Board to spend RM7 million on foreign workers’ Covid-19 tests

Firms can’t afford to wait for Socso claims, assistance to reduce risk of transmissions.

By Ravin Palanisamy · 19 hours ago

Board to spend RM7 million on foreign workers’ Covid-19 tests

How did Perikatan fare in its first year?

Administration prevented economy from tanking but nation needs strategic road map for post-Covid-19 recovery.

By Ragananthini Vethasalam · 2 days ago · 2 comments

How did Perikatan fare in its first year?

Recovery slow slog for tourism sector

· 2 days ago

What about us, ask entertainment outlet operators

Karaoke centres, bars, nightclubs still can’t reopen under MCO 2.0, many running out of cash.

By Angie Tan · 5 days ago

What about us, ask entertainment outlet operators

With Covid-19 vaccine plan, economists look at recovery

Vaccination doesn’t mean relaxation of SOP, need to prevent virus from spreading.

By Bernard Saw · 6 days ago

With Covid-19 vaccine plan, economists look at recovery


Malaysians want loan moratorium extension

Many struggling to make ends meet, saying deferring loans could be a lifeline.

By Ravin Palanisamy · 6 days ago

Malaysians want loan moratorium extension

i-Sinar, i-Lestari won’t hit EPF dividends for 2020, say experts

Fund’s overseas investments, assets for withdrawals to ‘shield’ payouts.

By Ragananthini Vethasalam · 1 week ago

i-Sinar, i-Lestari won’t hit EPF dividends for 2020, say experts

Bosses impose pay cuts, not layoffs to sustain business

Overall mean, median salaries in Malaysia down as a result, says chief statistician.

By Hailey Chung Wee Kye · 1 week ago

Bosses impose pay cuts, not layoffs to sustain business

Pekan Rabu traders survive on online sales as MCO drags on

Some have had to stop taking oders due to overwhelming demand.

By Mohd Farhan Darwis · 1 week ago

Pekan Rabu traders survive on online sales as MCO drags on

Daim slams Covid-19 policy for dragging down economy

Ex-finance minister tells Free Malaysia Today that recovery depends on containing pandemic.

· 2 weeks ago

Daim slams Covid-19 policy for dragging down economy

Ominous future for hotels, says group

Prolonged interstate travel ban could see hotels close down for good, many lose jobs.

By Noel Achariam · 2 weeks ago

Ominous future for hotels, says group

Malaysian economy shrinks 5.6%

Nation suffered Covid-19, movement restrictions double whammy in 2020.

· 2 weeks ago

Malaysian economy shrinks 5.6%

FixApa creates sense of ‘normalcy’ for gig workers  

Platform guides freelancers, brings some consistent income.

By Diyana Ibrahim · 2 weeks ago

FixApa creates sense of ‘normalcy’ for gig workers  

Jobless rate to dip by year-end, predict economists

Numbers likely to worsen before things improve on back of anticipated economic recovery.

By Ragananthini Vethasalam · 2 weeks ago

Jobless rate to dip by year-end, predict economists

How to shift RM1 billion of stock in 2 days, asks clothing industry

Stores allowed to reopen yesterday, have only a couple of trading days before Chinese New Year.

By Khoo Gek San · 2 weeks ago

How to shift RM1 billion of stock in 2 days, asks clothing industry