Industry News

February 21, 2019

Free bus service hits a snag

JOHOR BARU: The state government is looking into revamping Bas Muafakat Johor (BMJ), a free public transportation service, following complaints of unreliable service, rude bus drivers and misuse of BMJ cards, said Johor Works, Infrastructure and Transportation Committee chairman Mazlan Bujang.
February 14, 2019

Msia receives new investments from Japanese companies

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has received numerous new investments and requests for expansion of old investments from Japanese companies following the visit by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to Japan last year, said Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI) Datuk Darell Leiking today.
February 14, 2019

BNM: M’sian economy expected to see positive growth in 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): The Malaysian economy is expected to see a positive growth moving into 2019, after registering gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 4.7% in both the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18) and full year of 2018.
February 14, 2019

Singapore dollar falls to near 6-month low against Malaysian ringgit

SINGAPORE: The Singapore dollar fell to a near six-month low against the Malaysian ringgit on Thursday (Feb 14), as the Malaysian currency strengthened amid the country's announcement that economic growth rose in the fourth quarter.