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Economy 21 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

Stronger economy but purchasing power eroding

HERE we go again – another set of impressive growth figures. Bank Negara has announced Malaysia’s latest economic growth at a commendable 6.2% in the third quarter of 2017.

Economy 19 Nov 2017 | 5:37 AM Premium

Stronger economy but purchasing power erodes

THERE we go again – another set of impressive growth figures. Bank Negara Malaysia has announced the latest Malaysia’s economic growth with a commendable 6.2% growth in the third quarter of 2017.

Investment 21 Oct 2017 | 9:17 AM

Lifestyle inflation could be the reason you’re struggling

WHAT is lifestyle inflation? Quite simply it’s when you increase your spending when your income level goes up, for instance, each time you get a salary increment. It’s a simple idea that when you make more, you spend more.

Business 21 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Labour market sees modest recovery as economy improves

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s labour market is showing signs of modest recovery in tandem with the improving economic conditions in the country.

Business 27 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Proton to announce foreign partner by April or mid-year

Its CEO confirms 3 parties have been shortlisted as potential strategic partner

Business 04 Jan 2017 | 5:28 AM

MARGMA hopes for a moratorium on EMC and levy

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association (MARGMA) has reiterated that the rubber glove industry is totally perplexed by the sudden policy in regards to the Employer Mandatory Commitment (EMC).

Commodities 04 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

New foreign worker levy rule weighs on manufacturers

PETALING JAYA: Rubber gloves and manufacturing players are expecting a hit to their earnings following a ruling that they are now fully accountable for their foreign workers’ levy.

Economy 25 Nov 2016 | 1:00 AM

Outlook for salary hikes, bonuses in 2017 unpromising, says MEF survey

KUALA LUMPUR: Outlook for salary increases and bonuses in 2017 looks unpromising, as Malaysian employees received lower salary increases and bonuses throughout 2016, according to 2016 MEF Salary surveys for executives and non-executives.

Economy 26 Oct 2016 | 3:15 PM

Malaysia’s economic resilience spurred by ETP, GTP - Mustapa

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian economy has shown resilience amid global economic uncertainty, on the back of successful implementation of the Government Transformation Programme and Economic Transformation Programme.

Business 17 May 2016 | 7:20 AM

MEF Survey: Members disapprove of 1MyGrip consolidated fund

PETALING JAYA: A survey by the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) has revealed that 90% of its members do not approve of the unutilised employers’ contribution to the 1MyGrip be converted into a consolidated fund.