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Shortage of STEM graduates threatens our economy, says don

Sunway University's Yeah Kim Leng warns that Malaysia will lag behind Indonesia and Vietnam.

Boris Johnson willing to borrow more for big infrastructure

Boris Johnson hopes to increase government borrowing for the construction of great infrastructure projects thus spurring economic growth in Britain.

Govt to take 6 months to study RTS benefits, says Mahathir

He also says Malaysia needs two years to decide on the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail project.

After stalling billion-dollar contracts, Dr M eyes better deals with China

Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s impending visit to China is aimed at getting more favourable deals for Malaysia.

Baru’s ministry to give special focus to 5 states

The new works minister says the five are in serious need of improved public infrastructure.

Businesses hope BN will win, wary of Supermax issue

Financial magazine says corporate sector wants continuity, companies do not want to get into trouble with the government.

Economist: Malaysian economy healthy now, but murky long term

In laying out the good news, the OCBC economist also warns that the Malaysian economy faces long term risks, and that tax hikes are possible after GE14.

RM114m seizure in Sabah graft case biggest in MACC history

More believed stashed in safe deposit boxes and bank accounts overseas.