Thursday, April 29, 2021

economic recovery

Update laws to suit new norm

KUCHING: Federal Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (Medac) Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar has advised the relevant authorities to encourage micro and informal businesses to operate from home and to find ways to do so while adhering...

Vaccine jabs vital for nation’s recovery

KUCHING: Malaysians are told to register for the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme immediately. Inoculation is crucial for the country to recover from the impacts of the pandemic, a high profile academician stressed. In sharing his vaccination experience, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas)...

Post-pandemic economic exit strategy to include Lubok Antu

LUBOK ANTU: This town and district have the potential to be another gateway to the centre of Sarawak and thus will be studied and included in the state’s post-Covid-19 economic exit strategy. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg...

Ministry to ensure stimulus package benefits businessmen

KUCHING: The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (Medac) is committed to ensuring that targeted entrepreneurs would benefit from the federal government’s Pemerkasa programme. Its minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the stimulus package for economic recovery focused...

Additional RM2.5 bln a welcome move

KUCHING: An additional RM2.5b ln has been allocated to accelerate the economic recovery of small contractors through the implementation of the Pemerkasa stimulus package. Works Minister Datuk Sri Fadillah Yusof on Thursday (March 18) said his ministry welcomed the additional...

Thank you for keeping us safe

GEDONG: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has lauded the role of the Army in maintaining peace in Sarawak. “We know very well the role of the Army during our confrontation with Indonesia as well as managing the...

UOB announces pay increases, promotions for up to 98 pct of employees

KUALA LUMPUR: United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) has announced that it will launch in June a round of pay increases and promotions for all eligible employees across the whole group. This broad-based pay increase and promotions initiative will cover up...

Inputs towards economic recovery welcomed

KUCHING: The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry welcomes inputs from trade associations and businesses to help aid economic recovery, said its minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi. “I believe policies should not be made in silos and that constructive...

Another lockdown will upset economic growth

KUCHING: Another complete lockdown in the country will upset economic growth, severely impacting businesses and push up unemployment rate, said economist Datuk Dr Madeline Berma. She said if Malaysia decided to impose another lockdown, the country’s gross domestic product (GDP)...

APAC to lead economic recovery post Covid-19 recession

KUALA LUMPUR: The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region’s economic recovery will take the lead from the rest of the world as it recovers from the Covid-19 recession. Moody's Analytics chief APAC economist Steve Cochrane said this is after much of the region...
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Update laws to suit new norm

KUCHING: Federal Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (Medac) Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar has advised the relevant...
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