Tag: rural development
Almost all areas, especially in Sabah, are to have roads, electricity and water supply under the Rural Development Policy.
Federal Rural Development Minister Rina Harun says the majority of her ministry’s projects in Sabah involve road construction.
State Rural Development Minister Ewon Benedick wants more money to carry out new programmes to eradicate poverty among rural folk.
Some villages in the Pitas district still have no access to electricity and clean water, says deputy minister R Sivarasa.
The former prime minister heaps scorn on the finance ministry's denial that it failed to prioritise allocations for rural development in Budget 2019.
Lim Guan Eng says allocations have been increased, while those claiming the government is not prioritising rural development are trying to mislead the public.
His son, businessman Ahmad Zukhairi, was sentenced to five years’ jail and fined RM9.6 million, in default 10 years jail.
Two Sarawak leaders say economic gap will continue to widen between Sarawak and West Malaysia.
Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Liew Vui Keong says evidence adduced was not sufficient for further action by MACC.
Sabah Rural Development Minister Ewon Benedick vows to address problem with help of SESB and federal rural development ministry.
We must continue his struggles, but with additional programmes as the world has changed, Prime Minister Najib Razak says of his late father Tun Abdul Razak.
Chief minister says this is the first time he has been invited by federal regional and rural development ministry to co-chair such a meeting.
More than half of the rural development budget goes to Sabah and Sarawak, with the remainder shared by all 11 states in the peninsula.
Sabah aims to achieve zero poverty by 2035 and ensure that all rural areas in the state have clean water supply and electricity.
The state wants to take over the appointment of contractors so as to give local contractors the jobs, and to reduce costs and mismanagement of funds, says assistant minister.
Both men freed on RM15,000 bail with one surety, each, after being remanded in connection with the misappropriation of RM1.5 billion in funds.
PBS’ Maximus Ongkili is under tremendous pressure as many party grassroot leaders have deserted to Warisan, claims Warisan secretary-general Loretto Padua Jr.
DAP councillor refutes Salleh Said Keruak’s statement that the Penang government has not done enough to create jobs or help rural folk.
Sarawak Legislative Assembly told state revenue, with oil and gas contributing nearly 40%, is decreasing while expenses, including on infrastructure, are rising.
Ng Yeen Seen says KL people should not say 'not my problem' because eventually it will be everybody's problem.
Water supply projects account for bulk of loans from Putrajaya as more resources needed due to Sarawak's vast size and scattered rural communities.
Menteri Kewangan Kedua Sarawak, Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh berkata hutang negeri dengan Putrajaya mampu diuruskan.