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KUALA LUMPUR (March 26): The Government has granted 36 new companies with open Approved Permits (AP) since January to import passenger cars, said Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry On...
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MCA wants to know if DAP agrees with PKR president Anwar Ibrahim or his number two Azmin Ali regarding the direction of Pakatan Harapan's economic agenda.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 24 — Developer Sime Darby Property Bhd sold off virtually almost all of its homes in the first phase of its Elmina Valley Five (EV5) free-hold project in its new township City of...
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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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Former finance minister Daim Zainuddin surprised us all with his refreshing and candid speech during the “Seminar Naratif Melayu” at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) on March 19.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 22): No Bumiputera companies were eliminated after development project tenders on lands of Railway Assets Corporation (RAC) were re-negotiated, the Dewan Rakyat was told yesterda...
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The Dewan Rakyat today heated up as Transport Minister Anthony Loke answered an additional question from Pasir Salak MP Tajuddin Abdul Rahman on whether Bumiputera companies were rejected from getting...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 — Tun Daim Zainuddin advised Malays not to fall for fear mongering tactics by politicians claiming that they were being threatened by non-Malays. The former finance minister s...
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TANJUNG MALIM (March 20): The improvement of the Perak State Housing Policy (DPNP) 2019 which comes into effect on April 1, will allow developers to apply for the release of Bumiputera quota if the ...
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TANJUNG MALIM (March 19): The improvement of the Perak State Housing Policy (DPNP) 2019 which comes into effect on April 1, will allow developers to apply for the release of the Bumiputera quota if th...
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IPOH, March 19 — The Perak government will expand the Sultan Azlan Shah (SAS) airport here before its term expires, said Investment, Industry and Regional Development Committee chairman Datuk Seri M...
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The ministry of international trade and industry (MITI) has issued another statement pertaining to the matter of open approved permits (AP). This is a follow-up to an earlier statement it issued on Ma...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — Contrary to allegations, businesses selected to receive Open Approved Permits (APs) for the import of reconditioned foreign cars are subject to tighter regulations by the Pa...
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BIDOR (March 14): After the end of the age of tin mines which contributed much wealth to Perak, the once boisterous and prosperous mining town of Bidor turned quiet.
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KUALA LUMPUR: International Trade and Industry Minister Darell Leiking has demanded proof of abuse of approved permits (APs) issued by the government to 36 new holders.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The Government is realigning the policy governing business ecosystems to strengthen local entrepreneurs to improve their contribution to the economy, Entrepreneur Development ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking has called for proof regarding allegations of abuse of approved permits (AP) given by the government to the 36...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking today denied allegations made by an automotive portal that the 28 new Approved Permit (AP) holders had sold thei...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — The government is realigning the policy governing business ecosystem to strengthen local entrepreneurs in the pursuit to improve their contribution to the economy, Entrepren...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14) Greatech Technology Bhd, an industrial automation solutions provider and equipment maker, has been given the all-clear by Bursa Malaysia to proceed with its initial public off...
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NILAI, March 14 — Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Bhd (PUNB) has assisted 726 automotive companies and businesses involving 845 Bumiputera entrepreneurs, including engine oil distributors, as well as a...
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NILAI: Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Bhd (PUNB) has assisted 726 automotive companies and businesses involving 845 Bumiputera entrepreneurs, including engine oil distributors, as well as accident and insurance claims centres by approving RM134.02 million financing as at December 2018.
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The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) has actually implemented the new Open AP (Approved Permit) Policy since the start of the year, after a delay of two years due to uncertainties i...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) has given the green light for 164 companies to be Open Approved Permit (AP) holders, out of which 36 are new.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): The International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI) said the New Open Approved Permit (AP) Policy has been implemented with effect from Jan 1.
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PUTRAJAYA: An economist has called for the role of government-linked companies (GLCs), including national carrier Malaysia Airlines Berhad, to be more clearly defined.
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COMMENT | DAP continues to be the bogeyman of weak Malay politicians across all partisan divides.
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A leading local economist has called for the role of government-linked companies (GLCs), including national carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd, to be more clearly defined.
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PUTRAJAYA, 13 Mac — A leading local economist has called for the role of government-linked companies (GLCs), including national carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd, to be more clearly defined.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 13): A leading local economist has called for the role of government-linked companies (GLCs), including national carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd, to be more clearly defined.
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All development policies of Malaysia state directly or indierctly that “national unity” is the overall goal.
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SUBANG JAYA, March 12 — Former Khazanah Nasional Bhd managing director Tan Sri Mohd Sheriff Mohd Kassim said today he was surprised when the prime minister claimed the state investment firm was set ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The government will formulate a new Malay economic policy based on growth, and ensuring equality and shared prosperity, says Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 — Umno is reportedly pushing for a new “coalition government” with PAS, in four states, to be governed jointly by the two parties.
