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PETALING JAYA (March 26): The government is looking into providing incentives for Industrialised Building System (IBS) manufacturers and suppliers as part of the initiatives to promote the use of I...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has yet to make a final decision on the proposal to terminate the Project Delivery Partner (PDP) for the implementation of the Pan Borneo Highway in Sabah and Sarawak.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has yet to make a final decision on removing the two project delivery partners (PDPs) for the RM29 billion Pan Borneo Highway, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 26): The government has yet to make a final decision on the proposal to terminate the Project Delivery Partner (PDP) for the implementation of the Pan Borneo Highway in Sabah and...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 26): The ongoing work package contracts (WPCs) under the Pan Borneo Highway will "definitely continue" regardless of the government's decision on the current project delivery partn...
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Flash: Govt reviewing Pan Borneo PDP, has not decided whether to change the model, says Baru Bian
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KOTA KINABALU: The builder of the Pan Borneo Highway in Sabah has dismissed news reports of a government takeover of the project, saying work was still proceeding.
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SIBU: Works Minister Baru Bian has called for whistleblowers to come forward in secret and spill the dirt about “Ali Baba” contracts.
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SIBU, March 23 (Bernama) – The public can now report corrupt activities and Ali Baba practices during the implementation of projects to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), without havi...
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The Sabah government is revisiting the project proposals for the Pan-Borneo Highway, and this time it plans to look into expanding and upgrading existing roads instead of building new ones, says chief...
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KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg will leave it to the federal government to decide on whether to replace the project delivery partner (PDP) model for Pan Borneo Highway.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The two project delivery partners (PDP) for the RM29 billion Pan Borneo Highway have not been removed yet, says Tian Chua, the special adviser to Works Minister Baru Bian.
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KOTA KINABALU, March 21 — The Pan Borneo Highway project will continue without the participation of the private sector, said Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Shafie Apdal today confirmed reports that the project delivery partner (PDP) model for the Pan Borneo Highway will be dropped.
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KUALA LUMPUR (MArch 20): At least 50% of new infrastructure projects worth more than RM100 million will be sustainability-certified from December 2020, Works Minister Baru Bian said.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 20): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad chaired the first meeting of the Economic Action Council (EAC) at Perdana Putra here  today.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 20 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad chaired the first meeting of the Economic Action Council (EAC) at Perdana Putra here today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The local construction sector is expected to grow in 2019, despite lingering uncertainties concerning mega-infrastructure projects, intense competition and potential consolida...
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KUCHING (March 19): The Federal Government will ensure that 'sick’ projects under the previous government, especially in Sarawak, will be restored immediately and effectively implemented until f...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The local construction sector is expected to grow in 2019 despite lingering uncertainties concerning mega-infrastructure projects, intense competition and potential consolidat...
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The federal government will ensure that ‘sick’ projects under the previous government, especially in Sarawak, will be restored immediately and effectively implemented until fully completed.
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KUCHING: The Federal Government will ensure that stalled projects under the previous government, especially in Sarawak, will be restored immediately and effectively implemented until fully completed.
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KUCHING, March 19 — The Federal Government will ensure that ‘sick’ projects under the previous government, especially in Sarawak, will be restored immediately and effectively implemented until f...
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KUCHING, March 16 — Baru Bian today reaffirmed today his commitment to come up with “clean energy” policies in developing rural Sabah and Sarawak.
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KUCHING: The federal government is aware that much work remains to be done in Sarawak and Sabah to reach a similar level of infrastructure and electrification as in the peninsula.
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KUCHING, March 15 — Sarawak PKR chief Baru Bian today said the senseless shootings in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, is a reminder to all to work at maintaining and preserving racial and ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): The Works Ministry will implement 20 infrastructure projects worth RM5.26 billion this year that will help stimulate the country's economy.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The Works Ministry will implement 20 infrastructure projects worth RM5.26 billion this year that will help stimulate the country's economy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Works Ministry will implement 20 new infrastructure projects worth RM5.26 billion this year that will help stimulate the country’s economy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Drivers are at fault in 85% of all road accidents, according to Works Minister Baru Bian.
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One way of preventing plastic waste from wreaking havoc on the environment is by discovering innovative ways of using it for beneficial purposes.
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CHUKAI, March 9 ― One way of preventing plastic waste from wreaking havoc on the environment is by discovering innovative ways of using it for beneficial purposes.
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MIRI (March 8): The Works Ministry has directed contractors involved in the construction of Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak project to undertake risk assessment of routes that are under threat of sinking w...
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There has been a backlog of maintenance work on some federal roads in the country due to insufficient allocations, Works Minister Baru Bian said.
