March 2023

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Sabah MM2H Draws Mixed Reviews from Academics and Consultants

The newly announced Sabah Malaysia My Second Home (SBH-MM2H) programme has generally been well received, but whether it would achieve its objective remains a question mark. “From the Sabah state government’s perspective, I think the programme makes all sense to them. The programme requirements are not difficult to achieve, but the only question is, how many of these potential foreigners are...

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Property Market Predicted to Show Signs of Improvement in this Year

The Malaysian property market is expected to improve in 2023 as long as the fundamentals and government’s support through incentives are in check, according to the Malaysian Institute of Estate Agents (MIEA). Its Real Estate Market Sentiment Survey 2022/2023 shows that most respondents feel the market will improve in 2023, with a more promising outlook on the secondary market. The survey, which...

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Subang Airport Set to Soar as Regional Aviation Hub, Says Minister Anthony Loke

The proposed Subang Airport Regeneration Plan (SARP) prepared by Malaysia Airport Holdings Bhd (MAHB) has been approved by the Cabinet on Feb 2 after careful consideration, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook. He said it will focus on the development of the aerospace ecosystem, general aviation/business aviation and city airports (city airport/secondary airport). Loke said among the...


MRT Corp Launches Thorough Investigation of MRT3 Alignment, Evaluating Realignment Suitability

MRT Corp Sdn Bhd, the asset owner of the Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit, is conducting a detailed and comprehensive study of the proposed MRT Circle Line (MRT3) alignment, including the suitability of a realignment. In several Twitter responses over the last three days, MRT Corp said the detailed and comprehensive study on the proposed alignment is being done for the purpose of minimising the social...

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Phase Two of Putrajaya MRT2 line to start operating on March 16

Phase Two of the Putrajaya Mass Rail Transit (MRT2) line will start operating on March 16, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook. He said this was decided after Friday’s post-Cabinet meeting with the agencies involved, and briefing on the tests carried out for the MRT2 showed positive development. “This evening, I received the latest briefing from the MRT Corp, Prasarana Malaysia...

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Presentation of proposal for a single entry point at Malaysia-Singapore border in Cabinet meeting

The proposal to streamline border control processes at the Malaysia-Singapore border through a single entry point will be presented to Cabinet, before being brought for further deliberation between the leaders of the two countries. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof said the proposal was discussed in a cross-ministerial special committee to address congestion issues at the Johor Causeway...

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