Category Archives: Business

Asean MPs: Greater protection for migrants, refugees needed

KUALA LUMPUR: Asean lawmakers today urged regional governments to step up efforts to protect migrant workers and refugees.Asean Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) board member Teddy Baguilat said both sending and receiving countries needed to do ...

EXPORT OF MALAYSIAN HALAL PRODUCTS WORTH RM42 BLN IN 2016

KUALA LUMPUR� The export of halal products from Malaysia, half of these being food and beverages, reached about RM42 billion last year.

International Trade and Industry Minister, Mustapa Mohamed said RM12 billion had been invested in Malaysia's halal industry, with the

Almost Half Million OKUs Registered With Welfare Dept – Rohani

MIRI: A total of 433,952 people with disabilities (OKU) in the country have registered with the Welfare Department.Minister of Women, Family and Community Development Dato Sri Rohani Abdul Karim said of the number, people with learning disabilities acc...

MALAYSIA: PM NAJIB WISHES PILGRIMS A SAFE, BLESSED HAJ

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Najib Tun Razak has wished Malaysian pilgrims performing the haj in Makkah and Madinah a safe and blessed pilgrimage. "May your haj be accepted, all your religious obligations and prayers be received, God willing. Please send

ENTREPRENEURS URGED TO USE 1MALAYSIA INTERNET CENTRE

KUALA NERANG, Malaysia -- Rural entrepreneurs in the country are urged to use the 1Malaysia Internet Centre (Pi1M) in transforming local products in tandem with the rapid development of information technology currently taking place. Malaysian Communica...

One-stop centre for national disasters operational in Oct

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Humanitarian Response Depot (DTBKN), which was set up as a one-stop centre to store food and essential items, as well as assets for national disaster, is expected to be operational in October, Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad

NO PRIVILEGES FOR ROHINGYA CHILDREN BORN IN MALAYSIA

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- The government will not give special privileges to children of Rohingya refugees born in Malaysia, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, Dr Shahidan Kassim. He said this group of people comprising United Nations Hi...

GENOVASI MALAYSIA TRAINING FOR MORE TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY – PM NAJIB

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia -- The government will send more personnel for training under the Genovasi Malaysia programme to master design thinking to improve the efficiency and productivity of government departments and agencies, Prime Minister Najib Tun ...

MALAYSIA:DOMESTIC PPI UP 6.4 PCT IN JUNE

KUALA LUMPUR- The Producer Price Index (PPI) for local production increased 6.4 per cent to 106.3 in June 2017 compared to the same month last year.The Department of Statistics Malaysia, in a statement said the mining index recorded the highest

Putrajaya’s rising debt is scary, says Wong Chen

PETALING JAYA: How much more can the government borrow before it hits the wall?That was the question Kelana Jaya MP Wong Chen raised when FMT asked for his comments on the latest auditor-general's report.He noted that the report showed Putrajaya