Sunday, May 9, 2021

SMEs

Chamber urges government help businesses, workers

KUCHING: In light of the desperate economic climate, the government needs to come up with drastic measures and effective policies to counter the negative impacts that have arisen from the Covid-19 pandemic, says Kuching Chinese General Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCGCCI) secretary-general...

SMEs affected by Covid-19 to get special funding

KUCHING: Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are not forgotten as the government tackles the Covid-19 pandemic. SME Bank, an agency under the Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Ministry, is offering special funding of up to RM1mil to affected SMEs. Its minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi...

Minister: Plans for a business friendly Malaysia

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar has revealed plans for a business friendly nation following his appointment as Federal Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister. In a statement, one of his first initiatives would be to improve his ministry through the betterment...

RM3.3 bln fund, banks’ preparedness will help alleviate SMEs’ financial burden

KUALA LUMPUR: As the Covid-19 outbreak widens with Malaysia entering the second wave of spread, the banks’ preparedness along with measures undertaken by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) are a shot in the arm for the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) during this difficult time. “As the backbone of the...

MTDC helps SMEs establish cooperation with universities

ALOR SETAR: The country’s small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) could grow more rapidly and scale greater heights if they establish cooperation with technology providers and local institutions of higher learning. Malaysian Technology Development Corporation’s (MTDC) chief executive officer Datuk Norhalim Yunus said the potential...

BSN to channel matching grants for digitalisation of SMEs

CYBERJAYA: Bank Simpanan Nasional (BSN) has entered into a strategic collaboration with the SME Bank Group and the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) to channel matching grants towards the digitalisation of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). In a statement yesterday, BSN said that it has been appointed...

Make full use of e-commerce

KUCHING: E-commerce should be seen as an incredible opportunity for Sarawakians to venture into the business sector and improve, said International Trade and Industry, Industrial Terminal and Entrepreneur Development (Mintred) Assistant Minister Datuk Mohd Naroden Majais. Naroden, who was representing Mintred Minister Datuk Amar Awang...

Companies urged to assess IR4.0 readiness

KUCHING: Out of the 508 companies nationwide approved under the Industry4WRD Readiness Assessment (RA) of the Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC), only 17 are from Sarawak. MPC Sarawak director Sarimah Misman thus urged Sarawakian companies in the manufacturing and services sector to apply...

Bau Industrial Estate closer to reality

BAU: Works for phase one of the Bau Industrial Estate are expected to commence this year. Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said the site for the industrial estate has already been identified and the state government is now...

SMEs vital to national and state economy

KUCHING: Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) play a very important role in the development of the national economy as well as the state’s economy, said International Trade and Industry, Industrial Terminal and Entrepreneur Development Assistant Minister Datuk Mohd Naroden Majais.  He said SMEs contributed...
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