Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Business

Micro and informal enterprises badly hit by MCO for not having enough savings

PUTRAJAYA: Micro and informal enterprises were severely affected by the Covid-19-induced movement control order (MCO) because their products and services are in the non-essential sector and they lack savings and strong cash flow, said Minister of Domestic Trade and...

Strengthening Asean-India MSMEs could help drive post Covid-19 growth recovery

KUALA LUMPUR: Strengthening support for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), which are the backbone of the economies of Asean and India could help facilitate and drive growth recovery in the post Covid-19 period. Asean-India Business Council (AIBC) co-chairman Datuk...

Time for economic sectors to reopen

KUCHING: If hospitals are not overwhelmed and the healthcare system can cope with low admission rates, it is time for the government to ease the lockdown to allow more economic activities to operate so that more livelihoods can be...

Retail prices of RON95, RON 97 and diesel unchanged

KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of diesel, RON95 and RON97 petrol will remain unchanged at RM2.15, RM2.05 and RM2.73 per litre respectively from tomorrow (Sept 16) to Sept 22. The Ministry of Finance in a statement today said the prices...

Grab, ministry launches ‘Minggu Peniaga Kecil’ to help small F&B businesses

KUALA LUMPUR: The ‘Minggu Peniaga Kecil’ campaign was officially launched today by Grab Malaysia and the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) to help local small food and beverage (F&B) businesses to thrive online. Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs...

Medac’s special committee to assist SMEs affected by Covid-19

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (Medac) will set up a special committee to assist small and medium enterprises (SME) entrepreneurs affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Its minister, Tan Sri Noh Omar said the ministry would ensure...

Apple to launch iPhone 13 in South Korea on Oct 8

SEOUL: Apple Inc said Wednesday it will launch its new smartphone, the iPhone 13, in South Korea next month as the United States tech giant aims to solidify its leadership in the premium segment. Apple on Tuesday (local time) unveiled...

Putting competitors in the shade, TeraBox exceeds 10 million global downloads

KUALA LUMPUR: TeraBox, a cloud-based storage solution provider, announced it has reached 10 million global downloads. Outperforming competitors, TeraBox gives each of its users 1TB of free cloud storage space, which is equivalent to the storage space of 64 16GB...

From Sarawak Pay to S Pay Global

KUCHING: The rebranding of Sarawak Pay to S Pay Global along with its new logo will be released in the next version 3.0. A statement issued by SiliconNet Technologies Sdn Bhd, the operator of Sarawak Pay on behalf of the...

RM13.7 mln disbursed to help agropreneurs expand ventures

KUCHING: A sum of RM13.7 million from the RM28.6 million approved under the Sarawak Agro Fund had been disbursed as of Aug 31 this year, Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said yesterday (Sept 14). He said the...

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Malaysians fed up with behaviour of politicians

KUCHING: Malaysians are generally fed up with politicians because of the way they have been behaving, says former Sabah...