By Massita Ahmad

SINGAPORE, June 30 (Bernama) -- Malaysia's overall food security robustness has been on the upward trend since 2000, showing progress in improving the robustness of the systems that underpin food security in the country, says the Rice Bowl Index (RBI).

PUTRAJAYA, June 30 (Bernama) -- MGV Industries Sdn Bhd and Les' Copaque Sdn Bhd, via the High Performing Bumiputera Companies (Teras) programme, under the auspices of the Bumiputera Economic Empowerment Agenda Unit (Teraju), today signed a collaboration agreement that will facilitate the production of nutritious beverage under the brand name of 'Upin & Ipin'.

KUALA LUMPUR, June 30 (Bernama) -- The national broadband penetration rate has reached 77.3 per cent as of the fourth quarter last year, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak.

PUTRAJAYA, June 30 (Bernama) -- The government has agreed to grant special leave to federal civil servants on July 8 (Friday) if Hari Raya Aidilfitri falls on July 6, Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Ali Hamsa announced today.

KUALA LUMPUR, June 30 (Bernama) -- Having debuted in Hong-dae, one of the most fashionable vicinities in Seoul less than two years ago, SHOOPEN spreads its wings into the international market with its first ever store in Malaysia.

KUALA LUMPUR, June 29 (Bernama) -- A total 12 credit cooperatives have been recommended for dissolution of their registrations effective today, said Domestic Trade, Cooperative and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin.

KUALA LUMPUR, June 29 (Bernama) -- The average gas tariff will be revised upwards by RM1.52/MMBtu, or 5.95 per cent, from RM25.53/MMBtu to RM27.05/MMBtu, effective July 15, 2016, Gas Malaysia said.