 2030

Adam Ham

In the next 12 years, the people of Penang will be digital leaders with the savviness to engage technology and digital innovations seamlessly in their operational and organizational environment. Think this is too lofty a foresight? Not quite, considering the Penang...

Datuk Seri Redzuan Yusof Graced the Momentous PUMM 25th Installation Night, Cementing the Entrepreneurial Development Agenda

Areef Aiman

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, Malaysia Entrepreneurs’ Development Association (Persatuan Usahawan Maju Malaysia - PUMM) successfully organized for its President and Central Committee Installation Night at the Putrajaya International Convention Center (PICC) on 21st...


Adam Ham


Achieving Professional VFX and Post Production Management

Areef Aiman

With the rise of great visual effect and post production work in Malaysian film and TV, the Post Production, Animation and Creative Content Association Malaysia or more known as POSTAM is holding a Master Class Event on the 26th November 2018, in FINAS building. The event aim at...

[VIDEO EXCLUSIVE] PUMM Announced The Prestigious Installation Night 2018 Celebrating Impressive Milestones and Vision for Upcoming Term 2018-2020

Areef Aiman

Malaysia Entrepreneurs’ Development Association (Persatuan Usahawan Maju Malaysia - PUMM) will formally introduce the President and the new Exco and Central Committee for the 2018-2020 term at its Installation Dinner 2018. The Minister of Entrepreneur Development, YB Datuk...

[VIDEO EXCLUSIVE] PIKOM Unveils a Strategic Report that is ‘For the Industry, by the Industry’

Areef Aiman

PIKOM or the National ICT Association of Malaysia is embracing the Digital Economy though their news edition of the ICT Strategic Review. This 10th edition of the report themed ‘Thriving in the Digital Ecosystem’ covers a range of thought-leadership topics such as Economic...

Empowering Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) To A Higher Level

Amirul Sanusi

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Image and Cosmetology Industry Organization (IICI) with the Skills Development Department (JPK), Ministry of Human Resources (KSM), signed on 8 November 2018 is an extension of the collaboration that was incorporated in 2007...

Celebrities, F&B Industry Players and Corporate Partners United for ‘Emperor Sense Charity Gala Night’ in the name for Preservation of Sharks

Areef Aiman

With the continuous growth of the world's population and the improvement of living standards and qualities, there is a rising trend for "The Demand for Luxury." These have resulted in numerous environmental ecosystem imbalances.

Future of Commerce: Partnership between KFC and Maybank Forefront the Race towards Cashless Society

Areef Aiman

The adoption of the Maybank QRPay in KFC outlets nationwide earlier this month (November 2018), spearheaded the nation’s aspiration for cashless transaction. Malaysia continues to see increasing adoption of cashless technology and is expected to join mature economies like...

Diamonds are Forever… Especially on Lewré’s Newest 1.2 Million Dollars Wedding Shoes

Areef Aiman

The 6-months long collaboration between Lewré Bespoke and Cartivia Italy has finally reaped its results. The ambitious project was aimed to provide comfort and functionality paired together with haute couture design.


Areef Aiman

Cannis Apps has reached its new milestone in the tech app industry. With its tremendous growth, the company aims to become one of the public listed companies in the US stock exchange, NASDAQ by 2021.


Amirul Sanusi

In line with shaping retail digitalization initiatives for the nation and region, GINTELL (M) Sdn Bhd has officially launched the Rest N Go application aimed to leverage on the advancement of technology by venturing out to E-wallet system. The users of the Rest N Go stations are...

Malaysia Owned Company, WebTVAsia Signed 3 Exclusive International Deals Aimed To Penetrate Global Market

Amirul Sanusi

WebTVAsia has recently announced the signing international deals which include co-production agreement with Ciwen Media Group (“Ciwen”), MTV short-form content collaboration deal with Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB) and...

Recognizing the Industry Leaders that Contributed to the Interior Industry

Areef Aiman

Malaysian Interior Industry Partners Associations (MIIP) has officially organized MIIP Awards Night 2018 aimed to honour impressive achievements from industry players that manoeuvre the burgeoning industry economic landscape throughout the years.The biannual recognition award...

CANNIS APP Made an Impressive Presence in Global Market by Offering Users 7 in 1 App Features

Amirul Sanusi

A home-grown company, Cannis App Sdn Bhd has successfully penetrated digital global market since it was first launched in early August.

Catalyzing the Tourism Industry by Tapping in to the Latest Trends in Lifestyle Products and Services.

Areef Aiman

Lifestyle is so much more than the interest, opinions, behaviors, and behavioral orientations of an individual, group, or culture. Beyond Lifestyle International Expo (BLIE 201) plans to explore this and take lifestyle business segmentation to a whole new level.

[VIDEO EXCLUSIVE] MBR Live! Witnessed 62 New Record Broken

Areef Aiman

Pursuit of excellence. Nothing describes the 3-day event in Sunway Velocity Mall better that those 3 words. There are people all around Malaysia with the determination of Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps and many other world record breakers, and this event served as the perfect...

Minister of Territories Graced the 10th Edition of the International Conference Dedicated to Making Cities More Liveable Through Sustainable Urban Development

Areef Aiman

Urbanism in the recent years have led to unprecedented level of development is rather challenging for cities to handle. Without better planning, technology and social innovations, Kuala Lumpur and other cities in Malaysia will have a hard time preparing for today’s and...

