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Newsdesk: 26 April 2019

Headlines: PM Mahathir expresses Malaysia's support for China's Belt and Road initiative Proton cars assembled in Pakistan to hit the roads in 2020 Deal will see more Chinese investments along ECRL Resorts World Genting to host Batman´s 80th Anniversary Indonesia to launch Sharia Economy Masterplan in May PM Mahathir expresses...

US Commerce Secretary

Wilbur Ross has been confirmed as US Commerce Secretary. The billionaire investor has already been advising President Trump on economic policy and craft new ways to overhaul trade deals such as the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Highlights: Noraini Ahmad first woman to chair PAC Maybank to increase mortgage, SME loans in three years MIDF forecasts Malaysia’s IPI growth of 2.9 per cent for 2019 KL becomes capital of Asian football industry Modi favourite as India's election begins Finance Apps Report Shows Gender Gap is Closing...
Khazanah Nasional Bhd subsidiary, Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (MTDC), is targeting to approve RM170mil in loans to technology-based companies this year. MTDC chief executive officer Datuk Norhalim Yunus (pic) said the financing would be given out through its six funds. These are Commercialisation of Research and Development Fund (RM40mil), Technology...
Highlights: Altantuya's father makes police report for fresh murder probe May CPI rose 1.8 per cent to 121.11 “Inflationary pressure to ease by year-end” Grab sees minimal effect from SST on pricing Experian named by Forbes as one of the most innovative companies in the world for fifth consecutive...

News Scan: 11 April 2018

Malaysia's Industrial Production Index up 3 per cent in February 2018 1,000 media practitioners gather for Hawana 2018 China to open financial markets amidst threats of US trade war Corruption in Singapore remains low Home-grown entrepreneurs honoured for business legacy and community impact Singapore based co-living startup, Hmlet...
ADAMAS School of Weddings has teamed up with the School of Life Long Learning, Open University Malaysia (SoLL-OUM) to offer vocational students, budding entrepreneurs and aspiring wedding planners the opportunity to obtain professional qualifications in weddings and events management. Encik Repin, who is also the Vice President (Business Development) of...
Kredivo, an Indonesia-based buy now, pay later (BNPL) service, announced it has received a second US$100 million debt facility from US-based private credit firm Victory Park Capital, which will be disbursed to its users in Indonesia. It received the same amount of debt from the investor in November last year. The total...
Business Circle (www.businesscircle.com.my), a digital platform for business-minded Malaysians, held its second monthly Entrepreneur’s Series at The Apartment, The Curve on 15th December 2012 attended by 30 artistically-inclined and business-savvy guests. It resulted in a lively debate and networking session for budding and established entrepreneurs, with guests eager to...
LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network with more than 187 million members worldwide, announced it has surpassed one million members in Malaysia. The one million member milestone is significant following the launch of the Bahasa Malaysia language site in 2011. The launch of the Bahasa Malaysia language site has spurred...
Recently, there has been much concern surrounding reports that Malaysia is falling behind its regional neighbours in terms of attracting foreign direct investment (FDI), including supposedly losing out on key strategic investments. Some have even pointed to the June 2020 United Nations Conference on Trade & Development as the origin...
With more than 60 nations reporting cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the World Bank Group is making available an initial package of up to US$12 billion in immediate support to help countries cope with the health and economic impacts of the outbreak and hopefully get the global economy back...

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