Following the recent extension of CMCO (affected areas only) to 31 December 2020, The National Security Council of Malaysia has released the updated CMCO SOPs....
Minister of Communications and Multimedia, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah will chair the first ASEAN Digital Ministers' Meeting (ADGMIN1) via teleconference from Jan 21 to 22.
Themed "ASEAN: A Digitally Connected Community", the meeting seeks to strengthen cooperation among ASEAN countries towards building digital ecosystems as a pillar in the post-COVID-19 development plan, particularly in the areas of cybersecurity, personal data protection, 5G, and promoting innovations and e-commerce.
MIDF Research expects Malaysia’s unemployment rate to be around 4.3 per cent in 2020 from 3.3 per cent last year as softer export growth in recent months will likely affect job outlook for the trade sector.
In a note, the research house said the rising number of COVID-19 infections in major export markets such as Europe, the United States and the United Kingdom could possibly hurt trade outlook and therefore hiring plans especially in the current quarter.