[VIDEO EXCLUSIVE] Shell Helix Malaysia: Made in Malaysia and Made for Malaysia

Areef Aiman

Shell Lubricants is taking the step forward in digitalization of its products, introducing the new label ‘Made for Malaysia’ tagged together with a unique QR code that is able to help consumer to verify the authenticity of the product. This label is part of the Intellectual...

EXPEDIA Add-On Advantage Launched in Malaysia, Rewarding Flexibility & Convenience with Up to 58% Discount on Hotel Bookings

Areef Aiman

When it comes to travel, Malaysians tend to be a lot pickier, cost-conscious and also tend to spend a lot more time researching for the vacation that may lead to late bookings and thus, higher prices. According to the survey, 84 percent of Malaysian travellers agreed that...

2 IoT and Robotics Enabled Experimental Projects for the MSC Malaysia APICTA Award Winning Entries Recognised at the PIKOM ICT Awards 2018

Areef Aiman

More than 1,00 guests attended the annual PIKOM Annual Dinner and ICT Awards 2018 at the Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur. The annual dinner also saw the MSC Malaysia APICTA Awards presentation to the outstanding individuals, students, entrepreneurs, SMEs and organizations in...

Prof. CocoAlex Opens The Largest Integrated Beauty And Wellness Centre In Klang Valley, Officiated By The Ministry Of Tourism, Arts And Culture Malaysia

Amirul Sanusi

Beauty and wellness has been synonymous with modern lifestyle hence customers are always ‘in the go’ in finding the latest beauty wellness centre that integrates all aspects of modern society. NULNU Lifestyle Mall has made its debut in 3 Damansara recently combining top...

Tun M Encourages Entrepreneurs to Engage in Retail and Franchising, A Potential Contributor to the Malaysian Domestic and Export Economy

Areef Aiman

The 2018 Malaysia Franchise Award Night saw 14 companies compete at the final stage for the title “Franchise of the Year”. This momentous occasion was graced by the Prime Minister, YAB Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad and the Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs...


Amirul Sanusi

Productivity Nexus for Retail and F&B has officially announced Technology, Ecosystem & Culture (TEC) Immersion Programme a partnership with the University Of California in line with its third and fourth productivity initiatives highlighted in the productivity blueprint. These...


Amirul Sanusi

Malaysia Retail Chain Association (MRCA) has successfully organized the 11th Edition of CEO Night celebration with participation of industry powerhouses all over Asia. The night kicked off with mesmerizing red carpet displayed of industry crème de la crème players decked out...

SIEMENS enhancing TVET through collaboration with Malaysia’s KISMEC

Areef Aiman

The German engineering giant is leading the charge in the Industry Revolution 4.0 in Kedah’s Kulim Hi-Tech Park in training and development. Its appointment of Kedah Industrial Skills and Management Development Centre (KISMEC) as its Northern Region Partner aims to promote...


Amirul Sanusi

Malaysia Retail Chain Association (MRCA) will be organising CEO Night 2018 celebrating outstanding leadership from CEOs in various retail chain industries and crème de la crème in the business. The prestigious night will be held in Shangri-La, Kuala Lumpur on 6th September...

McDonald’s Malaysia Teamed-up with foodpanda to Expand McDelivery Network Nationwide

Amirul Sanusi

McDonald’s Malaysia has expanded their horizon by collaborating with foodpanda aimed to cater demands of delivery to the customers. The expansion is a result of McDonald’s understanding the current shifting customer trends and changes in the business landscape that has...

MRCA Re-elect Datuk Seri Garry Chua as President and Targets Positive Growth of 30% for Retail Industry by 2020

Amirul Sanusi

Malaysia Retail Chain Association (MRCA) has officially organized a press conference to announce the installation night for the president and new line-up of council members, at One World Hotel.

WebTVAsia Launched LUVE OTT in Taiwan

Amirul Sanusi

Digital media entertainment company WebTVAsia has launched LUVE, Asia’s premiere original video platform with the most influential Asian creators, in its newest market Taiwan.

JCI Malaysia to Honour Top Notch Industry Players for Their Outstanding Sustainability Achievements

Amirul Sanusi

JCI Malaysia had announced the upcoming JCI Malaysia Sustainable Development Awards 2018 (JCI SDAs) aimed to recognize superb sustainability achievements for Malaysian companies and organizations in the industry. The announcement was made in a press conference held in Tropicana...

Launching Ceremony of 2018 Motonation and Asia Automotive Ambassador Press Conference

Sabrina Alauddin

Advan Venture recently held a launching ceremony of Motonation 2018 at Glenmarie, Shah Alam. The ceremony was officiated by Dato’ Wan Latiff Wan Musa, Deputy CEO of MATRADE with more than 200 participants from various automotive sectors industry in attendance. Second year...

Discovering Full Potential of Modern Digital Industry Through Blockchain Forum

Amirul Sanusi

Malaysian owned company, Ledgit has become one of the industry key players by organizing ‘The Future of Blockchain Forum’ recently, held in Kuala Lumpur Convention Center. The discussion covered multiple topics and led by a panel of prominent speakers from the Middle East...

