Economy

Mujahid says SPV is best option for Tabung Haji

According to minister, we managed to plug all the holes caused by the previous govt
Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS  LEMBAGA Tabung Haji (TH) ...

Low inflation in South-East Asia puts analysts on rate-cut watch

By BLOOMBERG
JAKARTA • Low inflation sweeping across South-East Asia is here to stay, raising the odds that some of the region’s biggest economies may ...

Malaysia and EU inch closer to full-blown trade war

The EU’s delegated act against the use of palm oil in biofuels is riddled with politics of protectionism and discrimination
By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / ...

Halal exports to reach RM45b this year

On emerging halal markets, demand from India alone increased by 11% last year, surpassing growths of exports to other countries
By ...

Moon: Malaysia’s halal sector intrigues S. Korea

By SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
South Korea seeks to deepen bilateral ties with Malaysia in the halal sector, to cater to the rising ...

Beijing calls for US, European firms to join Belt and Road

By BLOOMBERG
ZHENGZHOU • China pledged greater cooperation with American and European companies on Belt and Road ventures, in its latest bid to counter ...

China’s economic slump hits employment

On the upside, fixed-asset investment accelerates and property investment jumps
By BLOOMBERG BEIJING • China’s economic slowdown deepened in ...

More manufacturing projects okayed in 2018

By LYDIA NATHAN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
The total approved investments in the country for 2018 increased to RM201.7 billion from RM200.6 billion in ...

RAM Ratings 
sees stable outlook for insurance

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By TMR
RAM Rating Services Bhd (RAM Ratings) maintains a stable outlook for the insurance industry amid regulatory reforms ...

Agrobank projects conservative financing growth for 2019

It is forecast to channel up to RM290m to micro-enterprises, according to CEO
By AFIQ AZIZ / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS Agrobank — formerly known as Bank ...

Smart cities hold the key to sustainable development in rapid urbanisation

In Asean countries, 90m more persons are expected to move to cities by 2030
By ARMIDA SALSIAH / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL Asia and the Pacific’s ...

Hong Kong peg defence at RM2.8b

By BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • Hong Kong’s de facto central bank intervened to defend the local currency’s peg against the dollar for the second time in ...