KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 25): Amidst the social pandemonium and economic fallout caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a local academician believes a rather revolutionary and unorthodox concept that was once tried out in Canada seems worth a relook - the universal basic income (UBI) concept.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 12): The government, which allocated RM2 billion for the PENJANA SME Financing scheme, has approved financing worth RM965.
PETALING JAYA (Nov 6): In terms of the property-related measures, Budget 2021 is mainly targeted to provide additional assistance for first-time homebuyers, according to Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA) president Lim Boon Ping (pictured).
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 10): Budget 2021 will not deviate much from the previous budgets’ convention but will be infused with initiatives similar in spirit to the Prihatin Rakyat Economic Stimulus Package (Prihatin) and National Economic Recovery Plan (Penjana), according to an economic expert.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 24): The government has allocated RM100 million for the Career Advancement Programme (CAP) known as PENJANA KPT-CAP to help graduates attune themselves to new demands in the job market due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin had said ‘no Malaysian shall be left out under Covid-19 stimulus package’ when he addressed Parliament in the current sitting which commenced on July 13, 2020.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 28): MIDF Research has upgraded the property sector to "positive" (from "neutral") and said new property sales outlook will improve gradually in the second half of calendar year 2020 (2HCY20) due to the National Economic Recovery Plan (Penjana) incentives.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 30): The Malaysian Institute of Professional Estate Agents and Consultants (MIPEAC) supports the government’s National Economic Recovery Plan (Penjana) initiatives to boost the economy and agrees with the National House Buyers Association's (HBA) call to extend the benefits and waiver to the secondary market as the economy has been severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic as well as the subsequent movement control order (c) and conditional MCO (CMCO).