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KUALA LUMPUR: While Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (pic) says he has never offered himself to be a member of the Cabinet, his wife and Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says a vacancy may happen only when the Prime Minister steps down.
FROM ZAHAROM NAIN , Gerak chair
KUALA LUMPUR: A special seminar to discuss the issue of Malaysia's poverty rate is being planned for early October in Parliament, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
MIRI: A local human rights group says it has identified several reasons why Sarawak has a high population of poor families, even though the state is the richest in natural resources in the country.
PUTRAJAYA: The government has attained great success in eradicating poverty but it should find ways to verify the United Nations findings on the country’s level of poverty, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
PUTRAJAYA: The government should find ways to verify the United Nation’s findings on the country’s level of poverty as it has attained great success in eradicating it, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
MIRI: The percentage of low-income earners in Sarawak is higher than the national-level figure, according to a United Nations report on extreme poverty.
PETALING JAYA: There is a need for Malaysia to change the current method to measure poverty rates, as it is outdated, says the Prime Minister's economic adviser, Dr Muhammed Abdul Khalid.
PETALING JAYA: The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) has urged the government to be more open and transparent in providing statistics and micro-data on poverty.
PETALING JAYA: The Federal Government should accept the statement by United Nations Special Rapporteur on poverty in Malaysia in a positive manner, says Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad.