KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 3): PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali was named the economic affairs minister to ensure that the Malay community would not be upset at having Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pic, right) take charge of both finance and economic affairs, the prime minister has revealed.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 10): The presentation of a white paper on the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) in Parliament, by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MEA), has been postponed to next year on the recommendation of the Cabinet.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 20): The government, which has proposed to sell its non-strategic assets to raise funds, will ensure that Bumiputera participation remains in these assets after the sale, said Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 17): Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said today that Malaysia needs to prioritise its infrastructure projects, because the country's fiscal situation is not good.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 11): Minister of Economic Affairs Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has confirmed that he is one of four ministers in a committee set up by the Cabinet to revisit the Mass Rapid Transit 2 (MRT2) underground contract.
KOTA BHARU (October 4): The Cabinet discussed the East Coast Railway Line (ECRL) project briefly yesterday and Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad asked to be given a little more time to look into the suitability of the project.
PUTRAJAYA (Sept 6): The S$15 million that Malaysia has to pay Singapore for deferring the high-speed rail (HSR) is meant to settle "abortive costs" that will be incurred in wrapping up existing, contracted works that have been done in preparation for the RM110 billion project.
PETALING JAYA (Sept 5): Malaysia and Singapore have agreed to delay the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) until May 31, 2020 , inking legal documents to amend the initial HSR Bilateral Agreement to that effect, reported The Malaysian Insight.