CIMB Teams Up With Japan’s SOMPO To Launch Bancassurance Partnership in Malaysia

Samentha James

CIMB Group Holdings Berhad (CIMB Group) has collaborated with SOMPO Holdings (Asia) Pte Ltd to launch their bancassurance partnership in the country, as announced earlier this week. This partnership is part of the CIMB-SOMPO regional strategic partnership arrangement involving...

McMillan Woods Global Awards 2018 Continues To Recognise Visionary Leaders In This Year’s Edition

Samentha James

This year, the Global Awards is set to make a grand comeback for its 6th consecutive year with a theme that encompasses the very essence of this prestigious awards – The Great Gatsby.

Malaysian Owned Blockchain Company CSD Gets One Step Closer to Nasdaq With IPO Announcement

Samentha James

Malaysian owned blockchain company Crypto S11 Digital (CSD) has successfully made its mark in the region by becoming the first of its kind to announce Initial Public Offering (IPO) in the United States. This puts the company one step closer to making its entrance into Nasdaq...

CENDANA Geared Up To Elevate Malaysia’s Cultural Economy

Samentha James

The Cultural Economy Development Agency (CENDANA) has officially launched its Kuala Lumpur as a Cultural and Creative City report as part of its five-year strategy to enhance the nation’s cultural economy. The event, held at Bursa Malaysia on February 7, was officiated by...

MRCA Optimistic on MIRF 2018 Recording Higher Numbers

Samentha James

The Malaysian Retail Chain Association (MRCA) is positive that its 3rd Malaysia International Retail & Franchise (MIRF) Exhibition will successfully record a significant increase in business revenue as well as number of visitors, as announced by organising chairman Raymond Woo...

Productivity Nexus for Retail and F&B Set To Record a 7.2% Hike in Labour Productivity

Samentha James

Productivity Nexus for Retail and F&B is working its way towards recording a 7.2% increase in labour productivity in the industry to meet the 2020 national level productivity target of RM92,300 per workers, as announced during the Official Launch of the Flagship Programmes held...

Branding Association of Malaysia Celebrates 18 years of Excellence by Honouring Nation Builders

Samentha James

Branding Association of Malaysia commemorated its 18th year by holding a prestigious Branding Gala –The Red Carpet Affair at Hilton Kuala Lumpur on January, 17. This event was held specially to honour the individuals who have contributed significantly to the building of our...

Proguard Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd won Malaysian Business of the Year (Above RM 25 Mil category) alongside 5 other awards at SOBA 2017

Sabrina Alauddin

First-time participant, Proguard Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd managed to rise to the top by winning 5 awards as well as the main award – Malaysian Business of the Year (Above RM25mil category) at the recent Star Outstanding Business Award (SOBA). Held at Connexion @Nexus, Bangsar...

AirAsia’s Tan Sri Tony Applauds Style Annexe X Coffee Bay’s Support for Young Malaysian Entrepreneurs

Samentha James

Malaysia’s first family friendly café-boutique has officially opened its doors in Publika Shopping Gallery. Style Annexe X Coffee Bay was launched on January 18 by AirAsia Berhad Group Chief Executive Officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes and Tan Sri Jamaludin Ibrahim.

Kicking Off 2018 On The Right Financial Foot

Samentha James

As we embark into a brand new year, it is the perfect time to set new goals and construct better lifestyle plans. While penning down your resolutions for 2018, it is best to consider putting down a solid plan to kick off the new year on the right financial foot. This can often...

Digital Currencies Paving The Way Into A Cashless Future

Samentha James

In a mere decade, technology has drastically evolved into a precious commodity within our society. Today, many would find it quite impossible to complete certain daily tasks without the aid of technology. In light of this, the vision of a cashless society is at the forefront of...

dimsum Celebrates First Year with Momentous Collaborations at ATF, S’pore!

Samentha James

Malaysian subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) service dimsum celebrated its first anniversary by inking four landmark deals with top Asian broadcasters at Asia TV Forum & Market (ATF), Singapore earlier today. The announcements took place during The Southeast Asian Audio-Visual...

MRCA Successfully Raises Over RM100K for Welfare Homes

Samentha James

The Malaysian Retail Chain Association (MRCA) has succeeded in raising over RM100,000 for welfare homes through its MRCA Charity and Carnival Run 2017. The annual run, held at One City Subang Jaya yesterday, was flagged off by Guest of Honour Tan Sri Datuk Seri Dr. M Kayveas,...

Malaysian Equine Council and Equestrian Australia Incorporated Renew Agreement for The Usage of EA Syllabus in the country

Samentha James

The Malaysian Equine Council has renewed its agreement with Equestrian Australia Incorporated during the official opening of the National Horse Show on November 11, 2017. This will give the Council sole rights to utilize the EA Syllabus in the country thus preserving the...

Malaysia's Boutique PR Agency Proves To Be The Best In ASEAN

Liyana Zainal

ASEAN Outstanding Business Awards (AOBA), held recently for the eighth consecutive year, saw Adam Ham, CEO of Global Creative & Media Agency (GCMA), nabbing the ASEAN Master Class Award CEO of the Year in Public Relations & Communications Excellence.

PM: Promote and Develop the Arts for the Future of Malaysia

Ainul Ghani

Prime Minister Najib Razak today announced the establishment of the Cultural Economy Development Agency (CENDANA) to lead the development of the cultural economy for Malaysia.

Adam and Alien Landing on Television Soon!

Ainul Ghani

Benchmark Productions Sdn Bhd, a local animation company, will soon drop their latest production called Adam & Alien.

