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Aug 24 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 24, 2018, @ 20:50

Discussion on Malaysia's request to defer HSR ongoing, says Singapore MOT

Discussion between Singapore and Malaysia on the latter's request to defer the High-Speed Rail (HSR) project is ongoing, according to Singapore's Ministry of Transport (MOT). |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 24, 2018, @ 19:37

Education ministry to help establish Universiti Johor: Dr Maszlee

The Ministry of Education will extend cooperation to smoothen the process of establishing Universiti Johor, said Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Aug 24, 2018, @ 19:13

DPM: Over 4,000 housewives registered with EPF scheme

The Employees Provident Fund’s (EPF) Caruman Sukarela Insentif Suri (i-Suri) has recorded 4,365 housewives registered with the fund’s latest scheme up till yesterday. |Read more > |Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul Aug 24, 2018, @ 19:00

Transactions on YWP-owned land will not be frozen, says FT minister

The government will not freeze or cancel any land transactions under the purview of Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan (YWP) despite an ongoing corruption investigation, Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad said today. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 24, 2018, @ 18:57

Muhammed Abdul Khalid is now PM's economic adviser

Having led the Council of Eminent Persons' (CEP) secretariat, Dr Muhammed Abdul Khalid has now been appointed the Economic Adviser to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, effective Aug 27. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Wish List Aug 24, 2018, @ 18:56

PDRM to seek Interpol's aid in arresting Jho Low and father

Police said today they will file a red notice application with Interpol to arrest fugitive financier Jho Low and his father and have them extradited to Malaysia to face prosecution.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 24, 2018, @ 18:52

Councils which do not have 30 pct women councillors could have allocations reviewed

The Housing and Local Government Ministry will review the allocations for local councils which fail to have 30 per cent female representation among its councillors. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul Aug 24, 2018, @ 20:27

LHDN: RM16b outstanding tax refunds to be paid

A total of RM16.04 billion in tax refunds over the last six years has yet to be paid to taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Board (LHDN) confirmed today. |Read more > |Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 24, 2018, @ 17:48

Sabah govt to consider issuing Sabah Card, says Warisan deputy president

Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) deputy president Darell Leiking has suggested that the state government introduces Sabah Card to identify genuine Sabahans and monitor their movement.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 24, 2018, @ 17:43

Gov't urged to consider consequences before tearing down MCKIP wall

The government should take into consideration the consequences before they tear down the perimeter wall around the Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park (MCKIP) in Gebang here.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Policies Aug 24, 2018, @ 17:19

Selangor to table bill to up marriage age for Muslim women

The Selangor government will table a bill to amend the marriage age for Muslim women during the state legislative assembly sitting which will commence next month.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 24, 2018, @ 16:40

Gov’t will only repay LTAT RM555m for AES project, nothing more: Loke

The government will not budge from the RM555 million principal sum that is to be paid to the Armed Forces Fund Board (LTAT) for the acquisition of two firms operating the Automated Enforcement System (AES). |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 24, 2018, @ 16:28

Darell wants to push for aviation centre in Kota Kinabalu

The International Trade and Industry Ministry (Miti) is looking into the possibility of establishing an aviation centre in the state. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 24, 2018, @ 15:47

MITI aggressively seeking foreign investors, especially to Sabah and Sarawak

Aggressive efforts are being made to lure foreign investors into Malaysia, especially to Sabah and Sarawak, to boost the economy, said Darell Leiking.
|Read more > |TheStar

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB Aug 24, 2018, @ 15:00

Charged in absentia, Jho Low claims innocence against ‘political reprisal’

Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho insists he has done nothing wrong after being charged in absentia with money laundering over 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) today. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia GST Aug 24, 2018, @ 14:05

Najib answers Guan Eng's 3 questions on GST refunds

Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has finally responded to the three questions put forward by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng last week.​ |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 24, 2018, @ 13:34

Govt could have earned RM150m if special plates tenders not outsourced

The government has lost a potential of at least RM150 million from the selling of special number plates in previous years due to outsourcing the tendering process to private entities. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia 1MDB Aug 24, 2018, @ 13:01

Report: Criminal charges filed against Jho Low and his father

Police have filed criminal charges against Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, and his father over money allegedly stolen from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), The Edge reported Friday, quoting sources.
|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 24, 2018, @ 12:51

Daim meets TTDI residents' reps over controversial Taman Rimba development

The Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) chairman Tun Daim Zainuddin held a meeting with the Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI) representatives on Thursday to discuss the Taman Rimba Kiara (TRK) development issue. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Projects Aug 24, 2018, @ 12:40

Dr M: the Third national car so Malaysians become producers

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad maintained his proposal for a third national car was to encourage the country to shift its focus from consumption to production. |Read more > |Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Wish List Aug 24, 2018, @ 12:22

