REPORT: Private Investment Remains Vibrant Next Year

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 (Bernama) — The final year of the 10th Malaysia Plan next year will see a steady push from the private sector, with private investment remaining vibrant and registering a double-digit growth. According to the 2014-2015 Economic Report issued by the Finance Ministry, the positive performance was

Highlights Of Economic Report 2014/2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 (Bernama) — Following are highlights of the 2014/2015 Economic Report issued by the Finance Ministry in conjunction with the tabling of the 2015 Budget Friday by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who is also Finance Minister. Malaysia’s economic growth momentum in 2015 is expected

Najib To Table Budget 2015 At 4pm

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will table the 2015 Budget in Parliament at 4pm Friday, the last budget under the 10th Malaysia Plan (10MP). Like other financial blueprints, Najib, who is also Finance Minister, hinted Thursday that the 2015 Budget would be “pro-rakyat”

Are We Budgeting For The Future? – Nurul Izzah

KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar is hoping that the Budget 2015, which will be unveiled Friday, will be able to address the issue of inequality and declining education standards. She said the budget, to be tabled by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in Parliament, must

Najib Checks Out Budget 2015 Preparations

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak took time off to look into the latest preparations on Budget 2015 at the Finance Ministry here Thursday night. The Prime Minister accompanied by his wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, was met on arrival at the ministry building by officials and personnel involved in

A New Generation Speaks: See Inside Hong Kong’s Protests

For the past two weeks, unprecedented pro-democracy street demonstrations have rocked Hong Kong, with protesters calling on China to stay out of the harbor’s internal politics. TIME contract photographer James Nachtwey documented the democratic movement, witnessing the protesters’ incredible resilience and organization. “The interconnectedness of the thousands of demonstrators has created

What Must Happen To Spark Mass Adoption Of Connected Lighting?

Beatrice Witzgall is the CEO and founder of LumiFi, a design and technology-centric company enabling people and businesses to unlock the full potential of connected lighting  The connected home and business continues to stir up vigorous debate among the tech community. Is the ‘Internet of Things’ just pie in the sky? Are ‘smart’ gadgets only for

Namewee’s Case From Dec 1

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MUAR, Oct 8 – The Sessions Court here fixed three days to hear controversial rapper Wee Meng Chee’s case for allegedly insulting a Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) staff about four years ago. Judge Roszianayati Ahmad fixed the hearing beginning Dec 1. Earlier, Deputy Public Prosecutor Amira Sariaty Zainal told the court

Vocational Skills Employment Program (VSEP) MOU Signing

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INTRODUCTION The program that we are launching is Vocational Skills Employment Program (VSEP). This is a collaborative program between Penang Science Cluster (PSC), Association of Small and Medium Enterprises Malaysia (SAMENTA) and Fourier Technical Consultant (FTC). VSEP is aimed to create more employment for local youths and boost the productivity

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