Corporate Journey

Our History and Business

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Incorporation of Sasbadi Sdn Bhd and commencement of operations

1985
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Publication of our first textbook – 'Bahasa Malaysia KBSM Tingkatan 1'

1987
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Publication of our first Malay translated publications – 'Make It Work!' and 'Eyewitness Science'.

1997
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Incorporation of Maya Press Sdn Bhd as an imprint for general titles for Sasbadi

2002
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Publication of our first general title, 'Spirit of the Keris', under the imprint of Maya Press

2003
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Moved into our purpose-built head office in Kota Damansara, Selangor Darul Ehsan

2004
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Launched 'Total eDictionary', our first generation electronic dictionary

Secured the rights as sole distributor and exclusive partner of LEGO Education products for Brunei and Malaysia

Organised our first Malaysia Robot Olympiad (now known as National Robotics Competition)

2005
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Organised our first book fair, 'Bazar Baca'. A total of 112 book fairs organised in that year

2009
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Incorporation of Orbit Buku Sdb Bhd

Acquired Malaysian Book Promotions Sdn Bhd

2010
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Incorporation of Sasbadi Online Sdn Bhd and launched the first online teaching product, Penjana Pentaksiran Instan

Appointed as the distributor of National Instruments for a range of applied learning products for schools in Malaysia

2011
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Co-organised the World Robot Olympiad 2012 with the Government of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur

Incorporation of Sasbadi Holdings Berhad

2012
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Signed an MoU with Yayasan Guru Malaysia Berhad for 20,000 UPSR and SPM candidates for 2013 in Perak under i-TR1M (Interaktif Tuisyen Rakyat 1Malaysia)

Sasbadi acquired the rights for National School Curriculum based IP from Pearson Malaysia

2013
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Debuted on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia as a Public Listed Company

Sasbadi Online was appointed as the National Science Challenge ("NSC") preliminary level online system developer and smart partner

Incorporation of MBP Publications Sdn Bhd and Sasbadi Learning Solutions Sdn Bhd

Granting of licence to PT Penerbit Erlangga to use our digital learning system

Acquired IP for teacher education segment from Penerbitan Multimedia Sdn Bhd

2014
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Acquired 70% of Sanjung Unggul Sdn Bhd and its subsidiaries

Celebrated Sasbadi's 30th Anniversary

Incorporation of MindTech Education Sdn Bhd

2015
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Obtained direct sales licence from the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism for MindTech Education

Acquired United Publishing House Sdn Bhd and its subsidiaries

Acquired Distinct Motion Sdn Bhd and its subsidiary which operates the education centre, Little Botz

The BrandLaureate Great Entrepreneur Brand Icon Leadership Award 2016 was awarded to Mr Law King Hui, Group Managing Director of Sasbadi Holdings

The MLM Golden Midas Award 2016 and the Asia Yes Brand Award 2016 were awarded to MindTech Education and i-LEARN Ace (product of MindTech Education) respectively

The High Achievers Award of the Asia Pacific Golden Crown Award 2016-2017 was awarded to Sasbadi Holdings

Signed an MoA with the University of Malaya to collaborate on the research and product development of robotics in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education

2016
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Acquired remaining 30% of Sanjung Unggul Sdn Bhd and its subsidiaries

Launched the Professional Robotics Skills Certificate together with the University of Malaya during the National Robotics Competition 2017

Signed an agreement with Animasia Studio Sdn Bhd for the global rights to produce and market Chuck Chicken printed materials

The Best Under Billion Awards 2017 for the category of Best In Online Presence by Focus Malaysia was awarded to Sasbadi Holdings

Signed an agreement with Marshall Cavendish Education Pte Ltd ("MCE") for the exclusive right to promote, market, advertise, sell and distribute certain MCE-published titles in Malaysia

2017

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