Stories Published
Malaysia Bets On MSC For Beyond 2000 Products  
Malaysia maintains, despite major delays, that the MSC project is still on track. One of the primary aims of the project is for companies within the corridor to build products and services for the new millennium.
Nikkei Electronics Asia,
June, 1999
TecnoChannel/MyWeb to list on Nasdaq   
A local company that offers a system to access the Internet via television has listed on the US-based National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation or Nasdaq , a first for Malaysia.
Nikkei Electronics Asia,
May, 1999
Local video-conferencing system tests fine on satellite hook-up   
Malaysia has successfully tested a desktop video conferencing system on a satellite-based wide area network (WAN), which its makers claim is the world's first multipoint-to-multipoint videoconferencing system.
Nikkei Electronics Asia,
April, 1999
Malaysia's MSC Marred By Delays  
The region's financial crisis has taken its toll on Malaysia's Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) project and doubts have begun to arise on its viability.
Nikkei Electronics Asia,
March, 1999
Malaysia rushes to comply to avert Y2K crisis  
Malaysia is seeking World Bank funding to remedy its Year 2000 problem, but experts fear it may already be too late.
Nikkei Electronics Asia,
Feb, 1999
Malaysia orders cybercafes to register customers  
In a further affront to the rights of the local Internet community, Malaysia has directed all cybercafes to register their customers or have their permits revoked.
Dec 29, 1998
Sun's Top Java Evangelist Joins MSC Company   
Sun Microsystems Inc.'s technical strategist and chief Java evangelist Miko Matsumura joined a little-known Malaysian Multimedia Super Corridor company called Datek Sdn. Bhd.
Dec 23, 1998
Cash-strapped Wafer Fabs Yet to Get Off Ground  
Two government-backed advanced wafer fabrication plants at the Kulim Hi-Tech Park in Malaysia have yet to get off the ground in over a year.
Dec 17, 1998
High-profile Multimedia Corridor Panel "Members" Removed From List  
Malaysia's Multimedia Super Corridor project continues to draw controversy after high-profile "members" of an international advisory panel of the project were removed from a list available on the Internet.
Dec 7, 1998
Toffler Raises Furore Over MSC's Future  
Under intense international scrutiny and amid the worst political and financial crisis in its recent history, Malaysia now faces doubts on the viability of its much-touted Multimedia Super Corridor project.
Nov 23, 1998
SyQuest to shut down Malaysian plant, retrench 1,000  
Removable disk drive maker SyQuest Technology Inc is winding down its manufacturing operations in Penang and displacing almost 1000 workers by year's end, a government source said.
Nov 23, 1998