Business groups: Budget 2020 should focus on domestic consumption

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia-China Business Council (MCBC) hopes that the government will announce initiatives and incentives that will drive the country’s economic growth in the upcoming Budget 2020 speech, scheduled on Oct 11. Its director Datuk David Chua said it

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Police probing ‘200,000 new citizenship’ claim

The owner of the fake Facebook and Twitter accounts under the name of ‘TengkuRajaAlamShah’ has been urged to come forward to facilitate investigation into allegations that 200,000 people have been granted citizenships. Bukit Aman Criminal Investigation Department D5 (prosecution and

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AG: Justice will be served for Adib’s family

PUCHONG: The Attorney-General’s Chambers assured the public that the agency will act on the Coroner’s Court verdict pertaining to the death of firefighter, Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim. “This is my promise to everyone. We will act on the verdict,” said

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Low Yat Group launches new township project, Avenue 3

PUCHONG: Low Yat Group launched its lifestyle landmark Avenue 3 township at Medan Puteri Rawang worth RM54 million in Gross Development Value, contributing to 60% completion of Bandar Tasir Puteri (BTP) township. In a statement today, Low Yat Group Group

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Budget 2020: We need better fiscal policy, says ex-BNM deputy governor

With more than a week to go before the tabling of Budget 2020, former Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) deputy governor Tan Sri Lin See Yan said that Malaysia needs a fiscal policy to generate growth for the economy. The country,

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Jho Low arranged payment exceeding US$500 mln for misappropriation

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court was told today that fugitive businessman, Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, had arranged for the security deposit payment of US$576,943,490 to Aabar Investments PJS (Aabar) for the takeover of Tanjong Energy Holdings Sdn Bhd

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Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 to replace NEP

KUALA LUMPUR: The Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (Vision 2030) will be the new economic and development policy to replace the current New Economic Policy (NEP), which is deemed as having put the country in the wrong direction. Institut Masa Depan

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Consent not required for a post mortem in a police case

The public have so little confidence in the Malaysian police that they question every action taken by them. On September 14, in Rawang, the police shot and killed three persons. I went to the funeral of a couple of them.

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Police summons Umno leader for ‘martyr’ remark

PUCHONG: The police have summoned Puteri Umno vice chief Nurul Amal Mohd Fauzi to give a statement over a speech made last week, where she described the man who was gunned down after he ran amok at a factory in

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In pushing probe of rival, did Trump enlist the US government?

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate a political foe. Now, a central question for Democratic lawmakers moving with remarkable speed to impeach him is the extent to which Trump entangled both his office and the

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