Monday, November 8, 2021

economic recovery

Country will recover with extensive financial support

BY MIKHAIL RAJ ABDULLAH KUALA LUMPUR: Budget 2022 is clearly a pragmatic financial blueprint, premised on extensive financing including concessionary loans for stakeholders to ensure growth and comprehensive economic recovery. These stakeholders include micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) as well as...

Federation lauds initiative to introduce special fund

KUCHING: Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) lauded the state government’s effort and initiative to introduce a special assistance fund in the 2022 State Budget, namely the Bumiputera Business Empowerment Fund and Business Recovery Assistance Fund. The funds, which was announced by...

Economic recovery goes hand in hand with managing mental health

KUCHING: The nation’s economy can only fully recover and progress if the mental and emotional state of its people is healthy and there is a sense of hope to move forward despite the many obstacles. In expressing this belief, celebrity...

Sarawak Business Federation thanks govt for fund

KUCHING: Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) secretary-general Datuk Jonathan Chai Voon Tok is grateful to the state government for the Business Recovery Assistance Fund which was announced under the 2022 State Budget. He said this was a one-off special grant of...

Much-needed economic relief

MIRI: Bumiputera entrepreneurs here have described the Bumiputera Empowerment Fund and Business Recovery Assistance fund and the Business Recovery Assistance fund which would be set up by the state government next year as “much-needed economic relief.” The two funds was...

No economic recovery without proper protection

KUCHING: The additional expenditure of RM45 billion proposed for Covid-19 support measures under the Temporary Measures for Government Financing (Amendment) Act 2021 must be spent properly to strengthen the healthcare system. “There is no economic recovery without proper health...

Too early to tell whether economy will recover quickly

KUCHING: The government's decision to reinstate inter-state travel is another step in the right direction towards economic recovery, opines Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) economic lecturer Dr Afiza Abu Bakar. She said the decision was taken to find a compromise between...

Economist confident Sarawak will recover

KUCHING: The recovery in oil prices will provide Sarawak with financial resources for economic recovery in the coming years, said economist Datuk Dr Madeline Berma. “The oil price recovery after the massive fall in 2020 will have a positive and...

Agong urges govt to accelerate economic recovery through business, investment-friendly policies

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has called upon the government to accelerate the nation's economic recovery by drafting business and investment-friendly policies to boost the nation’s competitivity. He said the right amount of...

Time to plan for economic recovery

KUCHING: The Sarawak government must start developing plans to restart economic growth now that Sarawak has achieved high rate of Covid-19 vaccination. Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP) Kota Sentosa branch said the government should not only liaise with but consult...
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