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The distorted housing market structure

The government should focus on the supply of affordable homes in a bid to stabilise market prices, instead of helping developers clear their unsold high-end property stock.

A Budget unlike its predecessors

Budget 2020 is different from the previous ones in that there is a determined shift from conventional business to tech-heavy sector, from focusing on development to sharing of prosperity, and from austerity-driven to expansionary.

Budget 2020: don't forget the M40 group

It is generally believed that the government will continue to help the B40 group, but that does not mean the M40 group should be neglected again this year.

Budget may seek to change economic landscape

Many quarters are pinning high hopes for the 2020 Budget for measures to boost domestic demand and spur the economy as the current external headwinds, especially trade tensions, are dampening external consumption.

2020 Budget to be tabled this afternoon

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is scheduled to table the much-anticipated 2020 Budget at the Dewan Rakyat at 16:00 this afternoon.

Inclusive policy empowers disabled students

The shortage of facilities for people with disabilities (OKU) is one of the main reasons why many public and private institutions of higher learning are reluctant to accept disabled students.

New incentives needed to encourage development of digital economy

Telecommunications industry players believe that there is a need for new incentives to promote the digital economy in the Budget 2020 presentation this Friday.

B40 biggest beneficiaries of Budget 2019

The government has introduced several measures to help lessen the financial burden of B40 in Budget 2019.

Monitoring quality of project implementation

The public have become gradually conditioned to accepting poor quality services in government departments and offices.

Are red lights flashing for our economy?

The struggle to achieve the budgetary deficit target of 2.8% of GDP could be very challenging.


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