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The Malaysian Insider
Reduce GST rate to curb inflation due to falling ringgit, says PKR Published: 28 August 2015 12:01 PM Two PKR members suggest that Putrajaya re
Reduce GST rate to curb inflation due to falling ringgit, says PKR
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 12 hours ago
Published: 28 August 2015 12:01 PM Two PKR members suggest that Putrajaya reduces the GST rate as an interim plan so Malaysians can cope with the rising inflation. – The Malaysian... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Nazir says will continue speaking truth in new economic committee Published: 27 August 2015 9:43 AM Prominent banker Datuk Seri Nazir Razak sa
Nazir says will continue speaking truth in new economic committee
The Malaysian Insider / Posted yesterday
Published: 27 August 2015 9:43 AM Prominent banker Datuk Seri Nazir Razak says he will continue speaking the truth in order to help the government handle the current economic... Read more
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The Star
Special panel to ensure growthKUALA LUMPUR: A Special Economic Committee will be set up by the Government to
Special panel to ensure growth
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: A Special Economic Committee will be set up by the Government to ensure the country’s continued growth in light of global financial and economic uncertainties. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, in acknowledging the economic... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Jobs figures unscathed by bad economyThe country's economic slowdown has yet to affect employment conditions or the
Jobs figures unscathed by bad economy
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
The country's economic slowdown has yet to affect employment conditions or the unemployment rate thanks to higher employment in the non-farm sector. According to a report by the National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB), the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
BoT: Slower growth a regional illThe Bank of Thailand insists that despite shocks and changes experienced in the
BoT: Slower growth a regional ill
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
The Bank of Thailand insists that despite shocks and changes experienced in the macroeconomic environment, the country's fundamentals remain strong, as reflected in the country's current account surplus, stable foreign exchange rate and low... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Importers hedging against baht slumpLocal small and medium-sized importers are in a rush to hedge their currency ex
Importers hedging against baht slump
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
Local small and medium-sized importers are in a rush to hedge their currency exposure to protect against the rapid weakening of the baht, says TMB Bank. The number of SME customers hedging against foreign exchange risk has increased by 20-30% since... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Johan Jaaffar quits as Media Prima chairman Published: 13 August 2015 5:55 PM Tan Sri Johan Jaaffar will resign as chair
Johan Jaaffar quits as Media Prima chairman
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 15 days ago
Published: 13 August 2015 5:55 PM Tan Sri Johan Jaaffar will resign as chairman of Media Prima Bhd effective from the end of this month. – Pic from mediaprima.com.my, August 13, 2015.Media Prima Bhd today... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Our 1MDB probe sabotaged, says PAC deputy chief Published: 4 August 2015 7:00 AM DAP's Kepong MP Dr Tan Seng Giaw (left) wit
Our 1MDB probe sabotaged, says PAC deputy chief
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 24 days ago
Published: 4 August 2015 7:00 AM DAP's Kepong MP Dr Tan Seng Giaw (left) with the former chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamad. Tan says he had anticipated that... Read more
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