Who We Are

myNEWS is a convenience retail chain store located in Malaysia. Since the company’s inception in December 1996, myNEWS has evolved from a single newsstand of 200 sqft to the largest homegrown retail convenience store chain in Malaysia.

Founded by Dang Tai Luk, its first flagship store opened on 25 December 1996. As of June 2020, myNEWS has more than 530 outlets, with the majority of them located in the urban areas of Peninsular Malaysia. It is currently serving over 6 million customers monthly and has more than 2000 employees.


MYNEWS HOLDINGS BERHAD is the holding company of the group. In addition to operating its proprietary brand myNEWS, the group also operates WHSmith stores in Malaysia, as a joint-venture partner with WHSmith Travel which is one of the UK’s leading retailers. It partners with Japanese fresh food producer Gourmet Kineya to produce ready-to-eat meals for its convenience stores. At the same time the group is partnering with Ryoyupan Baking Co. of Japan in producing bakery products to serve its customers. Both the ready-to-eat meals and bakery products factories are located at the state-of-the-art food processing centre in Kota Damansara.


Our History

  • Opened Our First Store

    1st outlet - MAGBIT

  • myNEWS.com

    1st contemporary press and convenience retail outlet - myNEWS.com

  • Opened 10th outlet

  • Opened 100th outlet

  • Awarded SME Most Promising Brand

    “The Most Promising Brand” and “Best Brands in Retail - Press Retailer” by The Brand Laureate SMEs Best Brands Award

  • Award

    CEO, Dang Tai Luk was recognised with the Silver Award, Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 by The Star Outstanding Business Awards

  • Launched WHSmith Malaysia

    Equal joint venture with WH Smith Travel Limited to set up and operate “WH Smith” outlets within Malaysian international airports

    Opened 150th outlet

  • SME 100 Awards

    Received the SME 100 Awards - Malaysia’s Fast Moving Companies for 5 consecutive years (2009-2013)

    WH Smith Malaysia awarded with the Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Brand Concept at KLIA2

  • Opened 200th outlet

    Awarded Top 10 Ranking in the SME100 Malaysia’s Fast Moving Companies Awards

  • Award

    Received the Retail Excellence Award under Sin Chew Business Excellence Awards 2015

  • Opened 300th outlet

    Listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia

    Licensed 2 stores in Myanmar

    Registered as Franchisor of myNEWS.com brand

  • Collaboration with Gourmet Kineya Co. Ltd and Ryoyu Baking Co. Ltd to produce Ready-To-Eat food

    Acquired new corporate office at Kota Damansara

    Received the Investor Relations Award 2017 for Best IR for an IPO in 2016 from the Malaysian Investor Relations Association

  • Launched myNEWS Loyalty Programme nationwide.

    myNEWS Headquarters relocated to Kota Damansara on 18th May 2018.

  • Official Launch of myNEWS Food Production Centre (FPC)

    Accolades from

    The Star Outstanding Business Awards (SOBA) – Zenith Achiever

    Focus Malaysia (Judged by KPMG from close to 800 plc under 1 billion cap)

    1. Best Enterprise Value Growth Award

    2. Best Transparency

    EY Master Entrepreneur Of The Year (Master Category)

    E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 - Dang Tai Luk

  • myNEWS Ryoyupan & myNEWS Kineya granted ITA by MIDA

    Grab Food – Rising Star of 2019 Award Winner

    SME100 Affin Bank Group ICON Award