Malaysian Publishers Association signs eCommerce deal to offer books and stationery at up to 70% in line with MDEC's eCommerce drive.
In the wake of DFTZ, MDEC's Dato' Yasmin, Alibaba's Jack Ma sign major new digital gateway deals in China in the presence of the Malaysian PM and Hangzhou's Municipal government.
The plan is to create a 'master key' for users to access sites and services across industries.
Western Union has built a chatbot that lets consumers wire money by conversing with a digital assistant in Facebook Messenger.
'eCommerce has become a way of life for Malaysians, with 47% already using their smartphones to shop online,' said DHL's Malcolm Monteiro.
Malaysia's MyIX wants to drive down port charges 47% for industry members.
They are mostly online to shop, unlike their counterparts in the Philippines who spend the most time online on social networks, according to Limelight Networks' survey.
During the recent launch of Malaysia's DFTZ, Alibaba's Jack Ma spoke at length on Malaysia, global globalisation and the Digital Silk Road.
After the official launch of the Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) involving the Malaysian PM and Alibaba’s Jack Ma, MDEC's Dato' Yasmin Mahmood spoke to Computerworld Malaysia on why DFTZ is necessary for the country's Digital Economy drive.
The contribution to Malaysia's GDP from eCommerce will grow significantly.
The Internet Alliance (IA) has called on the Malaysian government to strengthen the newly announced Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ) initiative, which is being watched over by Alibaba founder Jack Ma.
Five top performing Malaysian online sellers were recently sent to Alibaba's campus in Hangzhou, China, to gain insights into the changing eCommerce landscape.
Mobile is one of the critical drivers in the O2O economy, says founder Joel Neoh.
To better meet customer expectations, a bricks-and-mortar nationwide retail chain myNews has formed a partnership to drive faster eCommerce fulfilment.
Cross-border online shopping is also forecasted to grow by 23 percent this year.
A gap in the market has opened up, created in part by today's emerging digital society, encouraged by MDEC and other agencies, said the partners.
A Malaysian lighting industry player opens up a whole new channel on the Lazada platform.
Mobile commerce will drive online retail in China and the rest of the Asia Pacific region, according to Forrester.
How MOLPay and SiteGiant plan to use tech and mobile to make for a smoother customer experience.
New regional data shows why Malaysia can expect a better year for its burgeoning Digital Economy.