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2021

Maybank IB expects economy to grow by 5.1 pct in 2021

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian economy is expected to grow by 5.1 per cent this year compared to last year’s 5.4 per cent contraction as the country’s recession is shallowing amid the third wave of Covid-19. Maybank Investment Bank Bhd (Maybank...

Perodua targets higher sales of 240,000 vehicles in 2021

KUALA LUMPUR: Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua) aims to sell 240,000 vehicles this year on the back of sustained strong demand for its existing models and the extension of the sales tax exemption announced by the government. The target...

Petronas — most valuable Asean brand for 2021

KUALA LUMPUR: Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) has retained its position as the most valuable Asean brand in the Brand Finance Global 500 report for 2021. In a statement today, the national oil company said it also remained in the ninth...

New Toyota Fortuner open for booking

KUCHING: UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd has announced updates for the Toyota Fortuner which will be available in early 2021 and bookings are now accepted at all authorised UMW Toyota Motor dealerships nationwide. Toyota’s full-sized 4x4 sport utility vehicle (SUV)...

Malaysians optimistic of 2021, long road to recovery

KUALA LUMPUR: After struggling from the fallout in all spheres in 2020 due the Covid-19 pandemic, Malaysians remain optimistic that 2021 will be a better year. According to the findings by global market research company Ipsos, 82 per cent of...

MCC mayor thanks his team

MIRI: As the Year 2020 has come to an end, Miri City Council (MCC) mayor Adam Yii Siew Sang has expressed his wishes and hope for 2021. In a statement released today, Yii took the opportunity to thank his team...

Collective support needed for economic recovery

KUCHING: Malaysians must join hands to aid the recovery process of the nation’s economy, Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing said. “The collective effort and support from all walks of life will be needed in the process and we...

Hoping for end to pandemic to herald dawn of second Renaissance

In possibly one of history and mankind’s worst-ever crises and disasters, we apparently have developed a solution almost at the speed of a bullet train. This is a global exercise. That is, indeed, an amazing achievement if the success is...

Hoping for a better 2021

If there’s one thing that most of the world can agree on this year, it is that 2020 has been challenging. Amongst all other things, the unexpected surfacing of the Covid-19 pandemic surely takes the cake for total domination of...
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