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20 March 2017

IRIS announces Corporate Restructuring Plan

Kuala  Lumpur, 20 March 2017 – IRIS Corporation Berhad (IRIS) has formulated a Corporate Restructuring Plan (CRP) to deliver sustainable, profitable sales growth and long-term value creation for shareholders. The CRP was discussed with Felda Investment Corporation (FIC), which is holding a 21.33% shares in IRIS, and the Felda Board at the request of its Chairman, Tan Sri Shahrir Abdul Samad.  It was positively received and endorsed by both FIC and Felda Board.

 
 
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12 January 2017

IRIS Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

IRIS Corporation Berhad has named Choong Choo Hock as Chief Operating Officer, heading its Trusted Identification business. The appointment takes immediate effect. In this position, Choong, age 54, will report to IRIS’ Exco Committee and Board of Directors.

 
 
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29 December 2016

DG Immigration Malaysia Makes Historic Visit to IRIS

YBhg. Dato’ Sri Hj. Mustafar becomes the first Director-General of Immigration Department of Malaysia to make an official visit to IRIS Corporation Berhad (IRIS) on 29 December 2016. Dato’ Sri Hj. Mustafar, who was welcomed by IRIS’ Deputy Managing Director, Dato Hamdan Mohd Hassan, had discussions about Malaysia ePassport as well as other areas of Trusted Identification.

 
 
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16 December 2016

Solomon Islands Implements IRIS ePassport Solution

Solomon Islands is the first country in the Pacific region to operate an ePassport system, thanks to the Public, Private, Partnership (PPP) Model between the DCC Government and IRIS Corporation Bhd.

 
 
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4 October 2016

Senegal Selects IRIS To Implement First ECOWAS Biometric eID with Voter Card For Its Citizens

IRIS Corporation (IRIS), the inventor of the world’s first ePassport and multi-application electronic identification (eID), deployed its integrated biometric eID with voter card to the Government of Senegal for the country’s eID project.

 
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25 August 2016

The Inaugural Merdeka Games Between Seri Stamford College and KOSGORO-1957

More than 200 students, faculty and staff gathered for the first intervarsity “Merdeka Games”, a sporting competition organised in celebration of a partnership between Malaysia’s Seri Stamford College and Indonesia’s Institut Bisnis dan Informatika KOSGORO-1957(IBI-57).

 
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29 July 2016

IRIS Land (PNG) Ltd's New KOTO Home Design at Reactivation of PNG Govt's First home Ownership Scheme

IRIS Land (PNG) Ltd, IRIS Corporation Berhad’s property development arm for Oceania has unveiled its latest double storey Paradise Begonia design at the handover ceremony in Tokarara, which reactivated PNG Government’s First Home Ownership Scheme (FHOS) today.

 
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2 May 2016

IRIS Secures RM346M Contract in Senegal

On 2nd May, 2016 IRIS entered into a EUR76,200,000 (RM 346,189,000) contract with the Republic of Senegal’s Ministry of Interior and Public Security (MOI) to produce and supply 10 million new multi-application identity biometric cards based on contactless chip technology and 10 fingerprint biometry over a period of 5 years.

 
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15 April 2016

IRIS Builds Schools in East Malaysia

Malaysia’s Ministry of Education (MOE) has awarded IRIS with a RM28,514,000 contract to undertake the construction and renovation works of classrooms and extension blocks in seven (7) schools in Sarawak.

 
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6 January 2016

New, Vibrantly Coloured Classroom Blocks in Fresh Modern Design for SJK (T) Dengkil

On the first day of the 2016 school year, pupils of SJK (T) Dengkil were welcomed back to school with two new classroom blocks to replace two former classroom blocks that came into disrepair.

 
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2 December 2015

Solomon Islands Taps IRIS for ePassports

In this new ePassport program, the Solomon Islanders will see the conversion of the manual passport book into an ePassport that is expected to ease travelling burdens and reduce waiting time and efficiency in flight bookings, check-ins and arrival check-in procedures by the use of fingerprint biometric technology.

 
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30 November 2015

IRIS secures RM623 Million PPA1M Contract from Perbadanan Putrajaya

On 30 November 2015 IRIS was awarded a construction contract by Perbadanan Putrajaya for an estimated gross development cost (GDC) of RM622.73 million.

 
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31 March 2015

IRIS Global Blue TRS Malaysia launches Tourist Refund Scheme in Malaysia

IRIS Global Blue delivers international GST refund services to Malaysian retailers aspiring to benefit from the lucrative foreign customer business.

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3 February 2015

TZU CHI CASH CARD TO THE RESCUE

KUALA LUMPUR, 3 February 2015 – IRIS Corporation, inventor of the world’s first ePassport and smartcard national ID, has joined forces with a non-governmental organization to provide assistance to east-coast flood victims.

