Finding the right balance

THE Malaysian economy face challenges in the next several years that will not be easily overcome. To say that the country’s policymakers will have their work cut out for them will be an understatement. The…


PM: 2016 Budget among hardest budget to table

The 2016 Budget would be one of the hardest budgets to be tabled, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. Najib, who is also Finance Minister, said the current economic situation, coupled with the decreasing…





2016 Budget will be people-friendly: Tee Yong

The 2016 Budget will be people-friendly and bigger than the previous one in the quest to help low and middle-income groups cope with inflation and rising cost of living, Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Chua Tee…


My Proposals for Budget 2016

The presentation of the national budget has traditionally been a source of great political theater with screams of approval (or disapproval), table thumping, smiles and grimaces and most importantly a telling sign of the Minister…


Larger budget with prudent measures in 2016

The Government is set to unveil a larger budget for 2016, with an increase in development expenditure and reduction in operational expenditure. Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah said the increase was aimed…


Budget 2016 to reflect 11MP goals, says Idris Jala

The upcoming Budget 2016 will reflect on the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP), putting emphasis on a balance between a capital economy and a people’s economy. Performance Management and Delivery Unit (Pemandu) chief executive officer Datuk…