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Nation 29 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Mapa: Raise salary by 2.8%

Plantation workers' salaries should be revised by just 2.8% or no more than two-thirds of the increase in the Consumer Price Index, the Malaysian Agricultural Producers Association (Mapa) said.

Nation 30 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

NUPW to refer wage dispute to Industrial Court

THE National Union of Plantation Workers (NUPW) will refer its dispute with the Malaysian Agricultural Producers Association (Mapa) to the Industrial Court.

AseanPlus News 29 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Virus that can heal patients

News in brief.

Nation 09 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Subsidy on petrol goes up

The Government's subsidy on petrol has gone up despite the increase in the price of the fuel, Second Finance Minister Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop said.

AseanPlus News 11 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

China keeping inflation in check

China's inflation rate rose at its slowest pace in nine months in November, kept in check by lower price rises for food and easing the pressure for further interest rate hikes, data showed yesterday.

Nation 14 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Workers receive more in pay and bonuses this year

Company bosses paid out higher salaries and more bonuses to their workers this year compared to previous years.

AseanPlus News 28 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Electricity rates likely to go up

THE government may soon raise electricity rates to help power firms get over the hike in coal prices, a vice-chairman of State Electricity Regulatory Commission said on Friday.

Nation 09 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Panel and USM team to create national unity index

The National Unity Advisory Panel is working with a consultancy team from Universiti Sains Malaysia to produce a national unity index.

AseanPlus News 16 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Government suppressing rises in utility rates

LOCAL governments' strong desire to raise public utility rates is putting increasing pressure on China's consumer price index (CPI) - a key inflation gauge.

Nation 29 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Mixed marriages to be used to measure tolerance

THE number of inter-racial marriages in a given area will be used to measure racial tolerance under a proposed National Unity Index, Datuk Dr Maximus Johnity Ongkili said.