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These are the Top News Media Outlets and Platforms Headquartered in Malaysia (2021)

This article showcases our top picks for the best Malaysia based News companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of News solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.

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We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Malaysia News Companies

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Digital News Asia

Digital News Asia

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Digital News Asia (DNA) is an independent news portal that covers the entire ICT ecosystem, including industry and public policy issues, new technologies, business trends and developments, entrepreneurs and startups, as well as the movers and shakers in the industry. It went live in May, 2012.

DNA will provide coverage on industry issues, business models, public policy, entrepreneurs, startups and funding, new technology as well as business trends and developments, research and ground-breaking projects, and last but not least, profiles on the movers and shakers in the industry. There will be an emphasis on enterprise tech, but from a customer and not a vendor viewpoint, including how organisations are using ICT to address business concerns and objectives..

TTN 谈谈网

TTN 谈谈网

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Malaysian Largest Chinese language social news portal

Wonderfly

Wonderfly

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Wonderfly is a travel platform for discovering unique group tours, activities and attractions.

Supernewsroom

Supernewsroom

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Public relations workflow management. Includes media and key influencers database across SEA.

Users are best matched to the journalists using a unique alogarithm. Responses from the media is tracked in real time.

Seamless integration with email blast to send press releases, media invitations and pitch.. .

Newswav

Newswav

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Newswav is a news aggregator app. Ah, Malaysia, such a unique country.

We speak in so many languages, often overlapping two or three languages just in one sentence. Like,“Boss, boleh tapau kopi ais dua?”, “She’s sibeh extra, don’t need to layan”.

Damn complex weih. Which is why when we decided to create Newswav, it was important to take this into consideration.

We’ve designed Newswav to allow for 3 languages to work simultaneously together. Although much more complex to build than just for 1 language, we felt that it would be a much better experience for our Malaysian users..

The Star Online

The Star Online

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The Star Online is an English-language daily newspaper and website that offers the latest local and international news. Revamped in 2008, The Star Online is the property of Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad, which has been publishing The Star since 1971.

Users can now access channels and multimedia offerings such as videos and podcasts, photos, blogs, and internet broadcasts of radio stations under The Star group. Also the site’s video contents are watchable on the same pages they are found.

The Star Online is published in many platforms: print, online, e-paper for tablets, and mobile versions. The readers can also get news and business updates through SMS services such as Maxis, Celcom and DiGi.

The Star Online was founded in 1995 and is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.. .

BFM

BFM

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BFM is Malaysia’s only independent radio station, focused on business news and current affairs. BFM’s purpose is to build a better Malaysia by championing rational, evidence-based discourse as a key element of good policy decisions.

BFM applies its discourse-based approach to other programming areas such as entrepreneurship, health, fashion, the arts, sports and music, as well as to its executive education initiative, The BFM Business School. BFM can be heard on frequency 89.9 MHz in Wilayah Persekutuan, Selangor and parts of Negeri Sembilan and Melaka..

Free Malaysia Today

Free Malaysia Today

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FreeMalaysiaToday is a news site with an alternative perspective on daily life in Malaysia.

MEGPlay

MEGPlay

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Mobile Gamers Platform and Community

The Malay Mail Online

The Malay Mail Online

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The Malay Mail Online is an independent online newspaper, that strives to report the changes in a balanced and non-partisan manner.

SoyaCincau.com

SoyaCincau.com

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SoyaCincau.comis one of the most influential tech sites in Malaysia with a reputation of producing quality, unbiased content.

ZING GADGET SDN BHD

ZING GADGET SDN BHD

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Zing Gadget is a leading Technology media in Malaysia that distributes up-to-date news.

Animonsta Studios

Animonsta Studios

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Animonsta Studios Sdn. Bhd.

is an animation content developer bringing fresh content with good values for the universal market. The products have Universal content but with local touch through bringing entertaining stories and memorable characters.

They specialise in Feature Films, TV Series, Merchandising and other related products in the Intellectual Property business.. .

