KUALA LUMPUR (July 13): The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) has urged the government and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to extend the bank loan-repayment moratorium by another six months for the tourism industry because the sector is the hardest hit by the Covid-19 outbreak and studies indicate that it will only recover from the crisis much slower than other local industries.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 6): The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is seeking details of the mechanism of the RM1 billion Penjana Tourism Financing (PTF) facility which will be made available to finance transformation initiatives by small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the tourism industry.
SYDNEY: Property developer EcoWorld International (EWI) has completed its maiden project West Village at Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia and has started the handover of the homes to owners in the first week of June.
PETALING JAYA (Feb 11): Hoteliers are urging the government to temporarily reduce the tourism tax, cut EPF contributions, and provide discounts on water and power bills in light of the industry being impacted by the current novel coronavirus outbreak.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 13): Eco World International Bhd (EWI) has topped out its first Australian project, the A$315 million West Village project in Parramatta, Sydney, which marks a pivotal construction milestone for EWI.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Eco World International Bhd (EWI) has obtained the approval of the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) to proceed with its proposed initial public offering (IPO) on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 3): Eco World International Bhd (EWI), the special-purpose vehicle set up by the EcoWorld Group in 2013 to acquire real estate assets overseas for development that is en route to a listing on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia will allocate a bonus issue of two warrants in EWI for every five EWI shares held after its initial public offering (IPO).