Economy

MoF distributes RM50m for tahfiz schools’ maintenance

By SHAHEERA AZNAM  SHAH / Pic By TMR File
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has distributed RM50 million for the refurbishment and maintenance of ...

Former Felda director, Kota Tinggi MP charged for corruption

By BERNAMA
A FORMER member of Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) board of directors (BoDs), was charged in the Sessions Court yesterday on 14 ...

Goldman steadfast to counter 1MDB-related charges

The investment bank will contest all the charges, while extending full cooperation to local authorities in the probe
By NUR ...

They stole him from me — Dr Siti Hasmah

Without hiding her feelings, she says she never liked politics. It is one area she will never even put a toe into
By P PREM KUMAR, ALIFAH ...

Phase 2 of Pan Borneo Highway to raise govt’s debt burden, says academician

The federal govt will likely have to raise money from borrowings to finance the project and this will have a direct implication on ...

Small-business optimism in the US hits 2-year low

By BLOOMBERG
WASHINGTON • Sentiment among US small businesses slumped in January to the lowest level since Donald Trump became president, as the ...

World economy gets inflation checkup from US, China data

Central banks likely to view the data as a reason to keep monetary policy looser than perhaps they envisaged at the end of last ...

Share key data to benchmark against global trends

By SHAZNI ONG / Pic By TMR
Local companies should share business data with agencies like the World Bank as the absence of such figures has created an ...

Malaysia’s 4Q GDP picks up on spending, exports

By REUTERS / Pic By TMR
Malaysia’s economy probably grew faster in the fourth quarter (4Q) with exports and private consumption helping to snap four ...

Time to look inward for economic growth

Economic experts feel that GLC reforms can lead to more private sector entrepreneurship when the govt reduces its footprint
By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / Pic ...

Krugman sees possible US recession with little Fed wiggle room

By BLOOMBERG
DUBAI • Nobel laureate Paul Krugman said the US economy may be heading into a recession at a time when the US Federal Reserve (Fed) ...

Manufacturing sales up 7.7% to RM824.8b last year

By NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
The sales value of the manufacturing sector increased 7.7% to RM824.8 billion in 2018 than RM765.8 ...