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.
Malaysia sees signs of economic recovery in second quarter World

Malaysia sees signs of economic recovery in second quarter

The Malaysian government will decide whether to revise its growth target of between 6 percent and 7.5 percent this year based on the gross domestic product (GDP) performance for the second quarter, as the economy is seeing signs of recovery, said an official.