By Siti Radziah Hamzah
KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 -- The fallout from COVID-19 has resulted in a significant impact on various sectors across the board, especially energy consumption, as the economy is operating at only about 45 per cent capacity amid the Movement Control Order (MCO) that grips the country.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 -- The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia, through the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), is in the midst of strengthening broadband performance to keep up with the high demand.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 -- Malaysia has proposed that ASEAN formulate an economic recovery plan post-COVID-19 that focuses not only on the financial aspects but also on social safety nets, food security and education.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — Solar photovoltaic (PV) system specialist Solarvest Holdings Bhd has secured two new contracts in the Philippines from Vivant Energy Corporation.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 -- The ringgit is set to endure another week of market volatility, as the market views the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries + (OPEC+) deal to cut production by about 10 million barrels per day in May and June as being insufficient amid low global demand, Kenanga Research said.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 -- Kenanga Research has maintained a 'neutral' call on the oil and gas (O&G) sector after the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meeting last week.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 -- The International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI) has identified additional economic sectors that can be allowed to operate in stages during the Movement Control porder (MCO) period, which has been extended until April 28.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 -- Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd has provided personal protective equipment (PPE) and other medical supplies including over 100,000 pieces of face masks, hand sanitisers and infrared thermometers worth up to RM1.0 million to five hospitals since March 28 to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in Malaysia.
By Dr Mohd Yusoff Ishak
The writer Dr Mohd Yusoff Ishak is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Forestry and Environment, Universiti Putra Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 -- Innovation, coupled with a radical departure from contemporary thinking, is required with a possible reality of a prolonged crisis becoming the new reality that people and companies must function through.
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