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Budget 2011 Crucial Push Towards Nation's Economic Transformation

By Mikhail Raj Abdullah

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 (Bernama) -- Malaysians seem to take the nation's economic growth for granted.

Report: Malaysia's Trade To Surpass One Trillion Ringgit

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) -- Malaysia's total trade is expected to expand 18.7 per cent to RM1.173 trillion this year amid the improved global economy and strong intra-Asia trade, coupled with robust domestic activities.

3 New Stock Broking Licences

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) -- The Securities Commission (SC) will offer three new stock broking licences to eligible local, foreign or joint-venture companies to increase retail market participation, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Friday.

Budget: EPF Can Now Invest Up To 20 Per Cent In Foreign Market

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) -- Government-linked investment companies (GLICs), such as the Employees Provident Fund, can now invest up to 20 per cent overseas of the total assets managed as compared with seven per cent previously

Budget: People Must Be Prepared To Change Mindset, Says Najib

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) -- The people must be prepared to change their mindset and rise to the challenge of the new economy, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak says.

Budget 2011 Business Highlights

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) -- Following are Budget 2011 Business Highlights.

Government Move On Promoting Creative Industries

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) -- The Government has established a RM200 million Creative Industry Fund a year ago to finance activities such as film and drama productions as well as music, animation, advertisement and local content development.

Warisan Merdeka: Another Skyscraper In KL

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 15 (Bernama) -- Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) will undertake an integrated development project costing RM5 billion, which will include a 100-storey tower, to be completed in 2020, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.