KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 10): The government needs to diversify and increase its revenue resources, including widening coverage of the sales and services tax (SST) to rebuild fiscal buffers, says the World Bank Group.
PUTRAJAYA (Oct 1): Information can be a double-edged sword, depending on how it is being perceived and in the case of the country’s debt level, all is well as the government is balancing it within its means, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 27): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and the Securities Commission (SC) are leading the newly-formed joint committee on climate change (JC3) to spur the Malaysian financial sector towards a low-carbon economy.
PUTRAJAYA (Sept 13): Skill shortages and job mismatches among employees in Malaysia could lead to serious repercussions if left unremedied, said Human Resources Minister M Kula Segaran.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 25): The Malaysian economy is expected to grow at a slower pace from June to August 2019, the Statistics Department said today, citing its economic indicators based on the leading, coincident and lagging indexes.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): When growth slows in China, the world’s second-largest economy, the global economy would be affected and Asian economies, including Malaysia, will be the most impacted, according to MIDF Research.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 26): Airbnb and local authorities are discussing the implementation of Voluntary Collection Agreements (VCAs) which will enable the platform to collect and remit tourist tax on behalf of its hosts and guests in Malaysia.