Rural Development Minister Ewon Benedick says the focus now should be on improving the infrastructure of schools and teachers' welfare.
Obesity has emerged as a global health epidemic, driving rising rates of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and a host of cancers.
PH leaders are well-meaning and sincere but they cannot assume that economic benefits arising from sound economic policies can garner support from the Malay masses.
Survey reveals more than half of 'happy' local authorities are district councils.
Economic affairs minister says federal government wants to help Kedah and several other states catch up with the ‘mainstream’ economic growth.
Sabah Rural Development Minister Ewon Benedick says a large number want to continue getting assistance.
Christina Liew urges the transport ministry and the Malaysian Aviation Commission to reconsider the decision as this will adversely affect Sabahans.
To ensure balanced growth nationwide, the government plans to bring more development to Sabah, Sarawak, Kelantan, Terengganu, Kedah and Perlis.
The two-day event has outlasted other festivals held in Australia by embracing the nation's rural heritage.
With the nearest hospital hundreds of kilometres away, expecting mothers in Sarawak's interior face life-threatening journeys and are pleading for help.
The education minister says there is a need to do so as the rural and poor students in places such as Sarawak are very much disadvantaged compared with their affluent and urban counterparts.
Majlis Tindakan Ekonomi Melayu says Malaysia can only achieve collective prosperity if there is equitable economic sharing between ethnic groups.
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.
DAP's Dr Kelvin Yii says the Sarawak BN government signed away oil rights in 1974 and that whatever the new PH government is offering is better than that enjoyed during the rule of BN.
China is in the fifth year of a "war on pollution" designed to reverse damage caused by decades of untrammelled economic growth.
C4 executive director Cynthia Gabriel says the previous government had clamped down on the NGO's activities.
New policy being developed by Turnbull government to ease the impact of rapid population growth on Melbourne, Sydney and other cities.
The study in the Journal of the American Medical Association relied on survey data about nearly 7,000 children and almost 11,000 adults in the United States.
The UNDP will now focus on development policies regarding rural areas to curb extremism.
Former Sungai Siput MP Michael Jeyakumar says data shows that rural Malays didn't quite trust the PH government.
It helps that votes in sparsely populated rural areas carry more clout than votes in cities, where popular disgust over corruption and the cost of living favour the opposition.
The EU's proposed ban on the import of palm oil from Malaysia is playing out in rural areas, with BN championing the livelihoods of smallholders and Felda settlers, says report.
Pahang PPBM chief Wan Mohd Shahrir Abdul Jalil says campaigning is easier now as even the most remote areas in Pahang have access to WhatsApp.
A research paper from Singapore’s Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute shows constituencies that changed from BN to opposition are earning better and that BN’s handouts may help it in lower income areas.
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