Economy

Malaysia’s population hits 32m in 2Q19, rise in age group over 65

By BERNAMA / Pic By BERNAMA
MALAYSIA’S population is estimated to have risen to 32.58 million in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19), compared to 32.38 ...

Malaysia’s GDP up 4.9% in 2Q19

by NG MIN SHEN/ pic by TMR
MALAYSIA’S economy as measured by GDP grew 4.9% in the second-quarter of 2019 (2Q19), supported by higher household ...

China signals retaliation against new US tariffs imminent

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China called planned US tariffs on an additional $300 billion in Chinese goods a violation of accords reached by ...

Malaysia 2Q GDP growth pace seen picking up

By REUTERS / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
MALAYSIA’S economic growth pace rose in the second quarter (2Q), helped by slightly stronger exports and ...

Cash for targeted fuel subsidy

The distribution of cash to eligible recipients is expected to be done soon, once the govt secures the Cabinet’s nod
by AZREEN HANI/ pic by HUSSEIN ...

Ease entry to increase tourists from China

According to official govt figures, 2.9m Chinese tourists visited Malaysia last year
by S BIRRUNTHA/ pic by ARIF KARTONO MALAYSIA can woo up to three ...

US-China trade war runs risk of backfire

China will continue to open its doors ‘wider’ to foreign investors despite the rising protectionism
by DASHVEENJIT KAUR/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL NO ...

Services sector posts RM441.3b revenue in 2Q19

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
THE total revenue of the services sector in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19) is recorded at RM441.3 ...

Bursa Malaysia falls below critical 1,600 level as global markets roil

The plunge in the shares is mainly influenced by declines in finance, industrial products and healthcare-related stocks, says analyst
by NG MIN SHEN/ ...

Lim: National fiberisation plan needs RM21.6b investment

by NG MIN SHEN/ pic by HUSSEIN SHAHARUDDIN
THE National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan (NFCP), to be spearheaded by the Communications and ...

Oil palm planters not MSPO certified due to lack of awareness

by BERNAMA/ pic by TMR FILE
THE lack of awareness about the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) and disappointment over the low price of the ...

Malaysia to focus on economic integration, inclusivity and sustainability at APEC 2020

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MALAYSIA’S focus on three priority areas — regional economic integration, inclusivity and technology, and innovation and ...