The Budget 2022 came in at a time when the economic condition is gradually improving. The recent data point suggests Malaysia will stand to benefit from the global recovery. This was reflected in the 24.7 percent growth in total exports during August which surpassed the consensus estimates of 14.6 percent. Similarly, the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) rose to 52.2 points during October after remaining in contraction since June this year. The budget is set to be the key catalyst for growth. The total allocation of RM332.1 billion is the highest figure in history of budget. Therefore, the impulse from the fiscal policy would be able to give the right boost to the aggregate demand, bolstering the GDP growth for 2022 which is aimed at between 5.5 – 6.5 percent from an estimated growth of 3 to 4 percent this year. While we are so fixated on staging a fast and swift recovery, the journey has always not been particularly straight forward. Series of choices and options have to be weighed in and as what the economics 101 have taught us, there will be an opportunity cost along the way. That is foregoing the benefits as a results of choosing the present course of action.
Continue reading your story on the app
Continue reading your story in the magazine
Time Aortic Abdominal Aneurysm
The Aortic Abdominal Aneurysm happens when the wall of the blood vessels starts to weaken which forms an Aneurysm that is commonly known as balloon-like dilation.
The Lexus ES 250 Features A New F Sport Variant
The 2022 Lexus ES facelift has arrived in Malaysia- First unveiled at Auto Shanghai 2021 in April this year.
Heading: Try -180°C Therapeutic Treatment Called Cryotherapy To Improve Overall Health
Health has gained a significant attention in this pandemic and being at your best form is a good way to fight the current problems in every aspect of health from fitness, depression, pain management, sports injury, antiageing, weight loss and beauty.
Is It Too Late To Start Investing In Bitcoin?
The noise around Bitcoin has risen sharply in the last month after the world’s most popular cryptocurrency reached its all-time high on 9 November 2021. With all the talk of its price continuing to grow, it is easy to think that it might be too late to start investing in Bitcoin. However, it is not too late and, in fact, Bitcoin adopters are actually early. Bitcoin, and cryptocurrency in general, has received mainstream adoption and looks to be around for years to come.
Smart SBB To Boost Farmers Income
Director-General for the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry (MAFI), Azman Mahmood, in a special meet the media session, led the pre-launch briefing of Project Smart Sawah Berskala Besar (Smart SBB) a day before the official launch by his Minister.
Budget 2022 – Seizing The Right Moment
The recent data point suggests Malaysia will stand to benefit from the global recovery.
Power Of Role Model – How The Habits Of Parents And Kids Are Interrelated?
A new global survey, commissioned by Kaspersky, explores the role of healthy digital habits in the family, as well as the effect of parents’ behavior on children and vice versa
Better Late Than Never, But Act Now
The world should now be more aware of likely COVID-19 devastation unless urgently checked. Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced an US$8 billion plan to quickly vaccinate many more people to expedite ending the pandemic.
Accelerates MSMEs Digitalisation Journey
97.2% of businesses in Malaysia are made up of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). This important business sector plays a significant role in the Malaysian economy by contributing 38.2% of Malaysia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). MSMEs also contributes significantly in providing job opportunities.
Leadership That Can Prevent Toxic Workplaces And High Turnover
“It is our organisation’s mission to create the largest and most productive coworking community in Malaysia & moving forward, South East Asia,”
THE GREAT ESCAPE!
Hero dad dives into flames to save twin girls
Bangkok to Bali and Beyond
Sail to the cultural wonders of Southeast Asia.
Have «comfort foods» PUT YOUR healthy diet ON THE BACK SHELF?
Nutrition Myth Buster Jonny Bowden says toss out the old nutrition advice along with the junk food. It’s time to start fresh before you start having health issues.
MAGGIE LINDEMANN SPILLS THE TEA ON HER UPCOMING EP, TRAN- SCENDING GENRES AND COLLABORATING WITH POP PUNK’S FINEST.
COVID-19 TURNS MALAYSIA'S GLOVE MAKERS INTO BILLIONAIRES
Owner of Riverstone Holdings is now a billionaire with his share prices going up, keeping up with the increasing demand in protective gloves across the world.
Voyaging on the boat they built together
The Virus Clips AirAsia's Wings
The region’s premier discount carrier may have to lower its ambitions
Dr. Jonny busts the palm oil myth and sheds light on an estrogen-affecting phytochemical.
Penang Looks Like A Trade War Winner
Malaysia’s electronics manufacturing hub is drawing renewed interest as China and the U.S. battle
READER PROJECT Custom-Chassis Muscle Mustang
Retro-realistic machined-metal muscle car