Program ePemula akan sokong komuniti perniagaan tempatan

CYBERJAYA – Peruntukan sebanyak RM300 juta bagi Program ePemula diharap akan menggalakkan pengguna untuk menyokong komuniti perniagaan tempatan, khususnya perusahaan kecil dan sederhana (PKS) mikro yang amat terkesan akibat pandemik.Program ePemula menekankan penggunaan e-Dompet atau e-tunai untuk pembelian secara fizikal. Baca artikel penuh disini: https://malaysiagazette.com/2022/04/15/program-epemula-akan-sokong-komuniti-perniagaan-tempatan/

Number of SMEs decreases by 7.3%

The number of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) have declined by 7.3% for the period between 2020 and July 2021, SME Corp Malaysia CEO Rizal Nainy. This is due to the pandemic and Movement Control Orders (MCOs) as well as the floods in December last year which affected many SMEs.“The decline is not surprising […]

ASEAN SME Academy 2.0 A Regional Approach To Support Businesses

“The ASEAN SME Academy 2.0 is a partnership between the U.S. private sector, the U.S. Government, and ASEAN to help empower small businesses in Southeast Asia,” said Ambassador Ted Osius, President and CEO of US-ABC, in his remarks. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, it became clear that small businesses needed to adapt in order to survive […]

Medac to allocate RM1.6 mil for asnaf entrepreneurs affected by Covid-19, floods

KUALA LUMPUR – The Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (Medac) has allocated RM1.6 million for its special tithe fund, which will be distributed by agencies under the ministry to asnaf entrepreneurs affected by Covid-19 and floods. Minister Tan Sri Noh Omar said the distribution of aid collected from various agencies under Medac is aimed […]

7 tips on how to start your own business

Recent years have seen a trend in women wanting to start their own businesses, said Michelle Hon, the founder of MomBoss Academy, which coaches mothers on how to build their own businesses. Some of them (or their partners) lost their jobs because of the pandemic and needed additional income sources, while others were now able […]

Malaysian F&B enters German market with Go Asia

MALAYSIAN homegrown food and beverage (F&B) companies have entered the Germany market through Asian supermarket Go Asia. Go Asia has 31 branches located throughout Germany, and will be a platform for these Malaysian companies to promote their products in the European region. “These Malaysian F&B players have developed competitiveness and unique niches, including qualifying themselves […]

Malaysia ties up with 17 Arab countries on SME development

SME Corp Malaysia seeks to establish a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two of its counterparts, namely the SMEs Development Agency of Oman and the Small Enterprise Development Fund of Yemen to strengthen bilateral relations related to the development of small and medium enterprises (SMEs). CEO of SME Corp Malaysia Rizal Nainy (picture) informed that […]

Boost offers fast tracked Shariah-compliant financing for MSMEs

THE Fintech arm of Axiata Group Bhd, Boost offers up to RM100,000 to micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) through Capital Plus, financed through its market leading digital lending subsidiary Boost Credit (formerly Aspirasi). Capital Plus is a Shariah-compliant micro-financing facility based on Commodity Murabahah, ideal for MSMEs. It offers financing from as low as […]

Business owners need automation, AI training, SME associations say

SME Association Malaysia president Ding Hong Sing said without government support, SMEs would not be able to adopt and use digitalisation in their businesses. He suggested that the government hire foreign experts to train industry players. “If you want SMEs to be able to use IR4.0 or high-end digital technology, the government should train micro […]

RM1,500 minimum wage will kill small businesses, says MEF

The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) said the proposed increase in the national minimum wage to RM1,500 will kill businesses, which are still in economic recovery mode.  In a statement today, MEF president Syed Hussain Syed Husman said most businesses were not in a position to implement the proposed new minimum wage because they were still […]