Friday, June 18, 2021


Industry leaders tell how to improve Miti’s CIMS

They cite problems with the transparency of company applications and the long waiting time for approval.

Economy to recover but lockdown will hurt, academic says

Madeline Berma says the latest two-week lockdown will add pressure on the government and its economic recovery plan as Covid-19 infections and deaths continue to surge.

Only 16% of applicants allowed to work during lockdown period, says Azmin

Although over 10 million applied for permission, only 1.57 million were given the green light.

Bitter pill but needed, says business bosses group

The Malaysian Employers Federation says stimulus packages should be given to address the expected toll on businesses and employees.

Businesses call for stricter lockdown

But they say a stimulus package should also be introduced in order to mitigate the economic impact of another lockdown.

Time to rethink the culture of collecting and sharing personal data

Much of the information collected by companies is not even necessary for the running of its business, but many customers give it up without a second thought.

Israel re-opens restaurants, bars with 40% of country fully vaccinated

Israel launched its green pass programme last month, allowing controlled numbers of people with proof of full vaccination or who have recovered from Covid-19 to enter gyms, pools and other facilities.

Less formal, more comfortable: pandemic transforms work attire

According to employees at several companies, the casualness has happened by itself without management or HR teams intervening.

No total economic shutdown during MCO, says Ismail Sabri

He says this would have a negative impact on petty traders who are struggling to stay afloat.

Mydin boss tells why he’s no believer in online shopping

Ameer Ali Mydin says only 'two multinational suppliers' benefit from e-commerce.

Miti calls for alternatives to bringing back full lockdown

It suggests tightening SOPs and boosting targeted testing as well as making this more affordable and carrying it out on a larger scale.

Minister shares rationale behind green light for ‘non-essential’ gold stores

Minister Alexander Nanta Linggi says the permission to continue operating granted to goldsmiths and jewellers is not intended to benefit the wealthy.

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