Economy

SE Asia economies should raise technological adoption amid pandemic

by ASILA JALIL / pic credit: adb.org
ECONOMIES in South-East Asia should leverage the accelerating adoption of technology amid the Covid-19 pandemic to ...

CPI contracts for 6th consecutive month led by poor fuel price

by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / pic by BLOOMBERG
MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd (MIDF Research) expects deflationary pressure to inflation to persist as oil ...

Prihatin approves wage subsidies totalling RM11.9b

A total of 3,964 SME applications with a loan value of RM899.5m are approved under the Penjana SME Financing scheme
by S BIRRUNTHA / pic by BERNAMA A ...

Foreign buying of govt securities continues for 5th month

As of year-to-date in September, total net foreign inflow into MGS/GII stood at RM4.2b
by NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / graphic by MZUKRI MOHAMAD FOREIGN ...
Putrajaya

Budget 2021: Govt has room to borrow and spend

With sovereign bond yields at record lows, the govt is proposed to borrow its way out of the Covid-19 crisis
by AFIQ AZIZ / pic credit: pmo.gov.my THE ...

Adopting industry 4.0 will bring businesses to greater heights

by BERNAMA / pic by BERNAMA
THE global manufacturing landscape has been in a state of flux in recent years due to existing geopolitical tension, and ...

Consumers continue to lack confidence over economic well-being – MIER

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MALAYSIAN Institute of Economic Research’s (MIER) latest Consumer Sentiments Index (CSI) indicates a continuing lack ...

CPI declines 1.4% Y-O-Y in September 2020 – DOSM

by BERNAMA / pic by ARIF KARTONO
MALAYSIA’S Consumer Price Index (CPI) declined 1.4 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) to 120.1 in September 2020 against ...

Produce more SMEs in halal industry, facilitate halal certification – HDC

by BERNAMA / pic by BERNAMA
THE upcoming Budget 2021 should emphasise on efforts to produce more small and medium enterprises (SMEs) involved in the ...
MITI Minister Dato Sri Mustapa Mohamed / TMR

Statistics Act 1965 to be amended

Efficiency and effectiveness will be improved on par with the best statistical agencies around the world, says minister
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Malaysia’s creative industry contribution to GDP remains low

The industry contributes approximately 2% towards the GDP and employs around 1m people
by S BIRRUNTHA / pic by BERNAMA MALAYSIA’S creative industry ...
Cagamas / MZUKRI

Cagamas announces combined issuances of short-term papers worth RM600m

by BERNAMA / graphic by MZUKRI MOHAMAD
NATIONAL mortgage corporation, Cagamas Bhd, has announced the combined issuances of its RM600 million short-term ...