Late payment act proposed to ensure prompt refunds

The government should consider enacting a late payment act to ensure all refunds and payments to those entitled are made within a certain time-frame, says Institute for Public Leadership president Datuk Mohd Radzi Abd Latif .|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Opposition Aug 24, 2018, @ 11:41

Najib: Lim's accusations politically driven

Datuk Seri Najib Razak claimed that the failure of the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) to repay the overpayment of taxes is influenced by various factors. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Opposition Aug 24, 2018, @ 11:33

Najib says LGE smart not to lodge a report, wants RCI on IRB, GST allegations

The Pakatan Harapan Government should form a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) for the alleged RM35bil shortfall in refunds for income tax and Goods and Services Tax (GST), says Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB Aug 24, 2018, @ 11:00

Equanimity owner claims no notice of court hearing to expedite the sale

A company purporting to be the owner of superyacht Equanimity claimed that it has not received any legal notice of the RM1 billion luxury vessel, just hours before its scheduled hearing today. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia | New Policies Aug 24, 2018, @ 10:00

Sarawak DCM claims ignorance on Putrajaya’s categorisation for rural roads

Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Masing said today the state government does not know the federal government’s criteria for deciding which rural roads were in urgent need of funding from its Ministry of Finance (MoF). |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia 1MDB Aug 24, 2018, @ 09:49

Jho Low says Malaysia's bid to sell Equanimity a 'sham'

Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, has described Malaysia’s legal proceedings to quickly sell the Equanimity superyacht as a vindictive "sham”.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 24, 2018, @ 07:47

Cops say IRB under probe for CBT

The Inland Revenue Board is being investigated for Criminal Breach of Trust. Its sitting and past board members are expected to be called in by the Commercial Crime Investigation Department to shed light on the RM14.56 billion overpaid by taxpayers that were unaccounted for. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 24, 2018, @ 07:30

Pakatan source confirms leaked list of parliamentary committees

A list of 10 parliamentary select committees circulating online is authentic, said a senior leader in the ruling Pakatan Harapan. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Policies Aug 24, 2018

Liew: Investigate Musa without fear or favour

A federal minister from Sabah yesterday called for an investigation, without fear or favour, of former Sabah chief minister Tan Sri Musa Aman. |Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia 1MDB Aug 24, 2018, @ 07:00

RM3.5mil in airport bill

Malaysia will have to cough up at least RM3.5mil to bring the Global 5000 private jet that belongs to fugitive Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, back to Malaysia. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia 1MDB Aug 24, 2018, @ 07:00

Court to hear disposal of the yacht to recoup 1MDB billions

The court will hear the application for the disposal of the luxury yacht Equanimity today, a move, if successful, will mark the first effort by Malaysia to recover the billions diverted from the troubled 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 24, 2018, @ 00:15

LTAT wants govt to pay back all expenses incurred for AES

The government has to pay back all the expenses spent to-date by the Armed Forces Fund Board (LTAT) on the Automated Enforcement System (AES) project plus the 12% return per annum as agreed by the previous government upon the takeover of AES from LTAT in November 2017. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 24, 2018, @ 00:15

RFP documents on PTMP for public display again

The Penang government plans to put on display again for public viewing by Sept 1, at the earliest, the Request for Proposal (RFP) documents for the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP). |Read more >|SunDaily

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Aug 25 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 25, 2018, @ 22:21

Hishammuddin says special forces escort still with him on a 'temporary period'

Former Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said three special forces officers who are being investigated for acting as his escorts were only serving him on “a temporary period”. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 25, 2018, @ 21:26

Perak not rushing to terminate contracts of political appointees

The Pakatan Harapan-led state government is in no hurry to terminate the contracts of individuals who served the previous government as political appointees, including those in government-linked companies (GLCs), according to Mentri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Policies Aug 25, 2018, @ 21:06

Ministry says Employment Act 1955 likely to be reviewed

The Ministry of Human Resource is likely to review the Employment Act 1955 to protect the interests of employees and employers in the country, says its Minister M. Kulasegaran.|Read more > |Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Policies Aug 25, 2018, @ 20:09

Selangor APM recruiting more volunteers despite financial constraints

The Selangor chapter of the Malaysia Civil Defence Force (APM) is actively recruiting volunteers to come on board the force where training is provided to render emergency and natural disaster services to the people. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 25, 2018, @ 19:26

ECRL status depends on private companies' decision: Saifuddin

The status of the construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) depends on the outcome of negotiations between the private companies involved, according to Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia SST Aug 25, 2018, @ 18:27

Wooden caskets, baby food, exempted from sales tax

Wooden caskets and baby foods are exempted from sales tax, said Customs Director-General Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Policies Aug 25, 2018, @ 17:31

Allocations to local authority appointment must be based on needs of residents - Dr Wan Azizah

Local authorities (PBT) need to prioritise the needs of the people rather than having to meet the stipulation on 30 per cent quota for women councillors, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said today. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Opposition Aug 25, 2018, @ 17:06

Najib: What’s wrong with BR1M?

