Meeting with the Newly appointed CEO of TalentCorp Malaysia, Mr. Thomas Mathew

Our CEO Sven Schneider, had a great catch up with Mr Thomas Mathew, the newly appointed CEO of TalentCorp Malaysia and his excellent team yesterday evening. Both parties discussed the current hot topics related to talent acquisition, particularly on the employment pass policy revisions and processes. Sven also highlighted the sincere concerns of the European business community in Malaysia.
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Malaysia Govt to end CMCO in most areas, cites RM300m per day loss to economy


Selangor: CMCO extended to Dec 20, except for Sabak Bernam, Hulu Selangor & Kuala Selangor.

Kuala Lumpur: CMCO extended to Dec 20.

Putrajaya: CMCO over.


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Malaysia ranks 2nd in Asia Pacific for global connectedness

Malaysia ranks second among Asia Pacific countries and 16th out of 169 countries for global connectedness based on international flows of trade, capital, information and people, according to the DHL Global Connectedness Index (GCI) 2020.

The country is also positioned with Cambodia, Singapore, Vietnam and Netherlands as among top outperformers to have punched well above their weight in terms of international flows based on economic strength, size and location.

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Following the recent updates on CMCO in Malaysia, the National Security Council of Malaysia released the updated General SOPs for CMCO...
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COVID-19 screening programme: Socso urges clinics, hospitals to charge minimum service fee

The Social Security Organisation (Socso) would only bear the cost of RTK-Antigen test kits and no longer provide screening subsidies or receive payment claims from employers, clinics or hospitals.

To reduce the cost of screening tests, Socso has obtained the supply of test kits directly from suppliers and distributed them to clinics and hospitals participating in the COVID-19 Screening Programme for Foreign Workers.

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Malaysia set to recover in 2021 despite headwinds — MIDF Research

Malaysia’s economy is set to recover in 2021, driven by domestic support, although headwinds in 2020 will continue to persist next year and weigh on growth expectation.

In its 2021 market outlook presentation today, MIDF Research said that the COVID-19 pandemic will remain as the biggest threat to economic recovery, followed by other issues such as rising protectionism, geopolitical tension, political instability and volatility in commodity prices.

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