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UK to stick to EU’s stance on biofuel despite Brexit

The UK will, however, continue working with Malaysia to develop a sustainable agriculture production
by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL ...

Labour output remains at 2.4% in 2Q19

Most sectors registered a growth of labour productivity lower than the previous quarter but with higher value addition during 2Q19
by NUR HAZIQAH A ...

Plantation counters hit by sluggish CPO prices in 2Q19

The cost of plantation has risen because of the higher minimum wage in addition to the high cost of fertilisers
by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH/ pic by MUHD ...

Malaysia aims to reduce trade imbalance with Vietnam

Dr Mahathir wants more imports by Malaysia from Vietnam to reduce imbalance
by BERNAMA/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL MALAYSIA is looking at reducing its ...

Political will needed to quicken pace of structural reforms, economists say

According to the BNM governor, Malaysia is capable of achieving higher growth rates than the current ones with more structural reforms
By NG MIN SHEN / ...

Japan seeks leaner management in HSR bid

The organisation structure, which Japan sees as ‘very complicated’, involves 5 companies created just to run the HSR project
by ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN & ...

Japan looks to restore faith in Malaysia

Miyagawa believes the bilateral tie between Malaysia and Japan is heading towards a revival, with Dr Mahathir as PM and his commitment to the rule of ...

US-China trade war drags ringgit to near 22-month low

by MARK RAO/ pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
THE yuan dropped to an 11-year low against the US dollar yesterday as boiling tensions between the US and China ...

Malaysia can achieve higher growth with structural reforms, says BNM governor

We need to figure out how to take advantage of our country’s full potential, says Nor Shamsiah
By BERNAMA / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL MALAYSIA, with its ...

Govt should not ignore UN poverty rate findings, says MTUC

The current minimum wage of RM1,100 per month is not a liveable one under prevailing living conditions, according to sec-gen
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Dead fish incident not due to dredging activities, says Penang Port CEO

According to its CEO, the port operator’s ongoing dredging works are being handled by Integrated Marine Works
By TMR / Pic By TMR File PENANG Port Sdn ...

Dr M visits Vietnam to boost bilateral ties, trade

The visit will enhance the diplomatic ties established between the 2 countries in the past 46 years since 1973, says Shariffah Norhana
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