MAJLIS SEMBAHYANG KHAS DAN JAMUAN TEH SEMPENA PERAYAAN THAIPUSAM TAHUN 2015

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UCAPAN YAB. KETUA MENTERI DI MAJLIS SEMBAHYANG KHAS DAN JAMUAN TEH SEMPENA PERAYAAN THAIPUSAM TAHUN 2015
5.00 petang, 3 Februari 2015, Perkarangan Kuil Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani, Waterfall

Selamat menyambut Perayaan Thaipusam. Saya amat gembira untuk menyertai Majlis Sembhayang Khas dan Jamuan Teh sempena perayaan Thaipusam ini yang merupakan acara tahunan yang dianjurkan oleh Jawatankuasa Kuil Sri Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani. Saya mengambil kesempatan untuk mengucapkan terima kasih kepada Pengerusi Jawatankuasa, En. Subramaniam Ramalinggam.

Memandangkan keistimewaan ini, Kerajaan Pakatan Rakyat sentiasa bekerjasama Lembaga Wakaf Hindu Negeri bagi memastikan penganjuran perayaan Thaipusam adalah sempurna. Kerajaan Negeri memberi peruntukan sebanyak RM 1.2 juta setahun kepada Lembaga Wakaf. Sebahagiannya adalah digunakan untuk penganjuran perayaan Thaipusam. Jabatan dan agensi Kerajaan Negeri seperti Majlis Perbandaran Pulau Pinang juga turut terlibat demi memastikan perayaan Thaipusam adalah juga lebih cleaner dan greener setiap tahun.

Saya mengucapkan syabas dan taniah kepada YB. Prof. Dr. P. Ramasamy selaku Pengerusi Lembaga Wakaf Hindu Negeri dan semua pihak yang telah membantu merealisasikan kejayaan ini.

Kejayaan ini adalah sejajar dengan kepercayaan Kerajaan Pakatan Rakyat bahawa rakyat berhak untuk menikmati pentadbiran yang cekap, bersih dan telus. Para hadirin sekalian, keupayaan kewangan Negeri telah bertambah kukuh setiap tahun. Perkara ini adalah terbukti melalui laporan Auditor General yang menyatakan bahawa Kerajaan Pulau Pinang adalah di antara negeri yang mengamalkan urustadbir yang efisien dan terbaik sejak tahun 2008. Pada tahun 2013, kutipan hasil Negeri telah meningkat sebanyak 27.4% dan juga telah mencapai lebihan belanjawan sebanyak 1.3 billion. Ini bermakna, Kerajaan Negeri berjaya mencapai lebihan belanjawan setiap tahun dari 2008 hingga 2013. Sebanyak RM453 juta berbanding dengan jumlah keseluruhan lebihan belanjawan sebanyak RM373 juta untuk 50 tahun. Dengan kata lain, lebihan untuk 6 tahun ini adalah lebih besar daripada lebihan 50 tahun sebelum ini. Kerajaan Negeri juga telah menunjukkan bahawa pengurusan berhemat tabung negeri tidak membawa kepada kekurangan dana kebajikan sosial di mana program-program sosial seperti bantuan tunai kepada warga emas, ibu tunggal, keluarga miskin tegar dan sebagainya adalah dilaksanakan setiap tahun.

Para hadirin sekalian, pada masa kini kejatuhan harga minyak dunia dan nilai mata wang ringgit boleh mengancam ekonomi negara dan menyusutkan kuasa beli kepada pengguna. Dengan keadaan sedemikian, kecekapan dan ketelusan urustadbir adalah amat penting bagi menjamin pembangunan ekonomi Negeri Pulau Pinang.

Para hadirian sekalian, semasa perayaan sebegini juga kita mesti mengambil pendirian teguh yang mengutamakan prinsip kebebasan serta kesederhanaan dalam semua aspek kehidupan dan tidak terpedaya dengan mana-mana pihak-pihak yang sentiasa melaung-laungkan sikap rasis dan ekstrimis. Kita tidak harus sekali-kali memberi peluang kepada mana-mana pihak yang bersikap tamak dan mahu memecahbelahkan perpaduan dan kemajuan kita.

Saya menyeru kepada semua agar bekerjasamalah dengan Kerajaan Pakatan Rakyat bagi mencapai pembangunan ekonomi yang sihat dan silaturahim serta persefahaman di antara kaum.

