KUALA LUMPUR: THE government’s plan to have fixed-line broadband services cost for consumers to be halved in two years is in line with Telekom Malaysia Bhd’s (TM) future business plans, said TM group chief executive officer Tan Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa.
KUALA LUMPUR: KUALA LUMPUR: Starting January next year, UniFi home customers can expect their broadband speed to be upgraded while paying the same price.
KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened marginally lower against the US dollar today.
Twitter Inc may cut 8 percent of its workforce or about 300 people, Bloomberg said on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.
BANGI: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) acknowledges the government’s tremendous fiscal restraint in narrowing the budget deficit to ensure that the country would achieve a balanced budget by 2020, said vice chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Noor Azlan Ghazali.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's 2017 Budget announcement that fixed line broadband service providers will offer services at higher speeds for the same price, is in line with Telekom Malaysia Bhd's business plans going forward.
KUALA LUMPUR: Credit Suisse expects the Malaysian economy to grow by 4.5 per cent next year, with growth supported by monetary policy rather than fiscal policy.
EXCERPTS from a group interview with Genting Hong Kong chairman and chief executive officer Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay.
GENTING Malaysia Bhd’s RM10 billion tourism plan for its iconic highlands resort will not involve any space expansion for casino operations, said chairman and chief executive Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay.
FAMILY ties are important for Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, who took over the helm of Genting Group following the death of his father and company founder Tan Sri Lim Goh Tong in 2007.
KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened marginally higher on positive sentiment today, brought on by the 2017 Budget announcement last Friday, said a dealer.
PAUH: THE SuriaKU initiative, with the underlying concept of utilising renewable energy and green technology that had its pilot programme successfully implemented here, was rebranded as MySuria during the 2017 Budget announcement yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia continues to show fiscal discipline, having progressively narrowed its fiscal deficit since the global financial crisis to-date and putting in painful measures such as introducing the Good and Services Tax (GST), reducing fuel subsidies and diversifying its economy, says Frank
KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit is expected to rally next week on positive sentiment from the 2017 Budget announcement, a dealer said.
KUALA LUMPUR: National Association of Smallholders Malaysia (Nash) president Datuk Aliasak Ambia thanked the government today for resuming financial assistance for replanting of oil palms in 2017, after two years of "dry period."
KUALA LUMPUR: Digital marketplace players are hopeful that measures outlined in the 2017 Budget, such as the development of an e-commerce ecosystem and Digital Free Zone can further bring innovation in this space.
KUALA LUMPUR: The 2017 Budget has sets a solid agenda that will help foster sustainable market growth, said Bursa Malaysia Bhd chief executive officer Datuk Seri Tajuddin Atan.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak dispelling the misconceptions over Malaysia and the economy can go a long way towards enhancing investor confidence.
KUALA LUMPUR: The incentives announced in the 2017 Budget will give the property sector a much-needed boost towards achieving the target of housing the nation, said Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association Malaysia (Rehda).
ALOR STAR: The 2017 Budget represents a delicate balance between expenditure and distribution, key socio economic segments to achieve reduced budget deficit.
A TOTAL of 51 mid-tier companies have been selected to participate in Wave 3 of Mid-tier Companies Development (MTCD) programme this year.
KUALA LUMPUR: MALAYSIA’S external position is expected to improve next year, mainly supported by strengthening global growth and trade.
IN line with the aspiration of the Financial Sector Blueprint 2011-2020, Malaysia’s financial sector has become more integrated and diversified with regional and global financial markets.
THE manufacturing sector is expected to grow 5.1 per cent per year and contribute 22.5 per cent to the gross domestic product (GDP) and 18.2 per cent to total employment by 2020.
THE economy is expected to expand by between four and five per cent next year, translating into gross national income (GNI) per capita growth of five per cent to RM39,699.
KUALA LUMPUR: THE government has recognised the need to unshackle the economy from various structural issues which may hamper its long-term potential.
THE government remains committed to maintaining the fiscal deficit at 3.1 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) this year.
KUALA LUMPUR: Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Bhd has described the 2017 Budget as a people-centric budget aimed at increasing the rakyat's disposable income.
KUALA LUMPUR: The government will introduce small and mid-cap Public Listed Company Research Scheme to conduct research on 300 companies in order to invigorate domestic capital market.
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