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MIRI (March 7): The Works Ministry has directed contractors involved in the construction of Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak project to undertake risk assessment of routes that are under threat of sinking w...
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MIRI, March 7 — The Works Ministry has directed contractors involved in the construction of Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak project to undertake risk assessment of routes that are under threat of sinkin...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 6): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad held a meeting for almost two hours yesterday on the review of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) and said there was little disagreement bet...
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PUTRAJAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today held a meeting for almost two hours on the review of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 and said there was little disagreement between the federal government and the ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad today held a meeting for almost two hours on the review of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 and said there is little disagreement between the federal government and Sabah and...
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PUTRAJAYA, March 5 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today held a meeting for almost two hours on the review of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 and said there is little disagreement between the federal govern...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 5): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today held a meeting for almost two hours on the review of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 and said there is little disagreement between the Federal Government...
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THE government is looking to commence negotiations with selected highway operators on the expropriation value of their concessions, sources familiar with the matter tell The Edge.
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Works Minister Baru Bian has just appointed PKR vice-president Tian Chua as his “special adviser”.
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CYBERJAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says the Inland Revenue Board (LHDN) will revise the tax collection target to more than RM150 billion for 2019, above the RM147 billion set out in this year’...
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COMMENT | Works Minister Baru Bian has just appointed PKR vice-president Tian Chua as his “special adviser”.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-president Chua Tian Chang or better known as Tian Chua has been appointed as special adviser to Works Minister Baru Bian effective March 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 27): Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-president Chua Tian Chang or better known as Tian Chua has been appointed as special adviser to Works Minister Baru Bian effective March 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PKR vice-president Chua Tian Chang, better known as Tian Chua, has been appointed as special adviser to Works Minister Baru Bian effective March 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-president Chua Tian Chang or better known as Tian Chua has been appointed as special adviser to Works Minister Baru Bian effective March 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 – Works Minister Baru Bian today appointed his fellow PKR leader Chua Tian Chang as his special adviser effective this Friday.
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PKR vice-president Tian Chua has been appointed as special adviser to Works Minister Baru Bian.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 26): The challenges in the take over of tolled highways nationwide are more pronounced as circumstances differ from the total abolition of toll charges, an analyst said.
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PETALING JAYA: An activist is still unconvinced that the construction of a new district hospital in Lawas, a small town in Sarawak more than 1,000km from Kuching, will materialise anytime soon despite...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The federal government’s plan to take over the tolled highways will be on a willing buyer-willing seller basis, according to CIMB Equities Research’s brief check with Gamuda Bhd.
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This is more for KLites. Paying toll comes naturally these days.
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PETALING JAYA: The government has decided to abolish toll charges gradually and in phases, in line with Pakatan Harapan’s general election pledge to the people.
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PETALING JAYA (Feb 23): Putrajaya will get rid of toll charges gradually and in phases as this is part of the Pakatan Harapan coalition’s general election manifesto, reported The Star today.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The government has decided to abolish toll charges gradually and in phases, in line with Pakatan Harapan's (PH) general election pledge to the people.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 — The government will reduce highway toll charges in phases and eventually eliminate these entirely, said a source.
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SIBU: The study by an independent consultant on the toll issue in the country is still ongoing and is only expected to be completed in May, according to Works Minister Baru Bian.
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SIBU (Feb 22): The study by an independent consultant on the toll issue in the country is still ongoing and is only expected to be completed in May, said Works Minister Baru Bian today.
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As we’re heading towards a by-election that the ruling coalition “have to win”, expect to hear “good news” in the way of handouts and the fulfilment of election promises, whether partial or ...
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SIBU (Feb 22): The study by an independent consultant on the toll issue in the country is still ongoing and is only expected to be completed in May, said Works Minister Baru Bian today.
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The study by an independent consultant on the toll issue in the country is still ongoing and is only expected to be completed in May, said Works Minister Baru Bian.
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SIBU, Feb 22 — The study by an independent consultant on the toll issue in the country is still ongoing and is only expected to be completed in May, said Works Minister Baru Bian.
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PETALING JAYA: Baru Bian today said Putrajaya will complete work on the long-delayed new Lawas district hospital in Sarawak, months after the works minister pledged to follow through on Pakatan Harapa...
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KUCHING, Feb 22 ― Works Minister Baru Bian said today the federal government will build the Lawas Hospital that has been a sick project under the previous Barisan Nasional (BN) administration.
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KOTA BARU: The Works Ministry described as “extraordinary” the 92% work progress in the construction of the Kota Baru Court Complex, which is ahead by 46%.