Akhir kata, saya mengucapkan terima kasih kepada para penganut dan pengunjung dari dalam dan luar Negara yang telah memilih untuk meraikan Perayaan Thaipusam di Negeri Pulau Pinang pada tahun ini. Semoga segala hajat dan niat anda adalah tercapai dengan sempurna. Terima kasih. Nandri. Vanakam.

 

PUBLICITY PROGRAM FOR THE INSPECTION OF PLANNING AND DESIGN GUIDE FOR PUBLIC REALM AS AN ADDENDUM TO THE DRAFT SPECIAL AREA PLAN OF THE GEORGE TOWN UNECSO WORLD HERITAGE SITE

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MEDIA STATEMENT BY Y.A.B. TUAN LIM GUAN ENG
PENANG CHIEF MINISTER ON 2 FEBRUARY 2015
IN KOMTAR, GEORGE TOWN, PENANG


PUBLICITY PROGRAM FOR THE INSPECTION OF PLANNING AND DESIGN GUIDE FOR PUBLIC REALM AS AN ADDENDUM TO THE DRAFT SPECIAL AREA PLAN OF THE GEORGE TOWN UNECSO WORLD HERITAGE SITE

The Penang State Government is embarking on a Publicity Program for the Planning And Design Guide For Public Realm As An Addendum To The Draft Special Area Plan Of The George Town Unecso World Heritage Site. This program is led by Jabatan Perancang Bandar dan Desa Pulau Pinang (Penang State Town and Country Planning Department, JPBDPP), in collaboration with Majlis Perbandaran Pulau Pinang (MPPP), George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI), Think City Sdn Bhd (TCSB) and Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC).

The Planning and Design Guide for Public Realm in George Town World Heritage Site was prepared to complement the Special Area Plan (SAP) by providing a framework that combines conservation and development. The aim of the development component is to transform George Town into a premiere cultural and creative hub in the South Asian region in order to attract quality tourism and investment.

The addendum to the Special Area Plan is prepared as a recommendation by AKTC to conserve, beautify and upgrade George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Penang State Government represented by the Chief Minister Incorporated (CMI) together with partners Think City and the AKTC, will be setting up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to manage the implementation of the projects associated with the upgrading of the public realm in the George Town WHS. Think City and AKTC will be involved in the operations, financing and 2015 upcoming projects include Armenian Park, the Heritage Management Plan for Fort Cornwallis and concept design plans for the North Seafront. As this project presents itself as a golden opportunity by an internationally acclaimed heritage institution, as well as, an important recognition towards the outstanding universal value of George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site, thus the State Government will undertake initiatives to undergo this process as a commitment to AKTC and also accountable and transparent public participation.

Think City, who manages the George Town Grants Programme, supports the development of an inclusive and liveable city in George Town UNESCO Heritage Site by engaging communities and taking a values-based approach to city making.

AKTC through its Aga Khan Historic Cities Support Programme (“AKHCP”), undertake projects involving urban regeneration, conservation, and physical and social revitalisation of communities in historic cities and settlements in developing countries.

Both Think City and the AKTC recently completed the George Town World Heritage Site Strategic Management Plan, which was submitted to the Penang State Government in October 2014.


Thus, the public is invited to present their feedback and suggestions on the addendum beginning 2 February 2015 till 9 March 2015, from 9.00am till 4.30pm on working days only (Monday till Friday).

The Publicity Program will be held in three (3) locations in the George Town World Heritage Site, mainly:

a)Concourse Area (In Front of Popular Bookstore)
Tingkat 2, KOMTAR
10000 Pulau Pinang

b)George Town World Heritage Incorporated Building
116 & 118, Lebuh Acheh
10200 Pulau Pinang

c)Town Hall,
Padang Kota Lama
10200 Pulau Pinang

Two (2) sessions of Talks will be held to debrief the public of the Planning and Design Guide For Public Realm of The George Town UNECSO World Heritage Site as follows:

a)9 February 2015 (Monday), 9.30am at Auditorium A, Level 5, KOMTAR; and
b) 28 February 2015 (Saturday), 10.00am at GTWHI Building, 116 & 118, Lebuh Acheh, 11200 Pulau Pinang.

The public is also invited to submit their suggestions and proposals based on the inspection of the draft report using the Objection Form made available at the three (3) locations or via this email address, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sales of CDs of the Draft Special Area Plan of George Town World Heritage Site will be made available at RM20 a piece while the sales of CDs of the Planning and Design Guide For Public Realm of George Town UNECSO World Heritage Site will be made available at RM5 a piece.

Public Participation in the preparation of the Draft Planning and Design Guide for Public Realm of George Town UNECSO World Heritage Site empowers the public in the decision making and planning process for the public realm in George Town UNECSO World Heritage Site. All members of stakeholders including government agencies, residents and owners of buildings within the UNESCO World Heritage Site, NGOs, associations and others are invited to participate in this program.

For further enquiries, kindly contact Puan Asmahan binti Mokti, JPBDPP T: 04-6505672 or En Mohd Khairi bin Mat Yasin T:04-6505544.

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KENYATAAN MEDIA OLEH Y.A.B. TUAN LIM GUAN ENG
KETUA MENTERI PULAU PINANG PADA 2 FEBRUARI 2015
DI KOMTAR, GEORGE TOWN, PULAU PINANG


PROGRAM PUBLISITI BAGI PEMERIKSAAN PELAN PANDUAN PERANCANGAN DAN REKA BENTUK BAGI RERUANG AWAM TAPAK WARISAN DUNIA UNESCO GEORGE TOWN SEBAGAI DOKUMEN TAMBAHAN KEPADA DRAF RANCANGAN KAWASAN KHAS TAPAK WARISAN DUNIA UNESCO GEORGE TOWN

Kerajaan Negeri Pulau Pinang akan mengadakan program Publisiti bagi Pemeriksaan Pelan Panduan Perancangan dan Reka Bentuk bagi Reruang Awam Tapak Warisan Dunia UNESCO George Town sebagai dokumen tambahan kepada Draf Rancangan Kawasan Khas Tapak Warisan Dunia UNESCO George Town yang diterajui oleh Jabatan Perancang Bandar dan Desa Pulau Pinang (JPBDPP), dengan kerjasama Majlis Perbandaran Pulau Pinang (MPPP), George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI), Think City Sdn Bhd (TCSB) dan Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC).

Panduan Perancangan dan Reka Bentuk bagi Reruang Awam Tapak Warisan Dunia UNESCO George Town disediakan sebagai dokumen tambahan kepada Draf Rancangan Kawasan Khas dalam mencadangkan rangka kerja yang menggabungkan aspek pemeliharaan dan pembangunan. Matlamat komponen-komponen pembangunan ini adalah untuk mentransformasikan George Town sebagai hub kreativiti dan kebudayaan yang premier di Wilayah Asia Selatan demi menarik pelaburan dan pelancongan yang berkualiti.

Tambahan kepada Draf Perancangan Kawasan Khas ini diadakan berikutan syor-syor AKTC untuk memelihara, mencantikan dan menaiktaraf Tapak Warisan Dunia Unesco George Town, Kerajaan Negeri Pulau Pinang yang diwakili oleh Chief Minister Incorporated (CMI) serta Think City dan AKTC akan menubuhkan sebuah syarikat tindakan khas (Special Purpose Vehicle) untuk menguruskan perlaksanaan projek-projek berkenaan dengan Reruang Awam di George Town. Untuk tahun 2015, Think City dan AKTC perlihat dalam pengurusan operasi, kewangan dan projek-projek termasuk Taman Lebuh Armenian, Pelan Pengurusan Pemuliharaan bagi Fort Cornwallis dan kerja-kerja rekabentuk bagi Pesisir Utara. Memandangkan ini adalah satu peluang keemasan oleh sebuah institusi warissan antarabangsa terunggul yang juga merupakan pengiktirafan besar peranan penting ciri-ciri dan nilai warisan di George Town, maka kerajaan negeri mengambil inisiatif untuk menjalankan proses ini sebagai tanda komitmen kepada AKTC dan juga rundingan awam yang terbuka dan telus.

Think City yang menguruskan Program Geran George Town, memberi sumbangannya menerusi pembangunan inklusif dan bandar sejahtera dalam tapak warisan dunia UNESCO George Town. Ia juga menggalakkan kerjasama bersama-sama komuniti serta pendekatan terhadap nilai-nilai pembentukan bandar.

