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PETALING JAYA: A real estate analyst has questioned the government’s goal of building one million homes in 10 years, saying it is not the only solution to the housing predicament of the B40 and M40 ...
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SEMENYIH: The Pakatan Harapan candidate for the Semenyih by-election has announced plans to set up committees to provide locals in the B40 group with information about the aid given by the state government.
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PUCHONG: Forming clubs and holding workshops in residential areas and villages can help the community to sustain a better quality of life, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Forming clubs and holding workshops in residential areas and villages can help the community sustain a better quality of life, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.The Prime Minister said it wa...
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PUCHONG: Forming clubs and holding workshops in residential areas and villages can help the community sustain a better quality of life, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 17): Residents of several People’s Housing Projects (PPR) in the country will soon benefit from various Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives by private sector companie...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 17): More than 5,000 people witnessed the official launch of Dasar Komuniti Negara (DKN) or the National Community Policy today at Padang Puchong Indah, Selangor by Prime Minister Tu...
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PUCHONG: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has given an assurance that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government will build one million affordable homes and low-cost houses within a period of 10 years.
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PUCHONG (Feb 17): Government intervention in the property market is needed to ensure an equitable society that could contribute and support the country's economic growth, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Ma...
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PUCHONG (Feb 17): More than 5,000 people witnessed the official launch of Dasar Komuniti Negara (DKN) or the National Community Policy today at Padang Puchong Indah, Selangor by Prime Minister Tun Dr...
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PUCHONG (Feb 17): Residents of several People’s Housing Projects (PPR) in the country will soon benefit from various Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives by private sector companies, un...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 17): Government intervention in the property market is needed to ensure an equitable society that can contribute and support the country's economic growth, said Prime Minister Tun Dr...
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PUCHONG, Feb 17 ― Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has given an assurance that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government will build one million affordable homes and low-cost houses within a period o...
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This is the assessment from Valuation and Property Services Department (JPPH) director Ahmad Zailan Azizuddin.
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JOHOR BAHRU (Feb 15): Tenants of the People’s Housing Project (PPR) units who have a good rental payment record can use their payment slips as supporting documents to purchase a house for themselves...
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 15 — The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) is considering adding a few more crucial items to the list of controlled goods in order to lower the cost of living.
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KOTA KINABALU: The government’s plan to set up the Economic Action Council (EAC) is timely but it must also develop a long-term strategy since global economic uncertainties will continue to impact t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) today urged motorcycle manufacturers to place an emphasis on the design of the machines, particularly those of smaller engine capa...
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It is most shocking to read about the latest rape of the Malaysian topography.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The establishment of the Economic Action Council (EAC) will allow the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) to contribute views on the country’s economic policies, said D...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): The establishment of the Economic Action Council (EAC) will allow the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) to contribute views on the country's economic policies,...
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SEMENYIH, Feb 13 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) is not taking anything for granted with the upcoming by-election in Semenyih and will act as if they’re the opposition to beat the Umno and PAS pact come Ma...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 12): The Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Ministry 2019-2020 Roadmap to ensure food security and revenue generation will be announced at an event in the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park...
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 12 — The Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Ministry 2019-2020 Roadmap to ensure food security and revenue generation will be announced at an event in the Malaysia Agro Exposition Pa...
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PETALING JAYA (Feb 11): The recently-launched National Housing Policy 2.0 (NHP 2.0) is great but thorough research is required before each key action plan is implemented, said Knight Frank Malaysia m...
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PETALING JAYA (Feb 11): The recently launched National Housing Policy 2.0 (NHP 2.0) is great but  thorough research is required before each key action plan is implemented, said Knight Frank Malaysia ...
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Fresh from its win in Cameron Highlands, Umno (well, BN if you like) is in high spirits to take on Pakatan Harapan’s Bersatu for the Selangor state seat of Semenyih.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 — Putrajaya should not require rent-to-own property from its National Housing Policy to only be resold to the government, said the Knight Frank consultancy.
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A new set of policies to improve the welfare of farmers, smallholders and fishermen will be introduced sometime next month, according to Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Salahuddin Ayub.
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 10 — Datuk Salahuddin Ayub has said that the government’s policies in the last 60 years have failed Malaysia’s farmers, fishermen and smallholders because many are still caught in...
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KOTA BELUD: Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today called for more private companies to work with the government to help the households in the bottom 40 (B40) income-earners group.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) will make an intervention, if necessary, to ensure the people’s retirement savings are strengthened for the long-term, according to Deputy Finance Minister D...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 8): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) will make an intervention, if necessary, to ensure the people’s retirement savings are strengthened for the long-term, said Deputy Finance Minister D...
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KOTA BELUD (Feb 8): Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today called for more private companies to work with the Government to help the households in the bottom 40 (B40) income-earners group.
