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Minimum wage for Malaysia.. likely going ahead

Saturday December 8, 2012 The effects of rising wages By CECILIA KOK cecilia_kok@thestar.com.my FACTORY workers Siti and Noraini are elated when they think about the wage boost they will be getting beginning next year. Attached to an electronics manufacturing plant in the Sungai Way Free Trade Zone in Petaling Jaya, both Siti and Noraini, who [&hellip

Malaysia now ranked 54th, up six places from 2011 in graft index

Thursday December 6, 2012 By RAHIMY RAHIM rahimyr@thestar.com.my Right path: Low answering questions from the press while the secretary-general of Transparency International Josie M. Fernandez looks on. PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has improved in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) 2012, moving up six places to 54, says Transparency International-Malaysia (TI-M). Malaysia is ranked third among Asean [&hellip

China economy slowed for the 7th consecutive quarter, how about South East Asia?

Malaysian, SEA firms offer cheer in time of corporate gloom A ZTE flag flutters in front of the Chinese national flag outside its headquarters in Shenzhen April 17, 2012. — Reuters pic SINGAPORE, Oct 25 — Southeast Asia is becoming one bright spot in a world of gloomy corporate earnings, with strong profit growth powered [&hellip

Uncovering the truth on Geneva Gold Trader’s financial statements..figures never lies!

Genneva Malaysia’s liabilities exceeded assets, says Awang Adek File photo shows the Bank Negara headquarters in Kuala Lumpur. The central bank says the liabilities of gold investment firm Genneva Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Genneva Malaysia) exceeded its assets. Early this month, BNM together with the Royal Malaysia Police, Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry and the [&hellip

Malaysian inflation is more real than what is reported!

By Roziana Hamsawi Malaysian shoppers cautiously optimistic: Nielsen KUALA LUMPUR: A majority of Malaysian shoppers are aware of price increases with three in five indicating that they only buy essential items or cut down on luxury items, according to Nielsen’s latest online consumer findings. Nielsen Malaysia retailer services director Jake Shepherd said Malaysian consumers are [&hellip

What is the true picture of Malaysia poverty line…really?

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 Poverty line income in 2012? The number of poor in Malaysia increasing or decreasing The BN government happily tells us that our poverty rate is dropping. Reading a lot of speeches and reports we see how thanks to the BN government, our poverty rate has dropped…we are given statistics (percentages) of [&hellip

Malaysia’s inflation rate eased further to 1.3% year-on-year in September, the lowest level since February 2010! How would you know Malaysia true inflation rate in a subsidised environment?

BNM to keep OPR steady until year-end on easing inflation KUALA LUMPUR: Analysts expect Bank Negara to hold the overnight policy rate (OPR) steady at 3.0% until year-end due to easing inflation. Alliance Research said the current rate would continue to be at an accommodative level in promoting growth while ensuring adequate levels of price [&hellip

Malaysia’s GDP in Q3 2012 to slow, said Msia 2nd Finance Minister

Husni: Malaysia’s GDP in Q3 2012 to slow 17th October, 2012 KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s gross domestic product (GDP) for the third quarter of 2012 will be lower due to the reduced trade figure recorded for that quarter, said Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Husni Hanadzlah. However, the country is on track to achieve the 4.5 [&hellip

Are BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India & China) economic growth hitting the wall?

Are BRIC nations hitting a growth wall? The Edge by Mark Mobius Thursday, 18 October 2012 A GLOBAL pattern of easing economic growth in 1H2012 has impacted the “BRIC” nations of Brazil, Russia, India and China. However, I don’t think the economies have hit a brick wall. While some market participants have been waiting impatiently [&hellip

For those who are visual…here is one on budget 2013

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