Economy

Year-end Ode : 4IR is the post-Covid19 Hero
4IR has power to change Neo Liberal capitalism economic model with new narrative Any nation able to execute digital transformation well, will create greatest advantage
Malaysian Tech sector thrilled as RISE moves to KL in 2022
Attendance of 16k tech delegates into Malaysia to boost digital ecosystem Over US$123mill estimated economic impact across 3 years of RISE held in KL
ICAEW: South-East Asia’s GDP growth to contract by 4.2% in 2020
Unique economic structures in SEA sees crisis playing out differently Thailand & Vietnam will see stronger recovery than Indonesia & Philippines
I like the Swedish Model (but not for the obvious reason)
Weighing trade-off between lock down and saving the economy Best trade off to preserving economy is not just social distancing, also social responsibility
Survive-to-Restart Package
Tied to its fiscal rule, stimulus packages seem to represent ‘drip feed’ efforts New normal for economic & industry behaviours must also be anticipated or re-imagined
Eye on the ball, MCMC swings for the fences with 5G
If MCMC and the government do not prepare the country for good, high quality, widely available and reliable networks, then the impact on the national economy can be grave.
Engineering powerhouse Penang flatters to deceive in digital economy
Despite having largest number of world-class engineers, digital adoption seriously lags CM says digital transformation plan finally about to be acted on, led by Penang Digital unit
Digerati50: Infused with the ‘Boleh’ spirit
 Patrick Grove keeps pushing it as he seeks to help shape the Digital Economy not just in Malaysia, but Southeast Asia as DNA’s only 3-peat Digerati50.
Central bank raises overnight policy rate
As expected by the industry, Bank Negara Malaysia on Jan 25 raised the OPR by 25 basis points.
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