The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (Motac) has launched a “green travel bubble” to resuscitate the local tourism industry.
Over 120 CHROs attended CHRO Online Malaysia, which highlighted the key priorities facing HR and business leaders in 2021.
HR Minister Datuk Seri M Saravanan told Parliament that 2,713 SMEs have closed down from March to October this year.
Thought leaders like Jason Averbook and Josh Bersin will join speakers from ADP and Microsoft in discussing some of the key challenges facing leaders .
The programme, implemented by the Malaysian government, will run from Nov 16 to June 30, and will be applicable for sectors such as construction.
The country’s net exports showed a strong rebound of 21.9% over the quarter.
Cash flow disruptions were cited by SMEs as the main challenge.
Malaysia’s Movement Control Order (MCO or PKP) has given rise to an alternative for the WFH acronym – work from hotel.
Malaysian graduates are either unemployed six months after completing their studies, or are taking jobs they are overskilled for.
The Malaysian government has assured the 2,647 retrenched staff of Malindo Airlines that they will receive due compensation and retraining.
The country's Budget 2021 will also allocate RM$2 billion (US$582 million) for hiring incentives as Malaysia continues its economic recovery.
The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the jobs of many Malaysians working in Singapore.
The Malaysian Employers Federation has called for more clarity on the government’s work-from-home (WFH) directive.
Employees who are required to work from home during the conditional movement control order (CMCO) must be paid their full salaries.
SMEs can receive up to a maximum of RM$5,000 to support their investment in digitisation, as Malaysia looks to speed up digital transformation.
In a bid to curb a further outbreak of COVID-19, companies in the "red zones" are urged to allow employees to work from home.
The reimposing of the conditional movement control order will curb a number of activities in states such as Kuala Lumpur and Selangor.
New measures announced by the Malaysian government will help preserve more jobs, says the SME Association of Malaysia.
Malaysia saw an improvement in its unemployment rate after the progressive reopening of economic sectors in May.
The deployment of 5G would contribute up to RM12.7 billion between 2021 and 2025 to the Malaysia's economy.
The Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO), which had been slated to end on August 31, will now be extended to the end of 2020.
As of January 31, 2020, a total of 276, 176 entities are registered with the Companies Commission of Malaysia as online businesses.
The human resources ministry in Malaysia is working to reduce cases of local and foreign workers losing their jobs through the redeployment initiative
This is in line with a 17.1% contraction of the economy in the same quarter, as total hours worked dropped because of COVID-19.
Not since the Asian financial crisis of 1998 has the country experienced such a toll on its economy.
The RM1.5 billion programme was introduced to help workers who have been displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic find jobs.
Malaysia’s economic recovery will depend on SMEs getting back on their feet, suggested Malaysia’s International Trade and Industry Minister.
The country’s HR Minister reassured local citizens will be given priority when it comes to any available job openings.
Less than 20% of SMEs expect their business to recover within the next three months, a new survey has revealed.
Without an extension of a loan moratorium, many SMEs are at risk of closing down, warned the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers.