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Nation 20 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Changes expected in MIC line-up

The next general election will see some changes in the line-up of candidates for the seven Parliament and 14 state seats held by the MIC, party president Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu said.

Nation 07 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Seek new markets, bumiputra women traders told

Bumiputra women entrepreneurs have been advised to seek new markets and resources as well as create synergies to move ahead in the business world.

AseanPlus News 05 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Carpet industry brings in RM38m

LOCAL carpet industry alive with traditional Tibetan traits brought US$10mil (RM38mil) of foreign exchange to Qinghai Province last year, according to the provincial statistics department.

Nation 27 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Strong economic growth in first quarter

Malaysia's economy grew 7.6% in the first quarter of 2004 - faster than at any time during the past three years - helped by stronger demand for Malaysian exports like electronics, and higher spending by local consumers.

Nation 05 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Survey on household expenditure

The Statistics Department is conducting a nationwide survey on household expenditure from this month to May 2005 which will involve selected households being interviewed.

Education 04 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Ministries to promote reading

The Cabinet has issued a directive for five ministries to work together to create a reading culture, said Deputy Education Minister Datuk Mahadzir Mohd Khir.

Nation 12 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia’s population rises to 25.7 million

The country's population has risen to 25.7 million, of whom 1.7 million are non-Malaysians, according to the National Statistics Department's population estimates for the third quarter.

Nation 14 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Outrage over instant fines

Motorists found driving recklessly must pay the maximum fine of RM300 on the spot with immediate effect. The fines are for speeding, overtaking dangerously on a double line and on the emergency lane, beating the red light and driving heavy vehicles on the fast lane.

Nation 28 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Poverty to be redefined

New definitions of #8220;poverty#8221; and #8220;hardcore poverty#8221; will be spelled out when the Government issues new guidelines to help the poor.