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Business 06 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Implementing the minimum wage policy gets mixed views (update)

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association (MPMA), while supportive of the government's call for minimum wage, is concerned that a sudden implementation may render companies uncompetitive.

Nation 06 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Manufacturers want minimum wage policy implemented in stages

PETALING JAYA: At least 10,000 workers could lose their jobs if the national minimum wage policy is not implemented properly.

Letters 21 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM

The real issue is litterbugs, not the use of plastic bags

A letter from LIM KOK BOON,President, MPMA,Chairman, Malaysian Plastics Forum.

Business 26 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM

Retail sector expects slim growth(update)

GEORGE TOWN: Due to the softening economic climate, the country's consumer products and retail sector is expected to achieve a slight growth this year, buoyed by a stronger ringgit that allowed for cheaper imports of raw materials and promotional programmes.

Community 19 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

Ruler wants private and public sector to promote culture

THE private and public sector must make a concerted effort to enhance the recycling culture among Malaysians as only 5% were practising it, said Sultan of Perak Sultan Azlan Shah.

Business 18 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

Upbeat on consumer products

GEORGE TOWN: Consumer products manufacturing companies in the north are expanding despite a slower growth forecast of about 5% for the country's gross domestic product (GDP) this year compared with about 7% in 2010.

Technology 21 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Plastics makers urged to look at cloud computing

b>KUALA LUMPUR:/bThe Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association (MPMA) does not doubt that technology will transform the local industry into a world-class player within the next decade.

Nation 27 Mar 2011 | 12:00 AM

Tourism Ministry unveils anti-littering campaign

PETALING JAYA: In an effort to fight littering, the Tourism Ministry will implement the 1Malaysia Green 1Malaysia Clean campaign after each of its major tourism events this year.

Nation 02 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

Plastic bag makers unhappy over ban implementation

PETALING JAYA: The no free plastic bag ruling - only on Saturday nationwide and every day in Penang - has drawn mixed reactions from interested parties.

Letters 21 Nov 2010 | 12:00 AM

A bagful of wrong info

From LIM KOK BOON,Chairman, Malaysian Plastics Forum of Petaling Jaya.