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Property fair returns with bumiputera edition

The Fair’s next instalment will be “Pameran Perumahan Edisi Bumiputera” at AEON Mall Shah Alam from June 26 to July 1.

Local businesses expect people to increase their spending during tax holiday

JOHOR BARU: Local business owners are anticipating an increase in sales as consumers take advantage of the zero-rated Goods and Services Tax (GST) period.

Lay expects his businesses to see a healthy boost in the next few weeks as customers would have more purchasing power.

Providing cottage industry entrepreneurs with digital tools

JOHOR BARU: As part of its charity initiative during the Raya season, telecommunications service provider Maxis organised a special programme for the Sungai Ara Felcra community in Kota Tinggi, Johor, to empower local entrepreneurs here with the right digital tools and marketing skills to expand their business.

Turning football dream into reality

KUANTAN: There is a possibility of bringing the world’s biggest single-event sporting competition to Malaysia in the future as the country can jointly host the 2034 FIFA World Cup with three other Asean countries.

It is possible to jointly host the World Cup with Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam in the future, according to the Pahang Regent. — filepic

Zuraida to visit Sarawak after entry ban lift

KUCHING: Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin, who was previously banned from entering Sarawak, will make an official trip to the state tomorrow.

Zuraida is the first Federal minister to visit Sarawak after GE14.

Investments worth RM1bil within sight for Sabah’s east coast districts

SEMPORNA: The Sabah state government is set to bring in investments worth RM1bil to the state’s east coast districts of Lahad Datu, Semporna and Tawau.

Shafie (middle) greeting visitors at the Semporna parliamentary constituency’s Hari Raya open house. — Bernama

Miri plagued by more wildfires

MIRI: Concerns over the situation of wildfires in Miri are escalating as now six locations are found to be ablaze since Monday.

Firefighters battling wildfire in Miri District since Saturday. — Photo courtesy of Miri Fire and Rescue Department

Showcasing flavours of S’wak

KUCHING: Sarawak Heritage Street Food Festival returns for its second edition on July 6 to 8, offering the best of local flavours and cuisine.

Dona Drury Wee (front, orange shirt), flanked by Wee Hong Seng (left) and Abang Abdul Wahapi, poses with other committee members and participants at a press conference of the festival.

Volunteers clean up turtle nesting beach

KUCHING: Volunteers from the Sarawak Eco-Warriors did their part for the environment by cleaning up a turtle nesting beach on Talang-Talang Besar island.

A volunteer tying up bags of rubbish collected from the beach on Talang-Talang Besar island.

Quicker fix for fender benders

MOTORISTS involved in minor accidents along the North South Exressway will no longer need go to the nearest police station to lodge a report.

Hasnan also handed out Hari Raya gifts to motorists during the event.