MDEC Intellectual Property Creators Challenge Winners Revealed!

Ainul Ghani

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), a government-owned institution responsible for the management of the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC Malaysia), has announced the winners of Intellectual Property Creators Challenge (IPCC) in the animation and digital games category...

Sasbadi Inks MoU with Animasia for Chuck Chicken’s Global Publishing Rights

Ainul Ghani

Sasbadi Holdings Berhad (Sasbadi), the nation’s education solutions provider, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Animasia Studio Sdn Bhd to collaborate on the studio’s Chuck Chicken. The award-winning animated TV series has received global popularity where...

Astro Ties Up With Karangkraf to Develop Malay & Islamic Content

Samentha James

Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad and Kumpulan Media Karangkraf has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to produce Malay and Islamic content for companies in Malaysia and the Nusantara region.

MaGIC Launches Two Programs to Boost Malaysia’s Entrepreneurship Development

Samentha James

Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) has officially launched two new programs, MaGIC CER Circle and MaGIC Activate, to boost corporate and private sector involvement in the nation’s entrepreneurship development. The launch, that took place this morning, was...

MaGIC Cyberjaya Signs with Cyberview Forming Futurise Centre

Samentha James

The Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cyberview Sdn Bhd (Cyberview) in formation of Futurise Centre at MaGIC main office in Cyberjaya. The MoU was witnessed by Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Bin Tun Abdul Razak, the...

National Art Gallery Announces Inaugural KL Biennale 2017

Amirin Arsyan

The National Art Gallery announced the inaugural Kuala Lumpur Biennale (KL Biennale) 2017 and will be held from 1st November 2017 until 31st March 2018, at multiple sites in Kuala Lumpur.

MyCreative Awards RM60 Millions Fund to 23 Local Creative Companies

Amirin Arsyan

The government investment arm, MyCreative Ventures Sdn Bhd (MyCreative) awarded RM60 million financing funds to 23 local companies. The funds were awarded by Yang Berhormat Senator’ Dato Lee Chee Leong, Deputy Minister of Finance at iM4U Sentral, Selangor.

HASiL and FINAS Partners on Taxation Awareness for Creative Industry

Amirin Arsyan

The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (HASiL) and the National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) partners on taxation awareness for the creative industry at the Sepetang Mesra Bersama Karyawan Seni. The event was officiated by the Datuk Seri Dr. Salleh Said Keruak,...

‘Netcarbon’ Bags Silver Medal at the International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX) 2017

Amirin Arsyan

Local animation house, Netcarbon Sdn Bhd (Netcarbon) wins Silver Medal at the 28th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition (ITEX), held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, for the patent-pending process used in a motion capture pipeline to produce...

‘The Language Archive’ Garners Double Win at 14th BOH Cameronian Arts Awards

Amirin Arsyan

The Malaysian award-winning play, The Language Archive presented by PH7 Production Management Sdn Bhd (PH7 Production), garners double win at the 14th BOH Cameronian Awards held at St. Regis Kuala Lumpur.

Kota Buku Announces Winners of 2017 Page-to-Pitch Media 360 Competition

Amzar Anizam

Kota Buku has announced the grand prize winners of its second annual Page to Pitch (P2P) Media 360 competition: Mohana Gill for Category 1: Ideas to Book as well as Abdul Nazir Bin Harith Fadzilah and Nurul Aizam Bt Mat Nasir as co-winners for Category 2: Ideas to Digital Media.

Astro and Turner Enter into Strategic JV for Co-Production and Distribution of Asian Content

Amzar Anizam

Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad (Astro) and Turner Asia Pacific entered into strategic joint-venture on Warner TV which comprises co-ownership, co-production of Asian content for global reach, distribution of Astro content, and carriage of the channel on Astro and Tribe.

14th BOH Cameronian Arts Awards Takes a New Direction

Amzar Anizam

The BOH Cameronian Arts Awards, which celebrates outstanding performances in dance, music, theatre and musical theatre performed in the previous year, is taking a new direction and raising the bar for excellence this year with the new “Best Of” list, which represents only...

Les’ Copaque Wins ‘Malaysia Power Brand’ Award at the 11th Asia Entrepreneurs Summit

Amirin Arsyan

Malaysia’s leading animation studio, Les’ Copaque Production Sdn Bhd (Les’ Copaque) won the ‘Malaysia Power Brand’ award at the recent 11th Asia Entrepreneurs Summit and Power Brands Award Ceremony in Kuala Lumpur.

Dato' Norman Abdul Halim Appointed Chairman of IFPI Asia-Pacific Regional Board

Amzar Anizam

Dato’ Norman Abdul Halim, Executive President and Group Chief Executive Officer of KRU Group, has been appointed as the Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Regional Board of International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), the organisation representing the recording...

Kota Buku Introduces New Initiatives at 10th KL Trade and Copyright Centre

Amirin Arsyan

Malaysia’s one-stop centre for publishers, authors and readers; Perbadanan Kota Buku introduced new initiatives to foster the growth of Malaysia’s publishing industry through its tenth edition of Kuala Lumpur Trade and Copyright Centre (KLTCC), from 28th to 30th April 2017...

Vision Works First Digital Comic Features Over 700 Minutes of Downloadable Content

Amzar Anizam

Local content developer, Vision Works Sdn Bhd launched Malaysia’s first digital comic, Boboi featuring 700 minutes of downloadable motion graphic content in 2D.

