Economy

Local retailers ready to support anti-palm oil product ban in fight against discrimination

We will definitely back the law. It is only natural that we give our support to a crucial local product such as palm oil, says Chua
by ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN ...

Gig economy on the rise as conventional jobs grow routine

It makes way for a less stressful environment due to its flexibility that turns workers into their own bosses
by NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK/ pic by MUHD AMIN ...

Pikom: Publicise current status of DFTZ, MSC

The industry and public need to know the details, says Ganesh
by BERNAMA/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL TRANSPARENCY of programmes implemented by the ...

Govt plans pilot durian plantation at Felda land

BY AFIQ AZIZ/FILE PIC
THE government plans to start a pilot project that allows the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) settlers to plant durian ...

India’s refined oil tax hike to stir CPO demand, says MPOC

The increased duty on refined palm oil would be applicable for 6 months until March 2, 2020
by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL THE raised ...

Malaysia to surpass 30m tourist target for VMY2020

Last year, the tourism sector contributed RM84b to Malaysia’s economy, 2.4% higher than 2017
by AFIQ AZIZ/ pic by ARIF KARTONO THE country is expected ...

P2P — a growing digital marketplace for lenders and borrowers

P2P financing boasts attractive interest rates for both borrowers and lenders via a simplified, transparent and digital platform
By MARK RAO / Pic By ...

Underwhelming 2Q earnings set 2H dismal tone

Lower commodity prices, higher provisions and effect of adopting MFRS 16 resulted in lower bottom lines
By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL ...

Govt to push for more palm oil deals with Japan, says minister

Some Japanese firms have expressed interest in importing MSPO-certified palm oil
by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH/ pic by RAZAK GHAZALI THE government is ...

Cloudy outlook for local banks as NIMs compress and economy slows

The likelihood of a 2nd rate cut is now even higher following a series of surprising rate cuts by several Asian central banks in August
By NG MIN SHEN ...

TNB’s 2Q profit down, but sees progress from turnaround efforts

This augurs well for TNB as we continue to drive transformation efforts ahead of the pending industry reforms to the MESI 2.0, says CEO
By MARK RAO / ...

P2P players move to limit investors’ risk via new product offerings

Malaysia’s P2P market has grown leaps and bounds since its services were first launched 2 years ago
By MARK RAO / Pic By TMR File GROWING investments ...