Economy

Selangor adds RM272.5m in 2nd stimulus package

by ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN/ pic by RAZAK GHAZALI
SELANGOR announced a stimulus package worth RM272.5 million yesterday, its second in less than two weeks, to ...

Dr M: Economy will recover after Covid-19 ends, but it will take time

by BERNAMA/ pic by HUSSEIN SHAHARUDDIN
FORMER Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (picture) said Malaysia’s economy will recover after the Covid-19 ...

Malaysia will not see significant rise of household bad loans

High household debt is not expected to rise further as worries over the future would prevent big-ticket purchases by NUR HANANI AZMAN/ pic by TMR FILE
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Sabah’s estate lockdown impacts 18 listed planters

By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH
TEMPORARY closure of oil palm plantations in six districts in Sabah, following the rapid spread of Covid-19 among the state’s ...

MPOB questions synthetic palm oil production

by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH/ pic by TMR FILE
THE Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) criticises the benefit of the newly developed synthetic palm oil as an ...
Plane/ graphic by MZUKRI

Retrenchment in tourism, aviation sectors and SMEs on the cards

by ASILA JALIL/ graphic by MZUKRI
RETRENCHMENT in the tourism and aviation sectors, as well as small and medium enterprises (SMEs), is inevitable as ...

Govt urged to keep borders open for food supply

There appears to be bottlenecks in the food supply chains when transporting food, says expert
by FARA AISYAH/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL REGIONAL players ...

Malaysia to slump into recession this year before recovering in 2021

World Bank’s baseline scenario is an anticipated recovery in 4Q20, whereby economy will bounce back in 2021 with a 6.4% growth
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Market/ graphic by MZUKRI

RM250b stimulus is supportive of market

The stimulus packages will effectively put more money back into the pockets of consumers, improving their cashflow, says researcher
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Analysts see more pressure on crude oil price

The war for market share between Saudi Arabia and Russia sees the Brent crude oil contract price fall the lowest in more than 17 years
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Gainers and losers of the coronavirus pandemic

The MCO is a blessing in disguise for some home-cooked meal entrepreneurs as demand continues to increase daily
by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH/ pic by TMR FILE ...

Register with IRB for Prihatin Nasional aid

All eligible and qualified recipients will receive their financial assistance in 2 phases
by AFIQ AZIZ/ pic by TMR FILE QUALIFIED and eligible ...