Economy

Malaysia’s e-payment laws could deter foreign investors

ICTF made it mandatory that all transactions data must be kept in Malaysia
By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By BLOOMBERG Malaysia’s move to implement a ...

Employment in UK rises more than estimated

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • The UK economy continued to create jobs at a healthy pace in the three months through April but wage growth unexpectedly slowed. ...

Cashless payment adoption will boost tourism

By IZZAT RATNA / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
Malaysia plans to boost the country’s digital economy especially in the tourism sector, which is globally ...

EPF’s members contribution rises 10.83% in 1Q18

By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
The Employees Provident Fund’s (EPF) has recorded a 10.83% year-on-year (YoY) increase in members ...

M’sian consumers positive on economic outlook

By KEVIN WONG / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Malaysian consumers are more optimistic with the country’s economic outlook following the zero-rated Goods and ...

Dr M: Growing countries need different trade protections

We are not completely against the TPP, but it needs to be renegotiated, according to the PM
By REUTERS / Pic By AFIF ABD HALIM Growing nations like ...
Tun Dr Mahathir

Dr M calls for TPP review to aid weaker members

By BERNAMA / Pic By AFIF ABD HALIM
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (picture) called for a revision of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to ...

Probe into 1MDB heightens as more arrests expected

Malaysia, Singapore continue to exchange key info related to the billions suspected as having been swindled from 1MDB
By AZREEN ...

MRT3 cancellation may impact city development

Absence of Circle Line will impact TRX, BBCC, Merdeka PNB and KL Metropolis
By IZZAT RATNA / Pic By HUSSEIN SHAHARUDDIN THE Mass Rapid Transit Line 3 ...

Sun Life, Al Rajhi in bancatakaful JV

By FARA AISYAH / Graphic By TMR
SUN Life Malaysia Takaful Bhd and Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia new exclusive 10-year bancatakaful joint venture (JV) targets ...

Customers prefer online auto-finance

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Graphic By TMR
MOST customers who apply for their auto-finance via filling out paperwork are less satisfied compared to those ...

Economic factors favour Malaysia despite temporary absence of BNM head

Analysts don’t see any major shift as other fundamentals are working for Malaysia
By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By TMR File MALAYSIA’S financial and ...