PUTRAJAYA (Aug 29): The United Nations (UN) report on the rate of poverty in Malaysia, although being questioned, can still be used as a yardstick to help the Ministry of Housing and Local Government in formulating new programmes to bring the poor people out of poverty.
PETALING JAYA (Aug 24): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Government will study the claim made by United Nations human rights experts on the rate of poverty in the country.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 24): The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MEA) is disappointed by the remarks made by United Nations special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Professor Philip Alston, who suggested that Malaysia has a poverty rate of about 15%.
PETALING JAYA (Aug 8): Housing and Local Government Ministry is studying the idea of setting up a resettlement village to regroup refugees registered under the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) that are scattered all over the country.
PUTRAJAYA (Jan 30): Amid the slew of financial scandals seen since the change in regime last year, such as the ones involving 1Malaysia Development Bhd, Lembaga Tabung Haji and the Federal Land Development Authority, the Pakatan Harapan government yesterday launched a five-year action plan to stem similar misdeeds in the future.
BANGKOK: Forest City developer Country Garden Pacificview Sdn Bhd has been presented with the coveted Global Model of City-Industry Integration Award at the 2018 Sustainable Cities and Human Settlements Awards (SCAHSA) held in Bangkok on Oct 30.
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme or UN-Habitat executive director, Maimunah Mohd Sharif’s passion for bringing change to people’s lives certainly shines through.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 29): For now, Datuk Charon Wardini Mokhzani (pictured) is just glad that Khazanah Research Institute’s (KRI) study of Malaysian homes has corroborated many people’s convictions that home prices have escalated beyond affordability, to the point that the government has even come out to raise its concerns.