Archive for October 2nd, 2021

Frozen food IKM clocks 50pct increase in sales during pandemic

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 6:37 AM

The Ministry of Industry announced that several frozen food small and medium industry (IKM) players marked a nearly 50-percent spike in sales during the July 2020-July 2021 [...] » More

Indonesia inflation rises slightly in September to 1.6pct

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:37 AM

Indonesia’s annual inflation rate inched up in September to 1.60%, the highest in four months, though the rate was slightly below analyst expectations, data from the [...] » More

Indonesia echoes cross-border data flow facilitation commitment at G20

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 6:37 AM

The Indonesian government has remained fully focused on enabling cross-border data flows, as it could contribute significantly to the progress of the digital economy, [...] » More

Students return to school under strict health protocols

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 6:37 AM

Indonesia has managed to overcome a drastic COVID-19 spike triggered by the Delta variant and culminating in July 2021 after imposing tough public activity restrictions [...] » More

Ministers review readiness for PON opening ceremony

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AntaraNews | 6:37 AM

Coordinating minister for Political, Legal, and Security Affairs, Mahfud MD, and minister of Home Affairs, Tito Karnavian, on Thursday reviewed readiness for the XX PON [...] » More

Indonesia’s SMEs hold the key to growth. How can they scale up?

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Europeansting | 6:37 AM

Indonesia is going through unprecedented times. A new middle class is on the rise, and digital technology has brought increased opportunities to start a business. Currently [...] » More

Indonesia aims to launch rules on dual class shares this year exchange official

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:37 AM

Indonesian authorities are discussing new guidelines on topics such as dual classes of shares for companies, with the measures likely to be rolled out this year, a stock [...] » More

Malaysia will open up to international travellers once it fully moves into endemic phase: minister Hamzah

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Humanresourcesonline | 6:37 AM

In similar news, Sabah and Melaka have opened up for tourism within the states. This will see economic and sports activities allowed until 10pm in Sabah, while tourist and [...] » More

Law minister confirms Emergency ended in Aug, but says ordinances still apply until February 2022

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:37 AM

The Emergency Ordinances (EO) 2021 are still enforceable until February 2022 even though the nationwide Emergency expired on August 1, since such Emergency laws have not been [...] » More

Finance Ministry: Malaysia’s economy set to rebound in 2022, in line with global economic recovery

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Malaymail | 6:37 AM

Malaysia’s economy is expected to rebound in 2022, in line with the expected recovery in the global economy throughout the second half of 2021 and into next year, [...] » More

MP urges govt to educate public on Covid-19 self-test kits

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 6:37 AM

In the shift from a pandemic to an endemic state, there also lies the need for the government to push for the public to consciously monitor their health instead of only [...] » More

Govt approved RM15m for 63 Chinese independent schools-Dong Zong

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Malaysiakini | 6:37 AM

Dong Zong president Tan Tai Kim said the finance ministry has approved allocations totalling RM15 million for 63 Chinese independent schools nationwide. This was confirmed by [...] » More

Finance minister says no to windfall tax on companies that profited during pandemic for now

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 6:37 AM

The government will not tax glove makers or any other business that made a windfall in profits during the Covid-19 pandemic for the time being, Finance minister Datuk Seri [...] » More

Malaysia posts record monthly COVID-19 deaths as authorities cite backlog

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:37 AM

Malaysia recorded 9,671 deaths due to COVID-19 in September, the deadliest month since the pandemic began, government data showed on Friday, though authorities have said the [...] » More

Malaysian government officials to be mandatorily vaccinated

02-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Laprensalatina | 6:37 AM

The government of Malaysia on Thursday announced that it would be mandatory for all officials of the federal administration to get vaccinated against Covid-19, even as the [...] » More