Malaysia’s Lee Zii Jia storms to Thai Open badminton victory

Malaysia’s Lee Zii Jia storms to Thai Open badminton victory BANGKOK, Thailand, May 19, 2024 (BSS/AFP) – Malaysia’s Lee Zii Jia stormed to victory over Angus Ng Ka Long in the men’s singles final of badminton’s Thai Open on Sunday to take his second title at the event in three years. World number ten Lee took just 33 minutes to dispatch the Hong Konger 21-11, 21-10. Next… Source link

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Step up efforts to help local SMEs expand overseas market, Anwar urges

SAMARKAND (May 19): Efforts to assist small and medium-sized Malaysian companies in expanding their overseas market penetration must be enhanced to put them in a more favourable position, according to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. He said it is vital to assist these companies in developing a strong network with their overseas counterparts to market their products. “Such networks are… Source link

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BERNAMA – HUGE POTENTIAL FROM COOPERATION BETWEEN MALAYSIA, UZBEKISTAN –

From Kamarul Ariffin Md Yassin SAMARKAND, May 19 (Bernama) — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said he sees huge potential in the cooperation between Malaysia and Uzbekistan, which can transform and modernise both countries’ economic development and attract investments. He said that for the last one and a half years, Malaysia has been seen as a hub for microchip… Source link

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BERNAMA – MALAYSIA, UZBEKISTAN RENEW ECONOMIC TIES IN FOURTH DECADE OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS –

From Kamarul Ariffin Md Yassin SAMARKAND, May 18 (Bernama) — Malaysia and Uzbekistan are poised to renew their commitment to bolstering economic ties as they mark the fourth decade of diplomatic relations, said Investment, Trade and Industry Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz. He said Malaysia remains committed to collaborative efforts with Uzbekistan in industrial… Source link

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Malaysia and Uzbekistan strengthen economic ties at high-level business forum

SAMARKAND, May 18 — Malaysia and Uzbekistan are poised to renew their commitment to bolstering economic ties as they mark the fourth decade of diplomatic relations, said Investment, Trade and Industry Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz. He said Malaysia remains committed to collaborative efforts with Uzbekistan in industrial reform, aligning with the Malaysia’s New Industrial… Source link

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Malaysia’s GDP grows 4.2 per cent

Malaysia’s economy grew faster than expected in the first quarter of 2024, helped by household spending and a turnaround in exports, though some analysts said the rebound could be short-lived with price pressures set to increase. Gross domestic product (GDP) rose 4.2 per cent in the January-March period from a year earlier, central bank and government data showed yesterday, surpassing the… Source link

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Apple set to release slimmer iPhone in 2025

Apple is developing a slimmer version of the iPhone expected to be launched by 2025, the Information reported on Friday, citing three people with knowledge of the project. The potential thinner version is likely to be priced higher than Apple’s iPhone Pro Max, and is expected to be launched with the iPhone 17 in September 2025, the report said. The Cupertino, California-based company is still… Source link

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Duty dodging thru false declaration of imports surges

Dodging duties through false declaration on imports has increased alarmingly in last few years, a watchdog noses out, while public purse feels financial strains. In the financial year 2022-2023, the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) realised Tk 2.01 billion in additional duties which were intended to be dodged by hundreds of companies. The amount was Tk 1.29 billion in… Source link

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President of Uzbekistan and the Prime Minister of Malaysia note the importance of bringing bilateral relations to a qualitatively new level

President of Uzbekistan and the Prime Minister of Malaysia note the importance of bringing bilateral relations to a qualitatively new level Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) — The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev and the Prime Minister of Malaysia Anwar Ibrahim held talks with the participation of official delegations… Source link

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Jessica Chew Cheng Lian: Special keynote address

It is an honour to address the Malaysian SME National Conference. Let me join others in congratulating the joint organisers for putting this important event together.  Supporting the development of SMEs is a long-standing priority for Bank Negara Malaysia as part of our efforts to promote an inclusive financial system. It is also crucial to Malaysia’s long-term growth prospects given the… Source link

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