The pandemic conundrum of childcare
Proper childcare is crucial to children's development but the Covid-19 pandemic which has shut down nurseries and centres before is not doing it any favours.
Learning to sell online creates extra challenges for non-urban digital start-ups
Computer know-how and fundamental marketing principles are often harder to access outside the cities.
Budget gives more cash for hardest hit but what happens after it’s gone?
Rising costs of childcare mean families will need extended assistance.
Short-term gain might be long-term pain, experts warn on EPF withdrawals
They say contributors, especially those from the lower income group, may have trouble replacing funds withdrawn now to buffer the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Pandemic highlights need for personal financial planning
Survey shows Malaysians' financial habits are unchanged despite the pandemic which has underscored the need for financial literacy.
Poverty, Malaysia’s million-dollar problem
The government should uplift incomes and economic opportunities for disadvantaged groups, say experts.
Fewer check-ups on potential lung cancer cases as people delay seeing doctors in pandemic
The big emerging danger lies in people interpreting coughing as a symptom of Covid-19 or some other infection without taking into account how long the cough has lasted.
Pandemic hardship creating malnourished school dropouts
Unhealthy, listless children will not grow into adults capable of joining Malaysia’s digital economy, and this will be a long-term problem for the country.
Pandemic heaps more money woes on vulnerable poor
The urban poor need sustainable solutions not just cash handouts, says new report.
Time to go digital, SMEs told
It may be difficult but it will be worth it, struggling businesses told.
Survival of the fittest as hiring picks up again
Evolution this time will see those able to adapt to new pandemic norms getting ahead.
From graduation to global domination: the expert advising aspiring entrepreneurs
A strong network and a wise mentor are as important as funding in helping budding, determined young entrepreneurs.