KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): The Government’s stimulus packages and the short-term economic recovery plan have softened the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and paved the path towards economic recovery, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy), Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): The World Bank is projecting a negative economic growth for Malaysia this year amid the COVID-19 crisis, but said the country is likely to recover in the fourth quarter (4Q) of the year before bouncing back into smoother momentum in 2021.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 10): The prices of homes in several states of the country have worsened to “severely unaffordable” level, said the World Bank Group.
Sluggish income growth among youth, low-income households contributes to 'left-behind' perception, says World Bank
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 9): Slowing income growth among lower-income households and young workers has contributed to perceptions of being "left behind", the World Bank said in its latest Malaysia Economic Monitor report themed "Making Ends Meet".
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 10): Risks to Malaysia's economic growth outlook continue to tilt towards the downside in anticipation that a sharper-than-expected slowdown in major economies, unresolved trade tension and a maturing global technology cycle could weigh on the country's export demand in the near term.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 6): The 2019 Budget's emphasis on addressing the stock of government debt and contingent liabilities is likely to narrow fiscal space and prevent public investment from driving economic activity as it did before, said the World Bank Group.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 1): Malaysia has regained its place among the top 20 economies in the world at number 15 in the World Bank Doing Business 2019 Report.
United Nations Human Settlements Programme （联合国人居署，简称UN-Habitat）执行董事Maimunah Mohd Sharif矢志要改善人们的生活素质，这份对于人文社会的关怀，也使她在工作上发光发热。 身为首位被委于要职的亚洲女性，Maimunah生长于森美兰州的Kuala Pilah。她曾是槟岛市议会市长，也曾是威省市议会的首位女主席。 Maimunah更在今年初，前往位于肯亚内罗毕的UN-Habitat总社，接下了执行董事一职。这半年来，她创下多个佳绩，如为有效推行联合国（United Nation，简称UN）的Sustainable Development Goals（可永续发展目标，简称SDG）和New Urban Agenda（新城市议程，简称NUA），而推出的UN-Habitat转型计划。 她也通过积极参与在吉隆坡举办的第九世界城市论坛（9th World Urban Forum），成功提高UN-Habitat在国内的知名度，并且促成UN-Habitat与世界银行（World Bank）的合作等等里程碑。 数据综合 有着规划和发展槟城的经验，Maimunah在专访中告诉EdgeProp.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): Melaka has been recognised as the state that provides affordable housing with the best pricing, Bernama reported Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron as saying.