SINGAPORE (Aug 16): Personal debt among young adults in Singapore has been rising during the Covid-19 pandemic, and the situation could worsen once interest rates start to rise, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.
PETALING JAYA (Aug 9): The once bustling Jonker Street in Melaka is is succumbing to the Covid-19 pandemic.
PETALING JAYA (July 15): Businesses in Asia-Pacific (APAC) are less likely to feel the long-term impacts of Covid-19 on their real estate portfolios, with only 14% expecting the pandemic to permanently alter their real estate strategies, according to Knight Frank’s global (Y)OUR SPACE 2021 survey, which features almost 400 international businesses with a combined headcount of over 10 million, providing an insight into the workplace strategies and real estate needs of global companies.
PUTRAJAYA (July 1): A group of hairdressers and barbers under the United Hairdressing Malaysia has urged the government to allow them to resume business soonest possible as their businesses have been hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 16): Bangi Member of Parliament Dr Ong Kian Ming has offered “pro bono” business and consulting advice to businesses that are affected by the current Covid-19 pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): The Edge Covid-19 Equipment Fund sent 33 ventilators and five oxygen concentrators to Hospital Sungai Buloh today for the treatment of Covid-19 patients, in response to the surge in cases requiring treatment in intensive care units and respiratory aid.
MoF: Govt has no choice but to draw RM5b from KWAN for Covid-19 fight as finances near limit after 1MDB scandal
PUTRAJAYA (April 26): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) said the government will be using RM5 billion from the National Trust Fund (KWAN) for the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as for the country's immunisation plan, as it had no choice but to do so as its finances are nearing its limit after the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 2): Amid challenging global economic environment due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Malaysia recorded a total of RM164 billion in approved investments through 4,599 projects in the manufacturing, services and primary sectors in 2020, according to the International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI).
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 6): The local Chinese business community remains gloomy on this year’s economic outlook, but over two-thirds of them feel they can survive the challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.