Market Watch - Malaysia

“Honda Malaysia opens its 12th dealership in Johor”

“Honda Malaysia today launched its 97th (and latest) 3S centre in Pasir Gudang, Johor, which is operated by Yong Ming Motor. The four-storey facility is the twelfth in the state, and was built with an investment of RM18.5 million.” - Paul Tan’s Automotive News  

Market Watch - Malaysia

“MITI optimistic of Malaysia’s exports surpassing 5% growth target”

“SHAH ALAM: The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) is cautiously optimistic of Malaysia surpassing the export growth target of five per cent this year as indicated by the current figures. Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Dr Ong Kian Meng said MITI was still monitoring the situation for unanticipated events which might affect… Continue reading “MITI optimistic of Malaysia’s exports surpassing 5% growth target”

Market Watch - Malaysia

“Malaysia and Qatar to explore collaboration on 3rd national car”

“According to a statement by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Minister Datuk Darell Leiking took the opportunity in Davos to have a bilateral meeting with his Qatar counterpart.” "This is to leverage on Qatar’s investments in Volkswagen and Audi. Qatar positively welcomed the idea and reiterated on the need to deliberate the… Continue reading “Malaysia and Qatar to explore collaboration on 3rd national car”

Market Watch - Japan

“Tencent partners with Line on mobile payments in Japan”

“Line will lease terminals compatible with Tencent's WeChat Pay beginning around mid-December to small and midsize restaurants and stores that have yet to adopt Line's own Line Pay offering. The service with Tencent is scheduled to start next year.” - YOICHIRO HIROI, Nikkei staff writer (Nikkei Asian Review)