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Malaysia is Biggest Destination for S. Korean Halal Food Shipments: Survey

Malaysia is Biggest Destination for S. Korean Halal Food Shipments: Survey

SEOUL, Mar. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Malaysia is the No. 1 destination for South Korean small and medium-sized firms exporting halal food, a survey showed Thursday. Halal food refers to food products that are prepared in a specific way according to Islamic Sharia law, which covers not only meat but also fruits and vegetables. Malaysia [...]

Drug-Infused Coffee Mix Leave People Severely Ill in Malaysia

Drug-Infused Coffee Mix Leave People Severely Ill in Malaysia

JAKARTA, Feb. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — A number of people have fallen severely ill after drinking a drug-infused instant coffee mix in the state of Penang, Malaysia, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. At least seven people including two Nepalese janitors were left suffering from drug poisoning after taking pre-mix durian [...]

SK Holdings, SoCar Launch Car-sharing Business in Malaysia

SK Holdings, SoCar Launch Car-sharing Business in Malaysia

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Holdings, the holding firm of South Korean energy and telecom conglomerate SK Group, said Thursday it has launched a car-sharing business in Malaysia by joining hands with South Korea’s No. 1 car-sharing startup SoCar. SoCar Malaysia — a joint venture between SK Holdings and SoCar — kicked off [...]

S. Korean Car Sharing Startup Taps Malaysia

S. Korean Car Sharing Startup Taps Malaysia

SEOUL, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean car-sharing startup SoCar said Wednesday it will launch its business in Malaysia this month in its first overseas expansion. SoCar, a leading player in the country’s car-sharing industry, is planning to establish 120 zones with 240 automobiles in the Southeast Asian country, it said. Members who sign [...]

IGS Capital Group Limited Announces Expansion Program of its Wholly-owned Subsidiary, Like Mart

IGS Capital Group Limited Announces Expansion Program of its Wholly-owned Subsidiary, Like Mart

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — IGS Capital Group Limited. (the “Company” or “IGS”) (OTCMKTS:IGSC) is pleased to announce that IGS MART SDN BHD (Like Mart), its wholly-owned subsidiary, is embarking on an expansion program in South East Asia, including Malaysia, Korea and China. Photos accompanying this announcement are available at: http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/a9db89d0-3b4a-4533-9dbd-2c70efadee0d http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/342bc87b-58b4-43db-9768-38f088521280 [...]

Chinese Tourists Can Now Use Alipay in All 242 Starbucks Across Malaysia

Chinese Tourists Can Now Use Alipay in All 242 Starbucks Across Malaysia

HANGZHOU, China, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Alipay, the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group (“Ant Financial”, “Ant”), is now available for Mainland Chinese tourists at all 242 Starbucks branches across Malaysia. Chinese tourists can find a nearest Starbucks through the in-app Discovery platform, and pay for their [...]

Lotte Chemical to Expand Investment in Malaysia

Lotte Chemical to Expand Investment in Malaysia

SEOUL, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Lotte Chemical Co., South Korea’s No. 2 petrochemical firm, said Tuesday that it will use the proceeds from the initial public offering of its Malaysian unit to finance its facility expansion in the Southeast Asian country. Its Malaysian unit, Lotte Chemical Titan Holdings Berhads, made its market debut there [...]