Tech Wire Asia

Tech Wire Asia

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Tech Wire Asia is an Asian online platform that offers insights and an overview on the technology scene in the region. Its regional staff provides daily news, views, and reviews on the start-up scene, gadgets, social media, enterprise software, and green technology for its readers.

Tech Wire Asia was launched in 2011.. .

Malaysiakini

Malaysiakini

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Malaysiakini believes that independent media is critical to a country’s progress. Independent media inform citizens of current affairs, helping them hold the government of the day accountable through citizen action, participation and voting decisions.

Without a vigilant media, those in power are tempted to use their financial powers to bribe the influential and their policing authority to limit dissent. Acting in the interest of a few, such actions lead to disunity of the nation and decay of society.

In Malaysia, traditional print and broadcast media are tightly regulated and controlled by the government. Media operations are closely monitored and owners encouraged to toe the line on matters of political interest..

The Edge Communications Sdn Bhd

The Edge Communications Sdn Bhd

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The Edge Communications Sdn. Bhd.

engages in publishing news on business and investment. The Edge Communications Sdn.

Bhd. is part of The Edge Media Group and is the publisher of Malaysia’s best-selling and award-winning business and investment weekly, The Edge Malaysia, which is available in print and digital formats.

The Edge Communications also publishes: The Edge Financial Daily – Published Mondays to Fridays, the Financial Daily provides more details on the breaking news at www.theedgemarkets.com and delves into the fundamental assessment of Stocks with Momentum; Personal Money – A personal finance magazine that aims to help readers grow and protect their personal wealth and also manage their finances better; haven – A bi-monthly magazine on interiors and gardening, comes complimentary with The Edge Malaysia. The Edge Publishing is also a subsidiary of The Edge Media Group and publishes The Edge Singapore, the fastest growing business and investment weekly in Singapore..

REV Media Group

REV Media Group

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REV Media Group is the leading digital publisher in Malaysia, that reaches out to 75% of Malaysia’s internet population.

The Malaysian Times

The Malaysian Times

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‘The Malaysian Times’ (TMT) is a news portal which aims to offer alternative views and journalistic approach to Malaysia’s political issues as the nation braces itself for the crucial 13th General Elections which will determine the future of our beloved country. TMT was launched on the 5 of March 2012 and is run by a team of experienced journalists, political analysts, and writers.

Our news is also sourced from Bernama, Reuters, and the European Photo Agency.. .

YTL Corporation Bhd

YTL Corporation Bhd

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YTL Corporation Bhd is an integrated infrastructure conglomerate.

Amanz Media

Amanz Media

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Online media focusing on news , tips and information related to the world of computing and technology .

The Fast Mode

The Fast Mode

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A leading independent research & publishing company, providing breaking news, insights & innovations.

Prosyscom

Prosyscom

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Prosyscom Technology Network

SAYS

SAYS

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SAYS are Malaysia’s fastest growing news site

MAXMAYO.com

MAXMAYO.com

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Maxmayo is a online store selling products like cloths,shoes,bags etc.

ChromaBit

ChromaBit

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Malaysia’s top online publishing company.

StockHut

StockHut

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Get instant stock market news and updates in the one-stop platform. * Get news updates from stocks that you’re watching * Stay updated with the latest news in stock market * Share interesting, breaking news to your friends First fintech startup in Malaysia to offer stock screener service (both Fundamental & Technical analysis) in mobile platform, and categories finance news into their respective companies using our intelligent keyword matching algorithm.

As of today we have 10055 download. StockHut categorize all finance news according to their respective companies, from major news media such as TheEdge, TheStar, Nanyang, SinChew, etc.

With our solution, users save the trouble of searching multiple sources for finance news, particularly when user is studying a stock. Our Company info page includes basic fundamental info, sector of the company, interactive price chart and news listing of that particular company, presented with vivid UI.

Users can also manage their Watch-list and get notified when a financial news of that particular stock is published. StockHut interactive price charts includes other technical indicators such as Moving Average, Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD), Relative Strength Index (RSI), etc.

Our Market page includes major world indices, major commodities prices and commonly-viewed currency pair. StockHut also offer Stock Screener feature, where users make use of Fundamental & Technical Analysis tools like Price Earning Ratio (PER) and Return on Equity (ROE), and also Technical tools like Stochastic, Relative Strength Index (RSI) to filter stocks.

