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Latest Petrol Price for RON95, RON97 & Diesel in Malaysia

Get the latest Malaysia petrol price. Fuel prices are announced every Friday evening for the following week. The rate for RON95, RON97, and Diesel will be updated here weekly. Bookmark our article and stay informed!

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Propelling Entrepreneurs and SMEs into the Digital World

SMEs are the growth engines of the nation. The Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) landscape in Malaysia show that this segment is 98.5% of all business establishments, and in 2018, SMEs contributed RM521.7 billion of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP), while providing 5.7 million jobs to 70% of Malaysia’s workforce. However, being less financially […]

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Budget 2020: Live Updates On Oct 11

Stay tuned to this page as we’ll be conducting live Budget 2020 updates on October 11, 2019 at 4pm. Days Hours Minutes Seconds The annual national budget is taking place on October 11, 2019, with themes ‘Shared Prosperity’ and ‘Kemakmuran Bersama’ spearheading the highly-anticipated event. Making its mark as the second annual budget presentation for […]

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FWD Takaful Launches Online Channel With FWD Protect

From left to right: Encik Wan Ahmad Najib Wan Ahmad Lotfi, Chief Strategy & Digital Distribution Officer, FWD Takaful Berhad, Encik Salim Majid Zain, Chief Executive Officer, FWD Takaful Berhad, Puan Sharifah Zarina Syed Osman, Chief Product Officer, FWD Takaful Berhad. FWD Takaful(FWD), Formerly known as HSBC Amanah Takaful Berhad) launched its FWD Protect Direct, […]

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Tired of Slow Card Deliveries? Get a Card Instantly instead!

You’ve heard it, we’ve heard it (from you), and the banks have all heard it (from everyone): Card delivery always feel like it’s taking forever! It’s the reason we sometimes fail to meet promotion requirements and has left us wondering if our neighbour’s dog has eaten the card. We can now all breathe a sigh […]

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Budget 2020: What Can We Expect?

Hello Malaysia! We’ve entered October and it only means that we get to see what’s in store for us next year when Lim Guan Eng, our Minister of Finance presents the annual budget on October 11, 2019. The annual national budget has been one of the most anticipated events for Malaysians year in, year out as […]

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CIMB’s Complete Suite of SME Solutions

CIMB has refreshed their SME business proposition, to provide customers with a complete suite of solutions that go beyond banking. Anchored on three pillars: SME Transact (e.g. cash management services), SME Financing (e.g. no-collateral and business property financing), and SME Partners (various services from logistics, workspace and connectivity etc, offered by CIMB partners). Both CIMB […]

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CIMB Launches RM100 million in SME Financing for Renewable Energy Technology

CIMB Group Holdings Bhd recently launched RM100 million in financing for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to acquire and install renewable energy technology, as part of its RM15 billion SME allocation for 2019–2020, and the group’s sustainability commitment. Among the first initiatives of this agenda is to provider smaller SMEs with 100% financing to cover […]

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Jobs with the Highest Starting Salaries for Fresh Graduates in Malaysia [2019]

“Dad, its Sunday. Can I have my allowance for the week, please? Oh, and may I have an extra RM200 since it’s my birthday week?” Does that sentence ring a bell? Those good ol’ days when money would magically appear whenever we call for it. Question: Does that magic still apply today? 😆 If it […]

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10x Points with Citibank & Lazada’s New Shopping Credit Card

People switch credit cards for a myriad of reasons, and for the majority, it’s the benefits that entices us. We study them exhaustively and size them up according to our lifestyle and needs, so it’s only natural for many of us shoppers to apply for a credit card that can offer us the best kind […]

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CIMB Islamic SME Smart Deposit Campaign

Open a CIMB Business Current Account-i and get the opportunity to be rewarded up to 2.0% p.a. And when you register your company for BizChannel@CIMB, you’ll also get to enjoy fee waivers on monthly subscription, security devices and fund transactions. Historical Rewards Waivers Apply Here

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The MVPs of Malaysian Football

Malaysians are known to be football fanatics. Be it the World Cup or the Barclays Premier League, football or as the Americans say soccer is part of our lives. The sentence you’ve just read — although true — is sad, isn’t it? Yeah, I bet no one noticed or cared that I did not include Liga Super […]

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SME Landscape of Malaysia

The backbone of our economy. A vague line you’ve heard a many times, and maybe even said yourself. It’s been reported in many news articles and the government is never short on entrepreneurship support. But the facts are that our country’s economic fate does rely on the success of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME). Don’t […]

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Don’t Let The Haze Cloud Your Spending Judgment

The haze isn’t only infamous for its harmful effects on the environment and health, but also notorious for its impact on our wallets. Although Malaysians are starting to see brighter days ahead as the much-dreaded annual haze is starting to clear out, they are still at the risk of dire health impacts as air pollution […]

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The National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan (NFCP)

The National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan (NFCP) is a dynamic five-year government plan, spanning from 2019 to 2023, to provide sustainable, comprehensive, high quality and affordable digital connectivity to the nation. It prioritises the provision of sustainable digital infrastructure, primarily based on a fibre optic network, and other technologies such as wireless and satellite. NFCP […]

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Smartphones That Won’t Cost You A Kidney

Paying an arm and a leg for a mobile phone? Just as it is habit, Apple launched its new 2019 phones and besides the oohs and aahs over the models, the biggest chatter among Malaysians is how expensive the phones are. So, so expensive. But don’t forget, even some of the Samsung and Huawei flagship […]

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Are You Financially Better Or Worse Than Average Malaysian? [INFOGRAPHIC]

You can’t measure what you don’t manage. This phrase is particularly true when it comes to your personal finances. You need to pay attention to your money if you want to grow your wealth. And we at CompareHero are very concerned about Malaysians’ financial status. The B40 group are are struggling, the M40 group still […]

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Best SME Fixed Deposits for 2019

Put your business savings to work with a top-rate term deposit. If your business has a lump sum of cash that you want to park in a short term investment option, business term deposits (or fixed deposits) are available from a range of Malaysian banks. This allows your company to increase returns with competitive interest […]

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Top Credit Cards in Malaysia

(Updated 3rd October 2019) Looking for a credit card that best suits your spending style? You’re in luck! We’ve compiled the best credit cards in Malaysia for 2019. So whether you’re looking for a rewards credit card, petrol, cashback, Islamic or even a basic credit card – we’ve sorted it all out for you. Read […]

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5 Tips To Stop Living Pay Cheque To Pay Cheque

Take the first step towards financial freedom. You may be gainfully employed, but yet you live pay cheque to pay cheque. You may even be in a two income household where bot of you earn enough to put food on the table, and your two small children have everything they need, but some months you […]

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