Sectorial

The government needs to relook at the incentives given to employers for hiring people with disabilities (PWDs) to increase the participation of the corporate sector.  Malaysian Employers Federation... more
New York • A life of leisure, free of bosses and bills, sure sounds like the dream — and it turns out millions of millennials are living it. But don’t congratulate them yet. They’re doing it under... more
Singapore-Based Islamic crowdfunding firm Ethis Pte Ltd expects to launch its joint-venture (JV) crowd-funding unit in Malaysia as early as June this year.  Its JV firm, Ethis Kapital Sdn Bhd, is one... more
Singapore-Based Islamic crowdfunding firm Ethis Pte Ltd expects to launch its joint-venture (JV) crowd-funding unit in Malaysia as early as June this year.  Its JV firm, Ethis Kapital Sdn Bhd, is one... more
The SME Bank Sarawak regional centre targets to approve financing worth RM222 million to eligible Sarawak small to medium enterprises (SMEs) this year.  In total, SME Bank Sarawak has approved more... more
Frankfurt • Despite a lack of big consumer deals, and Berlin losing out to London as the European hub of venture capital (VC), German investors have notched an uptick in deals over the first-quarter... more
Beijing • China’s consumers led the economy to a surprisingly strong performance as the expansion accelerated for a second straight quarter. Alter- native indicators confirm momentum gained in March... more
Shanghai • Most auto executives have reasons to feel at ease after hitting the one-million annual sales mark in China, an exclusive club that includes General Motors Co (GM) and Volkswagen AG. For... more
The impending ringgitdenominated sukuk by Prasarana Malaysia Bhd is expected to have a positive multiplier effect on Malaysia’s economy.  The move by the nation’s largest public transportation... more
A dedicated claims careline and a fast-track process has allowed Etiqa Takaful Bhd to improve its turnaround time taken for motor claims approval. This is one of the key improvements that has led... more

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