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COMMENT | We Malaysians take massive pride in our heritage and culture.
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Malaysia's population this year is estimated at 32.6 million, from 32.4 million last year, according to the Statistics Department.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia’s population this year is estimated at 32.6 million, up from 32.4 million last year, according to the Statistics Department.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s industrial production index in May rose 4% year-on-year which was above the Bloomberg survey of 3.5%, underpinned by electricity, manufacturing and mining.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): Malaysia's industrial production index rose 4% in May from a year earlier, matching the pace of the previous month, buoyed by gains in all major sectors, government data showed...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's industrial production index in May rose 4% on-yearwhich was above the Bloomberg survey of 3.5%, underpinned by electricity, manufacturing and mining.
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KUALA LUMPUR: It's normal that a section of Malaysia's young should be jobless, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s Generation Z will emerge as potential political kingmakers if the voting age is lowered to 18 from 21.
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A culture of prevention is not achievable if Malaysians accept that accidents are a normal occurrence in their daily lives, according to the Social Security Organisation (Socso) Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): Malaysian exports increased 2.5% to RM84.1 billion in May 2019 from a year earlier, on higher sales of palm oil and timber-based products, besides electrical and electronic item...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 — Domestic tourism expenditures continued to register double-digit growth last year at 11.4 per cent, up slightly from 11.1 per cent in 2017.
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Malaysia’s Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures headline inflation, increased by 0.2 percent in May to 121.4 as compared with 121.1 in the same month last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): Malaysia's annual inflation rate in May remained unchanged at 0.2% for the third month in a row, government data showed on Wednesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: While the labour force grew by 2.3% in 2018 it did not effect productivity which grew by 2.4% in the first quarter of 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): The 4% growth on Industrial Production Index (IPI) year-on-year (y-o-y) was better than expected, beating market consensus, as well as its own estimates, said RHB Research in a...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Selling pressure on Tenaga Nasional and Maybank pushed the FBM KLCI into the red at the close on Tuesday, despite better-than-expected industrial output while all other key Asian markets advanced.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Malaysia's wholesale and retail trade sales value grew 5.3% to RM105.1 billion in April 2019 from a year earlier, helped by the 6.3% and 5.3% expansion in the retail and wholes...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's industrial product index (IPI) in April 2019 expanded at a faster pace of 4% from a year ago, exceeding the Bloomberg forecast of a 2.5% growth, according to the Statistics Department.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 11): Malaysia's industrial production index (IPI) grew 4% in April 2019 from a year earlier, driven by the increase in all three components of the IPI.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s export in April would likely have declined again amid the escalating trade tensions.
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PETALING JAYA: The Water Leach Purification (WLP) residue from the Lynas Malaysia plant could be used in fertilisers and help reduce imports of rock phosphate, says the company's representatives.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The inflation rate rose by 0.2% in April on-year, which was below the 0.4% forecast in a Reuters' survey but Kuala Lumpur and Penang state recorded much higher inflation.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 24): Malaysia's consumer price index rose 0.2% in April from a year earlier, matching the pace in March, government data showed on Friday.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia’s population has more men than women in the first quarter of this year, according to the Statistics Department.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 15): Malaysia's population for the first quarter of 2019 is estimated at 32.66 million, with the male population now outnumbering females, according to the Statistics Department.
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Malaysia's population for the first quarter of 2019 is estimated at 32.66 million, with the male population now outnumbering females, according to the Statistics Department.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia’s population for the first quarter of 2019 is estimated at 32.66 million, with the male population now outnumbering females, according to the Statistics Department.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 15): Malaysia's population for the first quarter of 2019 is estimated at 32.66 million, with the male population now outnumbering females, according to the Statistics Department.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 15 — Malaysia’s population for the first quarter of 2019 is estimated at 32.66 million, with the male population now outnumbering females, according to the Statistics Department.
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PETALING JAYA: Income for businesses from eCommerce transactions has been steadily growing at a rate of about 6% per year, says the Statistics Department.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s manufacturing sales grew by 5.7% in March 2019 to RM72.4bil compared with RM68.5bil a year ago while the number of workers and the salaries and wages paid also increased, the Statistics Department said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's industrial production index (IPI) expanded at a faster pace of 3.1% in March, exceeding a Bloomberg survey of a 2.3%, according to the Statistics Department.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 270,000 new job opportunities were created within eight months after the Pakatan Harapan (PH) took over the country’s administration, Dewan Negara was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — A total of 270,000 new job opportunities were created within eight months after the Pakatan Harapan (PH) took over the country’s administration, Dewan Negara was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The government could save millions of ringgit by using Lynas' Neutralisation Underflow Residue (NUF) to replace the gypsum material that the country has been importing for the construction industry, says Lynas Malaysia managing director Datuk Mashal Ahmad.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 3): Social media is the main interaction medium in Malaysia with 96.5 percent of individuals having used the internet to access their social media websites last year, according to Chief...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Social media is the main interaction medium in Malaysia, with 96.5% of individuals using the Internet to access their social media websites last year, according to chief statistician Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 3 — Social media is the main interaction medium in Malaysia with 96.5 per cent of individuals used the internet to access their social media websites last year, according to Chief Sta...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): Malaysian exports decreased 0.5% to RM84 billion in March 2019 from a year earlier as the nation sold less electrical and electronic products and commodity-based items.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 25): The Malaysian economy is expected to grow at a slower pace from June to August 2019, the Statistics Department said today, citing its economic indicators based on the leading,...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 25): The Malaysian economy is expected to grow at a slower pace from June to August 2019, the Statistics Department said today, citing its economic indicators based on the leading,...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — The ringgit was unchanged against the US dollar at close today, as traders digest the inflation report released by the Statistics Department, a dealer said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur recorded the highest inflation rate among the other states in the country in March at 0.9% from a year ago, compared with the national average of 0.2%.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A widow of Najib Razak’s former secretary told the High Court today she received RM13,800 from him in 2015.
