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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Nation 07 Jul 2011 | 12:00 AM

Use RM800mil to build houses, council told

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Municipal Council (MPPP) has been told to put to better use the RM800mil for a proposed one-stop centre in Jelutong and not waste taxpayers' money on mega projects.

Community 30 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

Sagan: Lower electricity tariffs will give Sarawak edge over other states

MIRI: Sarawak holds the economic 'trump card' after having attained the number one spot among all the states in the country in terms of foreign direct investments for the first nine months of this year, luring a total of RM7.3bil into the state.

Letters 02 Jun 2012 | 12:00 AM

Doing more for the rural folk

Rural areas are now poised to move to the next level to be part of a developed high-income nation as outlined in the Economic Transformation Programme and Government Transformation Programme.