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The country has inherited debts of over US$250 billion after years under ex-leader Najib Razak

KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) – Malaysia’s king has thrown his weight behind the new government’s bid to slash massive debts inherited from the corruption-plagued old regime by taking a 10 percent pay…

More than half of the world's plastic waste comes from four ASEAN countries and China

A Vietnamese mangrove draped with polythene, a whale killed after swallowing waste bags in Thai seas and clouds of underwater trash near Indonesian “paradise” islands — grim images of the plastic…

The new salary system will not affect those receiving gov't welfare or pensions

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN – Starting June 13, all government employees will start receiving bi-monthly salary payouts, the Ministry of Finance (MoF) announced on Friday. The government is moving from a monthly…


The 'Let's Raya!' consumer event attracts upwards of 10,000 visitors on first day

Crowds of people swarmed the inaugural ‘Let’s Raya’ event held at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Berakas yesterday for some last-minute raya shopping. Organised by Thevent Co., the three-day expo…