Lester Kong

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12 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

Over 300 bank accounts of car importers frozen

PUTRAJAYA: More than 100 car importers and individuals had their homes and offices raided by a special task force set up to recover undeclared duties amounting to hundreds of millions of ringgit.

10 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

20 sen more for sugar

PUTRAJAYA: The price of coarse and fine sugar will be increased by 20 sen to RM2.30 per kilo today, said Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry secretary-general Datuk Mohd Zain Mohd Dom.

9 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

Sugar price to rise 20sen to RM2.30 from Tuesday

KUALA LUMPUR: The price of sugar (coarse and fine) will go up by 20 sen to RM2.30 per kg from Tuesday.

6 May 2011 | 12:00 AM

PM launches booklets on Iskandar’s flagship zone

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak launched booklets to guide investors on investment in Iskandar Malaysia, the main southern development corridor in Johor.

30 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

PM: Innovate to compete

PUTRAJAYA: The country's economic competitiveness will continue to be threatened if Malaysia relies on cheap foreign labour and is reluctant to innovate, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

29 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Najib hosts dinner cruise for Wen

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak hosted a banquet for Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on board the Cruise Tasik Putrajaya at the Putrajaya Lake on Wednesday night.

29 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Descendants of 1911 Revolution members happy to meet Wen

KUALA LUMPUR: The descendants of those who helped Dr Sun Yat Sen in the Xinhai Revolution were very encouraged with their meeting with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao here.

29 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Eight agreements and MoUs signed

PUTRAJAYA: Eight agreements and MoUs have been signed between Malaysia and China.

29 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Najib wants to see more trade with China

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia wants trade with China to double over the next five years.

29 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia and China ink pacts and vow to break barriers

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and China have taken a major step forward together with a slew of agreements and a pledge to break barriers.