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Nation 01 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Local authorities must assist to end urban poverty

Local authorities must be actively involved in the urban poverty eradication programme to ensure its success, said Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Seri Ong Ka Ting.

Nation 06 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

MIC questions data on Indians, population drop too big

The MIC is questioning a report by the National Statistics Department that the Indian population last year had gone down by 2.5%.

Nation 13 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Dept: Fewer births and more deaths among Indians

A lower fertility rate and higher death rate among Indians have resulted in the community recording a drop in population to 7.5%, according to the Malaysian Statistics Department.

Nation 15 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Community concerned over drop in numbers

THE drop in the Indian population in the country is causing concern among the community, I>Malaysia Nanban /I>reported.

Nation 02 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

400,000 households to be involved in agri census

As part of a national effort to modernise agriculture, about 400,000 households in Sarawak will be interviewed in an agriculture census which started Tuesday.

Nation 02 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

Biggest agriculture census since 1960 launched

The Agriculture Census 2005, the biggest since 1960 and expected to cost RM100mil, was launched Tuesday to gather data that will help the government plan its strategy for this key growth sector.

Nation 28 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

18,000 not 80,000 jobless

Only 18,070 graduates are jobless and not 80,000 as claimed by certain groups, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Mustapa Mohamed clarified Sunday.

Community 12 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

There is a hindrance, but an exemption is sought

THE Selangor government is backing Petaling Jaya's application to be accorded city status.

Nation 16 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Population up 100,000 to 26.1 million

Malaysia's population increased to 26.1 million in the second quarter of this year from 26 million in the first quarter, the Statistics Department said.

Nation 20 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Vehicle registrations up by 10%

While the number of vehicles continue to increase, more people have also started to use the light rail transit (LRT) system and commuter trains.