Deal between govt and indigenous leaders ends unrest, curfew in capital.
Deputy Rural and Regional Development Minister Sivarasa Rasiah says the gap between these states and the rest is just 'too wide' to ignore.
Abdul Rahman Dahlan says the rental apartment scheme for the poor helps ensure they can get a home.
For the well-heeled in the capital, eating out means enjoying a gourmet spread amid sprawling green spaces but the poor must deal with dust and toxic fumes from vehicles zipping past rickety roadside food stalls in the world's most polluted major city.
Economic affairs minister says federal government wants to help Kedah and several other states catch up with the ‘mainstream’ economic growth.
Abdul Rashid Ismail says the imperfections of the criminal justice system result in the poor who face the death penalty often getting the short end of the stick.
Proper implementation and monitoring, plus a sincere pursuit without politics in mind, will go a long way in ensuring more people are helped out of the cycle of poverty.
The charity body says billionaires around the world saw their combined fortunes grow by US$2.5 billion each day in 2018.
India already 'reserves' jobs for impoverished and disadvantaged lower castes for civil service jobs and college places.
Those looking to donate can choose everything from fishing bait to a cow that goes toward feeding a family.
As the rich get even richer, faster, it is time for ordinary folk to get wise on financial investments and the opportunities it presents.
Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad says similar schemes for other groups are still being reviewed.
Incoming PKR president stresses on need for affirmative action to be vigorously promoted based on needs.
The Malay Economic Action Council says the BR1M scheme is 'good and strategic', the only issue is who receives the aid.
Malays will automatically benefit from needs-based affirmative action, but an economist says there is still a need to specifically address Malay poverty.
The study, conducted by George Washington University's Milken Institute School of Public Health also found that the risk of death from the hurricane was higher for the poor and elderly men.
IDEAS chief says the cash aid programme is good but its philosophy is not.
Former prime minister says money for this aid for the poor used to come from rationalisation of subsidies and GST, contributed more by the rich.
The former prime minister has again defended the GST, days after it was formally abolished.
Zimbabwe is suffering a sanitary wear crisis.
PM says the affirmative action policy will continue as Malays still need assistance in some areas and the government wants to avoid racial conflict.
The scheme introduced in Lembah Pantai in KL should be adopted at national level to benefit less-privileged families.
China has moved up the global value chain dramatically, with a world-class export sector bigger than that of any other G-20 economy.
Daim Zainuddin says the money spent on subsidies, aid and BR1M could be channelled to the fund, which will invest in assets where returns are distributed as basic income each month.