Top Glove urges govt to lift freeze on foreign workers
KUALA LUMPUR: The Covid-19 pandemic is still raging outside Malaysia’s borders, which caused an increased demand for rubber gloves - something the world’s largest glove company is only too happy to meet, except that they are currently sho...
Covid-19: Continuous cleaning, disinfection will restore public confidence in Malaysia, says FT minister
KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — Continuous cleaning and disinfection at business premises will restore public confidence, thus encouraging people to spend which will help revive the economy, Federal Territories Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa said. &ld...
StanChart, Public Bank, Hong Leong Bank reduce base rates
KUCHING: Standard Chartered Malaysia and Standard Chartered Saadiq are bringing down their base rate to 2.27 per cent and base lending/financing rate to 5.45 per cent following the latest reduction of the overnight policy rate (OPR). In a statemen...
Many measures being taken to revive the agriculture sector
The state of global food security hinges on the highly vulnerable nature of the food supply chain ecosystem. At the heart of this system are the farmers and fishermen who are at the mercy of unpredictable weather and layers of middlemen. When Prim...
Ministry, BNM to announce PTF mechanism in mid July
KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (Motac) and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will announce by the middle of this month the mechanism under Penjana (National Economic Recovery Plan) Tourism Financing (PTF) worth RM1 billion. Motac...