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LIPIS (Feb 15): The Central Spine Road (CSR) project connecting Kuala Krai, Kelantan to Simpang Pelangai, Bentong, which involves 421.4 km of road construction is now 16% done, and expected to be f...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): The Economic Action Council (EAC) should look at ways to reinvigorate private investment to spur the country’s economy, said Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah M...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — The Economic Action Council (EAC) should look at ways to reinvigorate public investment to spur the country’s economy, said Bank Negara Malaysia governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah ...
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Environmental NGO Bruno Manser Fund (BMF) has called for a moratorium on logging activities for a planned oil palm plantation in the vicinity of the Mulu National Park in Sarawak.
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An Umno Youth leader has cast aspersion on Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's claim that the nation's economy is doing well.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — The newly-formed National Economic Action Council (NEAC) should have representation from the private sector as well, MCA deputy president Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon said today.
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PETALING JAYA: Former minister Rafidah Aziz, economist KS Jomo and Public Bank managing director Tay Ah Lek are among the big names in the Economic Action Council, which will be chaired by Prime Minis...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 2 — The government has formed a council comprising ministers and business leaders to tackle the economy and arrest the rising cost of living.
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The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) today unveiled the composition of the Economic Action Council which will be headed by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUCHING, Feb 8 — Works Minister Baru Bian today asked Sarawakians not to have doubts over the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s performance in governing the country, especially in fulfilling its e...
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KUCHING: It is premature to conclude that the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) steering committee has not made headway in restoring the rights of Sarawak and Sabah, says Baru Bian.
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KUCHING, Feb 5 — Works Minister Baru Bian today said that construction of the second phase of the Pan Borneo Highway, stretching from Miri to Lawas, will start next year.
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KUCHING, Feb 3 — In his Chinese New Year’s message today, state PKR chief Baru Bian has called on his fellow Sarawakians to carry a message of change for the better, in the state.
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KUCHING: The federal government will continue to cooperate with the state government for the advancement of Sarawakians, said Works Minister Baru Bian.
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If you get stuck in an hours-long traffic jam – invariably caused by a car crash – this coming festive season, don’t blame it on the toll discounts being doled out by highway concessionaires, sa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 30): Drivers’ reckless attitude continued to be the contributing factor on traffic congestion and accidents on the expressways, and not the discounted toll rates, said Works Minist...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Highway concessionaires will offer discounts of between 10% and 30% to car users on tolled highways on Chinese New Year, says Works Minister Baru Bian.
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LETTER | Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg appeared to be in top form on Saturday as he stood up as a statesman when he spoke at the opening of the Telok Melano to Sematan road, which marks a ...
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Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari appeared in top form on Saturday.
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SEMATAN: The federal government has agreed that there will be no toll collection for the Pan Borneo Highway, either in Sarawak or Sabah, Works Minister Baru Bian reiterated.
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Mulu natives have reportedly written to Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg to ask for help in stopping the clearing of rainforests for oil palm plantations in areas surrounding Gunung Mulu Nati...
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SIBU: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) assemblymen must not be too quick in jumping to conclusions and making allegations about the new Federal Government, said Ba Kelalan assemblyman Baru Bian.
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TAPAH (Jan 18): The Works Ministry will receive an additional allocation of RM90 million from the Finance Ministry for slope maintenance works to be carried out along the federal roads throughout t...
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TAPAH: The Works Ministry will receive an additional allocation of RM90 million from the Finance Ministry for slope maintenance works to be carried out along the federal roads throughout the country.
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YOURSAY | ‘All this ‘noise’ is because the state election is around the corner.’ Analyst slams Baru Bian, S’wak Harapan for silence over toll hike freeze Speaking Sense: Sarawak political ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Works Minister Baru Bian has accused the Sarawak government of failing to eradicate poverty in the state despite the decline in number of hardcore poor households.
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PETALING JAYA: A road safety expert has attributed the high accident rate in the country in part to a lack of knowledge among road users of the proper use of retreaded tyres.
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JOHOR BAHRU: The Tyre Retreading Manufacturers Association of Malaysia has described as unfair the statement by the works ministry that the use of retreaded tyres contributed to over 10,000 road accid...
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JOHOR BARU : The Tyre Retreading Manufacturers Association of Malaysia (TRMAM) has described as unfair the statement by the Works Ministry that the use of retreaded tyres contributed to over 10,000 ro...
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JOHOR BARU, Jan 8 — The Tyre Retreading Manufacturers Association of Malaysia (TRMAM) has described as unfair the statement by the Works Ministry that the use of retreaded tyres contributed to over ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 8): The Construction Industry Development Board Malaysia's (CIDB) standard of measurements to eliminate discrepancies and ambiguities in the bill of quantities has been recognised by...
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KOTA KINABALU: Works Minister Baru Bian says only 10% of the multi-billion ringgit Pan Borneo Highway has been completed in Sabah so far.