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PETALING JAYA: An academic has raised fears of a two-tier healthcare system emerging in Malaysia in which only the rich have access to good healthcare.
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One of Malaysia's biggest companies, Telekom Malaysia, has been without a permanent chief executive since last year's general election, raising concerns over political interference from the Prime Mini...
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The state government will provide open access to the MACC to investigate any state government-linked companies (GLC) involved in any wrongdoing.
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JOHOR BARU, June 5 — The Johor government would fully cooperate with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) if it investigates the state's government-linked companies (GLC), said Johor Ment...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 4): PMB Investment Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pelaburan MARA Bhd, is optimistic it can increase its asset under management (AUM) to about RM5 billion under its Vision 2022 pl...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 3): Perbadanan Nasional Bhd (PNS) is developing a franchise business model to transform employees of government-linked companies (GLCs) into entrepreneurs.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 — Perbadanan Nasional Bhd (PNS) is developing a franchise business model to transform employees of government-linked companies (GLCs) into entrepreneurs.
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Perbadanan Nasional Bhd (PNS) is developing a franchise business model to transform employees of GLCs into entrepreneurs.
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YOURSAY | ‘Palestine’s nearest and wealthier Arab neighbours should be leading the way.’ Scholarships for Palestinian students from private funds, not taxpayers Antibend: I am shocked that DAP l...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Private entities, such as SilTerra Malaysia Sdn Bhd, will fund the third national car project, Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has assured that the mooted third national car project will be fully funded by "private entities" – such as SilTerra Malaysia Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary o...
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JOHOR BARU: Having been in politics for 44 years, Datuk Osman Sapian (pix) never dreamed that someday he would become Johor Mentri Besar.
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JOHOR BARU, May 25 ― Having been in politics for 44 years, Datuk Osman Sapian never dreamed that someday he would become Johor mentri besar.
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JOHOR BARU: The government should take the lead and get a government-linked company to develop the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) instead of getting the private sector involved.
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LETTER | In the last one week, the whole debate on the PTPTN loans only focuses on two issues.
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IPOH, May 16 ― The prime minister’s announcement to extend the Pakatan Harapan administration’s asset declaration drive to all MPs should also cover assemblymen nationwide, as well as CEOs in go...
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YOURSAY | ‘Manage protests that will come with perceived unpopular changes.
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IPOH: Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu has questioned the sincerity of some groups which claim to fight for orang asli in Perak.
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KUANTAN: Civil servants and employees of government-linked companies (GLCs) have been warned of a scam offering special easy loans in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidilfitri.
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KUANTAN: Civil servants and government-linked company (GLC) employees are advised to be cautious about easy loan offers by money lenders claiming to be the agents of Angkatan Koperasi Kebangsaan Malay...
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KUANTAN: Civil servants and government-linked companies (GLCs) employees are advised to be cautious about easy loan offers by money lenders claiming to be the agents of Angkatan Koperasi Kebangsaan Ma...
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KUANTAN (Bernama): Civil servants and government-linked companies (GLCs) employees are advised to be cautious about easy loan offers by money lenders claiming to be the agents of Angkatan Koperasi Kebangsaan Malaysia Berhad (Angkasa), especially during the coming festive season.
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IPOH: Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu has taken a swipe at so-called non-governmental organisations "championing" the rights of orang asli in Perak.
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Comment by Terence Gomez PAKATAN Harapan’s unexpected victory in Malaysia’s 14th General Elections (GE14) was one of monumental proportions as the ruling Barisan Nasional, under Umno’s control, had instituted a series of unscrupulous methods to retain power. Pakatan, led by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, had achieved a colossal feat, unseating a powerful Umno that had never lost power.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 9 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad highlighted today his administration’s appointment of women to top posts, even as it failed to achieve its quota for women in Cabinet.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — Government-linked corporations’ (GLC) profligacy in the last decade was partially responsible for Putrajaya’s dry coffers now, Tun Daim Zainuddin said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): Half of the top 20 listed companies on Bursa Malaysia with the highest paid chief executive officers (CEOs) last year were family-controlled companies, according to the Securiti...
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PENAMPANG: President of Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal has reminded party members to inculcate noble values in fighting for the rights of the people and upholding the party...
