covid-19

SMEs’ presence on online business pages intensifies amidst Covid-19

Kuala Lumpur, 28 May 2020- As Covid-19 has changed the way business is conducted, demand for online business pages has intensified among the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to survive the pandemic. Locally, broadcasting a brand on business pages, whether its Facebook Ads or Instagram Ads is now seen as “a must” to ensure businesses’ …

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MEDAC to allocate RM452.8m under entrepreneurs’ business recovery plan

Kuala Lumpur, 25 May 2020- The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (MEDAC) will allocate RM452.8 million to assist COVID-19 hit entrepreneurs under a business recovery plan to support the stability of the entrepreneurial ecosystem. The allocation is expected to benefit more than 21,847 micro entrepreneurs, small and medium enterprises, social entrepreneurs, startups and cooperatives. …

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3,800 free online courses for Malaysians – MDEC

Kuala Lumpur, 21 May 2020- The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) has urged Malaysians who have been affected by the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and are looking for new employment opportunities to register for free online courses on digital and data skills. MDEC Chief Marketing Officer Raymond Siva said MDEC, in a partnership with global online learning platform, Coursera …

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AirAsia offers credit account extension, unlimited flight changes until October 2020

Kuala Lumpur, 20 May 2020- AirAsia guests with bookings for flights departing between March 23 and July 31, 2020 can now choose to have a credit account with a two-year validity period or unlimited flight changes for flights departing up to Oct 31, 2020. AirAsia Bhd said the validity of credit accounts previously issued for …

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Government to announce economic recovery plan end-May

Kuala Lumpur, 13 May 2020- The government will be announcing a six-month economic recovery plan by the end of this month to resuscitate the country’s economy post-COVID-19. International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali said the pandemic has impacted global markets, including Malaysia. “Businesses have been brought to a grinding halt and unemployment …

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Malaysia-UAE eye more collaborations besides tackling COVID-19

Kuala Lumpur, 12 May 2020- Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are eyeing more collaborations other than the efforts to tackle COVID-19, said Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein. He said this will not only benefit Malaysians stranded overseas but also in obtaining medication and vaccines  to curb the outbreak. “On behalf of the …

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Malaysia proposes ASEAN nations formulate mechanism on surplus food

Kuala Lumpur, 23 April 2020 – Malaysia today proposed that ASEAN countries formulate a mechanism to provide their surplus food to nations around the world which are facing shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic, Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said. He said the potential success of this initiative would not only reignite trade from ASEAN to the world but also boost the income …

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