AS Malaysia continues to endeavour in flattening the surge of COVID-19 cases, the country’s unemployment rate has climbed by 4.8% … More
NO thanks to a decline in paid employment and self-employment stemming from efforts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, the mean … More
The Malaysian government has limited fiscal space for COVID-19 relief, after running budget deficits for over 20 years, says a … More
KUALA LUMPUR : A coalition of over a hundred Malaysian business and trade groups has warned of mass unemployment in … More
Youths, graduates and migrant workers are paying the price in Malaysia’s on-off movement control orders, says Stewart Nixon. CANBERRA : … More
Unemployment rate in Malaysia improved further in March 2021 after it came in at 4.7% with 753,200 unemployed persons from 777,500 … More
MALAYSIANS are better at adapting with technology since the pandemic struck the global workspace, as 77% of them sees technology … More
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 3 : If you could sum up some of the biggest moments in your life in 2020 … More
While many have found other ways to stay afloat, others are still picky about how they put food on their … More
The worsening coronavirus outbreak and political uncertainty in this country have dealt a severe blow on the national economy. Local … More
The Council of Ministers approved a 2021 draft budget that calls for spending of more than $8 billion and SDR … More
Indonesian President says it is needed to help secure jobs for youth, tackle pandemic impact President Joko Widodo yesterday defended … More
THE newly targeted Wage Subsidy Programme 2.0 (WSP 2.0) introduced by the government under the Prihatin Supplementary Initiative Package (Kita … More
The study of 500 families living in low-cost flats revealed a ‘shocking’ change in diet, while more than 40 per … More
In his commentary, the writer says that many of the unemployable in an IT world could transition to agriculture as … More
Jalil, who was the youngest CEO to helm the national fund management company since it was established in 1978, says … More
12% ground-based and management staff to be lay-off as part of a business restructuring plan to manage its losses sustained from travel restrictions to coronavirus-stricken destinations.
Millions of people have had to cancel their 2020 travel plans due to the coronavirus crisis. Fuelled by virus fears … More
KUALA LUMPUR, 3 June 2020 : A recent survey by recruitment company JobStreet has revealed up to 20 per cent … More
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.
April’s consumer price index declined to a record low of 2.9 per cent to 117.6, with housing and transport accounting for the biggest drop as most people stayed at home throughout the six-week long movement control order (MCO)
CNA spoke to five Malaysians who were left unemployed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been a daunting experience having no income to make mortgage and loan payments, but they are determined to soldier on.
Lifting the Movement Control Order to reopen the economy alone won’t save Malaysian jobs