Tag: Economy

“Disgusting devaluation of labor”, salary discrepancy between Malaysia and Singapore upsets netizens

The salary of a recent job posting has prompted netizens to compare the drastic difference between the average salaries in Singapore and Malaysia, two...
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Bloomberg columnist asks if SG is ‘imprisoned’ by its own success in tackling the...

Singapore — In an opinion piece for Bloomberg on Jul 1, one writer asks the question, “Is Singapore imprisoned by its Covid success?” Mr Daniel...

Is Singapore’s recession over?

Singapore—An article in the South China Morning Post (SCMP) on Tuesday (May 25) asks if the recession may just be over, given the 10.8...
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Malaysian Hotel Owners Association calls for lifting of interstate travel ban

KUALA LUMPUR -- The Malaysian Association of Hotel Owners (Maho) wants the interstate travel ban lifted for the sake of hotels that have suffered...
malaysians-risk-being-left-behind-if-digital-economy-not-fully-embraced,-say-experts

Malaysians risk being left behind if digital economy not fully embraced, say experts

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysians have not fully accepted the need to digitise the economy despite the fact that the various stages of lockdown during...
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Chinese state-owned companies debt defaults send investors into a tizzy

India, Dec. 14 — Despite claims of an economic recovery, Chinese state-owned companies are defaulting on their debts. A string of missed debt repayments...
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Kaspersky: Information shared online becomes one’s reputation and creates an impact in the real...

Manila, Dec. 10 — Asia Pacific (APAC) is fertile land for social media, housing more than half of the world’s total users and center...
no-more-cmco,-please:-retailers-want-government-to-use-a-more-targeted-approach-to-curb-spread-of-covid-19-as-economy-stutters

No more CMCO, please: Retailers want government to use a more targeted approach to...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 10 — Retailers are asking the government to apply a more targeted approach when it comes to restricting movement instead of...
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Wealth of US billionaires soars during pandemic

America’s billionaires have seen their wealth rise by more than $1 trillion since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study Wednesday,...
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Putrajaya should spend another RM45b in 2021 for economic growth, says Lim

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 9 — The federal government should have spent and borrowed more to save jobs, businesses and livelihoods next year, said DAP...
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