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August 29, 2018 8:36 AM Ambitious Penang 2030 plan launched

GEORGE TOWN: The state government has unveiled an administrative policy called "Penang 2030" which aims to improve the overall quality of life for Penangites. Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said that the state will introduce a form of the Happiness Index to gauge the level of contentment among the people here. Speaking during the launch of the plan at the E&O hotel 8

August 21, 2018 2:24 PM Penang govt to meet affordable housing pledge by 2020

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang state government will meet its 14th General Election pledge to build 75,000 units of low-cost, low-medium cost and affordable houses in the state by 2020. State Housing, Local Government and Urban and Rural Development Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said the state government was confident the total could exceed 100,000 units 12

August 17, 2018 11:35 AM National Housing Policy aims to provide cheaper, comfortable homes for B40, M40

PUTRAJAYA: The National Housing Policy, which is expected to be rolled out in Sept, aims to provide cheaper and comfortable affordable homes for the Bottom 40% (B40) and the Middle 40% (M40) households, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin. She said the policy, which is being reviewed and now at the final stage, would address 10

August 16, 2018 1:01 PM Early bird offer for Daihatsu Gran Max AT

DAIHATSU Malaysia will be launching its latest commercial vehicle – the new Gran Max panel van with automatic transmission and 1.5-litre DOHC DVVT engine (Gran Max AT), soon in Malaysia. In comparison with the previous Gran Max with its standard fittings and manual transmission that was introduced eight years ago, the new Gran Max AT van (pix) is designed 16

August 15, 2018 9:27 AM Modi says 'sleeping elephant' India has woken up

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday hailed India's growing role in the world economy, calling it a "sleeping elephant" that has woken up, in a keynote national speech before a looming election campaign. The Hindu nationalist leader spoke for more than 80 minutes from the ramparts of New Delhi's 17th century Red Fort in the final Independence 14

August 14, 2018 5:00 AM Ideas: Easing monetary policy, fiscal stimuli not the right move

PETALING JAYA: Easing monetary policy and introducing fiscal stimuli to support consumption may not be the right way to prepare Malaysia for its first recession since 2009, said the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (Ideas). Ideas senior fellow Dr Carmelo Ferlito was responding to Bank Islam Malaysia chief economist Dr Mohd Afzanizam Abdul 11

August 9, 2018 1:26 PM NWP affordable housing projects scrapped

PETALING JAYA: NWP Holdings Bhd’s affordable housing projects are now shelved as it has terminated the turnkey construction heads of agreement (TCA) between wholly-owned subsidiary NWP Builder Sdn Bhd and M2B World (M) Sdn Bhd. NWP Builder had on Sept 7, 2016 entered into a TCA with M2B World, appointing NWP Builder as the turnkey contractor for the projects 7

August 7, 2018 3:56 AM SKH's share price up 7.14% on news of diversification plan

PETALING JAYA: SKH Consortium Bhd’s share price rose 7.14% this morning after it announced plans to diversify its business to include property development and property investment. At 11.34am, its share price was 7.14% or half sen higher at 7.5 sen with 5.17 million shares traded. As part of its diversification plan, SKH entered into a share sale agreement 15

August 3, 2018 10:29 AM Don't be complacent, continue agenda to help people in Penang

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government and the private sector need to work together as one machinery to help the low-income group, particularly in building more affordable homes. Penang Yang Dipertua Negri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas said the state government should continue to focus on the need of the B40 and M40 income groups especially relating to the cost of living 8

August 2, 2018 10:08 AM Minitry to ensure enough fish supply in monsoon season

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry (MOA) will be monitoring to ensure sufficient fish supply in the country during the coming monsoon season. Its minister, Datuk Salahuddin Ayub (pix) said today the MOA together with the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) would ensure adequate food supply and that prices 9