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 8): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) will make an intervention, if necessary, to ensure the people’s retirement savings are strengthened for the long-term, said Deputy Finance Minister D...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 ― From midnight tonight until February 15, the retail price per litre of RON97 is RM2.27, RON95 (RM1.97) and diesel (RM2.18), the Finance Ministry announced today.
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Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak has questioned Putrajaya's decision to cease giving cost of living aid (BSH) to single individuals.
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SEVERAL concerns have been raised over the national health plans, Peduli Kesihatan B40 (PeKa B40) and MySalam insurance scheme, for the B40 (low income) group.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — The government-run health insurance scheme for the bottom 40 per cent of workers raises the concern of data breach by Singaporean insurance company Great Eastern Takaful Berhad...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 6): The new National Economic Action Council (NEAC) must have a clearer agenda for the country’s economic directions apart from expanding the social safety net programmes to cove...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The new National Economic Action Council (NEAC) must have a clearer agenda for the country's economic directions apart from expanding the social safety net to cover more Malaysians and not just those in the low-income (B40) group.
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We should help all Malaysians needing a home to have a home.
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SERI ISKANDAR (Feb 5): The Perak government will provide affordable homes for as low as RM20,000 for low-income households (B40) to enable them to own their own homes through a new housing policy to b...
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SERI ISKANDAR: The Perak government will provide affordable homes for as low as RM20,000 for low-income households (B40) to enable them to own their own homes through a new housing policy to be implem...
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MYSALAM, the newly launched insurance scheme for B40 households, is a divisive matter.
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LUMUT (Feb 4): The state government has urged all local authorities to study and identify strategic locations, especially in urban areas as sites for My Perak House projects for the 40 per cent lowes...
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DUNGUN (Feb 4): Banks and financial institutions in the country have been advised to give leeway to housing loan applicants, especially those in the B40 group, by taking into consideration their incom...
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DUNGUN: Banks and financial institutions in the country have been advised to give leeway to housing loan applicants, especially those in the B40 group, by taking into consideration their income from p...
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DUNGUN, Feb 3 — Banks and financial institutions in the country have been advised to give leeway to housing loan applicants, especially those in the B40 group, by taking into consideration their inc...
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LETTER | The MySalam Critical Insurance deal and the RM2 billion donation by Great Eastern Malaysia has raised many red flags about the manner in which the Finance Ministry and Bank Negara provided a ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 2 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak claimed today this year’s Chinese New Year (CNY) celebration will be a sombre event tainted by public gripes about the cost of living pressure as he co...
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PUTRAJAYA: Applicants who are eligible for the 2019 Cost of Living Assistance (COLA) are urged to register and update their household information for the second and third phase of payments scheduled i...
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Applicants who are eligible for the 2019 Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) are urged to register and update their household information for the second and third phase of payments scheduled in May and August.
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MCA Youth chief Nicole Wong has questioned Putrajaya's decision to extend the stamp duty exemption to properties valued up to RM1 million – up from the previous RM300,000 – for the first six month...
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It’s NO LONGER just the first-time home buyers.
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PETALING JAYA (Jan 31): With so much focus on easing homeownership for the B40 (bottom 40% income group) the National House Buyers’ Association (HBA) has reminded the government not to forget about ...
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PETALING JAYA (Jan 31): With so much focus on easing homeownership for the B40 (bottom  40% income group)  the National House Buyers’ Association (HBA) has reminded the government not to forget ab...
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LETTER | The Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society (MPS) would like to express its surprise and shock that the national association was not engaged nor consulted in the establishment of two vital healthcar...
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PETALING JAYA (Jan 31): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has announced the exemption of stamp duty for the purchase of houses priced up to RM1 million, during the six-month Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today rejected concerns that the mySalam health insurance scheme for the bottom 40 (B40) group is vulnerable to corruption.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 30): A trusted monitoring system is crucial to ensure a smooth implementation of the five-year National Anti-Corruption Plan (NACP) to produce more honest Malaysians, says Asian Stra...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A trusted monitoring system is crucial to ensure a smooth implementation of the five-year National Anti-Corruption Plan (NACP) to produce more honest Malaysians, says Asian Strategy and ...
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PETALING JAYA: A PPBM leader has urged Pakatan Harapan (PH) to stop dwelling on Barisan Nasional’s (BN) past, following the ruling coalition’s first by-election defeat since the May 9 polls.
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PETALING JAYA: The intense competition for affordable housing is expected to continue as home ownership for the B40 group remains the government’s top agenda.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 29): The Government spent RM2.3 billion on 10 women entrepreneurship programmes last year to spur women’s participation in business.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 29): The National Housing Policy (NHP) 2018-2025 is seen as the mechanism to improve the country’s housing sector, besides assisting those in the Bottom-40 (B40) income group to pu...