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1 January 2015

IRIS AWARDED AMERICAN EXPRESS CERTIFICATION

KUALA LUMPUR, 1 January 2015 – IRIS Corporation, inventor of the world’s first ePassport and smart card national ID, has been assessed and approved by American Express® to emboss and personalize the AMEX branded credit or charge cards. IRIS owned highly secure facility of its kind in the Malaysia that has received such certification.

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22 September 2014

IRIS AWARDED CONTRACT AS MALAYSIA'S GST TRS OPERATOR

Kuala Lumpur, 22 September, 2014: IRIS Information Technology Systems Sdn Bhd (IRIS), the wholly owned subsidiary of IRIS Corporation Berhad was awarded a 3+2-year term deal for the implementation of the Malaysian Government's system of Goods and Services Tax (GST) Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS). Pursuant to the tender requirements, IRIS had established a joint venture company (JVCo) with Global Blue, the Swiss-based expert in international shopping and spending...

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24 February 2014

IRIS CORPORATION BERHAD BAGS CONTRACT WORTH RM793.21 MILLION FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF REPUBLIC OF GUINEA

CONAKRY, Republic of Guinea, 24 February 2014: IRIS Corporation Berhad, the inventor of the world's first ePassport and multi-application smart card have further strengthen their international ties. In a recent contract agreement with the Government of Republic of Guinea in West Africa, the 15-year agreement is valued at RM 793.21 million...

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9 January 2013

IRIS OPENS WASTE INCINERATION POWER PLANT IN PHUKET

KUALA LUMPUR, 9 January 2013: World renowned smart technology solutions provider IRIS Corporation Berhad has announced that its Thai subsidiary PJT Technology Co., Ltd (PJT) has today successfully opened a Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Incineration Power Plant (IPP) in Phuket, Thailand. In attendance were Mr. Preecha Rengsomboonsuk, the Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, Mr. Maitri Intusu, Phuket Governor and Dato’ Tan Say Jim, Managing Director of IRIS Corporation.....

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8 January 2013

IRIS CORPORATION SIGNS CONTRACT EXTENSION FOR MRP PASSPORT AND MRV VISA PROJECT IN BANGLADESH

DHAKA, 8 January 2013: The Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and IRIS Corporation have strengthen their relationship by signing a two-year contract extension for the Machine Readable Passport (MRP) and Machine Readable Visa (MRV) project. The commemorative signing of the contract agreement took place respectively at the Agargaon passport office in Dhaka....

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6 December 2012

IRIS AT FULL THROTTLE IN SEPANG 1000KM ENDURANCE RACE

KUALA LUMPUR, 6 December 2012: This week, renowned innovator of smart technology solutions IRIS Corporation Berhad is racing in the Sepang 1000KM Endurance Race as Formula IRIS Racing team...

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19 December 2014

MALAYSIAN TOURIST REFUND SCHEME

On 1 April 2015, the Government of Malaysia introduces a new Goods and Services Tax (GST) charged on all taxable goods and services in Malaysia, except those specifically exempted...

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24 February 2014

IRIS CORPORATION BERHAD BAGS CONTRACT WORTH RM793.21 MILLION FROM THE GOVERNMENT OF REPUBLIC OF GUINEA

CONARKY, Republic of Guinea, 24 February 2014: IRIS Corporation Berhad, the inventor of the world's first ePassport and multi-application smart card have further strengthen their international ties...

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8 December 2012

FORMULA IRIS RACING MAKES DEBUT AT SEPANG 1000KM ENDURANCE RACE

SEPANG, 8 December 2012: IRIS Corporation Berhad (IRIS) has officially entered the highly-competitive world of motorsport, “The Sepang 1000KM endurance race”...

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12 September 2011

IRIS ANNOUNCES ITS NEW MULTI-FUNCTION HANDHELD – IPT1000

MONTREAL, 12 September 2011: Developers of ePassport technology, IRIS Corporation Berhad is set to debut its latest Intel® ATOM™ based intelligent portable terminal for reading travel and other identification documents; the powerful IPT1000...

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10 September 2011

IRIS INTRODUCES MODERN FERTIGATION FARM

TANJUNG TUALANG, 10 September 2011: IRIS Corporation Berhad (IRIS) hosts a Hari Raya cum Hari Malaysia Open House to introduce its Sustainable Agro Community Project named Rimbunan Kaseh to over 1000 residents of Tanjung Tualang, a small town in the major tin-mining Kinta district of Perak...

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31 July 2011

IRIS’ CSR PROGRAM BENEFITS RUMAH AMAL ANAK YATIM YPIN

KUALA LUMPUR, 30 July 2011: IRIS Corporation Berhad (IRIS) through its Sports and Recreational Club saw over 40 staff carve out time to spend a memorable day with orphans at Rumah Amal Anak Yatim YPIN in Kg. Sg. Manggis, Banting as part of the company’s CSR commitment to uplift the underprivileged...

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