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The Star
Businesses badly hit by freeze urge Govt to allow foreign workers ina decision on the freeze on foreign labour would be announced soon. SME Associ
Businesses badly hit by freeze urge Govt to allow foreign workers in
The Star / Posted yesterday
a decision on the freeze on foreign labour would be announced soon. SME Association of Malaysia national president Michael Kang said lifting the ban was “urgent”, claiming that 12% of his member companies have been forced to fold or downsize... Read more
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The Star
Decision on new intake of foreign workers shortlyKUALA LUMPUR: The Government will soon announce a decision on the fresh intake
Decision on new intake of foreign workers shortly
The Star / Posted yesterday
KUALA LUMPUR: The Government will soon announce a decision on the fresh intake of foreign workers. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said due consideration has been given to the complaints and proposals by various... Read more
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2d
Sabah Daily Express
Ranau Chinese school is assured State Govt helpone of its buildings has been declared unsafe following the Ranau earthquake on
Ranau Chinese school is assured State Govt help
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 days ago
one of its buildings has been declared unsafe following the Ranau earthquake on June 5 last year. Special Tasks Minister Datuk Teo Chee Kang said this after being briefed by the SJK(C) Pai Wen Board of Governors Chairman, Alldem Chia, during a... Read more
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The Borneo Post
MCA to regain Kapayan seat in next election – LiowMCA will not give up on its efforts to regain the Kepayan state seat in the nex
MCA to regain Kapayan seat in next election – Liow
The Borneo Post / Posted 5 days ago
MCA will not give up on its efforts to regain the Kepayan state seat in the next general election (GE). MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the party lost the Kepayan seat in the last election, but the party is confident on regaining... Read more
9d
The Star
SMEs eye foreign halal markets(SMEs) will be setting their sights on the halal market in India. Minister in
SMEs eye foreign halal markets
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
(SMEs) will be setting their sights on the halal market in India. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong said the initiative would see the SMEs engaging with those businesses there. “We are in the midst... Read more
10d
The Star
Wee: Improve rehiring programme to address manpower shortagefar, out of the estimated 1.4 million that are said to be in the country, said
Wee: Improve rehiring programme to address manpower shortage
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
far, out of the estimated 1.4 million that are said to be in the country, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong. “The Cabinet has considered this manpower shortage, and it has given the Deputy Prime Minister... Read more
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11d
The Star
FMM: 84% of manufacturers face manpower shortagePETALING JAYA: Factory owner Datuk Syed Mohammed Izhaar Mohammed Sebirm needs 1
FMM: 84% of manufacturers face manpower shortage
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
PETALING JAYA: Factory owner Datuk Syed Mohammed Izhaar Mohammed Sebirm needs 125 foreign workers to meet the demand of his textile factory, but has so far only managed to get 20. With that small number of workers in hand, he has not been able to go... Read more
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13d
The Star
‘Review foreign labour freeze’from a severe lack of manpower and are appealing to the Government to review th
‘Review foreign labour freeze’
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
from a severe lack of manpower and are appealing to the Government to review the freeze on new foreign labour, said Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong. The Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department said he had been gathering information from many... Read more
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The Star
Malaysian halal industry to benefit from collaborative platforma collaborative platform for the halal industries of Malaysia and China, says M
Malaysian halal industry to benefit from collaborative platform
The Star / Posted 17 days ago
a collaborative platform for the halal industries of Malaysia and China, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong. Dr Wee said a memorandum between the Secretariat for the Advancement of Malaysian Entre­preneurs... Read more
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18d
The Star
Sarawak polls: Adenan's popularity will carry the day, says Weeelections under the leadership of Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem, said Min
Sarawak polls: Adenan's popularity will carry the day, says Wee
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
elections under the leadership of Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong (pic). Wee said this is based on Adenan's popularity in Sarawak. "He is a chief minister who is... Read more
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The Star
20 teachers needed, 100 applybut only 305 would be accepted. The initiative to allow UEC holders to become
20 teachers needed, 100 apply
The Star / Posted 19 days ago
but only 305 would be accepted. The initiative to allow UEC holders to become teachers was led by MCA deputy president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong, who is the former deputy education minister. The move is to address the severe shortage of... Read more
