Tag: private sector
Politicians and dons should stop harping on private companies that look for selected employees who can speak Mandarin or any other foreign language.
Private sector activity is expected to sustain the Malaysian economy, with private consumption projected to expand by 6.6% from a preliminary 8.1% in 2018.
The prime minister says it can help tackle the oversized civil service which has heavy financial implications for the country.
Chinese candidates for private sector jobs obtain more callbacks than their Malay and Indian peers combined, shows survey by Centre for Governance and Political Studies.
Michael Jeyakumar says some GLCs are well run and can be used to help workers as well as those from the B40 group.
Universiti Malaya's Terence Gomez says heavy government involvement in the sectors could be abused for patronage politics.
The deputy prime minister says Malaysian women make up only 19% of board members in companies with a market capitalisation of RM2 billion or more.
The rise of job vacancies series is proving a reliable leading indicator of labour demand and turning points in employment growth.
The prime minister hails the success of Dash Resort which was once a government-owned building.
The prime minister says the Employees Provident Fund can invest in such platforms if they are confident of getting good returns.
The prime minister says the sedentary lifestyle is taking a toll on the health of Malaysians, especially office workers, and that they must walk or move their bodies to stay healthy and live longer.
Airports Council International director-general Angela Gittens says many in private sector keen on developing airports as they can get returns on their investments.
The prime minister says Putrajaya does not have enough money to fund the proposed project.
The prime minister also lauds Malaysia's leading role in the rubber industry where it produces material for goods ranging from surgical gloves to condoms.
They say the government should focus on other more pertinent issues, such as child marriages, protecting the rights of the Orang Asli community and restoring the country’s economy.
The finance minister says claims that the former 1MDB CEO earned a bigger pay elsewhere is just mere talk.
The centre has 72 satellite farms with 7,000 head of cattle.
In a blog post, the prime minister says Malaysia's cars will 'be made from Milo tins forever'.
Like other modern democracies, Malaysia should consider talent from outside the ranks of the establishment in the selection of the most senior judiciary.
Finance Minister agrees there will be a funding gap with the scrapping of the GST but that the government is working to diversify its revenue base, cut wastage and get the private sector to spur growth.
IDEAS welcomes increased allocation for public health, but says it is important to set up a good monitoring system to ensure the money is well spent.
Transparency International-Malaysia says although the amendment will come into force in two years time, it is a good start and will bring beneficial changes to the Malaysian business landscape.
Teo Nie Ching says the government announced under Budget 2018 that women workers in the private sector will enjoy 90 days of maternity leave but it has just been empty talk so far.
Any termination of staff during their maternity leave will be investigated, says human resources deputy minister.
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