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PENAMPANG, May 5 — President of Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal has reminded party members to inculcate noble values in fighting for the rights of the people and upholding...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Ekuiti Nasional Bhd (Ekuinas) says it is ready to acquire stakes in subsidiaries of government-linked companies (GLCs) that it has identified.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): Ekuiti Nasional Bhd (Ekuinas) is looking to invest in subsidiaries of government-linked companies (GLCs), according to its chief executive officer Syed Yasir Arafat Syed Abd Kadi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Ekuiti Nasional Bhd (Ekuinas) has identified and ready to acquire subsidiaries of government-linked companies (GLCs) that will embark on privatisation activity, said chief executive officer Syed Yasir Arafat Syed Abd Kadir.
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PETALING JAYA: A civil society group and a think tank have highlighted the troubling state of reforms concerning government-linked companies (GLCs) and procurement methods, a year on after Pakatan Har...
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IPOH: Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu has urged more non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to uplift the livelihood of orang asli in the state.He said they needed assistance to improve their lives and NGOs could be part of this noble effort.
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NEW YORK: The two car shows may be running almost simultaneously, but it seems light years separate Shanghai and New York's trade fairs.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 — Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman believes that his biggest achievement since his appointment as youth and sports minister is bringing more youth to leadership positions.
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International Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Ong Kian Ming has joined his colleague Tony Pua in slamming an interview carried by Bloomberg on April 11, which features a Singapore-based banker spea...
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YOURSAY | 'It is not helping itself by being overly cautious about appearing anti-Malay, anti-Islam and anti-royalty.' Harapan fears bullies, unlikely to deliver promises in 6 months – Zaid Teh Tari...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) has called for the setting up of an office of the ombudsman to keep an eye on the government and its conduct.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Institutional reforms, which bring positive outcomes that benefit the people, are important to build the right foundations for Malaysia in order for the country to retake its ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Positive outcomes that benefit the people matter as they must be made to feel they chose right in changing the government, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today.
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GEORGE TOWN: A Universiti Malaya professor today called for members of the opposition and civil society to be included in an oversight panel introduced recently to monitor Penang Chief Minister Incorp...
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PETALING JAYA: Following the revelations in the Felda White Papers on Wednesday (April 10), the Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) says government-linked companies (GLCs) should be prevented from serving as vehicles for political financing.
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GEORGE TOWN: An academic has proposed that the jurisdiction of the Election Commission (EC) be expanded to also cover party elections.
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GEORGE TOWN: An academic has urged state governments to reveal the accounts of subsidiaries such as the Menteri Besar Inc (MBI) or Chief Minister Inc (CMI) to ensure transparency of transactions to ta...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — The Pakatan Harapan government has yet to outline a clear plan to free and pull out government-linked companies (GLCs) from key markets, casting doubt over its commitment to ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): As the Pakatan Harapan government comes close to concluding its first year in office, a study by a think tank found that almost a third of 192 economic promises made by the new...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Big government-linked companies (GLCs) should be made accountable to Parliament to answer about any progress and development they have made, said former Khazanah Nasional Bhd managing di...
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Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) chairperson Daim Zainuddin has opined that the CEP report should be made public but it is up to the government to make the call.
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KOTA KINABALU: At least three major Sabah government-linked companies (GLCs) have diverted from their original intentions, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Shafie Apdal has urged Petronas to focus more of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes in the state on directly benefiting deserving Sabahans.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is looking at downsizing or closing non-performing state government-linked companies (GLCs), says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An academic has cast doubt on the government’s proposed law on political funding addressing “loopholes” related to internal party elections and the use of government-linked compani...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 20): The FBMKLCI Index closed 3.47 points lower to 1,684.21 points today on the back of profit taking amid investor caution over Malaysia’s implementation of development strategi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 20): While expectations were high after the 14th general election on May 9, 2018, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad highlighted that most of the administration’s efforts for...
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THE Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) of Malaysia is currently being reviewed by the  Ministry of Communication and Multimedia, confirmed Gobind Singh Deo, Minister of Communications and Multimedia...
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad revealed that the Finance Ministry (MoF) is preparing clear guidelines on the criteria for the appointment of chairmen and board of directors in government-linke...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A country's development must not only be measured by its Gross Domestic Product or the stock market – but also the people's standard of living, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is preparing a clear guideline on the remunerations to be paid out to directors in government-linked companies (GLCs) as part of the Pakatan Ha...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): There will be no more appointment of politicians as heads of mission for Malaysia or government-linked companies (GLCs), Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Malaysia's mature unlisted government entities may be listed in the stock market, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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The Personal Data Protection Department of the Communications and Multimedia Ministry is in the midst of reviewing the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (PDPA) to ensure it is up-to-date and in line w...
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PARLIAMENT | Anwar Ibrahim (Harapan-Port Dickson) has urged the government to make asset declarations by key public officials a legal obligation.
