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Najib: ‘Thank you Pakatan for destroying the country’s economy’

PUCHONG: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today ‘congratulated’ the former Pakatan Harapan government for putting the nation’s economy in turmoil. In a Facebook post today, Najib said that he had warned the Pakatan government in the past

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Outlook 2020: Battle for change with Shared Prosperity Vision

The Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (SPV 2030) emphasises the need for Malaysia to adopt new digital technology and skills to improve its overall competitiveness as a country which includes the government, large enterprises, SME’s and including its workforce to pave

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Dr M: Malaysia’s economy to grow 4.5% this year

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s economy is expected to expand by 4.5% this year, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said today, down from the government’s initial estimate of 4.8%. Mahathir cited “challenging times” for the downwards revision to the government’s forecast, which was

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Dewan Rakyat passes Budget 2020

KUALA LUMPU: The Supply Bill (Budget) 2020 has been passed in Dewan Rakyat after receiving majority support from MPs through a voice vote. Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof announced the decision at about 6.40 pm yesterday.

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Budget 2020: More is needed to aid Data Centre to promote digitalisation

AIMS Data Centre (“AIMS”) believes the government should continue looking into providing incentives and exemptions for local players in the online and digital sectors in order to create a more competitive and conducive business environment. While Budget 2020 has indicated

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AirAsia: Budget 2020 a boon to airline industry

NILAI: Budget 2020 is a boon for the airline industry revenue growth as it also focuses on the development of the tourism industry. AirAsia Group Bhd group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said the target of 30 million

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Low cost carriers and poverty among focus of Dewan Rakyat today

KUALA LUMPUR: The government’s move to encourage low cost carriers either locally or internationally so that more Malaysians can enjoy cheaper air fares, is expected to steal the show at the Dewan Rakyat today. According to the Dewan Rakyat order

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Dr M: Budget 2020 does not neglect Kelantan, Terengganu

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad hurled brickbats on Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob for claiming that Budget 2020 had sidelined Terengganu and Kelantan. He, in turn, turned the tables on the Barisan Nasional leader, claiming

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Amirudin: Selangor to study price threshold for foreigners

SHAH ALAM: The Selangor state government is reviewing the price threshold for home ownership among foreign buyers to address the problem of unsold luxury homes in the state. Menteri besar Amirudin Shari said the matter was currently being discussed by

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Budget 2020: Mitra will focus on education, training for Indians

KUALA LUMPUR: Education and training would continue to be a major segment of the Malaysian Indian Transformation Unit (Mitra) expenditure through the RM100 million allocation announced in the Budget 2020 last Friday. Mitra director general M Mahalingam said the body,

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