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March 18, 2018 2:38 PM Govt never washed hands off issue of price hikes, says Johari

Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani today stressed that the government never relinquished its responsibilities on the issue of increase in the price of goods. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, March 18 — Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani today stressed that the government never relinquished its responsibilities on the issue of increase 4

March 15, 2018 5:15 AM South-east Asia stocks fall on looming worries of US-China trade spat

Philippine shares hit a more than three-month low on broad-based losses. — Reuters picSINGAPORE, March 15 — Most South-east Asian stock markets lost ground today, tracking Wall Street overnight, as trade war fears intensified on reports U.S. President Donald Trump would seek fresh tariffs on imports from China. Yesterday, a White House spokeswoman said the Trump 14

March 13, 2018 6:35 AM Najib: No economic growth without ‘infra-rakyat’ development

Najib is on a one-day visit to Perlis. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKANGAR, March 13 — The economy of the country will not grow if ‘infra-rakyat’ (infrastructure for the people) is not well implemented, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. He said that when the economy continued to grow well, the government would be able to implement not just the infra-rakyat 12

March 11, 2018 6:14 AM PH's manifesto only for short-term gain: Salleh

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak said Pakatan Harapan's election manifesto is only a case of short-term gain, with future generations to bear the brunt of the current government's folly. The Communications and Multimedia Minister said the manifesto had been dressed up to appear like they are giving Malaysians milk and honey if they win the upcoming 7

February 20, 2018 1:00 PM PM: Malaysia’s economic policies recognised internationally

Najib said the World Trade Organisation (WTO) was the latest international body to praise Malaysia’s economic reforms. ― Picture by Saw Siow FengKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 20 — Malaysia’s economic policies continue to be recognised internationally with the latest praise coming from the World Trade Organisation (WTO), said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak 16

February 18, 2018 10:45 AM Govt provides billions of ringgit in subsidies, says Najib

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said he was aware of the grievances of the people calling upon the government to provide subsidies to reduce the rising cost of living. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — The government allocates billions of ringgit for subsidies for the various sectors every year and any allegation otherwise is untrue 8

January 24, 2018 3:01 AM Trump will be 'best salesperson' for US economy at Davos: WH

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump is aiming to be the "best salesperson" for American economic interests when he goes to Davos later this week, the White House said Tuesday. Trump is set to speak Friday at the World Economic Forum, an annual gathering of the global pro-trade elite at the Swiss ski resort, in a move that has raised eyebrows because 8

January 23, 2018 4:09 AM S. Korea court jails ex-culture minister over artist blacklist

Former South Korean culture minister Cho Yoon-Sun arrives for a court appearance in Seoul on January 23, 2018. — AFP pic SEOUL, Jan 23 — A South Korean appeals court this morning jailed former culture minister Cho Yoon-sun for two years for her role in drawing up a blacklist of 10,000 artists seen as critical of ousted president Park Geun-hye’s government 8

January 1, 2018 1:32 AM Saudi Arabia hikes gasoline prices

Saudi Arabia was set to raise local gasoline prices on January 1, 2018. — Reuters file picDUBAI, Jan 1 — Saudi Arabia was set to raise local gasoline prices today, state news agency SPA reported. The initiative, aimed at more efficient energy use, coincides with an ambitious reform plan to boost sources of revenue and wean the world’s top crude exporter 12

December 8, 2017 2:57 AM Puteri Umno delegate wants subsidy curbs for foreign workers

In the past several years, Putrajaya has taken active steps to remove general subsidies such as for fuel and sugar. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Dec 8 — Foreign workers should not be allowed to buy essentials and goods at subsidised prices the same way Malaysians do, Umno’s Noor Aeiza Hassan said today. The Bayan Baru Puteri Umno delegate asserted that the government 13