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NFDP to cover search for women's footballing talents

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 -- The National Football Development Programme (NFDP), which prior to this, was focused on turning out talents amongst males, will be expanded to also unearth gifted women’s footballers 


2020 Budget: Opens opportunities for women entrepreneurs to be competitive

SEREMBAN, Oct 12 -- A slew of initiatives offered to women entrepreneurs in the 2020 Budget shows that the government is paying particular attention to the group at the same time giving them ample opportunities to be competitive.


2020 Budget: One hospital, 20 health clinics to be built

IPOH, Oct 12  -- A new hospital replacing the existing 80-bedded Hospital Kampar, along with 20 health clinics, will be built with a portion of the RM30.6 billion budget allocated to the Health Ministry through the 2020 Budget tabled yesterday.


Lee lauds RM15 million for AADK, push for new drug policy

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12  -- Social activist Lee Lam Thye lauds the RM15 million allocation for  the National Anti Drugs Agency (AADK) to carry out RINTIS programme with Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and local communities under Budget 2020.


Budget 2020 in line with people's aspiration - PCCC

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 12-- The Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce (PCCC) has given the thumbs up to the 2020 Budget, saying it is in line with the aspiration of the people and shows disciplined financial management.

2020 Budget opens up new investment opportunities - JPDC

JOHOR BAHRU, Oct 12 Okt  --  The 2020 Budget tabled by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng yesterday will present a new economic direction for Malaysia, providing catalysts for the country to compete in the global stage, said Johor Petroleum Development Corporation Berhad (JPDC). 

LTSAS public private partnership will help draw in more tourists - MB

IPOH, Oct 12 --  The federal government's decision to invite proposals of Private Public partnership to upgrade the Sultan Azlan Shah Airport (LTSAS) in Ipoh will pave the way for the state government's efforts to increase passenger handling capacity.


2020 Budget will restore people's confidence in govt - Husam

BACHOK, Oct 12 -- The Kelantan Pakatan Rakyat (PH) described the 2020 Budget tabled by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng yesterday will restore people’s confidence in the government’s ability to manage the country’s economy.


EPF to work with relevant ministries to implement programmes under 2020 Budget 

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 -- The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) will work with the respective ministries and agencies to implement programmes listed under the 2020 Budget, its chief executive officer Tunku Alizakri Alias said.


MIDF: Budget 2020 will reduce income gap

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12  -- Initiatives to improve the wellbeing of Malaysians and those from the Bottom 40 (B40) group announced in the Budget 2020 will help to reduce the income gap between the wealthy and the less well-off, said MIDF Research.



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Selangor tables RM2.33 billion budget for 2020

SHAH ALAM, Nov 1 -- The Selangor government today tabled the 2020 Budget totalling RM2.33 billion based on five key strategies, said Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari.


Govt's focus in Budget 2020 is criticial in restoring trust, confidence in marketplace - ICDM

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 -- The Government’s focus on strengthening institutions, governance and integrity is critical in restoring trust and confidence in the marketplace, Institute of Corp...


Budget 2020 addresses some pressing issues facing nation - KRI

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12 -- Khazanah Research Institute (KRI) says the 2020 Budget has addressed some pressing issues facing the nation, while driving growth and attaining long-term equi...


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