AKTC melalui “Aga Khan Historic Cities Support Programme” (AKHCP) akan terlibat dalam projek-projek melibatkan pemuliharaan bandar, pemeliharaan dan pemulihan fizikal dan sosial komuniti – komuniti dalam bandaraya dan petempatan bersejarah di negara – negara membangun, termasuk tapak warisan dunia UNESCO George Town. AKHCP seterusnya akan berkerjasama secara integrasi untuk membawa pakar-pakar pelbagai sektor kepada projek-projek pembangunan di kawasan bandar.

Think City bersama AKTC telah menyiapkan Pelan Tindakan Stretegik Tapak Warisan UNESCO George Town. Pelan itu telah diserahkan kepada Kerajaan Negeri Pulau Pinang pada Oktober 2014.

Oleh itu, Orang awam dijemput untuk mengemukakan cadangan dan pandangan terhadap dokumen tambahan ini mulai 2 Februari 2015 hingga 9 March 2015, bermula jam 9.00 pagi hingga 4.30 petang pada hari bekerja sahaja (Isnin – Jumaat).

Program Seranta ini akan diadakan di tiga (3) lokasi di dalam Tapak Warisan Dunia George Town, iaitu:

a)Ruang Legar (Berhadapan Kedai Buku POPULAR),
Tingkat 2, KOMTAR
10000 Pulau Pinang.

b)Bangunan George Town World Heritage Incorporated
116 & 118, Lebuh Acheh ,
10200 Pulau Pinang

c)Dewan Bandaran MPPP
Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah
10200 Pulau Pinang

Dua (2) Sesi taklimat bagi tujuan pembentangan dan penjelasan Pelan Panduan Perancangan Dan Reka Bentuk Bagi Reruang Awam Tapak Warisan Dunia George Town akan diadakan seperti tarikh berikut:

a)9 Februari 2015 (Isnin), 9.30 pagi bertempat di Auditorium A, Tingkat 5, KOMTAR; dan

b)28 Februari 2015 (Sabtu), 10.00 pagi, bertempat di Bangunan GTWHI, 116 & 118 Lebuh Acheh, 11200 Pulau Pinang

Orang awam dijemput untuk mengemukakan cadangan dan pandangan mereka berdasarkan draf laporan tersebut menggunakan Borang Bantahan Awam yang boleh didapati di ketiga-tiga lokasi di atas ataupun melalui alamat emel iaitu, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Penjualan cakera padat (CD) bagi Draf Rancangan Kawasan Khas Tapak Warisan Dunia George Town dengan jumlah RM20 sekeping, manakala cakera padat (CD) bagi Draf Pelan Panduan Perancangan Dan Reka Bentuk Bagi Reruang Awam Tapak Warisan Dunia George Town dengan jumlah RM5 sekeping.

Penyertaan Awam dalam penyediaan draf Draf Pelan Panduan Perancangan Dan Reka Bentuk Bagi Reruang Awam Tapak Warisan Dunia George Town ini membolehkan pihak awam terlibat bersama dalam proses perancangan dan “decision making” bagi reruang awam di Tapak Warisan Dunia UNESCO George Town. Semua pihak termasuk orang awam, penduduk dalam Tapak Warisan Dunia UNESCO George Town, NGO, pertubuhan, persatuan, pelajar dan sebagainya boleh menyertai program seranta ini.

Untuk maklumat selanjutnya, sila hubungi Puan Asmahan binti Mokti, JPBDPP T: 04-6505672 atau En Mohd Khairi bin Mat Yasin T:04-6505544.

 

MARVELL OPENING

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OPENING SPEECH BY YAB TUAN LIM GUAN ENG FOR MARVELL OPENING

Good morning.

First of all, let me express my sincere appreciation for the honour I have been given to officiate the opening of Marvell Design Center in Penang, Malaysia.

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. was founded in 1995 and has operations worldwide and with more than 7,000 employees. As a leading fabless semiconductor company, Marvell ships over one billion chips a year. Marvell’s expertise in microprocessor architecture and digital signal processing drives multiple platforms including high volume storage solutions, mobile and wireless, networking, consumer and green products.

