Guan Eng: If it's data centre, why FB and Google chose Indonesia then?

Modified 5 Apr 2021, 7:27 am

Former finance minister Lim Guan Eng expressed scepticism at the government's reasoning on why Facebook and Google had skipped Malaysia in their new internet undersea cable linking Singapore and Indonesia to North America.

Transport Minister Wee Ka Siong (above, left) said yesterday that the reason the tech giants picked Singapore over Malaysia was that Facebook had already built a data centre there and Malaysia had lacked data infrastructure.

However, Lim said that the reasoning...

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