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Transparency International: Put seized graft money into Tabung Harapan

Transparency International Malaysia says assets and cash seized by the MACC should be used to help settle the nation’s debts and for programmes to benefit the people.

The real story about Malaysian Indians

The statistics thrown about which claim the majority of Indians support MIC need careful examining and reassessment.

IDEAS: China investments showing trickle-down effect but…

IDEAS CEO Ali Salman says since China’s investments increased, outpacing Malaysian FDIs into China, Malaysian exports to China have fallen badly which may not be a coincidence.

Ramasamy: Don’t blame Dr M, blame MIC for how funds were...

The DAP leader says Mahathir may have given less money than Najib for the upliftment of Indians but the question is whether these government funds reached the target groups.

Hyundai confident reorganisation will benefit shareholders

US activist hedge fund Elliott Management says it held more than US$1 billion of shares in three key Hyundai Motor Group affiliates and called for more to be done to reform the family-owned conglomerate.

No winners in any trade war, warns BNM

Bank Negara Malaysia’s governor Muhammad Ibrahim says economic growth outlook for Malaysia will have to be re-looked if US really restricts trade with China.

Report: Tax exemption puts additional RM1.5 billion in hands of consumers

About 260,000 won’t be paying taxes this year following the move to reduce the personal income tax rate by two percentage points, and this money is expected to boost the economy.

New rules planned for redevelopment of old housing areas

Minister Noh Omar says this will enable work to be carried out without hindrance and for benefit of original residents.

‘Employment Insurance System not sustainable at current deduction rate’

Social Security Organisation says EIS' accumulated funds may last for less than five years if current combined 0.4% contribution rate remains.

Beyonce, Clooney, Streisand to headline Harvey telethon

The telethon called 'Hand in Hand' to air live on Sept 12, is to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Harvey, which has displaced more than one million people in Texas, organisers say.

Doubts raised over benefits of High Speed Rail

Public Transport Users Association (4PAM) believes it would be better to use the billions allocated for the project to upgrade and expand public transport in the country.

RM2,500 assistance? No such thing, says EPF

Facebook post claims EPF will pay RM2,500 every six months as monetary assistance.