Marvell has invested about RM 8,000,000 for the setup of the new design center including new equipment purchases. Marvell is planning to spend more than RM12,000,000 annually on R&D expenditures. This new Design Center is specifically meant for harnessing the IC(integrated circuit) which is an electronic device made of semiconductor materials, talents within Malaysia to enable world-class technologies for the future. To date, Penang has more than 60 employees and contractors. More than 90% of the employees are highly skilled knowledge design and development engineers. About 40% of the employees have post graduate degrees.

Marvell Semiconductor Sdn Bhd plays an important role in the design and development of IC for SOC (Systems on Chip) which integrates more components of electronic system into a single chip solutions which includes IC designs in leading-edge 16nm & 28nm fabrication process. Being the world’s top-5 fabless semiconductor company, Marvell uses world-class semiconductor foundry, packaging and test services to reliably deliver high-volume and low-cost total solutions to end customers. Marvell Semiconductor Sdn. Bhd. has been in Penang for more than 8 years beginning in May 2006 and with this new design center, Marvell Semiconductor Sdn Bhd is renewing their commitment in Malaysia.

Penang has experienced 2 growth transformations to achieve successful industrialized economy. First growth was, Penang as Malaysia's first Free Trade Zone in Bayan Lepas in 1970s. Second growth was, the expansion of industry clusters, Electronic & Electrical, semiconductor, and the set up of many SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) to support the MNCs, based in Penang in the 1980-1990s. Now Penang’s economy is targeted to move up the value-chain driven 3rd growth wave of knowledge intensive and innovation-led services.

We are now starting to see that transformation taking place in Penang. Penang is ready to propel itself further up the value chain by focusing on high value-added industries such as shared services and outsourcing (SSO) and creative multimedia content (CMC).

Statistics from MIDA revealed that Penang's total investment amounted to RM 6 billion from Jan-Sept 2014, compared to 3.9 billion for the whole of 2013. Penang recorded total investments of RM 40 billion from 2008-2013 compared to RM 20 billion from 2002-2007.

I would likely to congratulate Marvell for their achievement and would record the acknowledgement towards their contributions.

Hereby, I announce the official opening of Marvell new design center in Penang, Malaysia!

Thank you.

 

PENANG STATE SHARED SERVICES & OUTSOURCING (SSO) & CREATIVE MULTIMEDIA CONTENT (CMC) COUNCIL (PSSCC) LAUNCHING & INAUGURAL MEETING

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PENANG STATE SHARED SERVICES & OUTSOURCING (SSO) & CREATIVE MULTIMEDIA CONTENT (CMC) COUNCIL (PSSCC) LAUNCHING & INAUGURAL MEETING

OPENING REMARKS BY THE CHIEF MINISTER OF PENANG
27th Jan, 2015

1. Good afternoon, everyone. And welcome to this launching and inaugural meeting of Penang State Shared Services & Outsourcing & Creative Multimedia Content Council (PSSCC).

2. I would like specially thank all of you for your presence here this afternoon. Your presence here clearly confirms that Penang is on the right track in promoting and pursuing the Shared Services Outsourcing (SSO) & Creative Multimedia Content (CMC) Industry as one of our focus area.

3. Penang has experienced 2 growth transformations to achieve successful industrialized economy. First growth was Penang as Malaysia's first Free Trade Zone in Bayan Lepas in 1970s. Second growth was, the expansion of industry clusters, Electronic & Electrical, semiconductor, and the set up of many SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) to support the MNCs, based in Penang in the 1980-1990s. Now Penang’s economy is targeted to move up the value-chain driven 3rd growth wave of knowledge intensive and innovation-led services. We are now starting to see that transformation taking place in Penang. Penang is ready to propel itself further up the value chain by focusing on high value-added industries such as shared services and outsourcing (SSO) and creative multimedia content (CMC).

4. The global Shared Services & Outsourcing (SSO) sector has seen an increased growth recently with Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO) services worldwide expected to grow to RM517.9 billion and RM898.4 billion respectively in 2015 (Gartner). In tandem with the SSO industry, the global animation and gaming market is forecasted to grow to $242.03 billion by 2016 while the revenue of Malaysian creative multimedia content industry is forecasted to reach RM23.847 billion by Year 2017.

