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16 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Being Hannah

From an accidental politician to Selangor State Assembly Speaker and now Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister, this lawmaker is getting used to the spotlight.

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15 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Fresh push for banking M&As

TWO decades since the 1997/98 Asian Financial Crisis (AFC), the regional banking landscape has changed much, especially in the last few years with the emergence of online and mobile banks, as well as peer-to-peer lending and payment practices.

13 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Implementation of SST under watch

JOHOR BARU: About 200 enforcement officers are actively on the ground in Johor to address issues faced by consumers following the re-introduction of the Sales and Services Tax (SST), said state Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Ministry enforcement chief Aris Mamat.The monitoring includes checking prices of goods to avoid manipulation by businesses for profiteering.

9 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

H-app-y to serve you

Malaysian businesses are developing more unique apps and online services to serve our tech-savvy society. From customising sanitary pad packages to ordering goats online for religious ceremonies, these services may range from practical to quirky but they are always innovative.

1 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Another round of upsets unlikely

FOLLOWING the highs of triumph and the pain of defeat in the last round of fixtures, there is great anticipation of what may lie ahead this weekend.

30 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

New ‘walking street’ concept planned for Ipoh

A PILOT project to establish a night “pedestrian walk” in Ipoh is in the pipeline.

Hordes of people thronged the booths selling a variety of handicrafts at the event.
26 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

See us – it’s the way we speak

MALAYSIA can only truly be united when inclusiveness is a way of life.

25 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Pressure mounts on Mourinho

JOSE Mourinho is the bookies’ favourite to be the next Premier League manager to be shown the door. Based on the way things have been going, it’s easy to see why.

Pogba will be hoping to get back to the form that saw him guide France to the World Cup last month
22 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Build more affordable housing, MB urges Selangor developers

SELANGOR Mentri Besar Amirudin Shaari has urged developers in the state to build more affordable homes to cater to those facing financial constraints.

Amirudin (third from right) and guests at the ground-breaking ceremony for the MK Land affordable home project at Taman Bunga Raya in Bukit Beruntung.
22 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Towards home ownership for all

JOHOR BARU: Johor will rebrand its affordable housing scheme, Rumah Mampu Milik Johor (RMMJ) to Rumah Mampu Biaya (RMB) in an effort to better address the home ownership issue for the low income group.

One of the public housing projects in Pulai. Johor’s public housing scheme will be rebranded to be more effecitive. — Filepic

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