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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...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former MP has voiced concern over the government’s plan to divest from government-linked companies (GLCs), saying some of them are well run and can be used for socially useful purpos...
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COMMENT | With 68 percent of the Malay constituencies in Semenyih, the by-election on March 2 will be spun by Umno and PAS as the key to their strategic return to power by 2023 or earlier; as and when...
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PETALING JAYA: An expert in corporate Malaysia has urged Putrajaya to divest itself from government-linked companies (GLCs) which are involved in the construction and property sectors.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Activists and an academician have welcomed the National Anti-Corruption Plan (NACP), but they disagreed with the Pakatan Harapan government for backpedalling on its promise to ban politicians from heading government-linked companies (GLCs).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) today praised the government for admitting that political interference is a major cause of corruption.
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Putrajaya has been called on to reconsider public-private partnerships (PPP) and the existence of GLCs to curb corruption.Speaking at a conference in Kuala Lumpur yesterday, Transparency International...
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PETALING JAYA: A former Umno assemblyman has hit out at Chief Minister Shafie Apdal for claiming that a majority of government-linked companies (GLCs) are in financial trouble.
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KOTA KINABALU: Many government-linked companies (GLCs) in Sabah have financial problems, discrepancies in their accounts, management issues and other burdens, says Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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YOURSAY | ‘Explain this: Why were GLCs shifted from one ministry to another in this manner?’ Terence Gomez responds to Daim Zainuddin Quigonbond: I support Universiti Malaya professor of political...
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KOTA KINABALU: The management and administration of all Sabah government-linked companies (GLCs) are being restructured to avoid wastage and leakage of the state government’s funds.
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KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Shafie Apdal has welcomed the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to investigate government-linked company Benta Wawasan.
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KOTA KINABALU: Many Sabah government-linked companies (GLCs) are facing financial problems, discrepancies in their accounts and management issues, says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal, adding that the most recent issues involved the Yayasan Sabah Group-owned Benta Wawasan.
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Good governance is probably a confluence of many factors — strong leadership, systems and methods, uncompromising attitude towards corruption, constant monitoring, freedom of information and putting...
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KAMPAR: The state government has set up a special committee to resolve the problems of squatters and illegal occupation of government land in Perak which has been going on for decades.
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The government needs to ensure greater transparency for appointments of key positions in government-linked companies (GLCs), where the main selection criterion should be competency.
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COMMENT | My article, ‘Patronage is king in new Malaysia?’, has elicited much response from those associated with the Pakatan Harapan government.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Professionals, not politicians, should lead government-linked companies, think tank Centre for a Better Tomorrow said.
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MY article, “Patronage is king?” (The Star, Jan 12), has elicited much response from those associated with the Pakatan Harapan government.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer and activist Datuk S. Ambiga said civil society bodies will not forgive the Pakatan Harapan government should it decide not to reform government-linked companies (GLCs) as stated in its election manifesto pledge.
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Lawyer and activist Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan, in representing a coalition of 50 NGOs at a press conference on Thursday said that civil society organisations will not forgive the Pakatan Harapan-led go...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer and activist Datuk S. Ambiga said that civil society organisations will not forgive the Pakatan Harapan-led government, should it decide not to reform government-linked companies (GLCs) as stated in its election manifesto pledge.
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PETALING JAYA: A group of NGOs and think tanks have criticised Pakatan Harapan (PH) for failing to abide by its manifesto promise not to appoint politicians to government-linked companies (GLCs). At a...
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COMMENT | The works of professor Edmund Terence Gomez (on the political economy of Malaysia) are commendable.
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LETTER | Goldman Sachs, through its new chairperson David Solomon, apologised to the people of Malaysia last week.
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KOTA TINGGI, Jan 19 — Johor Corporation (JCorp) has signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with eight agencies and government-linked companies (GLCs) to leverage on their resources, capital and exp...
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PETALING JAYA: Eight months in, Sabah Chief Minister Shafie Apdal is still groping in the dark with no clear direction for the state, an activist has noted.
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TANJUNG MALIM (Jan 16): Bandar Belia in Tanjung Malim here will be developed into an extreme sports hub, which will be the first in the country.
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TANJUNG MALIM, Jan 16 — Bandar Belia in Tanjung Malim here will be developed into an extreme sports hub, which will be the first in the country.
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I REFER to the report “‘We are not ruling out appointing politicians’” (The Star, Jan 9) which quoted the Economic Affairs Minister that Pakatan Harapan may appoint politicians “at top posit...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 15): The Parliament’s new Select Committees are urged to examine government-linked companies (GLC) that use Ministries’ budget for their business purpose, a former top civil serv...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 14): The Parliament’s new Select Committees are urged to examine government-linked companies (GLC) that use Ministries’ budget for their business purpose, a former top civil serv...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Parliament’s new select committees are urged to examine government-linked companies (GLC) that use ministries’ budget for their business purpose, a former top civil servant told ...
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Yayasan Pelajar Johor (YPJ) has defended its decision two appoint two Bersatu division chiefs as the foundation’s board members.
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LETTER | I refer to the erudite piece by the eminent academic Terence Gomez ( above ) which raises the question as to whether the former prime minister’s mantra “Cash is king” has given way t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 — Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) has given students from low-income (B40) families leeway to pay registration fees into Maktab Rendah Sains Mara (MRSM) in instalments or request a ...
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COMMENT | When Dr Mahathir Mohamad led the opposition to a stunning election victory, he had an effective rallying cry that reflected why Umno’s form of governance was problematic: “Cash is king....
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COMMENT | Close to one-third of Malaysia's economy is driven by exports, a legacy of learning from Japan.
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COMMENT | Not only has Pakatan Harapan disappointed voters with their consistent reneging of the GE14 Manifesto promises, they are now openly defiant of their black and white undertakings in their ma...
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THE Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has appointed Gerard Lim Kim Meng as Chief Officer, Digital Industry Development & Communications effective 7 th Jan 2019.