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Malaysia continues to raise minimum wage

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Malaysia continues to raise minimum wage

The Malaysian government will implement a standardised new minimum wage of 1,050 RM (253 USD) a month or 5.05 RM per hour nationwide - including Sabah and Sarawak - from January 1 next year, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has announced.

Malaysia needs new law to prevent fake news

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Malaysia needs new law to prevent fake news

A law to curb false news should be created immediately in Malaysia to check the action of certain parties who are trying to jeopardise the peace and harmony of the country, International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed was quoted as Malaysia's national news agency Bernama as saying.

Malaysia spends big on flood mitigation projects

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Malaysia spends big on flood mitigation projects

Malaysia will spend half a billion ringgit (112 million USD) on various projects to mitigate flood consequences around the country, the national news agency Bernama quoted Natural Resources and Environment Minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar as saying on January 1.

Malaysia’s exports to China drop

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Malaysia’s exports to China drop

Exports of Malaysia to China decreased 7.2 percent year-on-year in the first 10 months, Malaysia’s External Trade Development Corporation said on December 16.

Malaysia forges port alliance with China

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Malaysia forges port alliance with China

Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said his nation is willing to expand seaport links with China in an effort to boost bilateral trade, reported the national news agency Bernama.