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Nation 12 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Profiteers taken to task over rising prices

I>Tamil NesanB>/I/B>in its editorial lambasted profiteers in the retail sector for arbitrarily increasing prices of essential items and burdening lower income group families.

Community 12 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Move to match right grads with employers

B>M/B>ORE job opportunities will soon be available for graduates under a 'match making' programme to be introduced by the Imple-mentation Coordination Unit in the Prime Minister's Depart-ment.

AseanPlus News 09 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Retailers battle for market share in cities

WITH the full opening up of China's retail sector approaching, the world's leading chain retailers have started fighting for market share in the nation's second-tier cities.

AseanPlus News 14 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Retail sector a growing force

CHINESE people's huge appetite for houses and cars will keep the country's economic growth at more than 8% per annum over the next two decades.

Nation 30 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Concern over rise in service sector mishaps

The rising rate of accidents in workplaces in the service sectors is causing concern among the authorities. Deputy Human Resources Minister Datuk Abdul Rahman Bakar said 31,941 accident cases in the service sectors were reported to Socso last year, contributing to 43% of all cases reported.

Nation 27 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Pak Lah: Give Malaysian franchisors prominent space in stores

Property developers and real estate owners have been asked to be more supportive of Malaysian franchisers and give them prominent space to sell their locally-made products.

Nation 12 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Muhyiddin: Split caused by PAS' distortion of religion

PAS#8217; tendency to distort religion for political support is the reason for the split in the Muslim community, said Umno vice-president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

Nation 10 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Staff shortage the cause of delay in approvals

THE delay in approving patents and trademarks is due to staff shortage in the Intellectual Property division, said Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry parliamentary secretary Wong Kam Hoong.

AseanPlus News 05 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Young execs spend more, says MasterCard

UP-AND-COMING executives in the 25 to 35 age group blow more than a quarter of their monthly salaries on non-essential pastimes like shopping, going to pubs and travel.---------------------------------------------

Nation 23 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sales to stimulate sluggish market

Many retail outlets are starting to hold sales to stimulate a sluggish consumer market despite it not being the Mega Sale Carnival.