Up to the Federal govt to extend PSP to Sarawak - Abang Johari

MIRI, Oct 12  – The Sarawak government will leave it to the Federal government to decide whether to extend the targeted Fuel Subsidy Programme (PSP) to the state.

Infrastructure improvements boost connectivity to Port Klang - CBRE I WTW

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 -- Infrastructure improvements in the form of the Serendah-Port Klang Rail Bypass and road upgrades towards Port Klang, as announced in the 2020 Budget, are timely measures to improve connectivity and resolve traffic congestion in that area, says property consultancy firm CBRE I WTW.

Well thought-out budget - Khazanah

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 -- Khazanah Nasional Bhd believes Budget 2020 is a well thought-out budget and a good step towards bridging the opportunity gaps existed in the country, through the improvement of the government's delivery mechanism and the rakyat's participation in the digital economy.

Boost to digital sector to benefit e-commerce, SMEs - Shopee

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 -- The initiatives to propel the digital sector will not only benefit e-commerce players but also local small and medium enterprises (SMEs), says e-commerce platform Shopee.  

Ringgitplus hopes govt limit incentive to e-wallets that disallow cash-out facility

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 -- hopes that the government will limit the incentive to e-wallets that disallow a cash-out facility, in response to the RM30 one-off credit in Malaysians’ e-wallet accounts early next year as announced in the 2020 Budget.

Budget 2020 measures highly relevant to Malaysia's future growth trajectory, says MIA

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12-- The establishment of the Special Committee on Islamic Finance (JKKI) will definitely provide further impetus to further promote and develop the Islamic finance (IF) ecosystem and strengthen Malaysia’s leadership as a centre of excellence in IF, said the Malaysian Institute of Accountants.

Fiscal deficit target appears challenging - Standard Chartered

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12  -- Although the government remains committed to fiscal prudence over the next few years with a more gradual pace of fiscal consolidation for 2020, it still appears challenging given the lack of revenue space,  Standard Chartered Bank Global Research said today.

2020 Budget: Various incentives for home ownership - Zuraida

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 -- The 2020 Budget has provided a range of new programmes and incentives that will help solve the problem of home ownership among Malaysians.

2020 Budget: Various initiatives to alleviate people's burden

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12  -- The 2020 Budget tabled at the Dewan Rakyat yesterday proposes various initiatives to lower the cost of living burden for Malaysians, including farmers, smallholders and fishermen as well as provide more opportunities for them to raise their living standards.

Microsoft Malaysia sees education as receiving lion's share of 2020 Budget

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12-- Microsoft Malaysia sees the education sector as having received the lion’s share of allocations in Budget 2020 at RM64 billion and aimed at developing future-ready local talent, while empowering education, skill and talent development to provide a solid foundation for the country’s economy.




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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