Sheda: Minimum wage hike may increase unemployment rate

KUCHING (Feb 8): An increase of the minimum wage may lead to an increase of unemployment rate as employers may end up hiring fewer workers due to the high cost, said Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developers’ Association (Sheda) president Augustine Wong Chung Ho.

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Ex-state executive councillor, two others ordered to enter defence in charge for receiving bribes from property developers

KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 7): The High Court in Johor Bahru on Sunday ordered ex-Johor executive council member Datuk Abd Latif Bandi, his son and a former real estate consultant to enter their defence against 37 corruption and money laundering charges involving more than RM30 million as the prosecution had proven a prima facie case against the accused, who were charged in 2017 for receiving bribes from property developers who requested for the change in bumiputra land status in Malaysia.

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