Economy

Govt seeks to slash red tape, boost paddy farmers’ yields

Govt is looking to help paddy farmers be less reliant on govt subsidies, which are estimated at RM1.8b annually
by ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / pic by RAZAK ...

Russia-China partnership future

The hi-tech alliance has been long in the making, it is rather an acknowledgment of long-time efforts
pic by BERNAMA Two pandas, the new arrivals to ...

CPO price in 1Q drags plantation segment

The palm oil inventory has dipped below 3m due to the govt’s biodiesel programme
by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH DESPITE the stabilising palm oil demand from ...

MoF denies receiving proposals on new airports in Penang

According to the local daily, the 2 new airport proposals will replace the existing PIA
by ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN/BERNAMA PIC THE Ministry of Finance (MoF) ...

Stricter checks at ports for plastic waste

by BERNAMA/ TMR PIC
More stringent checks will be carried out on containers at all ports to ensure no prohibited plastic waste enters the country. ...

Local PPI declines 1.4% YoY in April

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
The Production Price Index (PPI) for local production has dipped year-on-year (YoY) by 1.4% in April ...

Malaysia seeks permission to appeal closed-door process for 1MDB lawsuit

By NG MIN SHEN
Malaysia has filed an application for permission to appeal against the London Commercial Court’s decision to delay a suit ...

US watchlist a recognition of Malaysia’s economic strength

The ‘hit list’ assesses countries with a total trade above RM167b a year
By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Pic By TMR Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng views ...

Inclusion in US currency manipulator list has no impact on economy, says BNM

According to the central bank, the Malaysian economy remains resilient, supported by strong economic fundamentals
By SULHI KHALID / Pic By MUHD AMIN ...

Tourism revenue grows 16.9% to RM21.4b in 1Q19

The medium-haul market saw an increase as travellers from China and India took advantage of the visa-free period expansion date
by AFIQ AZIZ / pic by ...

ICT annual salary growth lowest this decade

Pikom expects the average salaries to inch 3.8% due to slower trade expansion in the last few years
by SULHI KHALID / pic by TMR GRAPHIC Computer and ...

AmBank eyes above-industry loan growth for FY20

The banking group registered a 6% increase in loans and financing in FY19, above the industry average of between 4% and 5%
By NG MIN SHEN / Pic By ...