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Metro News 01 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

Survey on income and more

THE Malaysian Statistics Department is doing a survey on the income, expenditure and basic amenities of households and all are urged to state their true income when department personnel visit their homes.

Community 13 Nov 2015 | 12:00 AM

Unifying the region’s data

THE Malaysian Statistics Department (DOS) hosted the fifth session of the Asean Community Statistical System (ACSS) committee from Nov 3 to 5, with chief statistician Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Hasan chairing the meeting alongside Dr Samaychanh Boupha from the Lao Statistics Bureau in Laos.

Community 03 Jun 2016 | 12:00 AM

Census to cover 700,000 businesses

THE nationwide Economic Census 2016 (BE2016) this year will involve about 700,000 organisations from 940 industries, says Penang Department of Statistics Malaysia director Norfariza Hanim Kasim.

Community 27 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

Poverty in Sarawak now below 1%

KUCHING: The rate of poverty in Sarawak dropped to below 1% (0.9%) last year, according to Malaysia's chief statistician, Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Hasan.

Community 16 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

‘Single mother’ redefined

KUCHING: The cabinet has approved an official definition of “single mother” in Malaysia for future purposes.

Metro News 15 Jul 2020 | 7:00 AM

Almost half a million foreign workers in Selangor

THERE are an estimated 448,500 foreign workers in Selangor, 444,000 of whom are employed.

Community 11 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

Need to change mindset

KUCHING: Students should be encouraged from a young age to take up subjects which will improve their prospects of getting a job later, says Housing Minister Datuk Amar Abang Johari Tun Openg.