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Budget 2019


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Construction outlook seen challenging

PETALING JAYA: The competition for construction project tenders is set to intensify following recent cancellations and postponements of mega projects in the country.

InvestKL targets to attract 13 MNCs


KUALA LUMPUR: InvestKL is seeking to extend its success to attract more multi-national corporations (MNCs) to invest in Malaysia following the previous year's success where it attracted France's telco Orange, Sweden's Electrolux and US' MetLife.

InvestKL CEO Datuk Zainal Amanshah

Malaysia eyes high-tech foreign direct investments

MALAYSIA’S game plan to attract investments has taken a new shape, as the government places greater emphasis on luring investments in advanced technology and capital intensive industries.

RAM sees stagnant general insurance premiums

KUALA LUMPUR: RAM Ratings expects general insurance premiums to stay stagnant due to the progressive impact of tariff liberalisation and as the country’s economic growth moderates.

RAM Ratings expects general insurance premiums to stay stagnant due to  the progressive impact of tariff liberalisation and as the country’s economic growth moderates.

Govt may extend housing loan tenure

PETALING JAYA: The property glut shows no signs of abating and the government is considering raising the maximum tenure of housing loan to 40 years to reduce the overhang.

Uncertainty weighs on SMEs

WHILE many have projected slower growth for the country’s economy, Malaysia is still expecting to enjoy encouraging growth.





Lower expectations: Manufacturers have mostly lowered expectations for sales, production, capacity 	utilisation and employment in the first half of the year.

A more vibrant outlook seen for upstream O&G

While the oil and gas environment continues to be challenging and Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) will continue to be mindful of being cost efficient, it looks like 2019 might actually be a more vibrant year for the upstream oil and gas segment.

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Clear vision for the economy needed

IN less than two months, the Pakatan Harapan government will complete its first year in office. But it may not have that much time to celebrate.

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