Malaysia committed to strengthening domestic currency World

Malaysia committed to strengthening domestic currency

The Malaysian government remains committed to implementing policies that can bolster the nation’s economic growth and competitiveness to attract funds that will strengthen the international reserves and the ringgit.
Malaysian government plans to build human economy World

Malaysian government plans to build human economy

Malaysia will restructure its economy based on three main strategies to eradicate poverty, restructure and restore the economy, as well as generate the economy anchored on the concept of Malaysia Madani, said Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim.
Malaysia's government debt exceeds 240 billion USD ASEAN

Malaysia's government debt exceeds 240 billion USD

The Malaysian government’s direct debt stands at 1.07 trillion RM (242.7 billion USD) and the country is unlikely to ever record a surplus fiscal budget in the future, Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan said when addressing the upper house on December 21.
CPTPP to take effect for Malaysia in late November World

CPTPP to take effect for Malaysia in late November

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will come into force for Malaysia on November 29 this year, Senior Minister of International Trade and Industry Mohamed Azmin Ali has said.
Malaysian government ratifies CPTPP World

Malaysian government ratifies CPTPP

Malaysia has officially ratified the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) following years of careful deliberation and consultation by the government, becoming the 9th nation to have approved the deal.
Malaysia to stop building coal plants from 2040 World

Malaysia to stop building coal plants from 2040

The Malaysian government will stop building coal power plants starting in 2040, and shift its focus toward clean and renewable energy, according to Minister in the Prime Minister’s department in charge of economy Mustapa Mohamed.
Malaysia to review tax regime World

Malaysia to review tax regime

The Malaysian government will target a goods and services tax (GST) rate that does not burden the people but is not so low that it “defeats the purpose of expanding tax revenue”, Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob has said.
Malaysia to increase global market share of palm oil World

Malaysia to increase global market share of palm oil

The Malaysian government will leverage on the escalating prices of crude palm oil (CPO) to increase the country’s market share of palm oil in the global market, Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Datuk Zuraida Kamaruddin said.
Malaysia starts vaccination rollout for adolescents World

Malaysia starts vaccination rollout for adolescents

Malaysia's National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme for Adolescents officially kicked off on September 20, targeting 3.2 million teenagers aged 12 to 18, according to Malaysia’s Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.