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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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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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PETALING JAYA: The government has the option of closing down Malaysia Airlines, said former Khazanah Nasional Bhd managing director Mohd Sheriff Mohd Kassim.
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All development policies of Malaysia state directly or indierctly that “national unity” is the overall goal.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): Former managing director (MD) of Khazanah Nasional Bhd Tan Sri Mohd Sheriff Mohd Kassim has also expressed concern for the going concern of Malaysia Airlines Bhd.
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Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran has defended the recent appointments to the board of the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF). According to the Ipoh Barat MP, the new appointees are all trus...
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The erosion of trust is not something new to the world but in Malaysia, it has come under the spotlight since the 14th general election in May last year that saw a historic change in federal governmen...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 8 — Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Ong Kian Ming said all countries including Malaysia who wish to undertake mega projects should ensure their financial sustain...
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KEPALA BATAS, March 7 — The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) hopes foreign investors will continue to have confidence in Malaysia’s economy.
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GEORGE TOWN, March 3 — The National Welfare Foundation (YKN)’s Anjung Kasih or temporary shelter project which began in 2006 for patients’ family undergoing treatment at government hospitals has...
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Since the global introduction of the Mercedes-Benz GLC in 2016, the mid-sized premium SUV has propelled the sales charts of the three-pointed star brand.
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Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) is being investigated by the anti-corruption agency over claims that it received RM90 million (S$30 million) from former ruling party Umno to cooperate in last year's gene...
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YOURSAY | ‘It's not rocket science to realise that you will reach the same destination if you use the same road map.’ 'History repeating, Harapan heading in same direction as BN' Kangkung: There i...
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KUCHING, Feb 22 ― The state government has appointed former Sarawak Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) deputy director Zulhairy Zaidel as the first director of the State Integrity and Ombud...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Petroliam Nasional Berhad’s (Petronas) Rohaizad Yaakob has no issues with political appointees in government-linked companies (GLCs). Expressing his personal opinion, the oil and gas c...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Political appointees in government-linked corporations (GLCs) are acceptable – as long as there is transparency in the system, says Petronas chief integrity officer Datuk Rohaizad Yaakob.
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LETTER | G25 welcomes the formation of the Economic Action Council (EAC) chaired by the prime minister, with an illustrious list of members, including independent professionals and economists who a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Khazanah Nasional Bhd expected to declare more than RM1 billion of dividend to the government for 2019, said its managing director Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Khazanah Nasional Bhd expected to declare more than RM1 billion of dividend to the government for 2019, said its chief executive officer Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Khazanah Nasional Bhd expected to declare more than RM 1 billion of dividend to the government for 2019, said its chief executive officer Datuk Seri Sharil Ridza Ridzuan Sharil...
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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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LETTER | A sitting senior Court of Appeal judge has made some startling and serious allegations about malpractices and misconduct within the judiciary.
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 13): The Transport Ministry will do its best to make sure all former Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) employees, who are still jobless, are hired by other agencies or Government-...
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LETTER | Currently, there are three cities classified as federal territories being Kuala Lumpur, Labuan and Putrajaya serving as the nation's commercial capital, offshore financial centre and federal ...
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It is timely that the prime minister has decided to set up the National Economic Action Council (NEAC) 2.0 in anticipation of the looming local and global recession.
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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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The prospect of a new wave of privatisation in Malaysia was raised in the first Pakatan Harapan Budget when Lim Guan Eng proclaimed: “The business of the government is not to be in business … For ...
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Umno has relinquished direct control of Utusan Malaysia after selling a large stake in the media company to an Umno MP.
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FEBRUARY 7 — The prospect of a new wave of privatisation in Malaysia was raised in the first Pakatan Harapan (PH) budget when Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng proclaimed: “The business of the governm...
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In his Budget 2019 speech, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng declared that “the business of the government is not to be in business ... and the government will focus its expenditure and investments only...
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I REFER to reports in the media about the appointment of politicians as directors of government-linked companies (GLCs). GLCs are federal- or state-owned companies, carrying out business in the comme...
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LETTER | I have read the open debate between economist Edmund Terence Gomez and Council of Eminent Persons chairperson Daim Zainuddin over the governance of GLCs and GLICs with great interest.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Politicians are elected to be lawmakers, not run companies, said Coalition for Free and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) chairman Thomas Fann.
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PSM central committee member Michael Jeyakumar has voiced concern over the governments plan of divesting government-linked companies (GLCs) as they can be used to help the B40s.He said if GLCs are und...