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PETALING JAYA: A coalition of Malay NGOs has defended Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali’s call to focus on the Malay and Bumiputera agenda.
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LETTER | The overtones of racial politics or racialised politics are becoming wild and vibrant as it goes under the rays of Malaysia Baru.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 6): The Malaysia Promas International Business Society (Promas) is targeting sales of RM15 million from the Export Acceleration Mission to Australia and New Zealand from June 24-30...
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Umno and Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) agreed yesterday to formalise their long-standing pact to cooperate in the name of Malay Muslim unity, bringing together the two biggest parties representing Mala...
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PETALING JAYA: An analyst has urged Pakatan Harapan (PH) to launch its own Bumiputera agenda to increase Malay support amid talk of further cooperation between PAS and Umno and the use of a common log...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — Think tank Centre For A Better Tomorrow (CENBET) has voiced concern over Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali’s remark urging the Pakatan Harapan government to fulfil promises rela...
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PETALING JAYA: A think tank has voiced concern over a minister’s remarks following the Semenyih by-election that the Bumiputera agenda should be fulfilled “without feeling apologetic or fearful”...
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KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Anwar Ibrahim today appeared to distance himself from a call by his deputy Mohamed Azmin Ali for the government to push forth policies in favour of Malays and Bumiputera if...
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Gerakan president Dominic Lau has warned that Pakatan Harapan may morph into another BN – the coalition his party was part of for almost five decades until its exit last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PKR deputy president Mohamed Azmin Ali has described the outcome of the Semenyih by-election yesterday as a wake-up call for Pakatan Harapan (PH), saying it was time for the coalition to...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 3 — Datuk Seri Azmin Ali today said that the outcome of the Semenyih by-election which saw Barisan Nasional (BN) wresting the seat away from PKR is a wake-up call for the Pakatan...
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Economic Affairs Minister Mohamad Azmin Ali said today that the Pakatan Harapan government must fulfil its promises – particularly relating to the Malay and Bumiputera agenda – following its defea...
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Following victory in the Semenyih by-election yesterday, Umno secretary-general Annuar Musa says BN should continue to repair the racial polarisation allegedly brought on by DAP.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar today said it was appalled that former de facto law minister Nazri Aziz had cast aspersions on the appointment of an attorney-general who is “not a Bumiputera or Mal...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 1): MTAG Group Bhd, which is involved in the printing of labels, stickers and distribution of industrial tape and adhesive products, is seeking a listing on the ACE Market of Bursa...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Bhd (CGC) aims to approve RM4.6 billion in financing and guarantees to benefit 9,800 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) including women entrepreneurs and Bumiputera contractors this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 26 ― DAP leader Lim Kit Siang has commended Human Right Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) chairman Tan Sri Razali Ismail for denouncing Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz’s attem...
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BANGI: A property expert has urged banks to offer housing loans at lower interest rates to assist first-time buyers and tackle the oversupply of property in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 25 — Malaysia Baharu should no longer tolerate racist views and those who perpetuate it, the Human Right Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bumiputera contractors are in dire straits and want the government to give them jobs in mega projects.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 24 — The Malaysian Bumiputera Contractors Association is urging the government to give Bumiputera contractors an opportunity to partake in mega infrastructure projects in the count...
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PASIR PUTEH, Feb 23 — Kelantan Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia’s (Bersatu) has called on Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to review the proposal on reducing the number of civil servants, in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): The Malay Economic Action Council (MTEM) is against the Perak Government’s decision to allow housing developers to apply for properties under the Bumiputera quota to be releas...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): The Malay Economic Action Council (MTEM) is against the Perak Government’s decision to allow housing developers to apply for properties under the Bumiputera quota to be releas...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): Solarvest Holdings Bhd is offering 98.83 million new shares, representing 25.3% of its enlarged share capital, in an initial public offering (IPO) to fund its expansion locally ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): The high level of units reserved for Bumiputera buyers could have contributed to the residential property overhang in Johor, said CBRE|WTW Johor branch director Tan Ka Leong.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): Medical tourism will continue to support the growth of Penang’s hotel property sector which could also create multiplier effects on the northern region’s economy, said CBRE|...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): Alpha REIT Managers Sdn Bhd chairman Datuk Stewart Labrooy said real estate investment trust (REIT) of government buildings would do very well, given the good location and quali...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Malaya Professor Terence Gomez today expressed concern over the lack of progress under the ruling Pakatan Harapan (PH) government and the apparent power struggle between Prime...
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KOTA KINABALU: PBS is not threatened by PPBM’s entry into Sabah, its president Maximus Ongkili said today, adding the development may even benefit his party.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The G25 group of former senior civil servants, in welcoming the establishment of the Economic Action Council (EAC), called on it to boldly tackle politically sensitive structural issues.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 ― Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today acknowledged he is less popular on social media than the like of Datuk Seri Najib Razak, but said this will not deter him from carrying out his ...
