Malaysia

Penang govt to redevelop Bayan Lepas shoreline, says CM

THE Penang government is planning to transform the Bayan Lepas area from the shoreline of the Queensbay Mall shopping complex to the Sultan Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah Bridge with the theme “Linear Waterfront”. Chief Minister (CM) Chow Kon Yeow (picture) said the Penang Development Corp (PDC) as the state government development agency, plans to transform the area from Queensbay Mall along the ...

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AFC opens up bid process for Middle Eastern TV rights by territory

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has issued an RFP (request for proposals) covering broadcast rights for 10 Middle Eastern territories. The four-season rights cycle will cover 2021 to 2024 and includes the AFC Asian Cup China 2023 and FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifying Final Round, as well as the flagship club competitions – the AFC Champions League and AFC ...

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Malaysia Announces Tender for 1 GW of Solar Projects

The tender includes two packages The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) of Malaysia has announced the launch of 1 GW solar tender. The tender has been floated under the fourth round of the nation’s Large- Scale Solar (LSS) program initiated by the Malaysian government to attract investments in the renewable sector. This is the largest capacity ever tendered ...

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Malaysia opens 1-GW solar tender under COVID-19 recovery plan

The Gebeng solar park in Malaysia. The Malaysian government has opened a 1-GW tender for solar projects under the fourth round of its Large Scale Solar (LSS) procurement programme. The competitive bidding process was launched on May 31, the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) announced. It explained that the competition was offering the largest volume in a single ...

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Bids to change govt confirmed

Edward Linggu KOTA KINABALU: Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku (STAR) Sabah has confirmed rumours of attempts to change the Sabah state government after the denial by Parti Warisan Sabah permanent chairman Datuk VK Liew. STAR Sabah strategic director Edward Linggu yesterday said that the party would work with other leaders in the state to topple the state government led by Datuk ...

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Malaysia eyes pandemic recovery with 1GW new solar tender

Malaysia has been singled out as a ‘promising’ Asia-Pacific solar market despite high solar LCOEs, which some have linked to strict grid rules. Malaysia has turned to large-scale solar as an engine of the post-COVID comeback, targeting smaller and local ventures with its largest tender to date. In recent days, the country’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources announced the ...

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Energy Commission to hold competitive bidding process for LSS photovoltaic plant development

Floating solar photovoltaic panels in the Balbina Lake reservoir in Presidente Figueiredo, Amazonas State, Brazil, March 4, 2016. The EC will hold a competitive bidding process to select a company or a consortium for the development of a large-scale solar (LSS) photovoltaic (PV) power plant costing RM4 billion in Peninsular Malaysia with a target capacity of 1,000MWac. — AFP pic ...

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Covid-19 closures push Genting into the red with RM133m quarterly loss

KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Following the temporary closure of the group’s resorts and casinos worldwide due to the Covid-19 outbreak, Genting Bhd sank into the red with a net loss of RM133.32 million for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020 (1QFY20), from a net profit of RM561.64 million last year. Revenue came in 26.26% lower at RM4.11 billion versus ...

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