The latest development plan in Malaysia has placed human capital at its core, setting ambitious objectives to improve professional training and education as the country works towards a broader vision...
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Economic Update | Upgrading skills at the heart of Malaysia’s new development plan
24 Jun 2015
Economic Update | Malaysia steers ASEAN towards economic union
22 May 2015
A summit of the ASEAN group of countries in April, hosted in Malaysia, brought the bloc one step closer to realising plans to launch the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by the start of 2016.
Economic Update | Malaysia experiences softer housing market
20 Apr 2015
Concerns about rising household debt and the introduction of a goods and services tax (GST), which came into effect on April 1, are likely to contribute to a cooling in the residential segment of...
Economic Update | Malaysia’s Petronas seizes bond opportunity
25 Mar 2015
State-owned energy firm Petronas has returned to Malaysia’s capital markets for the first time since 2009 with what is expected to be the first of several issues aimed at boosting its fiscal reserves...
Economic Update | Malaysian insurance to stay on strong growth path
26 Feb 2015
Rising domestic demand should drive growth in Malaysia’s insurance sector this year, despite economic headwinds, but the highly competitive market could see a further round of mergers as larger...