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DO you know how much you need to sustain your lifestyle every month? Are you living within your budget or stretching to make ends meet?
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian businesses will be able to reach 179 million active buyers worldwide by listing their products on eBay’s global marketplace.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There was a drop in the number of unemployed youths – from 309,700 (11.5%) in 2017’s fourth quarter to 293,700 (10.5%) in last year’s fourth quarter – the Dewan Rakyat was told t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 22): The prospect of an interest rate cut by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) in its upcoming Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting on May 7 appears more likely, as the Statistics Depa...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s inflation, as measured by the consumer price index (CPI), decreased 0.4% in February 2019 from a year earlier mainly due to the drop in transport component.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): The FBM KLCI slid 20.55 points or 1.22% as investors sold banking shares on expectations that Bank Negara Malaysia may cut interest rates amid lower domestic consumer prices.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The FBM KLCI closed 3.26 points or 0.2% lower today, mainly on profit taking and as investors appeared cautious ahead of Malaysia's February inflation data release on Friday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 5): Malaysia's export value in January 2019 of RM85.4 billion is the highest in the country's history, surpassing the previous record of RM82.8 billion achieved in January 2018, ac...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 4): Malaysia's exports increased 3.1% year-on-year (y-o-y) to RM85.4 billion in January 2019, mainly contributed by expansion in exports of electrical and electronic (E&E) products...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s exports in January 2019 rose at a faster-than-expected pace of 3.1% year-on-year (y-o-y) to RM85.4bil, underpinned by expansion in exports to China, Thailand and South Korea, compared with a Bloomberg survey of a 0.6% contraction.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The weaker business confidence expectations for the first half (1H) of 2019, as indicated by recent surveys, is expected to continue for at least another quarter or two before sentiment ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — Malaysia’s business confidence in the first quarter of 2019 softens with the confidence indicator easing -2.2 per cent after increasing 7.1 per cent in the fourth quarter of...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — Lim Guan Eng said he would meet the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) over a joint-survey concluding that the Sales and Services Tax (SST) raised operating costs for...
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The economy is not in recession despite deflation being recorded for January, according to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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Malaysia's consumer prices fell 0.7 percent in January from a year earlier, the first decline in nearly a decade, government data showed on Friday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): Malaysia's inflation, as measured by the consumer price index (CPI), decreased 0.7% in January 2019 from a year earlier mainly due to the drop in the CPI's transport component, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 ― Malaysia’s economy grew at 4.7 per cent in 2018 with a gross domestic product (GDP) value of RM1.23 trillion at constant prices and RM1.43 trillion at current prices, accord...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — Malaysia's balance of payments recorded a higher surplus of RM33.5 billion last year compared to 2017, contributed by better surplus in goods account and lower deficit in ser...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — The wholesale and retail trade sub-sector sales recorded a growth of 8.2 per cent to RM1.25 trillion in 2018 compared with the previous year, says the Statistics Department (D...
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The Statistics Department released a report on demographic data for the fourth quarter of 2018 today, which showed that the country’s population grew 1.1 percent to 32.6 million, from to 32.2 millio...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): Malaysia’s industrial production index (IPI) rose 3.4% year-on-year (y-o-y) in December 2018 on higher manufacturing, electricity and mining output, according to the Statistic...
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 30): The 'Buy Malaysian Products' campaign is a platform for local manufacturers and service providers to get access to hypermarkets, shopping malls and trade fairs in order to broaden ...
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PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Najib Razak has described the country’s economic performance in the past five months as “worrying”, citing figures from the Statistics Department.
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PETALING JAYA: Inflation has remained moderate since the abolition of the goods and services tax last June, despite the sales and service tax being reintroduced.
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The Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures headline inflation, increased 0.2 percent in December 2018 to 121.1, compared with 120.9 last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 15 — The ringgit bucked the regional trend to close lower against the US dollar today on lack of demand for the local note.
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KUALA LUMPUR: More workers were hired by the manufacturing sector in November 2018 while higher salaries and sales value were also recorded, according to the Statistics Department's data.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 11): Malaysia's industrial production index (IPI) rose 2.5% in November 2018 from a year earlier as manufacturing and electricity output increased, the Statistics Department said tod...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The country's industrial output in November 2018 rose faster than expected by 2.5%, above a Bloomberg survey of 2.3%, according to the Statistics Department.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 31): Malaysia's producer price index (PPI) fell 2.9% year-on-year (y-o-y) in November 2018 mainly due to the drop in the PPI's agriculture, forestry and fishing segment besides the m...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The investigation into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim is still ongoing, says Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The investigations into the murder of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim are still ongoing, said Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.