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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Young and jobless

PETALING JAYA: The youth unemployment rate in Malaysia has reached more than three times the national unemployment rate of 3.1%, due to the slower growth in hiring, according to...

How China’s overseas property dream turned into a nightmare

Middle-class mainlander Laura Zhang found the idea of owning a home overseas irresistible after being bombarded by commercials for an affordable project “near Singapore”. The Forest City project in the...

Country Garden halts Malaysian housing sales to stem capital flight

Chinese developer Country Garden Holdings has closed all sales centres in mainland China for its flagship Malaysian housing project amid Beijing’s intensified crackdown on capital flight. On Thursday, the South...

Bandar Malaysia set to take shape, with initial $3.2b funding

Malaysia is set to break ground on its largest real estate development, the multibillion-dollar Bandar Malaysia project that will showcase the country's growing economic ties with China. Businessman Lim Kang...

Don’t expect cheaper homes despite downtrend

The prolonged slowdown in the residential housing sector is unlikely to lower prices as demand remains high, property experts said today. Instead, they said residential property prices would continue climbing...

KL-Singapore HSR progressing well, agreement to be signed next week, says Najib

ISKANDAR PUTERI (Dec 6): Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak (pictured) has described the progress of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) as "well and good", Bernama reported...

Pedestrian bridge collapse: One dead, at least five injured

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – A Vietnamese construction worker was killed while four other people were injured after a pedestrian bridge under construction collapsed near Mid Valley...

Online marketplace brings new homestay challenges

IT is normal for houses to be rented out for income, and rooms let out to reduce the cost of renting or owning a dwelling. A tenancy agreement is typically...

China to build and finance RM55 billion Malaysia’s 620km East Coast Rail Link

China will build and provide financing for Malaysia’s East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), a RM55 billion railway project spanning four states, said a senior Malaysian official on Monday (31...

Talks begin soon on Bangkok-KL HSR project

BANGKOK: Malaysia and Thailand will soon begin discussions on the feasibility of constructing a 1,400km High Speed Rail (HSR) connecting Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok, according to the Thai transport...

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