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July 11, 2018 4:47 AM Legalise foreign workers already employed in construction industry: MBAM

KUALA LUMPUR: The Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) is hoping for the government to legalise those foreign workers already employed by the construction industry, but repatriate others running their own illegal businesses. In a statement today, President Foo Chek Lee (pix) said the industry needs to address the issue of illegals already employed 7

August 18, 2017 3:19 PM Najib: Malaysia’s economic progress defies naysayers

Prime Minister says country is on the right track to achieve high growth and urges people not to listen to those who spread fake news about Malaysia. PETALING JAYA: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank’s move to raise their projections for Malaysia’s growth this year is an endorsement that the country is on the right track to achieve 16

January 9, 2017 6:12 AM Consumers will have to bear shift in workers levy, builders warn

Foo claimed that the sudden change of policy pertaining to foreign worker levies could cost the sector up to RM2 billion annually. — Picture by Choo Choy MayKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 9 — Putrajaya's move to make employers pay for foreign worker levies could cause a spike in construction costs that will eventually be passed on to consumers, the Malaysian Builders 9

January 9, 2017 6:05 AM MBAM wants foreign workers to pay their own levy

The Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) wants the government to shift levy payments back to foreign workers instead of employers. Association vice-president Sufri bin Hj Mohd Zin told a press conference today that it is unfair and illogical for employers to pay the levy for their foreign workers. "We want foreign workers to pay for their own levy. If employers 5

February 19, 2015 4:56 AM No long break for Malaysia's building industry, News, News, AsiaOne Business News

PETALING JAYA - While the people enjoy the festive break, it will be business as usual as far as construction workers are concerned. Masterbuilders Association Malaysia (MBAM) president Matthew Tee said except for today and tomorrow, construction would proceed as usual at project sites. "There shouldn't be any delay in development work or meeting the targeted 5

January 20, 2015 6:47 AM MBAM awards scholarships

Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) has awarded 103 students in its mission to foster young professionals for the construction industry, since the establishment of the MBAM Education Fund in July 1999. Additionally three students were sponsored by the Lighthouse Club Kuala Lumpur since last year as a part of their social responsibility

November 30, 2014 4:01 PM Players agree to make CIDB assessment mandatory

KUALA LUMPUR: Players in the construction industry are supportive of the Construction Industry Development Board’s (CIDB) proposal to make quality assessments mandatory by 2020. Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) president Matthew Tee said making the Quality Assessment System for Building Construction Works (QLASSIC) mandatory will ensure that the local 1

November 17, 2014 7:59 AM DOSH: Fatal accidents at construction sites sees alarming trend

JOHOR BARU: Fatal accidents at construction sites in the state is seeing an alarming trend, said Johor Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) director Tuan Omar Mat Piah. He attributed the increase to lack of safety measures put in place by the contractors and also safety awareness among the workers. Between January 1 and now, he said, there 1

October 1, 2014 5:07 AM Lower import tax on machinery under 2015 Budget anticipated

KUALA LUMPUR: The construction industry hopes the government will lower import tax on machinery in Budget 2015 to boost productivity among businesses. Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) chief executive, Judin Abdul Karim, said the use of machineries would cut down dependence on manual labour. “CIDB is working with the Ministry of International 2

August 26, 2014 11:28 PM M'sian property developers want govt to soften impact of GST

EVEN as property developers struggle to regain traction and cope with the rising cost of construction, they now have to deal with the six per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST). GST, a multi-stage consumption tax that will come into effect on April 1 next year, will replace the government sales and service taxes (SST) of 10 and six per cent, respectively 3