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Business 27 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Factors causing urban poverty

SINCE the introduction of the New Economic Policy 1971-1990 (NEP), Malaysia has achieved outstanding progress in poverty eradication.

Business 18 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM

Foreign banks urged to strike urban-rural balance

FOREIGN banks should become more integrated with the local economy and the additional branches they are allowed to eventually open with the liberalisation of the domestic banking sector should serve both the urban and non-urban areas, said Bank Negara governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz.

Business 03 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Greening urban growth – green grids of life, not gridlock

Andrew Sheng stresses on the need to promote sustainable development and gives his take on how to ensure green growth is practised.

Property 13 Jul 2018 | 5:26 AM

Forget Mayfair, London’s hottest properties are urban warehouses

LONDON: Never mind West End shopfronts and Mayfair offices. The big money in London real estate is chasing small warehouses.

Business 13 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

China urban population level will probably reach 70% by 2035

THIS weekend, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)/World Bank will be holding their annual meetings in Tokyo.

Business 09 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

SP Setia in urban renewal projects

SP Setia Bhd is riding high on the strong property market, given its vast landbank in high-growth property markets in the Klang Valley, Penang and Johor, and being a frontrunner for government land redevelopment projects.

Business 10 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

The challenge of owning a house in urban areas

AFFORDABLE housing is a subject matter which a great many homebuyers are talking about. Often, friends will comment how crazy the housing market has become.

Business 10 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM

China urban tide to grow by 100 million in 10 years

BEIJING (Reuters) - More than 100 million rural Chinese people will settle in towns and cities in the next decade, testing provision of welfare and services as a new generation of migrants turn their backs on farming, according to a new government report.

Business 02 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

The liveability index and complexities of urban living

EVERY year, cities around the world are judged according to the quality of life, how safe they are and how green they are among other rankings in global surveys.

Business 07 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Digital gap between rural and urban

Five years have passed and only 40,000 individual phone lines and 2,500 payphones have been installed in under-served areas in Malaysia funded by the Universal Service Provision (USP) Fund.