Monthly Archives: October 2011

Why Invest In Kuala Lumpur?

In the current global economic situation, many are speculating that things looked “gloomy”.  Many said that due to the recent stock market crash, many foresee the downfall of the property market as well, both in Singapore, Malaysia and globally. Is … Continue reading

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Invest KL Set To Draw S’pore-based MNCs

SINGAPORE: Invest KL is set to attract Singapore-based multinational companies (MNCs) and the republic’s firms to the Greater Kuala Lumpur/Klang Valley region. “There has been some interest and we are in active discussions,” said its chief executive officer, Zainal Amanshah, … Continue reading

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KL MRT To Boost Its Economy

When Singapore first started back in 1987, I remember riding the brand spanking new train in awe thinking of wow, if only we had this back home there would be much less traffic. Many many years later, the LRT made … Continue reading

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City PMI Slides Further To 45.9

The blow to Hong Kong’s private sector economy imposed by the slowdown in Western demand has become more severe, according to HSBC’s latest Purchasing Manager’s Index (PMI) figures.And although new orders from the mainland are not enough to counter it, … Continue reading

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Malaysia Exports Up 10.9% In August

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia said Friday its exports, the engine of the country’s economy, rose 10.9 percent in August, which analysts said could ease fears of a slowdown in overseas orders. The trade ministry said exports rose to 58.56 billion ringgit … Continue reading

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Najib Offers Handouts In Pre-Election Malaysian Budget

  KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysian Premier Najib Razak offered cash handouts to the poor and civil servants as he unveiled a Budget designed to appeal to an electorate increasingly worried about making ends meet. Najib, who is widely expected to … Continue reading

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Why Invest In Malaysia?

Economic Strength Malaysia is a country on the move. Often dubbed the “lucky country” because of its wealth of mineral resources and fertile soils, Malaysia did not rest on its laurels but took decisive steps to progress from an economy … Continue reading

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Asian Stocks Tumble On Wall Street Losses

HONG KONG – Asian markets tumbled Tuesday after Wall Street slumped to its lowest level for more than a year as fears grow that Greece will default and the eurozone debt crisis will spread. Singapore’s Straits Times Index closed down … Continue reading

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Time To Relook Singapore Property Cooling Measures

SINGAPORE: A shortage of resale flats in the market is causing prices to shoot up and it may be time to re-look some of the property-cooling measures, say property watchers. Resale flat prices, which were already at an all-time high, … Continue reading

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Majority Of MM2H Applicants Are Chinese Nationals

KUALA LUMPUR: Chinese nationals comprised the most number of people who signed up for the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme since it was introduced seven years ago. A total of 13,977 applications from 107 countries were received over the … Continue reading

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