Malaysia moves down the most miserable economy scale: Bloomberg

Share This: The Malaysian economy got the notable mention in Bloomberg’s economic mysery scale. It moved down the scale to No. 52, from No. 43 showed the Bloomberg terminal. Rising prices are more of a threat to the global economy this year than joblessness, according to Bloomberg’s Misery Index, which sums inflation and unemployment outlooks […]

Reminiscent of Ahmad Maslan meme, #Malaysiabest says Malaysia is better than the rest

Share This: In a list of things that are either cheaper or less stringent in Malaysia that is circulating in Malaysia, and which is reminiscent of the glorious days of Ahmad Maslan, here we present why Malaysia is the best. At least, this is according to the hashtag promoters #Malaysiabest. The list compares Malaysia’s GST […]

Polygamy video shows Malay women proud to be second or third wife

Share This: A polygamy video shows Malay women talking about their choice, accompanied by their husband and the first or second wives. The brief video of unknown origin is circulating on Whatsapp in Malaysia. The language spoken in the video sounds pretty much like Bahasa Malaysia, and the buildings show in the clip looks like […]

At last, someone is speaking out: Mydin boss spills it out on Malaysians having less spending money!!

Share This: At last, someone is speaking the truth: Mydin boss spills it out on Malaysians having little money to spend! Mydin managing director Datuk Ameer Ali Mydin said on BFM yesterday that Malaysians do not have enough money to spend on groceries. Mydin seems to be one of the businessmen who believe the impressive […]

Malaysia relatively unattractive to investors: resulting in GDP fall, exports moderation

Share This: Malaysia is an unattractive investment destination compared to other Asean nations, this due to its expensive fundamental valuations. On Feb 1, the VP Bank said in a forecast on Malaysia that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) will fall from 5.9% to 5% in 2018. It added that this is due to low […]

Malaysia-Pakistan business council welcomes new Pakistan high commissioner

Share This: From left: Datuk Seri Satar Vice Chairman Malaysia-Pakistan Business Council, His Excellency Mr. Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, The High Comissioner of Pakistan to Malaysia, Datuk Seri Mohamad Nazir Meraslam, Chairman Malaysia-Pakistan Business Council, Datuk Zulkefli Mahmud Former CEO of Matrade and Rafiq Fazaldin Secretary Malaysia-Pakistan Business Council The Malaysia–Pakistan Business Council (MalPak) welcomed the new Pakistani high commissioner to Malaysia, hosting a dinner in which Malaysians, Malaysians […]

Malaysia’s Naluri raises US$250K seed funding

Share This: Malaysia-based healthtech startup Naluri Hidup raised approximately RM1 million (US$250,000) in seed funding from Singapore-based healthcare analytics company BioMark and 500 Startups’ Southeast Asia-focussed fund 500 Durians. The funding will be used to complete product development as well as commercial and clinical trials with the startup’s industry partners. “Our goal is for clinical […]

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia: 2,469 commercial vehicles sold in 2017

Share This: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (Mercedes-Benz) said it sold 2,469 commercial vehicles, a 13.06% increase in its commercial vehicles (CV) market penetration last year, backed by new customers in haulage industry’s small and medium operator category. The company said in a media release today that its best-selling products are the FUSO Truck FE71PB (light-duty segment), FM65FJ (heavy-duty segment) and Mercedes-Benz Actros 2644LS […]

Malaysia inflation at 3.7% higher than expected: Research House

Share This: Inflation – calculated as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) – grew at more than 3.5% year on year in December last year (y-o-y), and the result was above JF Apex in-house expectations of 3.1%, but the research house said it was within consensus of over 3.5%. “The higher-than-expected result was underpinned by higher […]