FINAS Awards Over RM2 Million Feature Film Incentive to 23 Local Production Companies

Amzar Anizam

The National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) awarded a total of RM2,111,245.20 Feature Film Incentive (Insentif Tayangan Filem Cereka) to 23 local production companies which produced 33 films this year.

GV Media Broadcast Sdn Bhd, Local Animation and Creative Content Production House Seeks New Talents

Amzar Anizam

GV Media Broadcast Sdn Bhd, a local Animation & Creative Content Production House seeks 3D Animator, 3D Modelling Artist, Lighting & Compositing Artist, VFX cum Graphic Designer, and Editor.

Digital Durian Launches the First ‘Didi & Friends’ Store in Malaysia

Amzar Anizam

Digital Durian, in its first collaboration with Metrojaya and Astro launched the first store for its popular pre-school animation Didi & Friends in Metrojaya, The Curve mall on 23rd December 2016.

Global Entrepreneurship Community’s Creative Cluster Generates Initiatives that Will Lead to Industry Transformation

Amzar Anizam

The inaugural GECommunity, organised by MaGIC from 8th to 9th December 2016 has generated two initiatives under the ‘Creative Cluster’ that will lead to new economies and industry transformation.

Malaysia and Vietnam Garner Top Prize at Southeast Asian Film Financing Project Market 2016

Amzar Anizam

ScreenSingapore, together with the Southeast Asian Audio-Visual Association and Ties That Bind: Asia/Europe Producers Workshop, announced Terbalik (Malaysia) and Mamafia (Vietnam) as the top projects of the second Southeast Asian Film Financing Project Market recently in...

Global Entrepreneurship Community’s ‘Creative Cluster Lab’ Explores Policies, Measures and Mechanisms for Collaborative Solutions

Mila Ismail

The inaugural Global Entrepreneurship Community (GEC); a global summit organised by Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre (MaGIC) gathered above 100 industry players in the ‘Creative Cluster Lab’ to explore policies, measures and mechanisms for collaborative...

Hassan Muthalib Publishes a Book on Malaysia’s Animation History

Mila Ismail

Malaysia's animation industry veteran, Hassan Muthalib published a book on the country's animation history. Titled From Mouse Deer to Mouse, inspired by the nation’s first animation series, Hikayat Sang Kancil, the book captures the journey of Malaysian animation, starting...

WebTVAsia Announces New Partnerships Across Asia

Amzar Anizam

WebTVAsia officially penned three partnership agreements with METUB Network Vietnam, United Entertainment Partners (UEP) China and HTC Taiwan, as part of the company's expansion plan to intensify its presence in the region.

Media Prima Labs' SEA Game Jam Winners Unveiled at Level Up KL

Mila Ismail

South East Asia Game Jam; a 36-hour game session organised by Media Prima Labs in partnership with Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has revealed its winning teams during the curtain-closing ceremony for Level Up KL 2016.

6 Malaysian Animations to Debut in Asian Animation Summit

Mila Ismail

Six Malaysian animation projects out of 26 total projects have been selected to represent Malaysia at the 2016 Asian Animation Summit. Set to take place from 22nd – 24th November 2016 in Brisbane, Australia, the Asian Animation Summit is an annual event designed to showcase...

Malaysia Appoints Alibaba's Jack Ma as Its Digital Economy Advisor

Mila Ismail

Malaysia's Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has announced the appointment of China's digital commerce giant Alibaba Group's founder and executive chairman, Jack Ma as the nation's digital economy advisor. The announcement was made during the launch of the Alitrip...

Malaysian Companies Announce Multiple Deals Worth Over RM16 Million at MIPCOM 2016

Mila Ismail

Malaysian production companies; Primeworks Studios, Animasia Studio, Scubazoo, and Global Station announced multiple deals worth over RM16 million (US$4 million) at MIPCOM 2016, the world's leading entertainment content market in Cannes, France. The announcement was witnessed by...

‪KKMM-FINAS Lead Malaysian Delegation of Over 40 Companies to MIPCOM 2016 ‪

Mila Ismail

The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) Malaysia, together with the National Film Development Corporation (FINAS) led the Malaysian delegation of over 40 creative companies including Primeworks Studios, Animasia Studio, Animonsta Studios, GOASEAN, Double Vision, and...

Hud Hud Media Signs Agreement with 2 Korean Companies to Further Expand its IP

Amzar Anizam

Malaysia’s animation studio, Hud Hud Media Sdn Bhd recently signed an agreement with two Korean companies, Intersave Co., Ltd. and RXO Group Co., Ltd. at Asia Content and Entertainment (ACE) Fair in Gwangju, South Korea to further expand their IP in the region.

KKMM-FINAS Host the 5th Asia Content Business Summit in Malaysia

Amzar Anizam

The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (KKMM) and the FINAS are hosting the fifth Asia Content Business Summit (ACBS) for the first time in Malaysia today, as part of FINAS main program at KL Converge! 2016 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

FINAS Presents RM1.7 Million ‘Feature Film Incentive’ to 20 Local Production Houses

Amzar Anizam

FINAS presented a total of RM1,731,333.60 under the Feature Film Incentive (Insentif Tayangan Filem Cereka) to 20 local production houses which produced 28 films over the past year.

