Economy

Toll highways’ acquisition to save RM180m annually for users: MOF

by NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK/ pic by TMR
Highway users are expected to save as much as RM180 million annually from the  acquisition of four highway ...

South Korea, Saudi sign $8 bln economic co-operation pact

by AFP/ pic by AFP
South Korea and Saudi Arabia signed an $8.3 billion economic co-operation pact Wednesday during Crown Prince Mohammed bin ...

In Southeast Asia, trade war is curbing imports as well

by BLOOMBERG / pic by BLOOMBERG
A slump in Southeast Asian exports amid a worsening U.S.-China trade war is having a knock-on effect on imports. Given ...

Trade and horsetrade: Top five hot-button G20 issues

by AFP / graphic by MZUKRI
Global trade, geopolitical hotspots around the world and even horse-trading over top EU jobs, G20 leaders have a lot of ...

RAM Ratings: Inflation to stay benign in May ahead of expected uptick in June

by BERNAMA / pic by AFP
RAM Ratings expects the inflation rate to remain weak at 0.3 per cent in May, only a tad higher than the 0.2 per cent of April. ...

Full-blown US-China trade war will slow Malaysia’s export

by BERNAMA / pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
A full-blown trade war between the United States and China will impact Malaysia’s economy, slowing down the ...

ASEAN centrality deserves greater commitment – PM

by BERNAMA / pic by BERNAMA
The much-debated concept of ASEAN centrality deserves greater commitment as the region holds the promise of both high ...

Manufacturing, service sector to see modest growth this year: Leiking

by DASHVEENJIT KAUR / pic by TMR File
The Malaysian manufacturing and services sectors are expected to experience a moderate growth this year, as ...

Govt do not intend to impose inheritance tax in Budget 2020

By BERNAMA / Pic By TMR PIC
The government has no intention of imposing new taxes in the upcoming 2020 Budget especially in regards to the inheritance ...

Trade diversion may not necessarily result in real development of economies: IMF chief

by NG MIN SHEN/  pic by RAZAK GHAZALI   Trade diversion may not necessarily translate into the longer term real development of economies, the ...

Dr Mahathir suggests ASEAN countries introduce taxes on online businesses

BANGKOK – Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad today proposed that ASEAN member nations introduce taxes on online businesses to increase their ...

Malaysia’s GDP can grow above 5 per cent this year – Tun M

Malaysia can achieve Gross Domestic Product growth of above five per cent this year despite the current projection of between 4.8 to 4.9 per cent, ...