Sacofa aiding Sarawak’s digital progress

Sacofa Sdn Bhd (Sacofa), Sarawak’s leading telecommunications infrastructure company, has an important part to play in the state’s journey towards developing the digital economy here. Sacofa was incorporated on July 11, 2001 with the primary objectives to build and expand the provision of telecommunication network infrastructures throughout Sarawak. To facilitate Sacofa in achieving its objectives, […]

Export tax freeze to support Malaysian palm oil industry

Malaysia has introduced temporary measures aimed at boosting palm oil exports and reducing stockpiles amid a slump in commodity prices. On January 8, the government suspended export taxes on crude palm oil (CPO) for three months, a move that Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong, Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, described as a short-term, pre-emptive […]

Slowly revving into the new year

  Slow, flat and sluggish — those were the words analysts used to describe the auto sector’s start in 2018, with the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) reporting that sales volume in January 2018 was at 44,575 units — 10,154 units lower than the month before. In fact, the 19 per cent decline in total industry […]