MyCreative and FINAS Join Hands to Strengthen the Creative Industry

Mila Ismail

MyCreative Ventures Sdn Bhd (MyCreative) and the National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS) penned a Collaboration Agreement to bolster the national creative content industry, at The Royal Chulan Damansara on 5th August 2016.

Global Entrepreneurship Movement’s ‘Lets Jam@GEM’ Session to Focus on Local Creative Industries

Amzar Anizam

Global Entrepreneurship Movement (GEM) is set to focus on local creative industries in the latest 'Lets Jam@GEM' session, on 27th July 2016, from 7 pm to 9 pm at MyIPO IP Academy, Bangsar.

MDEC Challenges IP Creators to Compete in IPCC 2016

Mila Ismail

Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), through its Creative Content and Technologies Division challenges Malaysian IP creators to compete in this year’s Intellectual Property Creators Challenge (IPCC).

Malaysia Networking Reception at MIDEM 2016 Opens Commercial Opportunities and B2B Linkages

Amzar Anizam

The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (KKMM) hosted a networking reception at MIDEM, an annual international business-to-business (B2B) event dedicated to the new music ecosystem in Cannes, France on 4th June 2016 to provide additional business linkages for the...

KKMM to Lead 20 Malaysian Delegates to MIDEM, the World’s Largest Music Business Event in Cannes

Mila Ismail

The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (KKMM) is set to lead the Malaysian delegates to the world’s largest annual international business event for music and audio production, MIDEM, in Cannes, France from 3rd to 6th June 2016.

Kre8tif! Conference to Spark the Growth of Malaysia’s Creative Content Industry

Amzar Anizam

The Kre8tif! Conference, organised by MDEC is back again this year for the fifth edition, from 1st to 2nd June 2016 at the Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral. The Kre8tif! Conference 2016 is aimed at inspiring the growth of Malaysia’s creative content industry.

Malaysia’s Creative Content Grows Exponentially in 2015, with Game Industry Rising

Mila Ismail

Malaysia's national ICT custodian, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has seen an exponential growth in the Creative Content Technology (CCT) cluster which includes games, visual effects, animation, and others as the CCT cluster generated RM 7.24 billion revenue for MSC...

Job Vacancy with Genting CGI Animation Studio

Anuar Mat Saat

Genting CGI Animation Studio is looking for suitable candidates to fill the positions of : Head of Development and Head of Animation

SSM Short Film Initiative Addresses the Importance of Business Registration

Amzar Anizam

The Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) launched 2 short films titled, Telus and Tekad as an initiative to address the importance of business registration and services by the agency.

Internship Vacancies

Anuar Mat Saat

Internship Opportunities with Maveriq

UK’s Sky Backs USD45 Million Funding Round into Iflix

Amzar Anizam

Europe’s entertainment giant, Sky PLC led the new round of funding into iflix with USD45 million to assist in accelerating the company’s growth and expanding into new markets. Sky’s investment also includes the purchase of USD2.5 million of shares from existing investors.

Lil Critter Workshop Encourages Local Studios to Pitch their IP at SPP 2016

Amzar Anizam

Lil Critter Workshop winner of the ‘Best Planning' award at the Seoul Promotion Plan (SPP) 2015 Project Competition with its original animation series; Hogie the Globehopper encourages other local studios to develop and pitch their IP at SPP 2016.


Mila Ismail

Want to know the secrets of pitching your cinematic project to major investors, co-producers, financiers, broadcasters and distributors? Come join the upcoming POSTAM International Masterclass - “Finding the Perfect Pitch”!

Wau Animation’s Ejen Ali to Capture Local and Global Animation Scene

Mila Ismail

Ejen Ali, a new 3D-animation series by Wau Animation made its first television debut on TV3 last week, and has since gained more than 10,000 likes on its official Facebook page, as well as garnering positive response for its novelty and fun storyline.

CITE Zone 2016 Empowers Up and Coming Entertainment Industry Leaders

Amzar Anizam

Creative Industry Talent Empowerment (CITE) Zone 2016, a collaboration between the School of Multimedia Technology and Communication (SMMTC), Universiti Utara Malaysia and KKMM empowered nation’s future entertainment industry leaders with creative workshops, industry-driven...

MDeC is Now Known as Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation

Mila Ismail

MDeC, formerly stands for the Multimedia Development Corporation is now known as Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). The name change, effective 11th April 2016, coincides with the corporation's 20th year anniversary.

HK-Indonesia-Malaysia Team Up on BoBoiBoy: The Movie Mobile Game

Amzar Anizam

BoBoiBoy: The Movie widens its horizon into the mobile gaming platform with BoBoiBoy: Power Spheres, developed by Alkemis Games (Indonesia), published by 8elements (Hong Kong) and licensed from Animonsta Studios (Malaysia).

Malaysia Announces Content Partnerships Worth Over RM100 Million at HK Filmart 2016

Amzar Anizam

Malaysia’s top creative companies; Rhizophora Ventures, Asia Tropical Films, Film Kingdom Group, Paper Plane Image Studio, Evo Pictures and Animasia Studio announced their lucrative partnerships worth over RM100 Million combined at HK Filmart 2016, during the Malaysia...

Job Vacancy with Pixelline Productions Sdn Bhd

Anuar Mat Saat

Creative Jobs with Pixelline Productions!

