MIER expects Bank Negara to cut key rate by year end
KUALA LUMPUR: There will likely be another interest rate cut by Bank Negara Malaysia by the year-end, the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (Mier) said. Mier chairman Tan Sri Datuk Dr Kamal Salih said the move would promote growth momentum ...
NAP 2020 to incorporate new technologies: Mahathir
KUALA LUMPUR: The National Automotive Policy (NAP) 2020 which was launched today will incorporate three new advanced technology elements namely Next Generation Vehicle, Mobility as a Service and Industrial Revolution 4.0. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mah...
In wake of Covid-19 outbreak, food deliveries go up in Kuala Lumpur with riders extra vigilant about hygiene
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 20 — In many cities in South-east Asia, food and grocery deliveries have gone up since the Covid-19 outbreak. Kuala Lumpur is no different. While the city’s eateries are not quite as deserted as those in neighb...
2020: KPLB to focus on socio-economic and human capital developments
PUTRAJAYA: Getting rid of the stigma linking poverty with the rural areas is among the efforts and challenges which the Rural Development Ministry (KPLB) wants to tackle this year. As such, 2020 is the implementation year for the ministry i...
Malaysian states adopt ‘e-wallets’ to encourage online payments
A second state in Malaysia has launched its own digital wallet – or ‘e-wallet’ – as it looks to drive greater take-up of online payments. The state of Sabah, home to more than 3.5 million people, has launched ‘Sabah P...