No More Subsidy For RON95, Diesel From Dec 1

PUTRAJAYA, Nov 21 – Beginning Dec 1, fuel subsidies for RON95 and diesel will be removed following the implementation of a managed float system similar to that used on RON97.  In announcing this today, Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Sri Hasan Malek said the decision was made following

There Are No 30,000 Bangladeshis In Camerons

CAMERON HIGHLANDS, Nov 20 – The Sultan of Pahang Sultan Ahmad Shah is sadden by news reports of some 30,000 illegal foreigners “capturing” Cameron Highlands. The ruler said there was no truth to such claims. “We do not have 30,000 (illegal) Bangladeshis here. “The news is very damaging to my

UPSR 2014 Results Out On Nov 26

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 – The Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) 2014 results will be released on Nov 26. According to a statement from the Examination Board, candidates can obtain their UPSR results from their respective schools after 10am on that day. They can also check their results via mySMS 15888,

PR1MA Home Buyers Offered 110 Percent Loan

SUBANG, Nov 20 – Homebuyers 1Malaysia Housing Programme (PR1MA) offered loans of up to 110 per cent from selected financial institutions, said chief executive officer Datuk Abdul Mutalib Alias. He said the initiative was to enable all applicants to be able to buy a house, whereas an excess of 10

Malaysia Pushes Green Agenda

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 – PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is appalled by the recent floods in Cameron Highlands which have been driven by illegal land clearing. The activities, he said were clearly against the government’s efforts to preserve and protect Malaysia’s natural environment. “For all the progress (we

Kelantan Flood Victims Climb To 130 People

KOTA BAHARU, Nov 20 – The total number of flood victims at three evacuation centres in Pasir Puteh and here rose to 130 people Thursday night compared to 49 in the evening. According to the state government official portal, 77 people were housed at Sekolah Kebangsaan Mulong and 28 were evacuated

Ringgit Sharply Lower Against US Dollar

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 19 – The ringgit was traded sharply lower against the US dollar in early trade today, with the local currency declining to its lowest lower in more than four years on expectation of increases in US interest rates by 2015, dealers said. The ringgit was also impacted

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