21 Malaysia's Top Creative Companies to Participate in HK FILMART

Amzar Anizam

FINAS is set to lead 21 top local creative companies under the Malaysian delegation at HK FILMART, from 14th to 17th March 2016.

PM Launches CILL #EKSPRESIF Training Grant Program for Technically Inclined Youth

Amzar Anizam

The Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Razak launched Creative Industry Lifelong Learning Program (CILL) with dedicated theme #EKSPRESIF at FINAS booth during the MINDA 2016 program in Sarawak, today.

MyDocs to Focus on Building a Strong Local Documentary Community

Mila Ismail

Malaysian Documentary Association (MyDocs) reveals that they are currently focusing on building a strong documentary community in Malaysia that has the knowledge and capability of producing high quality documentaries for local and international audiences.

Job Vacany at Glue Studios

Anuar Mat Saat

Glue Studios are on the lookout for awesome creative talents to join their vibrant team

MSC Malaysia Intellectual Property Creators Challenge 2016 Offers Grant Up to RM60K

Amzar Anizam

MSC Malaysia Intellectual Property Creators Challenge (IPCC) is back again this year to support the creation of local intellectual property by offering grant up to RM60,000 for animation and RM50,000 for casual games.

Malaysia’s ChemCaper: The World's First Chemistry RPG is a Kickstarter Success

Amzar Anizam

ChemCaper ACT I: Petticles in Peril, the world’s first chemistry role-playing game from Malaysia, has been successfully funded on Kickstarter with USD 55,564 by 1,046 dedicated fans from all over the world in just a month.

Top MSC Malaysia Animation Powerhouses Represent Nation’s First Pavilion at Kidscreen Summit

Amzar Anizam

Several top MSC Malaysia animation powerhouses namely Animasia Studio, Giggle Garage, Inspidea, Lil Critter Workshop, Mirayi, and Vision Animation represented the first Malaysia Pavilion at Kidscreen Summit in Miami from 8th to 11th February 2016, led by MDeC.

FINAS Joins The Japan Foundation’s Networking Luncheon

Amzar Anizam

Dato' Kamil Othman joined The Japan Foundation's Networking Luncheon that aims to carry out comprehensive international cultural exchange programs throughout the world.

President of Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Dato’ Jailani Johari

Amzar Anizam

President of İstanbul Chamber of Commerce İbrahim Çağlar welcomes Dato’ Jailani Johari, Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia to the Turkish Pavilion.

MSC Malaysia’s Product Development & Commercialisation Fund Closing Soon

Ibnu Mohamed

MSC Malaysia announced that the registration deadline for it latest incentive, the Product Development & Commercialisation Fund (PCF) is approaching soon on the 8th October 2015 and the submission deadline is on 16th October 2015.

FINAS to Organise its 1st 'Character & Creative Licensing Showcase'

Amzar Anizam

'Character & Creative Licensing Showcase’ will display popular local and international intellectual properties (IPs) that are ready to be licensed at KL Converge! 2015.

eRezeki Attracts More Than 10,000 Applicants Within a Week

Anuar Mat Saat

eRezeki, an initiative by the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) Sdn Bhd to connect and empower low-income households received an overwhelming responses within the first week.

Malaysia’s ‘Neon Runner’ Won Golden Rice Bowl Award for Startup of the Year

Anuar Mat Saat

The Golden Rice Bowl Award for Startup of the Year was awarded to NeonRunner, a startup from Malaysia which offers last mile on-demand services for the masses at an affordable price.

GoASEAN Presents Trail Blazing Travel Show at ATF 2015

Anuar Mat Saat

GoASEAN, the world’s first ASEAN-centric multi-platform travel channel, presented its new range of Malaysian-produced and original concept travel programmes that promote leisure destinations in SEA at ATF 2015.

Creative Jobs January 2016

Anuar Mat Saat

Creative Jobs January 2016 - Apply for your dream job today!

Job Vacancy at Global Creative and Media Agency

Anuar Mat Saat

GCMA is looking for dynamic individuals to join our team. We are looking for a PR & MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS Executive / Senior Executive

FINAS officiates UiTM's BOLD NEXUS 2016 - Accelerating The Creative Economy

Anuar Mat Saat

Faridah Jaafar, Director of FINAS officiated the Bold Nexus 2016- A Graphic Design Degree Showcase on 23 January 2016 at The Red Carpet Encorp Strand Mall Damansara. The showcase is organised by the Arts and Design Faculty of Universti Teknolog Mara (UiTM)

FINAS Welcomes International Buyers to KL Converge! Creative Conference & B2B 2015

Amzar Anizam

FINAS organized a welcoming reception of KL Converge! Creative Conference & B2B 2015 to formally introduced all international content buyers.

Singapore's MDA Welcomes Malaysian Delegates for an Exclusive B2B Session

Amzar Anizam

Media Development Authority Of Singapore (MDA) welcomed over 20 Malaysian companies for an exclusive B2B session.

Media Foundry Signs MoU with Forceone Global to Market ‘Super Squad’ Mineral Water

Amzar Anizam

The third day of the ASEAN Brand Creative (ABC) Licensing 2015 marked the official signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Media Foundry Sdn. Bhd. and Forceone Global Marketing Sdn. Bhd.

Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Officiates ABC Licensing 2015

Amzar Anizam

Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah, Secretary General of Treasury, Ministry of Finance officiated the ASEAN Brand Creative (ABC) Licensing 2015 today as part of 1 ASEAN Entrepreneurships Summit 2015 (1AES) at the Malaysia Design Development Centre (DDEC).

ABC Licensing 2015 Schedule

Amzar Anizam

Check out the highlights and full schedule of the ASEAN Brand Creative (ABC) Licensing 2015 that will kick off today at the 1 ASEAN Entrepreneurship Summit (1AES) 2015.

Big Fat Pitch 2015

Ibnu Mohamed

The Big Fat Pitch is a license pitching session on 19 November 2015. It is open for students and professionals alike to pitch their creative licenses. Participants will present their content ideas in front of professional industry players. The best pitch stands a chance to win...

Part 3 of Creative Jobs October!

Anuar Mat Saat

3rd installment of Creative Jobs October! Send in your resume, your dream job awaits you!

Creative Jobs October 2015 (Part 2)

Ibnu Mohamed

Creative Jobs October! Send in your resume, your dream job awaits you! Kr8tif Express is the Single Source of Job Vacancies in the Malaysian Creative Industry (TV, Feature Film, Animation, Mobile Content, Games, Visual Effects, Music, etc) on Kr8tif Express (iOS, Android,...

Creative Jobs October 2015

Anuar Mat Saat

Creative Jobs October! Send in your resume, your dream job awaits you!

More Creative Industry Jobs for October 2015

Anuar Mat Saat

Thinking of a career in the creative industry? Look no further! Part 1 of October Creative Job Listing! 20 new creative industry jobs for all you creative people out there!

10 New Creative Jobs for September 2015

Anuar Mat Saat

Creative Job Vacancy Listing for September 2015

FINAS to Bring New Strategies to MIPCOM 2015

Amzar Anizam

FINAS has organised a ‘Mission to MIPCOM 2015’ briefing session to highlight its strategies and plan for the market.

Tesco and ASTRO Present Chichi & Chacha Live Roadshows

Anuar Mat Saat

Tesco Stores (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (Tesco Malaysia) launched its collaboration with ASTRO, the local Broadcast Satellite Pay TV service provider to bring ‘Chichi & Chacha Ceria Bersama Tesco’ live and exclusive road shows at selected Tesco malls throughout Peninsular Malaysia.

Dato’ Jailani Johari Officiates the First ASEAN-Japan Television Festival 2015

Ibnu Mohamed

Dato’ Jailani Johari, Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia (KKMM) officiated the first ASEAN-Japan Television Festival 2015 on 9th September 2015 at Berjaya Times Square Hotel and Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur. The festival is organised by the Ministry...

ASEAN-Japan Calls for Co-Production to Go Global

Anuar Mat Saat

The ASEAN-Japan Television Festival 2015 made a bustling start with three conference sessions today at the Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

MSC Malaysia Intellectual Property Creators Challenge’s Deadline is Now Extended!

Ibnu Mohamed

Due to the overwhelming responses, MDeC has extended the deadline for the MSC Malaysia IPCC to 15th September 2015 so potential home-grown creative contents still stand a chance to gain international recognition.

FINAS & CCAM Organise 800 Business Matching Meetings at KL Converge! 2015

Amzar Anizam

FINAS and CCAM organised more than 800 business matching meetings between 40 international buyers with more than 100 local industry players, during KL Converge! 2015 on 27th to 28th August 2015.

FINAS and MyDocs Announce FINAS-MyDocs Pitch 2015 Winners

Amzar Anizam

FINAS and MyDocs are proud to announce 3 winners of the KL Converge FINAS-MyDocs Pitch 2015 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

FINAS Leads More than 40 International Content Buyers to KL Converge! 2015

Amzar Anizam

FINAS, CCAM and MDeC are set to lead more than 40 prominent international content buyers to KL Converge! 2015 to showcase Malaysia’s creative industry through digital convergence.

KL Converge! 2015 Overall Event Activities

Amzar Anizam

Look forward to 3 action packed days of exhibitions, interactive conferences, pitching sessions and business matching, fascinating displays and the first Character & Creative Licensing Showcase.

Animasia Studio Celebrates a Decade of Success in the Animation Industry

Amzar Anizam

One of Malaysia’s pioneer animation studio, Animasia Studio, celebrated its 10th year anniversary at Armada Hotel recently.

Lil Critter Workshop Won Top Animation Award at Seoul Promotion Plan 2015

Amzar Anizam

Malaysia’s very own production house, Lil Critter Workshop won Best Planning Award and received USD 10,000 for their original series, ‘Hogie the Globehopper.’

MyCreative Ventures Open House

Amzar Anizam

MyCreative Ventures Sdn Bhd held their Hari Raya Open House at KLGCC, on 7th August 2015.

Visual Arts Expo 2015 to Gather the Best Malaysian Creatives Under One Roof

Anuar Mat Saat

VAX 2015 aims to bring the best of the Malaysian creative industry under one roof to gather and present their ideas and portfolio to interested parties, for talent matchmaking at its best.

Fast Track Southeast Asia 2015 Highlights Latest Trends in Digital Content Production & Distribution

Amzar Anizam

Content and technology industry representatives from across Southeast Asia gathered to highlight the latest trends in digital content production and distribution, and assess the opportunities and challenges of developing and distributing creative content in the digital age.