Economy

Malaysia to create 2 aerospace institutions in next decade

The move to establish these highly specialised learning institutions is part of MAIB 2030
by AFIQ AZIZ/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL MALAYSIA will build ...

Dr M: Country’s finances must be spent wisely

The country has a debt of RM1t, and if not paid, it will go bankrupt, says PM
by BERNAMA/ pic by BERNAMA THE country’s finances must be spent wisely by ...

Can India and China save Malaysia’s palm oil sector?

Global exports of palm oil rose to 12.6m tonnes during the January-August 2019 period
by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL INDIA and China ...

Bleak 2H19 for palm oil sector as stockpiles set to rise

Weaker export demand and the high production season provide resistance to the recovery of CPO prices
by NG MIN SHEN/ pic by TMR FILE PHOTO THE outlook ...

Second Samurai bond to restart mega projects

The revival of mega projects such as the ECRL and LRT3 earlier this year would require funds to be raised
by ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL ...

RCEP talks to proceed without ISDS

The negotiations of the world’s largest trade pact is targeted to be concluded by the year-end with about 80% of the content completed
By RAHIMI YUNUS ...

World Bank: Malaysia needs to build fiscal buffer to shield from shocks

With various trade tensions and Brexit, it is necessary for the govt to make sure there is enough fiscal space to address uncertainties
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Govt’s new pension scheme can follow EPF model, says expert

The new scheme under revision may not necessarily pay half of the last drawn salary
By RAHIMI YUNUS / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL THE government’s pension ...

Toll-free road ‘impossible’ as Cabinet decides on takeover

Instead of toll rates, the govt moots to implement a congestion charge during peak hours
By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL THE exorbitant ...

Malaysia and Turkey target RM20b in annual trade by 2025

Leaders of both countries have engaged in discussions to boost trade in defence
By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL MALAYSIA and Turkey are ...

BNM likely to keep OPR unchanged this week

A rate cut is unlikely as the GDP growth has beaten expectations in 2Q19
By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL BANK Negara Malaysia (BNM) is ...

Selangor govt to invest RM30b to maintain water assets

The wholly owned state firm will be responsible for all water treatments and supplies for Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya
By AFIQ AZIZ / Pic By ...