KUALA LUMPUR (April 14): Sarawak-based Sarawak Consolidated Industries Bhd (SCIB) is acquiring a loss-making construction firm in Seri Kembangan, Selangor for RM4.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): Sunway Group founder and chairman Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah sees some light at the end of the tunnel for businesses after the Covid-19 pandemic outbreak last year, with a brighter outlook offered by vaccines and pent-up demand.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 15): AmBank Group Research said looking into 2021, the economy should recover, supported by improving global gross domestic product (GDP) and trade, stimulus measures, the Covid-19 pandemic’s containment and deployment of vaccines that will boost both consumer and business sentiments.
BANGKOK (Jan 26): Thailand recorded 914 new Covid-19 cases following mass testing in Samut Sakhon, a province where the current outbreak began in mid-December, last year.
JAKARTA (Jan 5): Indonesia will start its Covid-19 mass vaccination program from Jan 13, President Joko Widodo will be receiving the first shot, reported Channel NewsAsia.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): A drone dispersed clouds of disinfectant in the sky above Indonesia's second-largest city Surabaya on Tuesday, a response to the COVID-19 pandemic which is catching on around the world, despite warnings from health experts, Reuters reported today.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): All masses and public gatherings in Catholic churches of Peninsular Malaysia have been suspended until March 29, 2020, as a precautionary measure taken in line with the recommendation of the Ministry of Health.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 15): Opposition lawmakers today lauded government backbencher Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad for urging the government to revive the Mass Rapid Transit Line 3 (MRT3).
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 11): Malaysia's real gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow by 4.