Digi and the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has kicked off the Business Continuity Digitalisation (BCD) Programme aimed at helping small and medium enterprises (SMEs) leverage digital opportunities.
The Movement Control Order (MCO), in effect since 18 March to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, has significantly impacted people’s lives, businesses, and the economy at large. On the flip side, Malaysian has also seen increased use of digital platforms and e-commerce, one of the positive outcomes in these challenging times. The MCO and COVID-19, in one fail swoop, have accelerated fundamental and long-term shift in consumer behaviour and interactions on domestic and global levels.
At the closing of Level Up KL 2019, Southeast Asia’s largest and premier games festival, YB Gobind Singh Deo, Minister of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia announced the ministry’s partnership with Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios (SIE WWS) to establish the global games’ powerhouse first Southeast Asia studio in Malaysia. The move reinforces the country’s position as the games industry hub in the region.