PETALING JAYA (Feb 19): The government is advising and encouraging industry players whose businesses are affected by the COVID-19 outbreak to retain and retrain their employees to prepare for a rebound.
PETALING JAYA (Jan 23): The foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow momentum is expected to continue despite the cut in the overnight policy rate (OPR) as investor confidence in Malaysia’s economy remains strong, says Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ir Amiruddin Hamzah (pictured).
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 25): The government is currently looking into various avenues in Islamic finance -- including waqf and zakat -- which can be used to make houses more affordable, especially for the poor.
KAJANG (Sept 23): Putrajaya is mulling a homeownership scheme for those who have problems securing a home loan in the upcoming Budget 2020, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Wira Amiruddin Hamzah.
KAJANG (Sept 23): Close to 40% of the overhang residential properties recorded in the country are made up high-rise units priced below RM400,000, according to latest data released by the National Property Information Centre (Napic) today.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): Malaysian banks' loan approval rate increased 13% in May this year from a month earlier after Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) cut the overnight policy rate (OPR) by 25 basis points to 3% from 3.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 20): Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah has been reported as saying that implementation of the Sales and Services Tax (SST) has not reduced the prices of goods.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 12): The government expects to disclose the mechanism on the implementation of a targeted petroleum subsidy system by early next year, Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah said today.