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Business 26 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

Bright outlook for micro credit, say banks

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian banks are projecting a bright outlook ahead for micro credit after the segment registered a strong performance in the first six months of this year, with the sector seen as less affected by the economic slowdown and under-served with rising demand.

Business 19 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

More loans for businesses

BATU PAHAT: Loans to businesses nationwide especially to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are expected to continue their uptrend.

Nation 28 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM

Schemes to empower women

Women from rural areas, the low-income group or with low education can succeed in the economic sphere with the right skills and training, said Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen.

Business 09 Dec 2008 | 12:00 AM

Insurance sector targets 9% growth

The local insurance sector is poised to improve in the next six to 12 months to chart a growth of between 8% and 9% next yearb/b>despite the weak global economy, according to the Life insurance Association of Malaysia (Liam).

Community 12 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM

Helping the needy prepare for Hari Raya

A total of 101 underprivileged residents of Kampung Raja Uda in Port Klang can celebrate Hari Raya Aidil Fitri with more cheer this Saturday - thanks to donations of much-needed groceries from the Klang MCA division.

Nation 25 Sep 2007 | 12:00 AM

SPCA says dogs beaten to death, but council denies it

An organisation has claimed that stray dogs caught on the streets were being beaten to death and their meat sold to exotic food restaurants, I>China Press/Ireported.

Business 08 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Loans boost for SMEs

Small- and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) received a boost yesterday when the Government announced measures that would allow them access to micro-financing and help market their products overseas.

Lifestyle 26 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

An expanding global network for community-based renewable energy

Sabah-based Partners of Community Organisations (Pacos) is a member of an expanding consortium of non-governmental organisations in Asia that are involved in community-based renewable energy projects to generate social, economic and environmental progress in their respective geographical locations.