Affin Bank set to ramp up SME and commercial business
Affin Bank Bhd has been working hard to re-engineer its approach to banking with small and medium enterprises (SMEs). At the same time, it has also been making major tweaks to its commercial business. After two years of setting up a division ...
New NGO formed to improve Bumis’ wellbeing
BEAUFORT: A new non-governmental organisation, Pertubuhan Gagasan Ekonomi Bumiputra Sabah (PGEBS) has been formed on a realization that Bumiputeras need a new platform to improve their economic livelihood which is lagging behind, said PGEBS Pres...
Malaysian SMEs to get more private support in Industry 4.0
SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia could get more American private-sector support for a national “Industry 4.0” drive. The US-Asean Business Council and Malaysian Ministry of International Trade and Industry have joi...
Poll shows businesses prefer GST over SST
KUALA LUMPUR: Slightly more than half of the respondents surveyed (54.6%) by the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM) indicated that the goods and services tax (GST) is a more preferred tax system than the current...
Matrade targets up to RM600mil potential sales from INSP
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) expects up to RM600 million in potential sales to be generated from the International Sourcing Programme (INSP) this year from RM602.45 million recorded in 2018. Deputy ...