SHAH ALAM (Nov 5): Several companies from China and Japan have expressed their interest to invest in Selangor due to the state’s comprehensive ecosystem and infrastructure, said Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 4): Employers say they have been caught by surprise by the government’s recent announcement that the minimum wage in major cities will be raised to RM1,200 from RM1,100 currently, given that a revision was just made at the start of the year.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 10): An online survey conducted in conjunction with the Budget 2020 and involving more than 7,000 respondents from among Malaysians, revealed that they want initiatives to lessen the burden of their cost of living, more opportunities to enhance the quality of life and assistance when faced with tragedies.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 9): The Finance Ministry has refuted allegations that the Pakatan Harapan government has sold land owned by it since assuming power on May 8, 2018.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 8): The immediate abolition of toll cannot be carried out as it requires purchases to be made by the government, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 7): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the Malaysian government can consider private sector proposals to reduce highway tolls because the government is unable to eliminate these charges immediately due to the high expenses involved.
PUTRAJAYA (Oct 4): Calls to reinstate the Goods and Services (GST) tax will only be considered if there is incontrovertible evidence to show that it is the will of the rakyat, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
PUTRAJAYA (Oct 3): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pictured) said it was difficult to set a date for the country’s leadership transition.
Women power - Driving the nation forward: Zuraida Kamaruddin, Minister of Housing and Local Government
One of the most adored and respected women in Malaysia — Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali was conferred the title Ibu Negara (Mother of the Nation) this month by the Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI) for her lifelong contribution to the nation, in conjunction with this year’s National Women’s Day which fell on Aug 25.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): The additional debt of RM58.