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Lee: Protect ecosystem to control climate change

PETALING JAYA: Deputy Finance Minister II Datuk Lee Chee Leong had headed two focus group meetings, one on water supply, waste management and climate change, with the other being health services.

Ajinomoto’s Vision 2020

Ajinomoto (Malaysia) Bhd, long known as a stalwart among defensive stocks in Malaysia, does not intend to rest on its laurels.

OMD and partners unveil study on Gen Z

OMD Malaysia, in partnership with Media Prima Group and Epinion, unveils a landmark study into the Generation Z’s behaviour, attitudes and media habits.

House buyers still being hoodwinked?

FOR many years, the National House Buyers Association (HBA) has been sounding alarm bells that prices of houses are getting more and more unaffordable for the average rakyat, especially the lower and middle income segment.

Sarawak plans to sell CPO in Middle East

KUCHING: Sarawak has identified the Middle East as the potential new market for its palm oil products.

Reducing subsidies need to be done, says Najib

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today admitted that some of the tough measures that had been taken to keep the country's finances in place, including the easing of subsidies, would have had a political cost to him but added that "what had to be done had to done" in the interest of country's economy in the long run.

China maintains growth target at 7.5%, focuses on reforms

BEIJING: China announced on Wednesday it would maintain its economic growth target for 2014 at about 7.5%, as expected, signalling that its policy focus would be slanted in favour of reforms and rebalancing the economy.

China CCTV Starbucks report set off storm inside network

BEIJING: A China state television investigative report accusing Starbucks of overcharging local customers for coffee triggered enormous disquiet among journalists at the network and even some soul-searching after it aired

Ahmad Husni: Govt to provide affordable, comfortable housing for the lower-income

PUTRAJAYA: The government is committed to provide affordable and comfortable housing for the people, especially to low-and middle-income earners, Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah said today.

Budget draft to be tabled at Cabinet meeting

IPOH: The draft of Budget 2013 will be tabled at the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, said Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah.