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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Initial report: Malaysian Students’ English Proficiency at Good Level

The preliminary report by the Cambridge English Language Assessment has been positive on the level of proficiency in the language with regard to Malaysian students from the pre-school to pre-university level, says Deputy Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, here, Tuesday. Muhyiddin, who is also Education Minister, was given a briefing on the results of the […]

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ICT has Among Best-Paying Jobs in Malaysia: Job Street Survey

ICT has among best-paying jobs in Malaysia: JobStreet survey Malaysian jobseekers say salary is single-most important consideration Most jobs in top 10 best-paying list tend to be technical- or science-based WHILE salaries in Malaysia’s ICT (information and communications technology) industry lag others in South-East Asia, the industry still has some of the top 10 best-paying […]

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Service at passport office not so world-class anymore

MALAYSIA once could claim world- class efficiency in the issuance of passports, with the Immigration Department able to issue new passports or renew them in under two hours. But this changed recently with the upgrading of the passport and implementation of a new processing system – it now takes up to one week to renew […]

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Aggressive marketing essential to promote tourism, says DPM

Malaysia must be more aggressive in its tourism promotion to remain competitive among neighbouring countries. Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said it was important for Malaysia to study Thailand’s success in attracting a huge number of tourists. He said there is still room for improvement in promoting the country’s tourism products. “A more […]

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Recruiters see drop in OFW deployment to Malaysia with new medical requirement

Philippine recruitment agencies feared a drop in the deployment of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to Malaysia after the Malaysian government required foreign applicants to electronically-upload their medical results as part of work requirements. Philippine Association of Manpower Agencies for Malaysian Affiliates (PAMAMA) president Buddy Curameng said the new requirement is an additional financial burden for […]

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