Category: Economy

Sabah has the potential to become a regional investment hub

NANNING, Guangxi, China: Sabah has what it takes to become an investment hub in the region, said the Deputy Chief Minister, Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau “We have all the requisite ingredients for your investment to succeed – a strategic geographic location, access to raw[...] [...]

Are cashback rewards halal?

By Dr Hanudin Amin PRICE discount or merely a discount is a traditional way used by businesses in attracting a consumers’ purchase. By definition, it is a price reduction for goods or services and normally it is described in the percentage form. One can see[...] [...]

Matta thanks Cabinet for lowering airport tax

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) is thankful to the Cabinet for lowering the airport tax or Passenger Service Charge (PSC) from RM73 to RM50 for non-Asean international flights at all airports except KLIA beginning from October 1. President Datuk[...] [...]

A common R&D facility for BIMP-Eaga proposed

KUCHING: To help propel exports of agriculture produce, a common Research and Development Centre to be shared by member countries of the BIMP-Eaga has been proposed during the BIMP-Eaga Agri/Agro Cluster meeting here. BIMP-Eaga Business Council (BEBC) Malaysia Chairman Datuk Roselan Johar Mohamed said the[...] [...]

BEBC to propose measures to boost exports

KOTA KINABALU: The BIMP-Eaga Business Council (BEBC) Malaysia will provide several suggestions on the future directions of the agriculture and agro-business during the BIMP-Eaga Agri Cluster meetings on Aug 22-23 in Kuching. BEBC Malaysia chairman Datuk Roselan Johar Mohamed said Malaysia cannot be perplexed and[...] [...]