Saturday, November 17, 2012
Malaysia's economy grew a better-than-expected 5.2 percent in the third quarter as domestic demand continued to compensate for a slowdown in exports, the government said Friday.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Malaysia said Friday that its exports picked up September, rising a stronger-than-expected 2.6 percent year-on-year thanks increased demand from Southeast Asia and the United States.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Malaysian activists lost a court battle Thursday to halt Australian miner Lynas Corp. from firing up a rare earths plant that has sparked health and safety concerns.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
A gold-trading business shut down this month by Malaysian authorities for suspected illegalities may have raised as much as US$3 billion from its clients, a government official said Wednesday.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Malaysian carmaker Proton and Japan's Honda have agreed to explore a cooperative relationship, the companies have said, in troubled Proton's latest attempt at revival through a foreign tie-up.
Monday, October 29, 2012
Kuala Lumpur is the second-best shopping city in Asia Pacific, according to the latest Globe Shopper Index, cementing its position as a shopping paradise.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Malaysia maintained its top rate of personal income tax at 26 percent in 2010, which was the second lowest rate compared with five other countries in Southeast Asia, according to KPMG's annual Individual Income Tax and Social Security Rate survey.
Monday, October 22, 2012
Malaysia's overall level of service sophistication ranked eighth out of 18 countries in the newly introduced Service Development Index (SDI).
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The Malaysian government should look into providing more tax incentives to attract more high value-added technology into the country against the backdrop of fast-rising Asean countries such as Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, experts said yesterday.
Friday, October 5, 2012
Malaysia's biggest pay-TV firm, Astro, has priced its initial public offering at the top of its price range to raise US$1.5 billion, the firm said Thursday, in Southeast Asia's third largest IPO in 2012.