Deterioration in governance and political uncertainty may dampen investor sentiment, constraining economic growth.
There are needs to be clarity on the government’s stability, for investors to truly return.
The crisis presents us with an opportunity to do better, to move forward. There is much to learn and do to progress, including abandoning the very modes of thinking which have led to the mess we are in. Exorcising ghosts from the past will be imperative
AUCKLAND : New Zealand will remove social distancing requirements after reporting zero active cases of Covid-19, indicating it has achieved … More
The federal government is introducing an economic recovery plan dubbed Penjana that will put RM35 billion into the Malaysian economy via various initiatives and direct benefits. Of the sum announced, RM10 billion would be direct fiscal injections from the government. Thenew plan to restart the economy which called PENJANA
The government aims to complete the disbursement of the BLT Dana Desa (village funds unconditional cash transfers) to around 8 million families this week, as a part of its efforts to protect households at greater risk of falling into poverty amid the COVID-19 outbreak.
KUALA LUMPUR, 3 June 2020 : A recent survey by recruitment company JobStreet has revealed up to 20 per cent … More
The length and depth of the current economic crisis will depend on solving the healthcare crisis with an exit strategy involving a combination of an effective, widely availablevaccine and therapeutic drugs. Meanwhile, governments around the world are trying to manage the delicate balance between controlling transmission and returning some people to economic activity.
More than 10,000 workers joined the demonstration at the company’s headquarters. Strikers told RFA that four workers were arrested by police, while a pregnant worker fainted after a stun gun was used on her.
The government has yet to announce if it will end or extend the CMCO. But “experts” are already lining up on both sides of the divide. It is a shouting match between the eager economists and the cautious epidemiologists. We rather be with the epidemiologists as there is more science there.
Paris officials on Sunday removed the tall metal barriers surrounding the square in front of Notre-Dame cathedral, offering visitors a … More
Along the streets and pedestrians alleys of commercial areas in Chengdu, the provincial capital of southwest China’s Sichuan Province, mobile … More
Covid-19 forced millions of travelers to stay home, but airline mechanics and engineers have kept themselves busy in air hubs nationwide. Their primary mission these past two months: ensuring that their sleeping fl
The Malaysian economy is about to feel the full brunt of the coronavirus pandemic. After posting its slowest growth since … More
Hydrocarbon exploration by Malaysia’s Petronas recently triggered a three-way standoff in the South China Sea that lasted nearly six months. It only … More
The coronavirus still has a long way to go. That’s the message from a crop of new studies across the … More
Cyprus hopes to attract tourists after its coronavirus lockdown by paying the medical costs of anyone who tests positive for … More
Sobita Modi, a woman in her early fifties, had to take charge of her life with no aid from anyone … More
Car buyers slow to return after country sold just 141 vehicles last month
BANGKOK – The Thai government on Wednesday (May 27) defended its 1.9 trillion baht (S$85 billion) stimulus plan to cushion … More
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe doubled Japan’s stimulus measures as he looked to deliver on his bold promise to keep businesses … More
Many struggle to cope with no income
Indonesia’s most popular tourist destination, Bali, has its local customs to thank for what officials tout as success in containing the COVID-19 outbreak, as the central government mulls reopening the resort island.
Petronas is likely to acquire the 100 MW solar assets from India’s Acme Solar through its Indian unit, Amplus Energy Solutions.
Thailand’s military-backed government extended the country’s state of emergency for a second time, to the end of June, despite opposition calls to scrap it after novel coronavirus cases dwindled.