Kuala Lumpur, 29 June 2020 - The Ministry of Health (MOH) warned the public that the Coronavirus’ rapid spread is likely due to the movements of people with no or very mild symptoms — namely, those who are unaware that they even have the virus. That is why social...
Kuala Lumpur, 29 April 2020 - RHB Banking Group has approved more than RM500 million Special Relief Facility (SRF) applications to help alleviate the short-term cash flow difficulties faced by Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) arising from the Covid-19 pandemic. The SRF is part of Bank Negara Malaysia's funds for SMEs...
Kuala Lumpur, 28 August 2020 - Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, has launched ‘Where You Shop Matters', an initiative that encourages consumers to support their local business, while helping Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to go digital amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement today, it said the...
Kuala Lumpur, 11 December 2020 - More than 150 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have participated in the SMEs Sustainable Exporters Programme under a collaboration between the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) and CIMB Group Holdings Bhd. In a statement today, MATRADE said the programme’s objective is to help...
Kuala Lumpur, 28 May 2020 - The government expects more businesses to reopen next week after the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration and resume their full productivity level in the coming weeks. Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Economy) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said this will ensure that jobs are kept...
Kuala Lumpur, 5 October 2020 - As information and data becoming critical assets to boost digital economy, there is an urgent need for governments to consider implementing a national strategy around the digital identity. Daniel Gorfine, the founder of Gattaca Horizons, a boutique financial technology (fintech) advisory firm based in...
KUALA LUMPUR 10 MARCH 2020 : Last December, the world woke up to the COVID- 19 outbreak and in the blink of an eye, global numbers of confirmed cases of the pandemic has surpassed 100,000. This outbreak has definitely broken the complacency of the public on viral illness. Another...
Kuala Lumpur, 9 September 2020 - The Finance Ministry has channelled RM627.1 million to the Ministry of Health (MOH) as at Aug 28, 2020 in an effort to increase the latter’s capability to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. This is an increase from RM515.0 million that had been channelled as of last week,...
Kuala Lumpur, 20 July 2020 - The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives and the Ministry of Finance are in discussion to increase funds for TEKUN Nasional to channel additional assistance to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) affected by COVID-19. Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the...
Jakarta, 23 February 2021 – According to L.E.K. Consulting’s latest insights, Indonesia’s e-groceries market is nearing a turning point in drivers of penetration. In the broader Asian context, operators in the space have enjoyed success in markets like China and South Korea. COVID-19 is likely the catalyst that leads to...