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BNM: Repayment assistance remain available to individuals and SMEs of all income groups and sizes

Central bank, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has issued a statement to reassure borrowers facing financial difficulties due to the pandemic that repayment...

Banking sector support Budget’s initiatives towards B40 segment and micro enterprises

Chief Executive Officer of Maybank and Chairman of The Association of Banks in Malaysia. Abdul Farid Alias applauded the initiative by the...

Budget 2021: Government efforts on home ownership receive applause but experts raise caution

In the recent Budget 2021, Putrajaya has announced stamp duty exemption for first homes up to RM500,000 and has allocated RM1.2 billion...

Industry players laud Putrajaya’s comprehensive Budget 2021

Putrajaya has allocated a total of RM322.5 billion for 2021, registering an additional RM7.8 billion more than the 2020 Budget.

Budget 2021: R&D initiatives receive RM400 million allocation

Putrajaya has allocated RM400 million for the R&D initiatives involving several ministries and agencies. RM20 million has been allocated...

Budget 2021: Putrajaya allocates RM50.4 billion for development of education sector

The government has allocated RM50.4 billion, 15.6 percent of the country’s GDP for the education sector. RM800 million will...

Budget 2021: Healthcare industry receives RM65 billion

The Budget raised the ceiling of the Covid-19 fund by RM20 billion to RM 65 billion. For next year,...

Budget 2021 : Economy and industries expected to see recovery

Malaysia’s economy is expected to expand between 6.5 percent to 7.5 percent along with expected improvement in global trade.

Budget 2021: Wishlist Recap

Budget is set to be tabled at 4pm and before we get to the long-awaited session, BusinessToday recaps the wishlists that have...

MDEC urges SMEs to level up with SME Digital Accelerator programme

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) is calling all small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to level up with the SME Digital Accelerator...

Hong Leong Assurance introduces HLA Stackable for more affordable and accessible insurance

Hong Leong Assurance (HLA) has introduced its HLA Stackable, allowing insurance to be more affordable and accessible. The the latest offering...

RHB Group appoints Frankie Choong to head RHB Bank Lao

RHB Banking Group has appointed Frankie Choong Seang Heng, as Chief Executive Officer of RHB Bank Lao Ltd., effective Nov 1. Frankie...

Fiscal deficit reduction – is there a magic number?

By Jason Loh, Covid-19 has reignited that never-ending debate on the effectiveness of fiscal policy versus monetary policy in...

airasia.com introduces airasia Health, digital platform to offer end-to-end medical services

airasia.com is introducing airasia Health, a first-of-its-kind digital platform in Asean which offers end-to-end medical services.   As a kickstart...

Fancy a cricket?

Ento founder, Kevin Wu speaks to BusinessToday on how the startup came about and what it has grown into After leaving his corporate legal profession,...

MATTA calls for sufficient funding for tourism businesses to digitalise in upcoming Budget 2021

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is urging Putrajaya for sufficient funding for tourism businesses to invest in digitalisation...

MATTA urges for proposed two-tiered wage subsidy system

The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) in agreement with the Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) is urging for a...

#MyAPEC2020 exhibition registers over 6,000 viewers and 300 buyers

The #MyAPEC2020 exhibition has amassed over 6,000 registered viewers on the online platform in just under two months since its commencement as...

Tourplus secures RM4.1 million in investment

Tourplus Technology Sdn Bhd, a Malaysian travel startup that provides an online marketplace for travelers providing personalised itineraries linking travelers to local...

MITI: Exports to China and US remain strong

According to the Ministry of International Trade and Industry, trade with China in September 2020 contributed 19.8 percent to Malaysia’s total trade....

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JAKS completes country’s largest underwritten rights issue For 2020

JAKS Resources Berhad (“JAKS”) has successfully completed its Renounceable Rights Issue of approximately 1.08 billion new ordinary shares in JAKS (“Rights Shares”),...

Alliance Bank Malaysia announces revenue growth of 7.6% to RM896.1 million

Alliance Bank Malaysia Berhad has announced a revenue growth of 7.6 percent year-on-year (“YOY”) to RM896.1 million for the first half of...

MIP and Nextdor Property Communications partner to co-create City Expo Malaysia 2021

The Malaysian Institute of Planners (MIP) and Nextdor Property Communications have entered into a partnership to collaborate and co-organise the inaugural edition...

Government advised to create consultation board for business events to help speed up economic recovery

In regards to the recommendation by Malaysia Tourism Association on the budget allocation, Irmohizam Ibrahim, Executive Director of World Trade Centre Kuala...

UMW Holdings registers net profit of RM101.3 million for 3Q 2020

UMW Holdings Berhad (“Group”) registered profit after tax and minority interests (“PATAMI”) of RM101.3 million in the third quarter ended 30 September...
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