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Community 07 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

Quality facilities for economic growth

KUCHING: The state government is committed to monitor, upgrade and maintain the high quality of infrastructure and communication facilities in line with the socio-economic needs of the people.

Letters 12 Jun 2008 | 12:00 AM

Subsidy cut the better option

The recent restructuring of fuel subsidies shocked the nation. It seems like a drastic move but it is better than spending RM40bil a year on oil subsidies when there are other pressing socio-economic needs.

Lifestyle 15 May 2007 | 12:00 AM

Fostering family ties

Families in many parts of the world - and some at our doorstep - have no access to food, healthcare and education.

Nation 14 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

Slope proposal not practical

The Real Estate and Housing Developers Association Malaysia (Rehda) has denounced as impractical and unjustified the Government's plan to subject hill slope developments with a 15-degree gradient to soil and geological studies.

Business 06 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Competition and economic development

Virtually all developing countries can benefit from a modern competition policy and law. Perhaps a competition policy is a betteroption for Malaysia than price control, writes Elayne Yee Siew Lin.

Lifestyle 15 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

The wealth within peat swamp forests

While the Jakuns have long known about the wealth of natural resources to be found in peat swamp forests, it is only recently that scientists began paying attention to this habitat.

Nation 08 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

RM8.5b for high-priority projects

The Government has announced the approval of RM8.5bil worth of high-priority projects for speedy implementation.