Malaysians want loan moratorium extension

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

By Ravin Palanisamy · 1 month 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 month 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 month 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 month 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.

· 1 month 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 · 1 month ago

Ominous future for hotels, says group

Malaysian economy shrinks 5.6%

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

· 2 months 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 months 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 months 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 months ago

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

‘Buy Muslim First’ campaign hits MCO bump

Activities to promote businesses stalled, campaign now online.

By Mohd Farhan Darwis · 2 months ago

‘Buy Muslim First’ campaign hits MCO bump

Not feasible to screen all workers, say medical experts

Workplace clusters dominating Covid-19 daily tally, impossible to screen 6 million.

By Ragananthini Vethasalam · 2 months ago

Not feasible to screen all workers, say medical experts

Cheaper mandarins selling out this CNY

Modest consumer spending expected amid pandemic, weak economy.

By Bernard Saw · 2 months ago

Cheaper mandarins selling out this CNY

Pawn shops see drop in business as govt doles out aid

Industry suffers as Malaysians use EPF savings, cash handouts to redeem pawned valuables.

By Angie Tan · 2 months ago · 1 comment

Pawn shops see drop in business as govt doles out aid

Where are ministers, asks Dr Mahathir

Former PM accuses cabinet of lacking understanding people’s needs.

· 2 months ago · 3 comments

Where are ministers, asks Dr Mahathir