Economy

Rate hikes in store for SE Asia’s 2 big economies

By BLOOMBERG
JAKARTA • The outlook for interest rates in South-East Asia’s two biggest economies is upward even after mixed inflation data yesterday. ...

Medical tourism expected to reach RM2.8b in revenue by 2020

Malaysia also offers pregenetic screening which is an advantage compared to other countries
By LYDIA NATHAN / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS THE ...

Australia, Indonesia seal talks on FTA

JAKARTA • Indonesia and Australia announced the conclusion to talks on a free trade agreement (FTA) as the Pacific neighbours attempt to boost economic ...

CPO price to reach RM2,500 by year-end

by FARA AISYAH / pic by ISMAIL CHE RUS
CRUDE palm oil (CPO) price is expected to reach RM2,500 per tonne by the end of the year as demand for ...

Malaysia returns to SST

By RAHIMI YUNUS / Pic By BERNAMA
Malaysia has reintroduced the Sales and Services Tax (SST) effective Sept 1, 2018, just three years after the Goods ...

AIAC, a hallmark of Malaysia’s ADR identity

Driving the nation’s economic growth through investor-friendly holistic dispute management solutions
This year, Malaysia celebrates its 61st year of ...

Impressive economic evolution from agriculture, to exports, to global industry player

By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By BERNAMA
In its early years of independence, Malaysia was primarily known as a centre for trade, owing to its ideal location ...

Rise in economic crimes including graft

By KEVIN WONG / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
Economic crimes in Malaysia have been on the rise over the last two years, jumping to 41% this year compared to ...

MBM profit doubles

By TMR
MBM Resources Bhd’s net profit more than doubled to RM34.55 million for its second quarter ended June 30, 2018 (2Q18), from RM16.15 million in ...

Data on Bumi equity ownership needed to assess NEP

By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Pic By TMR
Any plan to continue or discontinue the New Economic Policy (NEP) must be based on data that represents the successes ...

Lodin keeps mum on position at LTAT, Boustead

It is speculated that the CEP has recommended KWAP CIO’s Nik Amlizan to move to LTAT
By RAHIMI YUNUS / Pic By MUHD AMIN ...

SST not an issue for Sarawak tourism

Minister believes people would still travel irrespective of the tax regime
By DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL The Sales and ...