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AseanPlus News 09 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Proposed two-year CPF freeze puzzles unionists

THE proposed two-year delay in restoring the Central Provident Fund contribution rate to the full 40% has left some union leaders puzzled.

World 01 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Muted protest as Hong Kong marks China handover

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people on Friday marked the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China by marching to demand full voting rights, but the crowds were far smaller than in the last two years.

World 01 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Muted protest as Hong Kong marks China handover

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people on Friday marked the anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China by marching to demand full voting rights, but the crowds were far smaller than in the last two years.

World 01 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Thousands expected to march on Hong Kong anniversary

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of people were expected to turn out for a democracy march in Hong Kong on Saturday marking the ninth anniversary of the former British colony's return to Chinese rule.

Community 13 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

100 days at the helm

AS Federal Territories Minister Senator Datuk Raja Nong Chik Raja Zainal Abidin approaches his 100 days in office, he spoke candidly of his experiences as the fifth FT Minister.

Community 29 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Curious case of a bridge to nowhere

TOURISTS to Putrajaya are told that the garden city, which is also the federal administrative capital, has eight bridges.

Nation 29 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

Mustapa confident: Malaysia's economy can recover

International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Mustapa Mohamed is confident that the country's economy will recover by the year-end.

World 24 Apr 2012 | 12:00 AM

Number of US illegal immigrants from Mexico drops

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of Mexican immigrants living illegally in the U.S. has dropped significantly for the first time in decades, a dramatic shift as many illegal workers, already in the U.S. and seeing few job opportunities, return to Mexico.

World 18 Jul 2013 | 11:05 PM

Portugal PM says economy recovering, wants smooth bailout exit

LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's prime minister said on Thursday the economy may have grown in the second quarter in a sign of recovery from its worst recession in decades as he defended his government's record against a no-confidence motion in parliament.

World 19 Jul 2013 | 12:10 AM

Portugal PM says economy recovering, wants smooth bailout exit

LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's prime minister said on Thursday the economy may have grown in the second quarter as he defended his record against a no-confidence motion that the ruling coalition is set to defeat in parliament.