PUTRAJAYA (June 17): The Cabinet meeting yesterday agreed to allow the agriculture sector and its chain to continue operating at all times, including in areas placed under the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO), said Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee (pictured).
BALIK PULAU (June 16): The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industries (MAFI) is taking several immediate measures to address the 40% increase in prices of vegetables, believed to be due to the implementation of the enhanced movement control order (EMCO) in Cameron Highlands, Pahang.
SEREMBAN (June 12): Controlled fresh markets (PST) nationwide will continue to operate throughout the total lockdown period, said Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Datuk Che Abdullah Mat Nawi.
KUALA LUMPUR *April 23): The National Heritage Department has been trying to gazette Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Convent Bukit Nanas (CBN) here as a heritage site since 2008, but it could not be completed due to the school’s trustees’ protest.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 21):The Interactive Digital Brochures, which is a digital tourism site, opens a wider dimension to users, allowing them to interact virtually, while exploring information on tourist destinations in the country.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 4): Yong Tai Bhd gained as much as 32% today to touch a 23-month high, after the group announced a conversion of its irredeemable convertible preference shares (ICPS).
PETALING JAYA (Oct 13): The increasing interest of foreign property buyers could help to revive Malaysia’s property market recovery, hence Mah Sing Bhd is urging the government to consider resuming the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme to welcome more investments back to the country.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 11): Airbnb wants to resolve the contention surrounding the 90- to 180-day restriction on short term rentals with Malaysia Productivity Corp (MPC) and the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): The Ministry of Human Resources said today the Malaysian government had decided that only three industries will be allowed to employ foreign workers going forward, namely the construction, plantation and agriculture sectors, to cut the nation's reliance on foreign workers.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) is forecasting a 75% drop in tourist arrivals for 2020, as compared to the preceding year, given the gloomy sentiment on international travel due to the Covid-19 pandemic.