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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Relocate Tanjung Aru residents to nearby PPRs location

KOTA KINABALU (Jan 26): The Tanjung Aru Community Development Leader Unit (UPPM) has urged the Sabah Housing and Town Development Board (LPPB) to identify a nearby People’s Housing Project (PPR) for the Tanjung Aru Flat residents after the latter had informed them to vacate their homes due to safety reasons, reported by The Borneo Post.

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CBRE | WTW cautiously optimistic for moderate growth in 2022's property market

KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 12): The property market, which was subdued last year, is expected to see moderate growth in 2022, in tandem with expected recovery of the global economy, said CBRE | WTW Group Managing Director, Foo Gee Jen during the media launch of the real estate consultancy’s 2022 Market Outlook Report at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre on Tuesday (Jan 11) morning.

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Property Chat: If I were the Housing Minister (Part 2)

Last week, I presented the National House Buyers Association (HBA)’s: ‘tick where applicable” checklist to our newly minted Minister of Housing & Local Government, YB Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican in my article published on Dec 11, 2021 entitled: ‘If I were the Housing Minister” I have since received positive feedback from my fellow volunteers, friends of HBA, industry players, stakeholders, civil servants, politicians from both sides of the divide and housing developers (of the decent and responsible variety).

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Property Chat: If I were the Housing Minister

The National House Buyers Association (HBA) is appreciative of the housing in­dustry’s significant contributions to our country’s economic development and likewise mindful that house buyers play an im­portant role as the industry’s customers.

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