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Nation 29 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

MIC aims to relocate FT squatters to low-cost homes

THE MIC has a vision to relocate 3,500 squatter families in the Federal Territory to low-cost homes built by Kuala Lumpur City Hall by 2005, according to party president Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu.

Nation 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Economic stimulus ready soon

The overdue stimulus package to spur economic growth will be finalised soon. Acting Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said there was an urgency to come up with the broad-based package, now that the situation in the Middle East appeared more certain. He said it would be ready #8220;faster than in the next two months.#8221; The package was initially scheduled for announcement on April 7.

Nation 25 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Groups laud wage deal for estate workers

Several groups have welcomed the deal, which estate workers signed with plantation owners to receive a guaranteed minimum wage each month although some questioned the RM350 amount.

Nation 23 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Workers, estates sign historic deal on guaranteed monthly wage

Estate workers signed a historic deal with plantation owners Tuesday, capping a 40-year struggle to receive a guaranteed minimum wage each month.

AseanPlus News 21 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Thousands of Asian workers flee Kuwait

B>NEW DELHI: /B>Thousands of Asian workers, drawn to Kuwait to escape poverty at home, began returning home yesterday after the start of the US war against Iraq and fear of chemical weapons fuelled panic.

Letters 16 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Probe on claims of Indian IT workers


Letters 13 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

‘Proposal over maids unfair’

The Immigration Department came under fire for its proposed move to disallow non-Muslims from employing Muslim housemaids as some had been asked to do work against their religion, I>Nanyang Siang Pau/Ireported yesterday.

Letters 09 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Students must learn to help keep schools clean


Lifestyle 18 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Of monsters and guerillas

PAPAN is not just a little ghost town in Perak. It is full of colourful stories and awesome legends which an author wants to record for posterity, reports CHRISTINA KOH.

Business 15 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Create wealth with three piggy banks