Malaysia expected to see GDP growth of 5.3% to 6.3% in 2022
Finance Minister Tengku Zafrul Aziz says economic growth is expected to accelerate in the third quarter of the year.
Zafrul defends move to enter politics
He says it may prove unpopular but maintains that it was the right decision.
Bersatu man slams Zafrul after speakers from MoF agencies address event graced by Zahid
Wan Saiful Wan Jan says the finance minister was 'complicit in cleansing' the image of the Umno president, who is facing multiple graft charges in court.
Zafrul alone not enough for BN to retake Selangor, analysts say
They say Barisan Nasional might have a chance of recapturing the state but contingent on several other factors.
Zafrul appointed as Selangor BN treasurer
State BN chairman Noh Omar says this is part of the coalition's efforts to retake Selangor.
1MDB debt at RM32.08 billion as of June, says finance minister
Tengku Zafrul Aziz says RM19.28 billion in 1MDB funds has been recovered so far.
Malaysia's financial situation still strong, says Zafrul
The finance minister says Malaysia's reputation as a debtor with a good repayment record is proven.
Govt to stick with plans for single, state-run 5G network
The government will retain a 30% equity stake in Digital Nasional Bhd, and will offer an up to 70% equity stake to telecommunications firms.
Zafrul schools Anwar on loans for ‘gambling’ firm after Genting-linked cruise company winds up
Tengku Zafrul Aziz says as a former finance minister himself, Anwar should be aware of the role of shareholders.
Govt looking to make Covid self-test kits cheaper by year-end
The retail price ceiling is currently RM19.90 per set while the wholesale limit is RM16.
Malaysia can’t afford corporate tax cut right now, says Zafrul
The finance minister says this will only be possible once the country broadens its tax base and maintains a stronger-than-average growth trajectory.
Economists see positivity for capital markets in Tengku Zafrul’s reappointment
They hail the presence of a technocrat at the head of the finance ministry.