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Nation 17 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

CPI rise not as high as other nations in this region

Malaysia's consumer price index (CPI) rise, up 3.1% from a year earlier to a five-year high in May, is only a small increase compared with that of other countries in the region.

Nation 08 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Government to ease public's burden

The Government has announced four steps to ease the public's burden brought on by escalating prices of consumer goods.

Community 08 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Regent: Draw up benchmark

B>T/B>HE Regent of Perlis said it was time for a benchmark system to be formulated to ascertain the level of a state's progress based on national and international standards as many states are racing to achieve developed status before Vision 2020.

AseanPlus News 23 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Singapore inflation for August rises 0.7%

Singapore's consumer prices rose by 0.7 percent on year in August from higher transport fares and food prices, the government said Friday.

Nation 25 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Identifying racial hotspots to nip problems in the bud

'Racial hotspots' in the country are being identified to enable the authorities to tackle race issues before they become problems.

Nation 25 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

CA signed after only four meetings

Resorts World Bhd and Resorts World Employees Union recently concluded their ninth collective agreement after only four meetings over two-and-a-half weeks - making it a 'speed record' in the history of drawing up a Collective Agreement in the country.

Community 30 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sarawak Budget aims towards development

The Sarawak government has proposed a surplus 2006 state Budget with an allocation of RM1.97bil or 63% of the total budget to fund development programmes.

AseanPlus News 23 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

News in brief

Nation 17 May 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

April inflation at 4.6%

The Consumer Price Index for April rose 4.6% from a year earlier, after increasing 4.8% in March, the Statistics Department said Wednesday.

AseanPlus News 11 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Economic growth upped

THE Singapore economy grew 8.1% in the second quarter of this year, prompting the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) to revise its forecast for 2006 upwards yesterday.