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SRI AMAN, Feb 19 ― The Sarawak state government is no longer alone in the process of surveying Native Customary Rights (NCR) land because the federal government has recently approved an allocation o...
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One major concern on cashflow for developers would be unsold units.
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KOTA KINABALU, Feb 18 — Parti Warisan Sabah could be forced to drop its multiracial agenda and shore up native support ahead of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia’s (PPBM) arrival in the state, a poli...
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PETALING JAYA: Analysts have voiced their support for the proposed divestment by national sovereign fund Khazanah Nasional Berhad in government-linked companies (GLCs). They allayed fears the move wil...
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KOTA KINABALU: The announcement by PPBM chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad that the party will spread its wings to Sabah has caught many by surprise, especially Warisan leaders who until yesterday were conf...
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) president Maximus Ongkili said the entry of the Dr Mahathir Mohamad-led PPBM to Sabah could further divide the votes of the Malay-Muslim community in the state...
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KOTA KINABALU: Any move by PPBM to spread its wings to Sabah will leave local party Warisan in a dilemma as the Malay-Muslim Bumiputera communities may be more attracted to the Malay-based PPBM, an an...
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KUANTAN: Bumiputera entrepreneurs’ contribution to the GDP is still low at less than 10% and is nothing to be proud of, according to Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yuso...
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KUANTAN: There is nothing to feel proud about the contribution of Bumiputera entrepreneurs to the GDP as it falls below 10% of total growth, Entrepreneur Development Minister Redzuan Yusof said today.
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IPOH (Feb 14): The Perak State government will allow housing developers to apply for properties under the Bumiputera quota to be released to other buyers if the properties are not sold by the Perak Ho...
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PETALING JAYA: Perak’s move to allow developers to release unsold properties under the Bumiputera quota within six months instead of two years has received mixed reactions from groups who differ ove...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): The Malay Economic Action Council (MTEM) hopes the newly-minted Economic Action Council (EAC) will not only focus on renewing long-term measures but must also look at short-term...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak was welcomed like a celebrity when he visited hypermarket Tesco in Semenyih tonight, in yet another signal that his newfound popularity may help Barisan...
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IPOH (Feb 13): The Perak State government will allow housing developers to apply for properties under the Bumiputera quota to be released to other buyers if the properties are not sold by the Perak Ho...
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IPOH: The Perak state government will allow housing developers to apply for properties under the Bumiputera quota to be released to other buyers if the properties are not sold by the Perak Housing and...
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COMMENT | Pakatan Harapan leaders are keen on being seen as pragmatic and business friendly.
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YOURSAY | ‘No need for such back and forth as the party has already decided to dissolve BN.’ We can even meet tomorrow on BN dissolution, MCA tells Umno Malaysian: So MCA president Wee Ka Siong wa...
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KOTA KINABALU: Warisan chief Shafie Apdal said he had met PPBM chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad to express his concern over reports that the peninsular party would open its chapter in Sabah.
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SEMENYIH, Feb 9 — Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia will make Malay suspicion of Pakatan Harapan a core campaign issue in the Semenyih by-election in the face of the race politics expected from rivals,...
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SIBU: The Sarawak government is setting up the Sibu Development Board (SDB) to draw up the direction of Sibu’s development in three key sectors — tourism, agriculture and education.
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COMMENT | It is timely that Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has decided to set up a body similar to the National Economic Action Council in anticipation of the looming local and global recession.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — Datuk Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki has promoted soft drink Hausboom today, after the local brand’s owner had a public tiff with Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman.
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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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JANUARY 31 — Landlords are coming out saying that they should have a choice of who to rent their properties to.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah opposition party PBS today urged the state government to hold a referendum over its plan to recognise people of Bugis and Javanese descent as natives, and accused the Warisan-led ...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said on Friday (Feb 1) that more needs to be done to placate Malay unhappiness with the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administraton.
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Landlords are coming out, saying they should have a choice of who they want to rent their properties to.
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PETALING JAYA: An Umno leader has called for a needs-based approach in helping the Bumiputera community, saying it was time rich Malays were stopped from reaping benefits from the government.
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SERDANG (Jan 29): The Primary Industries Ministry has approved the establishment of a special purpose vehicle (SPV) for Certified Timber and Credit Suppliers (CTCS) programme carried out by the Malays...
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SERDANG: The primary industries ministry has approved the establishment of a special purpose vehicle (SPV) for the Certified Timber and Credit Suppliers (CTCS) programme carried out by the Malaysian T...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 29): Real Estate & Housing Developers' Association Malaysia (REHDA) president Datuk Soam Heng Choon said the property mantra of location, location, location no longer holds true thes...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 29): Real Estate & Housing Developers' Association Malaysia (REHDA) president Datuk Soam Heng Choon said the property mantra of location, location, location no longer holds true thes...
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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.