21d
The Star
Stemming the brain drainMior Adiie Nurul Aswad and Chan Xue Lee, both 10, are Year Four pupils of SJKC
Stemming the brain drain
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
Mior Adiie Nurul Aswad and Chan Xue Lee, both 10, are Year Four pupils of SJKC Sin Min in Tronoh Mines New Village, Kampar, Perak. It’s recess time, and joining them at the canteen table are Xue Lee’s sister, Xue Yee, nine; brother Wei... Read more
21d
The Star
Wee: M’sia reliable partner for Chinese to enter halal marketpartner for entrepreneurs from China to penetrate the halal market, said Minist
Wee: M’sia reliable partner for Chinese to enter halal market
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
partner for entrepreneurs from China to penetrate the halal market, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong (pic). He said Malaysia’s globally-recognised halal certification meant that it was an ideal... Read more
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22d
The Star
Wee: Malaysia an ideal partner for China to tap into halal marketstepping stone for businesses from China to penetrate into the market, said Min
Wee: Malaysia an ideal partner for China to tap into halal market
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
stepping stone for businesses from China to penetrate into the market, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong (pic). He said that the Chinese were very interested in tapping into the halal market in the... Read more
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22d
The Star
VEP system to be implemented soon, says Liowvehicle entry permit (VEP) system for foreign vehicles entering Malaysia will b
VEP system to be implemented soon, says Liow
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
vehicle entry permit (VEP) system for foreign vehicles entering Malaysia will be implemented this year. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai (pic) said the system would be introduced soon but did not give the exact date of implementation as... Read more
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22d
The Star
DCA’s proposed fee hike yet to be finalisedDepartment of Civil Aviation (DCA) on airlines operating out of Malaysia has ye
DCA’s proposed fee hike yet to be finalised
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) on airlines operating out of Malaysia has yet to be finalised, says Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai (pic). He said he had ordered DCA to engage with all stakeholders concerned to get their feedback... Read more
22d
The Star
Bursaries for all top studentsabove will be given bursaries to do pre-university programmes locally, said Min
Bursaries for all top students
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
above will be given bursaries to do pre-university programmes locally, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Depart-ment Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong. The programmes offered include Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia, Matri-culation, Asasi Sains... Read more
22d
The Star
MCA machinery being mobilised to win back Chinese votersmobilising its machinery nationwide to win back Chinese voters in preparation f
MCA machinery being mobilised to win back Chinese voters
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
mobilising its machinery nationwide to win back Chinese voters in preparation for the next general election. MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai (pic) said its national leaders would be meeting with state leaders soon to discuss the party's... Read more
23d
The Star
Wee: Malaysia among world’s best for educationhas led to Malaysia becoming one of the world’s top places for studies, said Mi
Wee: Malaysia among world’s best for education
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
has led to Malaysia becoming one of the world’s top places for studies, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong (pic). He said the leading status came almost two decades after amendments to the Education Act... Read more
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24d
The Star
Dr Wee: Khaled has done well as Johor MBPETALING JAYA: There is no reason to oust Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin as h
Dr Wee: Khaled has done well as Johor MB
The Star / Posted 24 days ago
PETALING JAYA: There is no reason to oust Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin as he has performed well as Johor Mentri Besar, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong (pic). He said Khaled had done well in attracting... Read more
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29d
The Star
UEC talks still ongoingnegotiation process will continue for recognition of the Unified Examination Ce
UEC talks still ongoing
The Star / Posted 29 days ago
negotiation process will continue for recognition of the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) paper, says MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai. The statement made in Par­liament on Tuesday was untrue, Liow said, adding that he had requested... Read more
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The Star
Grilled pork seller receives compound noticeopenly outside the Pasar Awam Sabak Bernam Friday. According to Sabak Bernam Di
Grilled pork seller receives compound notice
The Star / Posted 30 days ago
openly outside the Pasar Awam Sabak Bernam Friday. According to Sabak Bernam District Council (MDSB) secretary Awaluddin Zakaria, the man was operating without a licence. Besides the RM250 compound, officers have also seized his weighing scale to... Read more

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