5. Penang is working very hard to fully tap this huge potential to achieve its aspirations of becoming an International and Intelligent City. In working towards this achievement, we recognise the importance of developing the SSO & CMC hub in Penang.

6. To realize Penang’s vision as an international and intelligent city, we are also diligently promoting higher value activities to enhance Penang as a highly modern and intelligent working location in tandem to other developed countries worldwide. This will help us to keep our young and talented generation back in Penang and attract other foreign talents to come and work in Penang.

7. Penang’s potential to attract SSO business has been recognized for several years. Among the prominent companies providing global shared services in Penang are First Solar, Citigroup Transaction Services Malaysia, IHS, Wilmar, Osram and AirAsia.

8. Penang has the potential to become a promising destination of choice to the SSO & Creative industry because of the many attractive features offered here. At the top of the list is the fact that Penang has the requisite conditions of 3Ts of Talent, Technology and Tolerance of new ideas to succeed in the new innovation-based economic transformation, in addition to the excellent infrastructure.

9. With the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Penang Development Corporation (PDC) and Temasek to develop the BPO Prime and Penang International Technology Park (PITP) valued at RM11.3 billion, as well as the launching of Creative Animation Triggers (CAT) in the heart of George Town, we are optimistic that the State’s SSO & Creative sector will flourish to a greater level.

10. We are also interested in applying cloud computing, Big Data Analysis (BDA), an internet of things (IOT) – new growth areas valued at hundreds of billions of dollars.

11. Penang with its capacity as a knowledge driven state and its effort to move up the value chain has the potential to become a strong SSO & animation cluster for Malaysia in the future.

12. The promising growth in these industries enabled SSO and Creative Multimedia Content (CMC) to become the core focus in the economic development of Penang towards achieving a high-income and knowledge-based economy.Amongst state’s initiative includes launching of BPO-ITO hub and Creative Animation Triggers (CAT) in March 2014, PDC-Temasek MOU in May 2014, leasing of Wisma Yeap Chor Ee from Wawasan Open University in June 2014 to support the development of the Creative Animation Triggers (CAT) and Penang Science Cluster, revitalization and rejuvenation of Bayan Lepas Industrial Park and Bayan Baru with the development of Innoplex Complex/Motorola, SME Centre, Osram’s Skill Development Centre and Technocentre to support the growth of high end activities such as R&D, design, SSO & CMC as well as a few series of conferences and business matching to nurture the growth of local players and help them move up the value chain.

13. To spearhead a more focused growth of the SSO and CMC sectors in Penang, the State has established a high level Penang State SSO-CMC Council (PSSCC). The PSSCC provides direct advocacy and advisory to the State Government to enhance Penang as destination of choice for investments in the SSO, Creative Multimedia and other related sectors as well as to steer planning, development & promotion of these ecosystems in Penang. Advocacy & advisory :-
• Custodianship of State’s master development plan in SSO and creative multimedia
• State level, planning, coordination and monitoring of development, operation and process of MSC Cybercity/Cybercentres & SSO sector in Penang
• Planning development, implementation of the digital creative animation sector including the Creative Animation Triggers (CAT) projects.

14. The PSSCC will be chaired by the Chief Minister of Penang, YAB Tuan Lim Guan Eng and will consist of leaders and expert in these fields. Proposed council members includes; Dato’ Lee Kah Choon, Special Advisor to the Chief Minister of Penang; Dato’ Azman Mahmud, Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Industrial Development Authority (MIDA), Dato’ Yasmin Mahmood, Chief Executive Officer of Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC), Dato’Rosli Jaafar, General Manager of Penang Development Corporation (PDC), Ms Loo Lee Lian, General Manager of investPenang and two from the industry, Mr Ooi Kok Seng, Partner of KPMG and Mr. Mark Chang of Jobstreet.

15. The collaborative effort of the government agencies, including Federal Authorities and industry representative through the establishment of Penang State SSO & CMC Council are expected to garner a stronger relationship and support between the government and the industry players as well as support the State’s programme for the Rakyat.

16. As the State Promotion Agency and State Cybercity Manager (CCM), investPenang will be managing and supporting activities of the PSSCC including overseeing all the investments and development related to SSO & CMC sector in Penang.

Ladies and Gentleman

17. To win the future we must invest in our children's education. To build the future we must build a sound education system in Science and Technology! The various educational initiatives have seen a growing number of school-children benefiting from the Penang International Science Fair held at sPICE Stadium, the best and biggest in Malaysia, the Penang Science Cafe teaching robotics and the introducing STEM teaching of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

18. I strongly believe that Malaysia and Penang in particular are well-positioned to be a major player for SSO and Creative Multimedia because Penang offers the best in terms of conducive business environment and quality lifestyle.

19. I believe the Penang State SSO and CMC council will take the lead to enact a greater focus and create powerful synergies between the agencies and industries for the benefit of the Rakyat.

I wish all of us a promising and successful endeavor ahead.

Thank you.


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槟州首席部长林冠英于2015年1月27日出席

槟城共享外包服务理事会推介礼演词重点翻译:

槟城经历了两次的发展转型。首次是在70年代,峇六拜工业区成为马来西亚首个自由贸易区。第二阶段的发展转型则是从1980至 1990年代期间,位于槟城工业集群的扩展、电子及电气业、半岛体及许多为支撑跨国公司而设的中小企业纷纷林立。目前,槟城的经济目标锁定于提升价值链,以推动第三波的发展转型,也即是以知识密集型及创新主导的服务。在槟城,这类的转型已开始产生了。槟城已经做好准备进一步提升自身的价值链,专注于高增价工业,如共享服务外包,以及创意多媒体内容。

全球共享外包服务领域可预见有着增长的趋势。根据全球技术研究及咨询公司Gartner的报告显示,商业业务流程外包(BPO)及通讯科技外包(ITO) 的全球服务,在2015年将分别创下5179亿令吉及8984亿令吉。而全球动画及游戏市场,也预料将在2016年创下2兆4203亿美元的记录,而马来西亚在创意多媒体内容工业的市场,则预料在2017年达到2兆3847亿令吉。

槟城正积极地充份挖掘这深具潜能的领域,以达至要成为一个智慧型与国际城市的理念。我们也深悉要达至此成就,发展共享服务外包及创意多媒体内容的重要性。

我们也致力推动更多高价值的活动,让槟城成为一个新潮及智慧型的工作地。此举能留住更多具潜能的年轻一代在槟城,并吸引其他地区的卓越人才到槟城来。

在槟城设立共享服务的公司包括第一太阳能公司、花旗集团马来西亚交易服务、IHS公司 、欧欧司郎(Osram)\丰益国际(Wilmar)、亚航的资源共享服务外中心。

槟城有潜能成为共享外包服务的首选地,因为我们具备许多优势,即3Ts:人才(Talent)、科技(Technology)及对创新的宽容(Tolerance)。

随着槟州发展机构与新加坡淡马锡签署备忘录,共同发展商业流程外包,以及价值113亿令吉的槟州国际工艺园区, 同时在乔治市心脏创设动画中心,我们乐观地相信,有关领域将能在未来更上一层楼。

槟州作为一个以知识力量驱使的州属,正努力地在价值链上往上攀升。这里有潜质成为马来西亚未来强而有力的共享外包服务和动画中心。

相关领域良好的发展前程促使共享外包服务,以及创意多媒体内容成为槟州经济发展中备受关注的焦点,这些产业将能引领槟州走向高收入和以知识为主的经济。

槟城共享外包服务理事会将由槟州首席部长林冠英领军,其他成员则结合了联邦、州政府以及州政府旗下多个机关,包括拿督李家全、马来西亚工业发展委员会首席执行员拿督阿兹曼、多媒体发展公司首席执行员拿督雅思敏、槟州发展机构总经理拿督罗斯里、投资槟城总经理吕丽莲以及两名来自业界的专才等。为了赢在未来,我们必须投资在教育之上,尤其是建设一个良好的科学工艺教育环境。为此,我们打造了马来西亚最大的槟州国际科学展、槟州科学咖啡馆,教育孩子机械人制作、科学、工艺、工程及数学知识。我深信马来西亚及槟城拥有出色的条件,可以扮演区域内共享外包服务以及创意多媒体产业的主要角色。特别是槟城提供了最好的经商及生活环境,必能脱颖而出。

我也相信槟州共享服务、外包及创意多媒体内容委员会,必能带领我们走向更好的前景,造福民众。