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Prime Minister Najib Razak will aim to reduce unhappiness over rising costs of living when he unveils his Budget 2018 on 27 Oct 17, ahead of an election that must be held within 10 months.
While the immediate impact of demonetisation was seen in the long queues outside ATMs and felt through acute cash shortage, its 1-year anniversary is an appropriate vantage point to assess the less visible and generalised
The goodies expected in 27 Oct 17’s Budget and the fate of a controversial Islamic Bill are the two key issues under scrutiny as Malaysia’s Parliament begins its six-week session, ahead of the general election
Economic growth in 3Q17 is expected to receive a boost from rising exports, increased government spending and recovery in the global economy, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia said. The agriculture sector is also expected to
Exports rose for a seventh straight month in Sep 17, surging 12.2% y/y to a record-high USD21.8bn (THB722.4tr), as demand increased in all traditional and emerging markets, says Commerce Minister Apiradi Tantraporn. She said exports