Saturday, August 26th, 2017


MSC status to spur devt of Sabah’s digital economy

PENAMPANG: The Penampang International Technology and Commercial Centre’s (ITCC) Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) status will not only ensure Sabah’s capability in driving innovation but also help the state seize opportunities in technological developments. Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman encouraged the public and private sectors to make Sabah more techonology-savvy and spur development in […]

Foreign investors encourage to invest in local property market

KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign investors should take advantage of the current lower property value in Malaysia to invest in the country, says Deputy Finance Minister, Datuk Lee Chee Leong. Although the real estate sector was a little slow at present, he said it remained resilient, based on indications in the first half this year of a […]

Wood-based exports to reach RM25 billion

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s wood-based product exports is expected to exceed RM25 billion by 2020 in line with the advancement of automation technology, innovation and e-commerce participation by timber-related industry players. Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister, Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong said the target set allows policymakers and industry players to form and execute detailed plans […]

Malaysia will not become bankrupt with prudent financial management

JOHOR BAHRU: Malaysia will not become bankrupt, as frequently claimed by the opposition, as  the country adopts prudent financial management pratices,  said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. He said Malaysia was on a very firm economic footing and was able to spearhead the country’s transformation which will greatly benefit the people. “If there […]