Posts Tagged ‘Government’

Private sector to finance Kulim airport

By ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN & DASHVEENJIT KAUR / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
The proposed RM1.6 billion Kulim International Airport will be fully funded by ...

Prosecution requests former MEIO D-G’s CBT case to be transferred to High Court

The prosecution’s application to transfer the case of former Malaysian External Intelligence Organisation (MEIO) director-general Datuk Hasanah Abdul ...

Gov’t appeals against RM11.2m in damages awarded to The Edge

Graphic by TMR
The government has appealed for damages amounting to more than RM11.2 million awarded to publishing firm The Edge Communications Sdn Bhd ...

Comprehensive review on minimum wage policy

By LYDIA NATHAN/ Pic By BERNAMA
The National Wages Consultative Council will be conducting a review on the minimum wage policy, including to explore ...

Equanimity potential buyers can negotiate directly with gov’t, 1MDB – lawyer

By BERNAMA / Pic by HUSSEIN SHAHARUDDIN
Parties interested in buying the luxury superyacht Equanimity can now also approach the government ...

Indonesia sees consumption as shield

By BLOOMBERG
JAKARTA • Indonesia will seek to sustain the growth in domestic consumption and boost government spending in a bid to shield itself from a ...

PM: Malaysia in huge debt for 30 years with ECRL

by DASHVEENJIT KAUR / pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
THE government would be saddled with a huge debt over the next 30 years should the East Coast Rail Link ...

Defence White Paper to outline national security agenda

by ALIFAH ZAINUDDIN / pic by BERNAMA
THE government is preparing a Defence White Paper that will act as a blueprint for a national policy on defence ...

World’s happiest country gets a reality check on job creation

By BLOOMBERG
HELSINKI • Finland is ranked the world’s happiest country, but its population is ageing faster than most and that’s putting pressure on ...

Modi’s record debt sales before polls to pressure Indian bonds

MUMBAI • After posting the best quarter in four years, Indian bonds are pitted against a familiar foe: Likely record debt sales by the government to ...

China VP pledges sustainable 2019 growth

WASHINGTON • China’s VP said the world’s second-largest economy has delivered “significant” growth and pledged to the World Economic Forum in Davos, ...

Longest US shutdown in history sends economy into uncharted waters

With about a quarter of the federal workforce affected, the shutdown is currently squeezing an estimated RM4.9b a week out of the economy, says an ...