22 August 2019: Affordable Home Fund eligibility expanded; Green light for Go-jek

BNM expands eligibility criteria for Affordable Home Fund Bank Negara is opening up the RM1bil fund for affordable housing to a bigger group of first-time home buyers. From Sept 1 onwards, the scheme will be opened to buyers with a

Landlords, This is How You Turn Your Home Into a Money-Making Property

Property taxes. Utilities. Mortgage payments. Renovations and repairs. There are all kinds of ways that our homes cost us money. Many of us hope that it will all pay off via capital appreciation in the long run when we sell

21 August 2019: Utusan not closing down; Johor won’t rely on Singapore water by 2022

Utusan Melayu not closing down, publications to cost 50 sen more Contrary to market talk that Utusan would cease to exist after this week, its management has confirmed that the publishing house will not be closing down. Executive Chairman Datuk

20 August 2019: Utusan Group to cease publications; Pangkor Island to be duty-free from Jan 1

Utusan, oldest Malay newspaper, and Kosmo! to cease publication Utusan, the oldest Malay newspaper, will be laid to rest on Wednesday (Aug 21), after a sustained period of financial uncertainty. All publications under the Utusan Group – Utusan Malaysia, Mingguan

19 August 2019: MAB gets RM300mil boost; MCA revises HQ redevelopment

Malaysia Airlines gets another RM300m boost Khazanah Nasional Bhd has pumped another RM300 million into the country’s flag carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd, via its holding company Malaysia Aviation Group Bhd (MAG), taking the total amount of capital injected so far

16 August 2019: Lynas get 6-month extension; Malaysian population at 32.58 million

Lynas gets six more months The operating licence for Gebeng-based rare earth producer Lynas Malaysia will be extended for six months beginning Sept 3, although it comes with stricter conditions governing waste handling. The Atomic Energy Licensing Board (AELB) said

15 August 2019: Jawi lessons with parents’ consent; Country Garden launches KL project

Education Ministry: Jawi, not khat, lesson stays, but only with parents’ consent The Ministry of Education has announced that the vernacular schools will only teach the Jawi script at a basic level instead of the khat calligraphy. The introductory lessons

13 Awesome Tips to Market A Property Fast

Selling property is not an easy task, even more so when the property market is slow. However, there are ways to market a property so that it gets noticed by potential buyers more easily, which could lead to fast sale

14 August 2019: Body of missing Irish girl found; Johor to develop RM2bil oil terminal

Remains of missing Nora Anne found The remains of missing Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin have been found in a stream at Pantai Hills some 2.5km from the resort where she and her family were staying. The family has positively

13 August 2019: BNM to redevelop mint; Illegal short-term rentals on the rise

Bank Negara Malaysia to redevelop its mint Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) plans to demolish its mint — Kilang Wang Bank Negara Malaysia building — in Persiaran Selangor, Shah Alam, and redevelop the site as part of its mint modernisation project.