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Energy consumption reeling from COVID-19, MCO

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.


Broadband capacity enhancement, network optimisation underway - Says Saifuddin

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.


Malaysia proposes post-COVID19 ASEAN economic recovery plan

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.


Solarvest enters Philippines with 2 new solar projects

KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — Solar photovoltaic (PV) system specialist Solarvest Holdings Bhd has secured two new contracts in the Philippines from Vivant Energy Corporation.


OPEC+ output cut may minimise Ringgit volatility, says Kenanga

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.


Kenanga Research maintains 'neutral' call on oil and gas sector

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.


Govt announces additional economic sectors that can operate during MCO

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.


Serba Dinamik donates RM1 mln to 5 hospitals in COVID-19 fight

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.


New Dimension In Environmental Governance

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.


Innovation, think outside the box required to endure prolonged crisis

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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