You have searched for "lifts"
Showing 2081-2090 of 2109
The Barisan Nasional has lifted the suspension of Penang state assemblymen Tan Cheng Liang and Lim Boo Chang from the MCA with immediate effect.
B>FOR THE RAKYAT (Sept 13):/BDatuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad presented a bag of goodies to the rakyat in his last budget as Prime Minister and Finance Minister. However, smokers and drinkers will be hit hard by a 20% hike in import and excise duties on cigarette and tobacco products and 10% on liquor. Among the goodies are road tax exemption for motorcycles of engine capacity less than 150cc; setting up of a village micro-credit scheme, and putting in an additional RM1bil to the micro-credit scheme for small businesses; allowing low-income single mothers to buy low and medium-cost houses from Syarikat Perumahan Negara Bhd at a 20% discount; and intensive focus on small and medium-sized industries via formation of a high-level council.
President Gloria Arroyo said yesterday she was lifting a 16-day state of rebellion, which had allowed for arrests without warrants, as the conspiracy behind a mutiny by rogue troops had been contained.