Category Archives: Business

Lim to discuss cement price increase with Saifuddin

GEORGE TOWN, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says he will meet Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail next week to discuss on the cement price increase.Saying that he had received complaints from sever...

Role of centres of Islamic studies to guide muslims, avoid confusion – Raja Zarith Sofiah

KUALA LUMPUR, Permaisuri of Johor Raja Zarith Sofiah Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah has expressed concern over the tendency of Muslims nowadays to look for quick answers online rather than to seek knowledge from relevant knowledge centres.Her Majesty noted...

Attitude of blaming youths led to support shifting to PH – Syed Saddiq

MUAR, The attitude of PAS and UMNO leaders in only knowing how to blame youths who wanted inclusive politics led to the group feeling disgusted and shifted their support to Pakatan Harapan (PH), says PH Youth chief Syed Saddiq Syed

No decision yet on report of committee on management of foreign workers

PUTRAJAYA, The Human Resources Ministry has denied a news report that the Cabinet has disagreed with the report by the Independent Committee on the Management of Foreign Workers and its suggestion to make it public.No such decision has been made

Jagdeep orders MPSP, MBPP to act against illegal waste processing factories

GEORGE TOWN, The Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) and Penang City Council (MBPP) have been ordered to take legal action against parties involved in dumping rubbish including illegal plastic and waste factories in the state.State Housing, Local G...

RM44 million allocated for Sabah, Sarawak hill padi farmers – Salahuddin

PUTRAJAYA, A total of 56,446 Sabah and Sarawak hill padi farmers will benefit from the RM44 million allocation under the Hill/Huma Padi Fertilisers and Pesticides (SBRPB) Scheme, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub.H...

Sabah wants investors from China to develop state infrastructure

KOTA KINABALU, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal expects the discussions between local companies in Sabah and Chinese investors during the Malaysia-China Smart Manufacturing Roundtable Meeting here tomorrow will result in more investments, es...

Johor govt wants Bazar Karat to remain as tourism product

JOHOR BAHRU, The Johor government wants the Bazar Karat flea market in the heart of this city to remain as a tourism product.State Tourism, Women, Family and Community Development Committee chairman Liow Cai Tung said she also wanted it to

No increase in price of essential goods in Ipoh

IPOH, There is no increase in the post-Aidilfitri prices of essential items, especially fresh produce in the city.Bernama check at the Pasar Besar Ipoh today found that most people were satisfied with the affordable and moderate prices of essential ite...

Wild Life Protection and National Parks Dept to cooperate with security forces in Ops Belang

KUALA LUMPUR, The Wild Life Protection and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) will cooperate with the police and armed forces in Ops Belang to check illegal hunting of the Malayan Tiger.Water, Land and National Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakuma...