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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Tag: concern

Worrying number of cops going on optional retirement, says IGP

So far this year about 2,500 have quit, and there are 9,000 vacancies, says Fuzi Harun.

Sultan raises concern over flash floods in Selangor

Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah wants the state Town and Country Planning Department to look into the problem.

India seeks to reassure markets on deregulation of fuel prices

Modi's government assures investors it will not go back to regulating fuel prices.

Post-GE14, consumers more confident but worry about jobs

Survey attributes it to post-election optimism and zero-rating of GST.

Help native Sabahans too, activist tells Warisan government

Arthur Sen wants the government to give the same treatment it is giving squatters whose houses were burnt down last week to villagers whose homes were demolished by the Forestry Department last year.

PBS takes neutral stand on repeal of GST

PBS secretary-general Johnny Mositun says party is concerned about decline in tax revenue but will give federal government chance to prove itself.

Report: Investors not impressed with PH’s economic policies

The Nikkei Asian Review reports that capital outflow has increased and the ringgit and stock market are not doing well as the government has not come up with new economic policies that inspire confidence.

Moody’s says rising office space glut may hit banks

The credit rating agency says pace of non-performing loans is stable but the increasing oversupply of commercial space may have an adverse effect on banks.

Macron expresses ‘concern’ over Turkish offensive in Afrin

French President Emmanuel Macron was telling Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan it was vital that humanitarian aid be allowed to reach the area.

Baby born on British roadside after snow blocks hospital dash

Dramatic birth of a British baby on a snowy roadside has warmed hearts as the country shivers in a blast of freezing weather.

After Russian veto, US, allies condemn Iran over missiles to Yemen

Russia had questioned the findings and blocked the resolution, saying the report did not contain conclusive evidence of Iran's violation of the embargo.

Go ahead, increase sugar price, say consumer bodies

They hope consumers will use less sugar to stay healthy if the government raises the price of sugar.