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Malaysia: Digital transformation the way forward for SMEs

OWNERS of Malaysia’s small- and medium enterprises (SMEs) are embracing a digital future in the hope of becoming more competitive for long-term advancement in the marketplace and being able to meet the ever-changing needs of customers. Accenture (Malaysia) country managing director Azwan Baharuddin said the importance of digital transformation for SMEs in their processes and […]

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Stiglitz: Good taxes can spur Malaysia’s economic growth

PUTRAJAYA: There are many kinds of good taxes that could be introduced to stimulate Malaysia’s economy in order to create a fair society as it strives to tide over its RM1 trillion debt, said Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz (pic). He cited them as inheritance taxes, capital gain taxes and property taxes for large holding properties, which were actually good for […]

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World Bank sees Malaysia’s growth moderating until 2020

PETALING JAYA: The World Bank has cut Malaysia’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth forecast for 2018 to 4.9% from 5.4% on the back of slowing export growth and lower public investment. It expects the country’s pace of economic expansion to continue moderating until 2020. Although the move is largely unsurprising, the bank’s downward revision in […]

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