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Fitch Forecasts MCO 2.0 Will Be Extended, More Stimulus Announced

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin announced a stimulus package worth RM15bn, or 1.1% of GDP. The package, dubbed the Permai Stimulus Package, includes the measures...

MCO 2.0 Costs The Country RM600 Million Daily

Its a bitter pill but one that is necessary, the Movement Control Order 2.0 which has been initiated by the government for the second...

MIDA to cater to business community with new one stop center website

Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) has launched a website as a one stop center to facilitate local and companies in their investment journey. The new...

MAFI to emphasise on food supply chain and incentives for farmers and fishermen using Budget 2021 allocation

Ronald Kiandee, the Minister of Agriculture and Food Industries (MAFI) has announced MAFI's plans with its Budget 2021 allocation at the Majlis Amanat YBM...

MAFI launches KARMA 2021-2025 to ensure continuity of the National Anti-Corruption Plan

In line with efforts to realise the Government's aspiration towards a corruption-free country, Ronald Kiandee, the Minister of Agriculture and Food Industries (MAFI) launched...

Local Businesses Can Benefit From China’s 14th Five Year Plan

The thing about China is that it learns from past missteps and listens to grouses from the international markets, while the Government does not...

Palm oil set to be main drive for 2021

Indonesia, Pakistan, and India must be ready to face the era after the vaccine roll-out because Covid-19 is here to stay. Togar Sitanggang, Vice-Chairman of...

Malaysia’s Recovery Could Mimic China

Fitch Solutions is forecasting Malaysia's current account to post a surplus amounting to 3.0% of GDP in 2021 and while revising 2020 estimate...

MPOC: Crude Palm Oil Export Projected Increase By 12% In 2021

Palm oil plantation operators have been enjoying a stellar 2020 especially in the third quarter with the rise in CPO price coupled with solid...

KL- Singapore High Speed Rail Project Cancelled

December 31 2020 was the deadline given for the agreement to be sealed for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail project, however both Malaysian...

Exports to US and China continues to register steady rise

According to the Ministry of International Trade and Industry Malaysia, trade with China in Nov 2020 rose by 3.2 percent y-o-y to RM30.06 billion,...

MATRADE New CEO Gets Ball Rolling With 334 Export Programs For 2021

Newly minted CEO at Matrade, Mohd Mustafa Abdul Aziz is not waiting much time in giving local companies a head start in 2021, with...

EXIM Bank continues to be preferred trade financier for global businesses

Despite the challenging Covid-19 situation and decline in oil prices, Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Berhad (EXIM Bank) continues to be the preferred trade financier and advisor...

Intellectual Property Monopolies Block Vaccine Access

Just before the World Health Assembly (WHA), an 18 May open letter by world leaders and experts urged governments to ensure that all COVID-19 vaccines, treatments...

UK And EU Reach Trade Deal

A negotiation that took 2 years over 2 Prime Ministers and just with 7 days before the Brexit transition period ends on Dec. 31,...

Virtually Held SIBS 2020 Attracts RM1Billion In Business Matchings

Due to Covid-19 the robust Selangor International Business Summit or SIBS which is held every year showcasing the best of what Selangor has to...

Local Franchise Holder Expanding TGIF And Teh Tarik Place Into Beijing

Local franchise holder for TGI Fridays, TechnaX which owns and operates the popular American F&B chain under its Craveat International subsidiary has announced plans...

Sarawak Less Reliant On Timber, New Income Sources Available

For the longest of time, Sarawak was known to be reliant on timber for its major source of income, but that changed as the...

NanoMalaysia And Bonric Develop New Game Changing Latex Gloves

With the gloves theme having such an enormous exposure this year, its only apt that Malaysia a leading producer of rubber gloves for world...

Malaysia’s E&E Sector Urged To Collaborate With China’s High Tech Companies

China's rise in high technology development is astounding, many large corporations have expanded their footprint across the world offering services like AI, cloud computing...