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Budget 2016: Industry largely rah-rah, some concerns remain
While many industry players were largely enthusiastic about the national Budget 2016 that Malaysian Prime Minister and Finance Minister Najib Razak tabled in Parliament on Oct 23, some concerns remained.
Budget 2016: Startup goodies, MaGIC boost, ho-hum broadband
Recognising that the majority of Malaysian mobile phone users, especially youth, are on prepaid accounts, the Government will be providing rebates on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for prepaid cards, Finance Minister Najib Razak said while tabling the national Budget 2016 in Parliament.
Teraju allocates US$30mil for bumiputera entrepreneur programmes
The Malaysian Government’s Bumiputera Agenda Steering Unit (Teraju) said it has allocated RM120 million (US$29.9 million) for programmes it will be running with collaborators enable bumiputera entrepreneurs to be more competitive in both domestic and global markets.
(DNA Top 10 in 2014) Mark Chang's second act: To aid disadvantaged entrepreneurs
In his first interview after his deal to sell off the Internet assets of JobStreet.com for US$582 million, Mark Chang speaks to DNA founder Karamjit Singh in New York about his excitement in building the next 10 hot ‘billion-ringgit’ startups.
PM Najib announces more Digital Malaysia initiatives
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has announced new Digital Malaysia initiatives to further extend the benefits of the ‘digital economy’ to the Bottom 40% of the income pyramid (B40) and to deepen the economic impact of niche segments.
Digital Malaysia’s Pokok platform to help underprivileged
MDeC has announced a new Digital Malaysia initiative to harness and coordinate greater private sector contribution in community and social development targeted at the B40 group, the lowest 40% of the Malaysian population in terms of household income.
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