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Malaysia Budget 2019: MDEC Gets RM10 million to develop e-Sports in Malaysia

The local e-Sports industry is set to get a boost in the form of a RM10 million fund allocation via MDEC, as announced by the Minister of Finance at the tabling of the 2019 Malaysian Budget (#Belanjawan2019) today. The intent is to accelerate the growth of industry-related skills such as software engineers and game developers, among others. Typical of the tabling of the budget, details have not been announced at the moment.