SME Association of Malaysia

Digitalising MSMEs amid seismic disruption

by NIK ANIRA TWO years on since the Covid-19 pandemic, Malaysian micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), which made up…

3 weeks ago

Online competitiveness among SMEs delayed by digital gap, cost

Although the govt and private sector are committed to aiding SMEs' digitalisation, a more integrated policy framework would make their…

2 months ago

Mixed views on minimum wage implementation

Its implementation might be at the wrong time as businesses are still recovering by NURUL SUHAIDI / pic by TMR FILE…

9 months ago

Biz, healthcare sectors say yes to border reopening

What is needed right now is to lower costs of Covid testing, says SME Association by NUR HANANI AZMAN / pic…

12 months ago

Proposed amendments to Act 342: More harm than good?

Proposed amendments may create deep-seated resentment, in light of perceived double standards by NUR HANANI AZMAN / pic by TMR FILE…

1 year ago

Malaysia accumulating billion of losses on labour shortage

by NUR HANANI AZMAN / pic by TMR FILE LABOUR-intensive industries are urging the government to resolve labour woes quickly across…

1 year ago

PIKOM partners with GreenPro and SEATech to search for potential unicorns

by AZALEA AZUAR / pic credit: ANNUAL REPORT THE National Tech Association of Malaysia (PIKOM) will be working together with GreenPro…

1 year ago

Omicron reignites fear, but ‘No’ to mass lockdown

Impact will be on import and export activities because once there is a lockdown, transport charges will go up due…

1 year ago

Borders reopening possible despite increasing cases, say experts

The country has proper, adequate SOPs and related measures to curb the transmission by ANIS HAZIM / pic by TMR FILE…

1 year ago

Businesses well-prepared to face another Covid-19 spike

No businesses want to face that again, but if there is no choice, they hope the govt can take a…

1 year ago

Proposed tax voluntary disclosure programme has its positives, says EY

by LYDIA NATHAN / pic by TMR FILE BUSINESSES may be particularly interested in the proposal to implement a Special Voluntary…

1 year ago

SME Association opposes GST comeback

Its implementation will disrupt operations and affect recovery, while another 200,000 SMEs are expected to temporarily or completely shut by…

1 year ago

Businesses expect dwindling consumer confidence

Govt urged to help lower cost of self-test kits as all staff present at work premises must take RTK antigen…

1 year ago