Surprise move is seen to inject more long-term liquidity.
Loans coincide with global expansion that featured 200 store launches between 2005 and 2015.
Education Minister Maszlee Malik says EPF and Inland Revenue Board are working with PTPTN on this.
A revamped market benchmark rate would see bank loans starting at 4.25% making the loan process cheaper for Chinese companies.
To date, Jack Ma's online MYbank has lent 2 trillion yuan to some 16 million businesses.
We are so foolishly obsessed with more Malaysians holding university degrees for prestige reasons that we overlook the economic and sustainability aspects of university education.
The Batang Sadong MP says the finance minister should not forget that Sarawak is the third-highest contributor to the GDP.
The prime minister says the amount of loans guaranteed by the government will be tied to the GDP, adding that the tabling of an act to protect consumers from creditors will be expedited.
India's 63 million firms in the MSME sector are responsible for more than a quarter of the country's manufacturing and services output.
It also says more than half of people interviewed are willing to repay their loans.
Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) deputy president Yee Moh Chai says there’s nothing wrong with giving Palestinian students scholarships but asks why the government is so hard on Malaysian students.
Lending active businesses key in negating effects of US-China trade war, says finance minister.
The loans are being offered at 2% interest rate, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
Bank Negara says it will ensure SMEs continue to have full access to financing.
It finds that single adults are spending RM1,100 monthly on housing while the recommended budget in guide is only RM300.
This is against 5.5% in January, TA Research says.
It says banks have continued to maintain sufficient buffers against potential credit losses.
Think tank says Putrajaya should minimise compliance costs if it wants to encourage banks to lend more to the private sector while Ramon Navaratnam says windfall tax means better income distribution.
Deposits doubled to RM790 million in the National Education Savings Scheme (SSPN) in the second half of last year.
It must first have the latest information on borrowers and defaulters to know how much deduction needs to be made.
There are those who buy at the wrong time and are forced to sell at a loss, and those who swear by property investment as they sold theirs at a profit.
Kholifey also says he does not expect deflation in Saudi Arabia thanks to consumer demand and real estate loans.
From registering your business to getting funding to kick-start your venture, it takes a lot of gumption to make it work, no matter what the challenges are.
Penang Rehda says housing glut reminiscent of 1999 property bubble.