Business in Malaysia to see significant jump in trust

Business in Malaysia to see significant jump in trust

Business in Malaysia is expected to see a significant jump in trust with a nine-point rise to 72 per cent this year, according to the 2014 Edelman Trust Barometer Annual Global Study. It said this is mainly due to strong trust in big businesses and publicly-traded companies, highlighting that a commitment to shareholder value and […]

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OECD Acknowledges Malaysia’s Efforts In Transforming Economy, Says Mustapa

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has acknowledged Malaysia’s efforts and ongoing initiatives to transform the economy and provide a conducive investment climate that is pro-business, says International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said. He said the OECD also recognized the introduction of comprehensive policies including the New Economic Model, […]

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Malaysia’s Economy Still Expands Amid Uncertain Global Economy, Says Najib

Malaysia has still managed to achieve a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 4.3 per cent despite an uncertain global economic environment, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak Thursday. He said various efforts would be continued to be boosted to ensure that the country’s economy is stable and balanced to become a high-income […]

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Agency launches 58 innovation business opportunities

Agensi Inovasi Malaysia (AIM) has launched 58 more innovation business opportunities (IBOs) with a potential revenue of RM1.9 billion available for bidding, says CEO Mark Rozario. He said 41 of the IBOs are from local public universities, six from public research institutes and 11 are innovations of Malaysian private companies. He added that the 142 […]

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Malaysia slips to 15th spot in world competitiveness ranking

Malaysia’s competitiveness ranking slipped one rung to rank 15th out of 60 economies this year from 14th out of 59 countries in 2012, but scored high marks in low unemployment and encouraging gross domestic product growth rate. IMD, a top-ranked global business school based in Switzerland, said Malaysia’s ranking was now ahead of countries such […]

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Malaysia Outperforms Asia On Poll Result

Malaysian stocks surged on Monday, touching a record high, and the currency jumped after the ruling party retained power in the country’s general elections, reassuring investors who had worried about a potential change of government. The Bursa Malaysia KLCI was last up 3.2%, while the ringgit rose to its highest in almost two years against […]

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Most Malaysians satisfied with direction of country, state of economy

In a survey conducted in March for a forthcoming US-based Pew Research Center report, 82 per cent of Malaysians are satisfied with the way things are going in the country. The percentage was up from 76 per cent in 2007. Some 16 per cent said they were dissatisfied. “In 2007 the last time we asked […]

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