Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Despite being a partner in a law firm just outside Kuala Lumpur, Ms. Puteri Mohamad, and her fiance, can only watch as apartments in the area where she lives spiral above 500,000 ringgit (US$153,334).
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Malaysia's economy grew a better-than-expected 6.4 percent in the second quarter on the back of stronger exports and robust domestic demand, the central bank said Friday.
Monday, August 4, 2014
The Malaysia-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) is a mega project that not only symbolizes the warming of ties between Malaysia and Singapore, but also the increased economic links between the two countries.
Shops at a Johor mall popular with Singaporeans experienced a significant dip in business Saturday, a day after tolls went up on the Malaysian side of the Causeway.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Hot money is flowing back into Asian economies driven by investors' appetite for risky assets and higher returns, as tension in the Ukraine subsides while the prospects of a slowdown in China raise hope for fresh stimulus.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Malaysia announced Monday it would allow foreign automakers to build smaller passenger cars in the country, a liberalizing move aimed at repositioning the country as a leader in energy-efficient vehicles.
Monday, November 25, 2013
It's probably the one dividend rate most Malaysians will scrutinize. The rate will be dissected, debated and then the verdict from the people will be whether it's satisfactory or poor. That single dividend is what the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) announces yearly. Last year's 6.15% was the highest in a decade, but the challenge that the EPF faces is how to keep that going.1 Comment
Monday, September 16, 2013
The processing fee for checks from 15 sen to 50 sen — a 230-percent increase — is a “penalty adding to the unnecessary cost of doing business,” said the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM).
Monday, September 9, 2013
The fall of the Malaysian ringgit to a 15-year low against the Singapore dollar has been a boon for Cynthia Yong. That's because the tax manager works in Singapore and sends SG$900 (US$706) a month to her retired parents in Johor Baru.
Monday, July 22, 2013
Five NGOs have called on Malaysia to exclude medical and tobacco businesses in the ongoing free trade talks under the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).