Wednesday, March 09, 2005

Useful Malaysian Sites – Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Small and Medium Industries Development Corporation
http://www.smidec.gov.my/index.jsp

The SME Information and Advisory Center provides useful information and links for Malaysian SMEs.

Ministry Of Entrepreneur Development
http://mcsl.mampu.gov.my/english/fedgovt/entre.html

Various government programs for Malaysian entrepreneurs.

Technopreneurs Association of Malaysia
http://www.team.net.my/

Information on the Cradle Investment Programmme, and Excite the Entrepreneur Education Programme.

CCTD Resource Center
http://cctd.cyber.mmu.edu.my/rc02/main/linkstd.asp

A directory with the following topics: Incubators and incubation; Investment and Venture Funding; and Entrepreneur Development.

Malaysian Franchise Association
http://www.mfa.org.my/xnletter.php?show=yes&cpwd=&20050218011633

The Malaysian Franchise Association was formed in 1994 to support the implementation of the Government program to promote entrepreneurship through franchising.

Sunday, March 06, 2005

Useful Malaysian Sites - Investing


Bursa Malaysia
http://www.bursamalaysia.com/

Formerly known as the KLSE, Bursa Malaysia provides up to date information on stock prices of stocks listed on the main and secondary boards of the exchange.

Securities Commission
http://www.sc.com.my/

The web site has some good information. The Malaysian Investor Website is helpful in explaining all the aspects of investing. Very useful!

Bursa Malaysian Derivatives Berhad
http://www.mdex.com.my/

The web site provides the Malaysian investor with information on trading in options and futures.

Thursday, February 24, 2005

Useful Malaysian Sites - Statistics

Department of Statistics – Malaysia
http://www.statistics.gov.my/

The web site provides key statistics on the Malaysian economy. Also, the web site provides links to other world wide statistical agencies.

Bank Negara – The Central Bank of Malaysia
http://www.bnm.gov.my/

The web site provides a wide range of topics such as: interest rates; KLSE indices; exchange rates; and key economic and financial variables.

MITI – Ministry of International Trade and Industry.
http://www.miti.gov.my/

The web site provides information on Malaysian external trade statistics.

The World Fact book
http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/my.html

Compiled by the CIA, the web site provides good coverage of the Malaysian geography, people, climate, government, and the economy.

Department of Veterinary Services Malaysia
http://agrolink.moa.my/jph/dvs/statistics/statidx.html

This web site provides information on the Malaysian livestock population up to 2003.

Malaysian Timber Council
http://www.mtc.com.my/

The web site provides statistical information on the Malaysian Timber Industries.

UNICEF
http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/malaysia_statistics.html

The web site provides statistical information on a variety categories: basic categories; health; education; nutrition; economics; women; and child protection.

World Health Organisation
http://www.who.int/countries/mys/en/

The web site provides statistics on health related matters regarding Malaysia.

MIDA – Malaysian Industrial Development Authority
http://www.mida.gov.my/

MIDA is the government's principal agency for the promotion and coordination of industrial development. The web site provides information on doing business in Malaysia.