Our stock screener helps users to identify potential stocks, increasing the probability of making profit in a trade, without the need to go through every single stocks in the share market. This feature greatly reduce time & effort needed to identify & study a potential stock.

Mobile88

Mobile88

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Mobile88 provides product comparisons, reviews, and prices of smartphones and tablets.

Mashable Southeast Asia

Mashable Southeast Asia

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Mashable Southeast Asia is a media and technology company that provides the latest news for Southeast Asian.

Hitachi Sunway Information Systems

Hitachi Sunway Information Systems

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Hitachi Sunway Information Systems are latest news, updates.

eCommerceMILO

eCommerceMILO

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eCommerceMILO is an online platform that provides its users with insights on e-commerce.

StarProperty

StarProperty

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StarProperty.my is a platform for the latest projects and real estate properties available to property investors. They provide you a holistic and comprehensive view of all the latest developer properties and launches in Malaysia.Whether you are a first time property buyer, an upgrader, an investor or even a foreign buyer, they have brought together the latest technologies and talents to bring your search for the latest properties to the next level.

StarProperty.my provides an instantaneous and borderless rich-media experience. Their personable articles look through the keyhole into real homes and show units of innovative developers.

Want to know what and where to buy? They also have articles from industry experts on the latest market trends and hot spots within Malaysia.. .

TEKNO

TEKNO

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Tekno.news is a tech blog for the latest tech and digital trends articles. Stay updated with latest and future technology world.

We’re dedicated to giving you the very best of technology and digital trend related news/information, with a focus on articles, news, blogs and information. Founded in 2020 by Tekno Team, Tekno.news has come a long way from its beginnings.

We now serve readers all over all over the world, and are thrilled that we’re able to turn our passion into a website.. .

Prodigee Media

Prodigee Media

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Prodigee Media is a multi-award winning media entertainment company based in Kuala Lumpur.

Hacker Monthly

Hacker Monthly

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The Print Magazine of Hacker News

EverydayOnSales

EverydayOnSales

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Malaysia & Singapore No.1 Digital Media Platform for shopaholic to find Warehouse Sale, Promotions, Events & Deals.

Tech ARP

Tech ARP

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Tech ARP, is a Malaysian technology news and information website.

TheSunDaily

TheSunDaily

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TheSunDaily is an online platform, providing news updates from Malaysia’s first free and largest circulating urban newspaper. The company’s products include a newspaper, website, mobile site, and e-paper.

TheSunDaily delivers news updates under several categories, including local, world, business, sports, lifestyle, opinion, property, education, media and marketing, community, and photos. TheSunDaily was launched in 2014 and is based in Selangor..

Spot News

Spot News

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Spot News is an important part of Their lives. It is the social lubricant that provides us common ground to have conversations with friends or even total strangers at work, at a bar, while in the gym, or even while chilling at a park.

Being based in culturally rich South East Asia, our mission at Spot News is to create localised news reading apps that are customised for the culture and language of each country, providing people with a “front page” they can rely on.. .

Buku Resepi

Buku Resepi

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Portal Perkongsian Resepi No. #1 Di Malaysia.

Malaysian Insider

Malaysian Insider

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The Malaysian Insider covers the issues of the day, politics, business, lifestyle, sports and entertainment. They hope that in time more Malaysians who crave for balanced and serious reporting on issues will contribute their news and views to us.

The Malaysian Insider values your thoughtful opinions on any reports or analyses contained here. Please refrain from comments of a racist, sexist, vulgar or derogatory nature and note that comments can be edited, rewritten for clarity or to avoid questionable issues.

They also reserve the right to delete off-topic comments. Occasionally they may have presented an article with typographical errors that may lead to a completely different meaning or thought.

This is not intentional and they would appreciate your feedback as and when this happens.. .

Autoworld

Autoworld

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Autoworld.com.my (Autoworld) or more popularly known as AW is managed and operated by Autoworld.com.my Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Jobstreet Corporation Berhad. The website (http://www.autoworld.com.my) was officially launched on the 9th of November 1999, by the Minister of Energy, Communication & Multimedia, YB Datuk Amar Leo Moggie.

