Malaysia is one of the global hotspots for motorsports, evidenced as much by our investments in the Sepang track as well as being one of the placements for F1. As much as in any other areas where competition is involved, motorsports is one area in which the boundaries of technology are consistently challenged.
Industry leaders throughout the world are praising Malaysia for its efforts in the ICT (information, communications and technology) sector to play a bigger role in contributing to the country’s GDP.
Malaysians may need to be forced by law and high tariffs to move toward energy efficiency and conservation, say experts.
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Malaysians need to change their attitudes towards technical training if the country wants to join the ranks of developed nations such as Germany, which has a long tradition in technical and vocational education.
Under one of the projects within the Wholesale & Retail NKEA of the Economic Transformation Programme, large format store space is to be increased by 50%. That ever elusive win-win situation – can there be perfect balance between industry growth and competitive pricing?
The cost of living goes in tandem with the cost of doing business. With the current subsidy rationalisation, there is impact on businesses, especially the small and medium enterprises which contributed 32.7% of the nation’s GDP in 2012*.
The last session of Industry Speaks this year was held on 29th November 2013. Panelists of the dialogue were Dato’ Abdul Razak bin Majid, CEO of MyPOWER, Ir. Dr. Philip Tan, Member of FMM Energy Management Committee and Mr Azli Mohamed, Director of Growth Initiatives & Key Acount, Global Growth & Operations, General Electric ASEAN. The session was moderated by Mr Kelvin Tan, Associate Director of NKEA & SRI, PEMANDU.
We need to improve on our power and fuel consumption by being more energy efficient and with the inevitable rising cost of energy, how are we — the businesses, the end consumers, or the government — going to manage this? What is the way to move forward?
Did you know that Malaysians use 34% more than our peer countries? Did you also know that the true cost of energy is hidden due to subsidies and uncalculated externalities such as price of coal usage (loading cost) in producing energy?
What do we mean by ‘energy efficiency’?