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PETALING JAYA: Fishermen are facing the double whammy of a poor economy and bad weather conditions.
The world’s currencies took a beating over fears that American President-elect Donald Trump would impose higher interest rates and spark capital outflows. The ringgit fell to a low of 4.34, the weakest since January and Indonesia’s rupiah plunged the most in five years along with the South Korean won and Indian rupee.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian companies interested in investing in the Philippines do not have to worry about government bureaucracy and corruption, assured the country’s Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez.
KUALA LUMPUR: Iraqi and Syrian refugees who are coming into the country through Sulu waters are Malaysia's latest security threats, said Datuk Seri Hishamuddin Tun Hussein.
THE Government has agreed to extend the visa exemption facility programme for Chinese tourists to December next year in view of the increasing numbers of tourists from the country to Malaysia, says Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Government is forking out RM59.77mil in compensation to four highway concessionaires to defer any toll hike for this year and next, Parliament heard.
KUALA LUMPUR: An alarmingly high percentage of graduates have failed to repay their National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) loans, says Higher Education Deputy Minister Dr Mary Yap.
KUALA LUMPUR: No politicians are being investigated by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the Sabah Water Department corruption case, Parliament heard Wednesday.
A FAMILY of five will have to fork out about RM100 more for cooking oil per year after the rationalisation move by the Government, the Dewan Rakyat was told.
KUALA LUMPUR: There has been a shark spike in computer hacking cases detected by CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) over the past two years, says Science, Technology and Innovation Deputy Minister Datuk Dr Abu Bakar Mohamad Diah.