Rebooting Malaysia

Political stability is key to macroeconomic stability and growth. In every economic crisis, there are bound to be some structural damages and weaknesses that require remedies and quick reforms so as to put the country’s economy back on the right track and to grow sustainably. Financial and economic resilience must be enhanced to ensure an entrenched recovery and sustainable economic expansion after emerging from either a major financial or economic crisis.

Ancient Petra a ghost town as pandemic hits Jordan tourism

Petra, an immense 264,000-square meter site south of Amman, saw a record “1.13 million visitors last year, including a million from abroad. One of the seven wonders of the world, and classified as a UNESCO world heritage site in 1985, Petra was once the capital of the nomadic Nabataean Arab peoples and dates back to at least 200 years BC.