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Lim denies Sarawak neglected in Budget 2020

MIRI, Oct 27 -- Sarawak is among the states receiving the highest allocation under Budget 2020, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.


Higher global growth forecast in tandem with Malaysia’s GDP projection

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 -- The forecast improvement in global economic growth to 3.4 per cent next year from three per cent this year is in tandem with the country’s higher projected gross domestic product (GDP) expansion of 4.8 per cent from 4.7 per cent this year in the 2020 Budget, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said.


More incentives needed to build a sustainable nation - AIMS

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 -- The government needs to look into providing incentives and exemptions for local players in the online and digital sectors to create a more competitive and conducive business environment.

Cagamas concludes RM800 mln combined issuance prior to Budget 2020 announcement

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 -- Cagamas Bhd today announced the issuance of its multi-tenured RM500 million Islamic Medium Term Notes (IMTN), multi-tenured RM100 million Conventional Medium Term Notes (CMTN) and RM200 million three-month Conventional Commercial Papers (CCP).


Two months to complete PSP mechanism- Saifuddin

KUANTAN, Oct 16 -- The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs has two months to complete the Fuel Subsidy Programme (PSP) mechanism for the middle-income group (M40), said its Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.


2020 Budget reflects govt commitment to drive digital transformation

CYBERJAYA, Oct 16 -- The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said the 2020 Budget tabled last Friday reflects the government’s commitment to increase connectivity throughout the country in preparing Malaysia towards digital transformation.


2020 Budget a boon for airline industry revenue growth

NILAI, Oct 15 -- The 2020 Budget is a boon for the airline industry revenue growth as it also focuses on the development of the tourism industry.


RM27 mln allocation to intensify 'Love My Palm Oil' campaign - Kok

PORT KLANG, Oct 15 -- The Ministry of Primary Industries will capitalise on the RM27 million allocation proposed in the 2020 Budget to intensify the 'Love My Palm Oil' campaign to address the negative perception of the country’s oil palm industry.


Decision on property threshold for foreigners a short term measure

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 15 -- The government’s decision to lower the property threshold for foreign property buyers from RM1 million to RM600,000 as announced in the 2020 Budget is a short-term measure to ensure the survival of the country’s property sector. 


2020 budget: Education and training continue to be main agenda to uplift Indian community

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 14  -- Education and training would continue to be a major segment of the Malaysian Indian Transformation Unit (Mitra) expenditure through the RM100 million allocation announced in the 2020 Budget last Friday.




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Selangor tables RM2.33 billion budget for 2020

SHAH ALAM, Nov 1 -- The Selangor government today tabled the 2020 Budget totalling RM2.33 billion based on five key strategies, said Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari.


Govt's focus in Budget 2020 is criticial in restoring trust, confidence in marketplace - ICDM

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 -- The Government’s focus on strengthening institutions, governance and integrity is critical in restoring trust and confidence in the marketplace, Institute of Corp...


Budget 2020 addresses some pressing issues facing nation - KRI

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 -- Khazanah Research Institute (KRI) says the 2020 Budget has addressed some pressing issues facing the nation, while driving growth and attaining long-term equi...


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