Economy

Job losses surpass 67,000 as at end-July

Workers in Selangor accounted for about 30% of the unemployment figure with 19,914 cases
pic by RAZAK GHAZALI THE number of people filing for ...

Covid-19 accelerated the business digitalisation process

Before Covid-19, there were questions among the SMEs on whether or not digitalisation is needed
by NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK/ pic by TMR FILE DIGITALISATION ...

PTPK loan deferment extended three months from Oct 1

by BERNAMA/ pic by RAZAK GHAZALI
THE deferment of the Skills Development and Fund Corporation (PTPK) loan repayment for school leavers and employees ...

ECRL complements existing railway network

by BERNAMA/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
THE resumption of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will complement the existing railway network system in ...

Construction sector still cautious

by NUR HANANI AZMAN/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
THE future is still somewhat uncertain for construction companies as the federal administration is likely ...

Malaysia’s rubber exports up 14.2% in June on glove demand

by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
MALAYSIA’S natural rubber exports rose 14.2% to 38,587 tonnes in June 2020 from 33,780 tonnes in the ...

Penjana DKD to expand MDEC’s digital content programmes

Through the expansion, MDEC aims to support 50 digital content projects
by DASHVEENJIT KAUR/ pic by BERNAMA THE Penjana Digital Content Fund (Penjana ...

Volume index of wholesale and retail trade records largest decline in 12 years

The volume index of retail trade recorded 21.2% contraction against last year
by NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL THE country’s volume ...

RM35m Penjana allocation reinforces digital creative content industry – MDEC

by BERNAMA/ pic by TMR FILE
THE Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) expects the RM35 million allocation channelled by the government to the ...

Govt ready to assist SMEs in resuming business activities

by BERNAMA/ pic by BERNAMA
THE government is ready to assist small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), including micro entrepreneurs in restarting ...
Miskin / pic razak ghazali

Covid-19 pushes more Malaysians into poverty

Revised poverty line income means a shock income loss of just RM700 will lead to an additional 800,000 households becoming ‘poor’
by NUR HANANI AZMAN/ ...

Food traceability — know what you eat

The dramatic increase in global trading and the complexity of supply chains have caused several issues concerning the authentication of food
by LYDIA ...