Employees laid off since January entitled to full-fledged EIS benefits

KUALA LUMPUR: Private sector workers who were retrenched since January this year have been entitled to full-fledged benefits through the provisions of the Employment Insurance System (EIS) Act to receive temporary financial assistance as well as to help them find

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Malaysian keglers bag two titles in Kuwait

KUALA LUMPUR: It was double joy for the Malaysian keglers after bagging the overall title and also the men’s overall category at the 25th Asian Tenpin Bowling Championships which concluded in Kuwait on Wednesday. National bowler Esther Cheah delivered the

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Foreigners can only purchase homes at reduced prices next year

KUALA LUMPUR: The proposal to lower the ceiling price of condominium and apartment units in the city for foreigners to buy from RM1 million to RM600,000 would be implemented for a period of one year only. Housing and Local Government

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Establish a national housing corporation on affordable housing

KUALA LUMPUR: The Association of Valuers, Property Managers, Estate Agents and Property Consultants in the Private Sector Malaysia (PEPS) has recommended that the government establish a national housing corporation on affordable housing. The corporation’s job is to plan, coordinate and

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Gobind: Govt to strengthen laws on data protection

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is in the midst of improving existing laws on data protection to counter the challenges and cyber threats faced today. Referring to a recent hacking incident involving the Universiti Malaya (UM) e-pay portal on Thursday, Communications

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Currency manipulation allegations among focus of Dewan Rakyat today

KUALA LUMPUR: The impact of media reports on the possibility of Malaysia being included in US Treasury’s currency manipulator list, on the country’s economy, is expected to set the ball rolling at the Dewan Rakyat today. According to the Dewan

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