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Property Crowdfunding for First-Time Homebuyers to Flood Credit Market?
Malaysia’s crowdfunding scheme for first-time homebuyers could risk saturating the market with too much credit and potentially exacerbating household deb...
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Inside Damai, Kota Kinabalu
A guide to a buzzing Kota Kinabalu hot spot, central to everything one would need.
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OCBC Bank Thinks Malaysia's Growth Will Be Slow This Year
OCBC Bank expects this year to be a weak growth year for Malaysia, concluding the full year growth of 4.4% year-on-year (y-o-y). It said the current dat...
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#BankingInvestment
BIMB CEO : OPR Cut Impact Is Just Temporary
BIMB Holdings Bhd (BHB) expects the impact from the recent cut in the overnight policy rate (OPR) to be temporary. The Islamic banking group remains neutra...
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Stop Imposing RPGT on Assets After 10 Years
During the tabling of Budget 2019 last year, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the government would impose a 5% RPGT on all Malaysians and raise the tax b...
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#WestMalaysia
KPKT: Potential Collaboration With China Companies for Affordable Housing
Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with eight companies from China, for future potential foreign d...
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#International
Malaysia Among Countries That Leased Trump World Tower Apartments
Malaysia along with seven other countries were given permission by the US State Department to rent luxury condominiums in New York’s Trump World Tower in...
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#BankingInvestment
Will We Have the 2nd OPR Cut by Early 2020?
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) will likely reduce the key interest rate for the second time in late 2019 or early 2020 if the country’s economic progression ...
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Rate Cut to Have Little Impact on Property Sector
The latest overnight policy rate (OPR) cut is expected to have a negligible impact on the local property sector, in light of muted gross development produc...
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OCBC Expects BNM to Stay Pat on OPR for the Rest of 2019
OCBC Bank expects that the Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to stay pat on the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) for the rest of 2019, barring any significant major do...
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OPR to Remain at 3% for 2019 - MIDF
MIDF Research expects no further change to the overnight policy rate (OPR) for the rest of the year on anticipation of less pressure from both domestic and...
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#WestMalaysia
ECRL to Contribute 2.7% to Malaysia's Economic Growth - MIDF
The RM44 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) is expected to contribute 2.7% to Malaysia’s economic growth, says MIDF Research. The research house expecte...
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Property Awards Recognises Malaysian Real Estate With World-Class Property Management
Malaysia’s real estate with exemplary property and facility management was unveiled on April 21, witnessed by the who’s who in the property development...
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#WestMalaysia
Malaysia Tourism City Expected to Add 2 Million Tourist Arrivals to Melaka
In 2018, the average tourist arrival in Malaysia was 28 million, and 15 million for Melaka, with an average of 1.5 million overnight visitors. The Malaysia...
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Why OPR Cut Is Important Amidst Trade Tension?
The reduction in the overnight policy rate (OPR) is seen as a pre-emptive measure to ensure the country’s economic growth will remain sustainable, especi...
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First Time in Nearly 3 Years, Malaysia Cuts Key Rate to 3%
The recent spike in trade tensions between Washington and Beijing is likely to have concerned policymakers at the bank. Many Asian economies, such as Indon...
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Are Prices of New Properties in Malaysia Inflated?
Based on a report by Khazanah Research Institute (KRI), house prices in the country have escalated at a compounded annual growth rate of 9.1% since 2009. ...
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#International
Southeast Asia’s Industrial Sector Makes Large Gains
- Singapore retains its top position on the index, followed by the United Arab Emirates and New Zealand - Malaysia is the only other Southeast Asian count...
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#BankingInvestment
Financing Schemes in Support of Homeownership, Distort the Market by Supporting High House Prices
Financing schemes such as rent-to-own programmes could distort the market by supporting high house prices, said Khazanah Research Institute (KRI). This ...
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Urban Renewal Law Needed for Old Flats
A Penang government official called for “clean and new” federal laws concerning urban renewal, which will see older buildings demolished, upgraded and ...
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