Since its inception in late 1998, Autoworld’s vision is to be the No. 1 automobile Internet web portal in Malaysia, whereby users will be able to find all auto-related research & information and products & services without leaving the website.

Currently, Autoworld has the following main sections:- New Cars, Used Cars, Sell Cars, News & Blogs (previously known as Emzine), Forum, Insurance and Tools. It has in plan to expand to include more features and functionalities to make the website more comprehensive.

Also part of Autoworld continuous effort to bring better value to its users, Autoworld partners with various automotive related entity to expand its offerings.. .

Live Life Drive

Live Life Drive

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livecube is an event application that combines all aspects of an event into one solution, maximizing audience participation and engagement. It uses social interaction and gamification to motivate and incentivize audiences, while driving ideation and networking.

Livecube is based in New York, N.Y.. .

Dino Media (Asia)

Dino Media (Asia)

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Dino Media is a digital media group with a focus on developing a converged digital ecosystem.

Storinn

Storinn

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Storinn is a blogging community, content sharing platform, and social networking site. It features articles on topics such as animals, architecture, art and design, automotive, entertainment, fashion, foods, health, skin care and beauty, photography, science and technologies, and sports.

The site’s content is available in Chinese, Malay, and English. Storinn is operated from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia..

Net2one

Net2one

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Net2one, a sophisticated news search and clipping tool which was the #1 newsletter distributor in the French speaking world.

EnSurvey

EnSurvey

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EnSurvey is an online social media platform for the taking and sharing of surveys.

Sprout Geek

Sprout Geek

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Sprout Geek is the online knowledgebase for business owners. We are intensely-focused on creating high quality guides across all aspects of starting and running a business for business owners.

We have systems in place to power the distribution of our guides across mobile, social media, search engines as well as online content discovery channels. The site is rapidly growing with more than 10,000 unique visits every month.

We aim to grow 20% month-on-month to meet our goal of having 100,000 monthly unique visitors by the end of 2015. See it at http://www.sproutgeek.com.

Amilin TV

Amilin TV

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Recognized as the prime mover of Islamic Finance News TV, Amilin TV has a viewership from up to 100 countries worldwide and is regarded as the primary source for Islamic Financial news videos online. Unrivaled in Islamic Finance, OIC Economy and Halal Industry, Amilin TV is at the forefront of the new economy, empowering viewers with the latest Islamic Finance news headlines and news of major events that shape your business day ahead.

Amilin TV provides market professional with the latest news and market analysis on Islamic Capital Market, Islamic Interbank Benchmark Rate, LIBOR, Sukuk, Islamic Equities and others. With a strategic partnership between the global financial news providers, Amilin TV will be looked upon as a turning point for the Islamic Finance Industry to move to the next level.

Our vision is to become the mainstream financial media. Any country aiming to become the global hub in Islamic Economy need this kind of business media as marketing arm to promote and propagate their Islamic Finance agenda to the world..

Rveew

Rveew

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A Social Media site for global reviews on Business, products, and services. There is no doom and gloom news allowed on this site.

Religion and Politics are also Not allowed on this site. This site is a melting pot for people to come together and be happy! A website for Global reviews to ease your mind when shopping or buying anywhere in the world..

My SinChew

My SinChew

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My Sinchew is a news and opinion website featuring news and opinions.

The ASEAN Post

The ASEAN Post

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The ASEAN Post is a technology-driven, communications and intelligence platform headquartered in Kuala Lumpur.

The New Malaya

The New Malaya

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The New Malaya is a media/news site for the 21st century. Its mission is simple: Explain the news.

Politics, public policy, world affairs, pop culture, science, business, food, sports, and everything else that matters. Our goal is to move people from curiosity to understanding..

Asia1Club

Asia1Club

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Malaysia Entertainment Review Website

This article was written by James Jackson from Boove. The editor for this article was Tess Page. If your company is featured in this article and you want to have amendments made please contact us on: [email protected].

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