Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) Association of Malaysia national secretary-general, Chin Chee Seong, said the sector has not been able to get back on track three years since Covid-19 erupted. He hopes Budget 2024 will provide real solutions to the problems plaguing the sector.
One must put thought towards the commodification of his or her football team, and give equal importance to the investments made at the office (off-the-pitch), if not more, to be sustainable, writes former Perak FC CEO, Muhammad Yunus Zakariah.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim says he and the Chief Secretary to the Government will coordinate, among the relevant agencies, to speed up the business approval process, as foreign investors show interest in Malaysia.
Participating in the FedEx Express/Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge provides students an insight into real-life scenarios faced by entrepreneurs, writes students Ahil Asif and Ong Wei Xiang.
In a country where most businessmen tend to be “diplomatic” when it comes to expressing their views, Datuk Ameer Ali Mydin is the exact opposite. It remains to be seen if more tycoons will speak their minds, in the best interest of Malaysia.
CompAsia forecasts strong growth for its operations this year, largely fuelled by growing consumer preference for second-hand devices.
While the government has initiated several programmes to address this, it remains to be seen if such initiatives will fill the growing gap, or if these multinationals will inject cheaper foreign labour into their operations.
Sepang International Circuit aiming to earn RM11 million for 2022, provided there are no more speedbumps – lockdowns or restrictions – brought on by the pandemic.
Chief Statistician Malaysia, Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin says business confidence has weakened, with the confidence indicator dipping, due to the prolonged battle against Covid-19.
Businessman Datuk Vinod Sekhar admits the pandemic business is something he just cannot stomach – having learnt from the sale of ventilators to Hungary last year.
Business leaders urged to stand up and voice out against the wrongs in Malaysia as more parties call on government to reassess its standard operating procedures and allay investors’ concerns. Entrepreneur Datuk Vinod Sekhar says economic leaders should be forthcoming with policy and decision makers to correct their missteps in running the country.
The uncertainty and latest lockdown will further hit small and medium enterprises. The Small and Medium Enterprises Association (SAMENTA) Malaysia believes that the Covid-19 vaccine roll out should be expedited and incentivised for the business community to move forward.
Policymakers hope to convince Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin during National Security Council meeting tomorrow that lockdown isn’t the only option. Also in our news round-up today, Pakatan Harapan calls for private hospitals to be allowed to vaccinate paying customers.