Economy

Malaysia economy to grow by 4.6% in 2019: World Bank

by NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK / pic by TMR FILE
Malaysian economy is projected to grow by 4/6% this year, although downside risks are elevated given its deep ...

Sugar tax starts today

Excise tax of 40 sen per litre is levied on sweetened beverages with more than 5g of sugar per 100ml
By SHAZNI ONG / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL THE sugar ...

Petrol dealers remain in the dark on fuel subsidy distribution, worry about potential hiccups

We are hoping that KPDNHEP will tell us what mechanism is used for the fuel-subsidy distribution, says PDAM president
By SHAZNI ONG / Pic By HUSSEIN ...

Dr M seeks change in Felda model in agricultural reform

by ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN/ pic by RAZAK GHAZALI
PRIME Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described the current land management scheme under the Federal ...

Government lost RM150 billion due to legacy issues: Lim

 by RAHIMI YUNUS/ by TMR PIC
  Malaysia has lost about RM150 billion due to legacy issues from the previous administration, Finance Minister ...

Five things to know about the selfie economy

by AFP/ pic by AFP
Long dismissed as a symptom of narcissistic youth culture, the not-so-humble selfie has become big business. As hotels vie to become ...

Toll highways’ acquisition to save RM180m annually for users: MOF

by NUR HAZIQAH A MALEK/ pic by TMR
Highway users are expected to save as much as RM180 million annually from the  acquisition of four highway ...

South Korea, Saudi sign $8 bln economic co-operation pact

by AFP/ pic by AFP
South Korea and Saudi Arabia signed an $8.3 billion economic co-operation pact Wednesday during Crown Prince Mohammed bin ...

In Southeast Asia, trade war is curbing imports as well

by BLOOMBERG / pic by BLOOMBERG
A slump in Southeast Asian exports amid a worsening U.S.-China trade war is having a knock-on effect on imports. Given ...

Trade and horsetrade: Top five hot-button G20 issues

by AFP / graphic by MZUKRI
Global trade, geopolitical hotspots around the world and even horse-trading over top EU jobs, G20 leaders have a lot of ...

RAM Ratings: Inflation to stay benign in May ahead of expected uptick in June

by BERNAMA / pic by AFP
RAM Ratings expects the inflation rate to remain weak at 0.3 per cent in May, only a tad higher than the 0.2 per cent of April. ...

Full-blown US-China trade war will slow Malaysia’s export

by BERNAMA / pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
A full-blown trade war between the United States and China will impact Malaysia’s economy, slowing down the ...