LAST year, the Merdeka Day spirit was dampened by the actions of the Shah Alam residents who used a severed cow head to protest the relocation of a Hindu temple to their largely Muslim neighbourhood. This year, the run-up to Merdeka saw a school head in Kulaijaya, Johor, who, besides other slurs, told her charges […]
WHAT are the nation’s economic figures telling us? In comparison, what are our political leaders saying about our economic outlook?
JOHOR BARU, 21 May 2009: The government does not expect Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) to Iskandar Malaysia to suffer as a result of the current global economic slowdown, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today. Najib, who is also the Finance Minister, said the government expected the bullish inflow of FDI to Malaysia’s southernmost […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 10 Feb 2009: The manufacturing sector in Malaysia remained a competitive destination for foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows last year, International Trade and Industry Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said today. Investments in the sector in 2008 were the highest recorded to-date and more than doubled the targeted RM27.5 billion per annum set […]