Keep an eye on the job portals, with seven new projects announced by the government, we can expect 74,000 new jobs.
The Star newspaper reported that Malaysia has attracted RM11.16bil in investments from seven new and five existing projects under the country's Economic Transformation Programme.
The report noted that in announcing the new projects, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said this was expected to generate 74,457 jobs and RM16.62bil in gross national income.
The entire programme has so far garnered RM106.40bil in investments, RM153.83bil in gross national income and created 300,000 new jobs.
Najib was also quoted as saying said all Malaysians aged 18 years and above would be given an official e-mail account for “direct and secure” communication with the Government, allowing them to receive bills, notices and statements.