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Property 29 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

Affordable housing – all about the supply

EARLIER this month, I was very fortunate to be invited to the Dialogue on Sustainable Development of Affordable Housing, organised by the National Mortgage Corp of Malaysia (Cagamas).

Construction 26 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

Construction sector urged to adopt IBS

PUTRAJAYA: The construction industry should be prepared to adopt the industrialised building system (IBS) within three years before it is made mandatory, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Construction 25 Jul 2017 | 12:33 PM

Be prepared to adopt IBS within three years, construction industry told

PUTRAJAYA: The construction industry should be prepared to adopt the industrialised building system (IBS) within three years before it is made mandatory, said Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Property 17 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

Holistic approach to housing in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: The calls from different organisations for concrete and coordinated solutions to tackle the affordable housing issue may have finally hit home.

Business 05 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

Access to cheap land is key to affordable housing, says World Bank

KUALA LUMPUR: The World Bank said the challenges posed by affordable housing is an issue that is faced by both developing and developed countries, as seen in the Grenfell Tower inferno in Kensington, London where some 80 perished.

Business 26 May 2017 | 12:28 AM

Breakfast briefing: Friday, May 26 (Update)

Breakfast briefing: Friday, May 26

Business 26 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

ManagePay gets approval to operate as a money lender

PETALING JAYA: Electronic payment solutions provider ManagePay Systems Bhd has received conditional approval from the government to operate as a money lender.

Business 13 Mar 2017 | 1:44 PM

China to invest RM3bil for Kuala Kedah terminal

ALOR SETAR: China is looking to build a RM3bil Kedah Integrated Fishery Terminal (KIFT) in Kuala Kedah for landing and processing of tuna fish.

Business 07 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Rich Gen-Y kids making their own mark

SINGAPORE: One of Rachel Lau’s strongest childhood memories is the smell of newspaper. Her father, driving her to school each day in Kuala Lumpur, would make his sleepy daughter open the paper, go through stock quotes and do mental math.

Business 31 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

One abandoned housing project too many

A total of 134 abandoned private housing projects were recorded in Peninsular Malaysia between 2013 and November, 2016, according to Deputy Minister of Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Datuk Halimah Mohamed Sadique in reply to a question in Dewan Negara Dec 6, 2016. She said the number included 26 abandoned projects this year.