Biotech agency aims to create ‘herb hub’ for Asean region

HERBAL products will be a major focus for the National Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (Biotec) over the next five years. Somvong Tragoonrung, executive...

Budget 2018: Full speech

The Budget 2018 speech by Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, Prime Minister and Finance Minister: Prospering an Inclusive Economy, Balancing Between Worldly and Hereafter, For...

Malaysia Perlu Bergerak Seiring Dengan Kemajuan Inovasi Berkaitan Kesihatan

KUALA LUMPUR, 12 Okt (Bernama) -- Malaysia perlu bergerak seiring dengan kemajuan dalam indovasi berkaitan kesihatan agar sektor itu dapat menyumbang lebih RM370 juta...

Leading green revolution in plastic production

Children love trying new things, but without the proper guidance, they may not realise their full potential or passions. Here are some tips on...

Firma AS pilih M’sia pangkalan makmal kajian barah

KUALA LUMPUR: Firma Amerika Syarikat (AS), Glycoprox Biosciences Corporation (GPX) memilih Malaysia sebagai pangkalan makmal pertama di Asia dalam kajian pembangunan ubatan barah membabitkan...

India among fastest growing medical tourism destinations

BENGALURU: Estimating that medical tourism in the country can grow to become a $9 billion industry by 2020, a government official on Thursday said...

Cuba plants medical diplomacy flag in Thailand

NONTHABURI, Thailand -- In state-of-the-art laboratories set in a lush, green landscape -- and with help from communist-ruled Cuba -- nearly 200 researchers and...

Innovations to Reshape Malaysia’s Wellness Industry at MOSTI’s NICE Expo 2017

The Wellness Cluster at the National Innovation & Creative Economy Expo 2017 (NICE 2017) is expected to transform Malaysia's wellness industry through the growth of cutting-edge...

Selangor sees big future in biotechnology

SHAH ALAM: For Invest Selangor CEO Hasan Azhari Idris, the old saying “Good things come in small packages” holds true for the move to...

Growing big on udang galah

Biotechnological breeding methods using only males of the species look set to revive Malaysia’s freshwater prawn industry. MALAYSIA was the first country to discover the...

Rural & Scientific Communities contribute to Growth of Bio-Based Innovations

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bio-Agropreneur Programme and Bioeconomy Innovation Awards (BIA) during the second day of BioMalaysia & Asia Pacific Bioeconomy...

Aggregating global biotech resources

MANY factors that shape preeminent cities can be found in the field of biotech. It is a game-changing industry that leads the next round...

Assam to set up technology incubation centre at Guwahati Biotech Park

GUWAHATI: The Assam government has started a process to set up a technology incubation centre at Guwahati Biotech Park, seeking to promote new businesses...

Scientists engineer new antibody that attacks 99% HIV strains

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 (HIV-1) has the intrinsic capability to rapidly mutate, and generate a daunting diversity of viral strains. This severely impedes our body’s efforts...

Five fund managers give their best investment ideas

This month we catch up once again with our panel of multi-managers and ask for their views on the best investments opportunities. Rather than build...

BioMalaysia2017 Concludes Partnerships and Collaborations to Boost Economic Growth in the...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Malaysia's premier biotechnology event BioMalaysia & Asia Pacific Bioeconomy 2017, ended today, after 3 days of Forums and Exhibition at...

Investors including Google Ventures poured $93 million into a company that’s...

A biotech company that’s developing personalized cancer treatments just raised $93 million to get their drugs into human trials. Gritstone Oncology is working on a...

Ageing Asia to create new business opportunities

In its new report, consultancy firm Deloitte forecasted that by 2030 Asia will be home to more than 60 per cent of the world's...