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Budget 2020, US-China trade deal to set tone for equity market this week

Investor sentiment on market abroad turns positive on progress made on trade talks between top US and Chinese negotiators
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2020 Budget Theme – Driving Growth and Equitable Outcomes Towards Shared Prosperity

The four thrusts anchoring the 2020 budget are:
1) Driving economic growth in the new economy and digital era.
2) Investing in Malaysians: ...

More than half of rubber plantations are abandoned

The lack of initiatives to encourage the replanting of rubber trees had contributed to the decline in rubber production
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MoE should improve spending efficiency for better results, says economist

The size of the budget allocation to the ministry is reflective of its priority
pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL THE Education Ministry (MoE) — the largest ...

Price reduction for foreign buyers only applicable to unsold units

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FINANCE Minister Lim Guan Eng has clarified that the reduction in minimum property prices for foreign ownership from RM1 ...

Healthcare should be more than just for B40

Malaysia’s healthcare system should focus and invest on preventive healthcare, where people are able to prevent diseases and conditions before they ...

Budget 2020 looks to create sustainability


pic by BERNAMA MALAYSIA’S slashing its operating expenditure in Budget 2020 marks a greater fiscal discipline as the country looks to reverse years of ...

Petrol dealers warn of negative impact from floating RON95 price

Dealers would not be able to plan in advance the amount of fuel stock needed and sell at a lower price if there is a price drop
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The act of dumping illegal waste is akin to any criminal’s conduct

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IN THE past few months, we have seen media reports muddled with stories on irresponsible actions by perpetrators on our environment. We ...

Development expenditure reflects govt’s effort to tackle urban-rural divide

Putrajaya sets aside RM587m for rural water projects to achieve the target of 99% access to clean water
pic by TMR THE government’s increased ...

PM: Govt won’t give citizenship to foreigners just for buying RM600,000 worth of property

If foreigners buy the property, we will not give them Malaysian citizenship. They can only use it as their holiday home, says Dr Mahathir
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Budget 2020 shows Malaysia’s financial position still strong – Dr Mahathir

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The 2020 Budget which provides additional allocations for various sectors proves that Malaysia’s financial position is still ...