Friday, March 5, 2021

EPF declares dividend of 5.2pc for 2020

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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 ― The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has declared a dividend of 5.2 per cent with a payout amounting to RM42.88...

48% Malaysians want flexible work arrangements after the pandemic

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48 per cent of local respondents want a combination of working from home and the office after the pandemic. A further 14 per cent...

Singapore extends Jobs Support Scheme for worst-hit sectors

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Singapore extends Jobs Support Scheme for worst-hit sectors as part of S$11 billion package The Jobs Support Scheme (JSS), which helps retain jobs by subsidising...

Malaysia extends Movement Control Order in some states

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Malaysia extends Movement Control Order in some states, eases back on 10km limit travel but maintains interstate travel ban The Movement Control Order (MCO) in...

FMM urges members to support National Immunisation Programme

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The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) has called on its members to give their full support and cooperation to the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme...

Malaysia to begin COVID-19 vaccination on February 26

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Malaysia is set to roll out its COVID 19 vaccination programme on 26 February. The first shipment of the vaccine is scheduled to be...

Unemployment among KL’s urban poor doubles

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Socio-economic conditions for nearly half the low income families in Kuala Lumpur’s public flats deteriorated further throughout the last quarter of 2020 as the...

No total shutdown of economic sector during MCO

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Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today reiterated that the government will not completely close the economic sector even when implementing the Movement...

Singapore’s manufacturing beats forecast

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Singapore's manufacturing beats forecast with 14.3% expansion in December; achieves 7.3% growth for 2020 Singapore’s manufacturing output rose 14.3 per cent year-on-year in December, beating...

FMM warns industries to tighten SOPs or face full-scale lockdown

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The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) has called on the industry to play its part by taking additional proactive and preventive measures to tighten...