Sunday, May 16, 2021

SMEs

Targetting RM300,000 sales by year-end

SEREMBAN: In spite of the Covid-19 pandemic affecting some operators of small and medium industries (SMEs), kuih kapit making company Cahaya Anis Enterprise is still able to maintain its sales of around 1,500 jars and earn sales of RM15,000 to RM20,000...

Petty traders’ plight being addressed

KUCHING: The plight of the petty traders amid the Covid-19 pandemic has the attention of the state government, assured Demak Laut assemblyman Dr Hazland Abang Hipni. “The Sarawak government announced the Sarawakku Sayang Special Assistance (BKSS) amounting to RM1,500 to...

Sarawak approves additional RM141.7 million for BKSS 5.0

KUCHING: The state government has approved seven additional financial initiatives amounting to RM141.7 million under the Sarawakku Sayang Special Assistance 5.0 (BKSS 5.0) package to assist small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in facing the challenges arising from the ongoing...

CIMB launches GreenBizReady, a one-stop sustainability solution for SMEs

KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Group has allocated RM250 million in its-newly launched CIMB GreenBizReady to help Malaysian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to start and progress on their sustainability journey. SMEs will be empowered through financial solutions and incentives such as...

SMEs urged to embrace e-commerce for business continuity

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu Malay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DPPMT) has urged entrepreneurs of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to stop being complacent and to study e-commerce seriously to ensure business continuity. DPPMT’s deputy president Dr Tengku Khairi A....

State government to implement own wage subsidy programme, asked SBF

KUCHING: Sarawak Business Federation (SBF) secretary-general Jonathan Chai Voon Tok hopes that the state government would be able to come up with a comprehensive wage subsidy programme to help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the state. “Such direct financial...

Noble initiatives to steer economic recovery

KUCHING: The Bantuan Khas Sarawakku Sayang (BKSS) 5.0 special assistance package is a reflection of the state government’s concern on the people’s welfare. Youth and Sports Assistant Minister Datuk Snowdan Lawan said the RM405 million package would help alleviate the...

Aid for SMEs in two weeks

KUCHING: The Sarawak government is conducting a study on the mechanism to provide financial assistance and loans to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said the decision to provide...

Consider wage subsidy scheme

KUCHING: The Sarawak government should consider filling in the void in the federal government’s Malaysian Economic and Rakyat’s Protection Assistance Package (Permai), that is, the wage subsidy scheme which is only applicable to states under the movement control order...

Wan Junaidi welcomes aid package

KUCHING: The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (Medac) welcomes the Permai Assistance Package announced by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. Its minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said among the initiatives to further assist the micro...
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Another new cluster declared in Kuching district

KUCHING: The State Health Department has declared a new cluster dubbed the Kampung Boyan cluster in Kuching district on...
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