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KUALA LUMPUR (29 Jan): The government is in the midst of drawing up the National Affordable Housing Policy (DPMM) which will be a guideline to help the low-income group (B40) own homes.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is in the midst of drawing up the National Affordable Housing Policy (DPMM) which will be a guideline to help the low-income group (B40) own homes.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is in the midst of drawing up the National Affordable Housing Policy (DPMM) which will be a guideline to help the low-income group (B40) own homes.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 28): The Government is in the midst of drawing up the National Affordable Housing Policy (DPMM) which will be a guideline to help the low-income group (B40) own homes.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 28): The sales tax and service tax (SST) target for 2019 of RM22 billion can be easily surpassed, says Royal Malaysian Customs director-general Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 28): After working for four months, the Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) has finally unveiled the National Housing Policy (Dasar Perumahan Negara/DRN) 2018–2025 today, ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry today launched a healthcare scheme for the B40 group that will be implemented in March.
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Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said the government is currently focused on helping the B40 group secure financial means to purchase a house.When asked if the government has p...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 28): After working for four months, the Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) has finally unveiled the National Housing Policy (Dasar Perumahan Negara/DRN) 2018–2025 today, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya is drafting a new law called the Residential Tenancy Act, which among others will address racial discrimination in the property market, following incidents of landlords refusin...
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TANGKAK: The Rural Development Ministry (KPLB) has identified 28 poor districts in the country that must be given special attention for the implementation of socio-economic development programmes.
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JASIN (Jan 25): The Melaka state government is committed to improving the people's capability to own a home in the state by building special 'rumah harapan' homes for as low as RM80,000, especially f...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 25): The Finance Ministry's newly-launched mySalam B40 national protection scheme will help plug the protection gap to ensure a higher proportion of the population is financially ins...
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Umno vice-president Khaled Nordin today slams the government's MySalam health insurance scheme for B40, saying that Pakatan Harapan should not roll out new policies without substantial research.
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 25): The cabinet has decided to terminate China contractor China Communications Construction Co Ltd’s (CCCC) contract to build the RM81 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, ac...
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CAMERON POLLS DAY 14 | Today marks the last day of the 14-day campaigning period.
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GEORGE TOWN: For coffee shop assistant Woo Kwee Fatt and his Indonesian wife Ely, the MySalam insurance protection scheme will go a long way to ease their financial burden.
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PUTRAJAYA: The government will use the RM2bil contribution from an insurance company for the mySalam scheme to pay for the social protection insurance premium for eligible individuals at RM112 per person per year, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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PUTRAJAYA: Parti Sosialis Malay­sia (PSM) has handed over a memorandum to the Finance Ministry, highlighting its concerns over the health protection fund for the low-income group (B40).
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PUTRAJAYA: The first phase of the 2019 Cost of Living Aid (BSH) of RM300 for eligible households will be paid on Jan 28, according to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pix).
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PUTRAJAYA: The first phase of the 2019 Cost of Living Aid (BSH) of RM300 for eligible households will be paid on Monday (Jan 28), says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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PUTRAJAYA: Recipients of the mySalam B40 National Protection Scheme will receive a one-off contribution of RM8,000 each if they suffer from any of 36 critical illnesses covered under the scheme, accor...
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 24): The newly-launched mySalam B40 national protection scheme shows the commitment of the government to assist low-income groups in getting the necessary healthcare when needed, said F...
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PUTRAJAYA: Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) has handed over a memorandum to the Finance Ministry, highlighting its concerns on the health protection fund for the B40 low-income group.
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today launched the mySalam B40 National Protection Scheme that will provide takaful protection for the bottom 40% household income group (B40) who rec...
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 24): The government has called for more insurers to contribute to the B40 health protection fund mySalam, which would cover 3.69 million Malaysians upon its operation beginning March th...
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today launched the B40 national protection scheme, or mySalam, which is expected to benefit 3.69 million people in the bottom 40 (B40) group.
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PUTRAJAYA: MySalam, a national insurance protection scheme for the lower-income group, has been officially launched by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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COMMENT | The PSM is disappointed though not too surprised by our prime minister’s statements as reported in The Star.
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PASIR MAS: The Ministry of Housing and Local Government wants each state government to submit suitable land sites for the development of the People’s Housing Programme (PPR) project.
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PASIR MAS (Jan 19): The Ministry of Housing and Local Government wants each state government to submit suitable land sites for the development of the People's Housing Programme (PPR) project.
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KUCHING, Jan 19 — Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg yesterday said that the state government will be injecting RM100 million through its wholly-owned company Mutiara Mortgage ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is set to launch the National Community Policy (NCP) next month to help transform the lives of the B40 group, such as those living in the People’s Housing Projects (PPR)...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is set to launch the National Community Policy (NCP) next month to help transform the lives of the B40 group, such as those living in the People’s Housing Projects (PPR)...