Daily Industry News Update (21 January 2021)


Malaysia’s economy amid Covid-19: What kind of recovery can we expect?

A full recovery in 2021 is still challenging, as there are key risks that could derail the pace of an expected V-shaped recovery such as political instability, execution of the proposed 2021 Budget and cash handouts and initiatives to reduce the unemployment rate. Not forgetting

Malaysia to fork out RM2b for mega project termination

Malaysia is expected to spend RM2 billion worth of compensation due to the cancellation of mega infrastructure projects, including the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR). Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed

Digital transformation and adoption crucial to capitalise on new opportunities, says MDEC

Digital transformation and adoption are crucial for Malaysians and the industry to capitalise on new opportunities, said Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). In a statement today, MDEC chief executive officer (CEO) Surina Shukri said as MDEC celebrates 25 years of

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