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AseanPlus News 30 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Bank reserve ratio up again

CHINA has raised the amount of money banks must hold in reserve for the fourth time this year, reducing the amount available for lending in a new effort to cool an investment boom.

AseanPlus News 21 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Interest rates may be raised further

THE release on Thursday of China's key economic figures has prompted market speculation that authorities might once again raise interest rates to maintain stable growth.

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.

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.

AseanPlus News 29 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Virus that can heal patients

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Nation 25 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

MEF against increasing contributors’ salary ceiling

The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) disagrees with Socso's plan to increase the salary ceiling for contributors, saying there is no basis for doing so.

Nation 14 May 2008 | 12:00 AM

Call to redefine poverty

THE Economic Planning Unit (EPU) must revise the guidelines defining poverty and hardcore poverty to better reflect current realities, said a first-term backbencher.

Nation 14 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Ong: Plug abuse in registration

All states have been given three months from Thursday to clear their low-cost housing register and device ways to plug abuse in the registration system.

Nation 14 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

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 23 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

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