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Its strategic location beside the Strait of Malacca makes Malaysia an ideal distribution base of seaborne cargos for the Asia-Pacific region. A prime example of this is that Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping line, has a 30% equity stake in the Port of Tanjung Pelepas, Malaysia’s primary container terminal, after shifting all of...

 

Since the passing of the Islamic Banking Act (IBA) 1983 (repealed 2013), and the establishment of the first Islamic bank, Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad, in the same year, Malaysia has become a market leader in modern Islamic finance. Its success is the culmination of efforts by various stakeholders: government, regulators, industry players,...

 

What downstream advancements have taken place in palm oil over the past few years?

 

What potential is there for development of the tourism and hospitality sectors outside of Malaysia’s traditional tourism centres?

 

The Malaysia Education Blueprint launched in 2013 was the government’s flagship document intending to improve the education system in five key areas: equity, access, efficiency, unity and quality. Some of the initiatives in the blueprint are commendable but the implementation, monitoring and evaluation requires more work. For example, parent...

 

How will the measures outlined in the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP) address the country’s shortfall in communications infrastructure?