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak criticised the government over plans to do away with the rebranded 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M), claiming it will soon be needed more than ever. |Read more > |Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 25, 2018, @ 16:48

Government will study agreement with MCKIP

The Government will study the terms of the agreement on the construction of the Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park's (MCKIP) wall before deciding whether or not to tear it down.​|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Policies Aug 25, 2018, @ 15:26

Wan Azizah welcomes allocation review for councils with less than 30% women participation

Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has welcomed a proposal to review the allocation for local councils which fail to have 30% female representation among its councillors. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 25, 2018, @ 15:11

Sabah probes claims of illegal sand-dredging near Kota Belud

Sabah Agriculture and Food Industries Ministry is investigating claims that a company has commenced sand dredging activity at a Kota Belud river, despite issuance of a stop-work order in May.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 25, 2018, @ 15:08

Awards not merely for those who support leaders in power - Mahathir

Awards will only be given to those serving the nation and not for individuals whose only contribution is supporting leaders in power, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 25, 2018, @ 14:30

Ex-IGP Rahim Noor appointed as the facilitator for southern Thailand peace talks

Former Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Abdul Rahim Mohd Noor (pix) yesterday confirmed his appointment as the new facilitator for the southern Thailand peace talks. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 25, 2018, @ 14:22

160 Sosma detainees launch a hunger strike, want govt to abolish Act

A total of 160 detainees under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (Sosma) 2012 at Sungai Buloh prison, went on a hunger strike since last night, urging the government to abolish the Act.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 25, 2018, @ 14:06

All babysitters may have to register with ministry says Wan Azizah

The Government is looking into changing the law to get all childminders registered with the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry, said Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 25, 2018, @ 13:44

Govt will help rebuild homes of flood victims in Langkawi: Mahathir 

The government will provide an allocation to rebuild the homes of Langkawi residents who were hit by flash floods on Thursday, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Wish List Aug 25, 2018, @ 12:51

Make it mandatory for the private sector to hire disabled, says Perak exco

Perak Human Resources Committee chairman A. Sivanesan has called on the Federal government to review and amend the Employment Act to make it mandatory for the private sector to employ persons with disability.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 25, 2018, @ 12:47

DPM: Qualifications still key despite gender quota

The proposal for 30 per cent of local councillors to be women must still be based on their qualifications, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 25, 2018, @ 12:24

Let the police do thorough probe: Irwan Siregar

Let the police do thorough investigations into the tax refund issue, said former Treasury secretary-general Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | SST Aug 25, 2018, @ 12:00

Group urges govt to abolish SST for recruitment of local workers

Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Sumber Manusia Malaysia (Pusma) wants the government to exempt Sales and Service Tax (SST) for the recruitment of local workers. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 25, 2018, @ 10:56

CEP still needed for their experience, new Ministers still 'finding their way', says Mahathir

The Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) is still needed as its members have a lot of experience to sort out various important issues, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. |Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia | Wish List Aug 25, 2018, @ 09:47

Lawyer urges a change in laws governing judges’ ethics

Legislation concerning the conduct of the judiciary must be updated to address a judge’s claim of being sidelined by superiors over a dissenting ruling, said lawyer Arun Kasi.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 25, 2018, @ 09:27

China-backed projects still under scrutiny: Mahathir

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad yesterday clarified that studies are still being made on the China-backed multi-billion ringgit East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, to decide if it should be deferred or if there is any other way it can be dealt with. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 25, 2018, @ 07:35

Bar wants lawyers on Federal Court bench pending mass retirements of judges

The Malaysian Bar called for lawyers to be appointed directly as Federal Court judges as 10 out of 13 judges from the apex court, including all office bearers, are due to retire by next year. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 25, 2018

High court dismisses Shafie’s application to strike out Musa’s originating summons

The High Court here today dismissed Parti Warisan Sabah president Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal’s application to strike out an originating summons (OS) of Sungai Sibuga Assemblyman Tan Sri Musa Aman, who filed the summons seeking a declaration that he is the rightful Sabah Chief Minister. |Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia 1MDB Aug 25, 2018, @ 07:36

Court grants application to sell ‘Equanimity’

The Admiralty Court here has granted an application by the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) Group and the government to sell the Equanimity super­yacht, which is allegedly linked to businessman Low Taek Jho.
|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 24, 2018, @ 23:30

Health Ministry: Cancer treatment still cheaper at govt hospitals

Despite the increase in charges for treating cancer in public hospitals, the Health Ministry assures that it is still much lower than in private hospitals.|Read more > |TheStar

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 24, 2018, @ 23:08

Musa Aman will take his oath once medical condition permits

Tan Sri Musa Aman has every intention to be sworn in as Sungai Sibuga assemblyman as required by the Sabah state Constitution. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul Aug 24, 2018, @ 22:47

Dr M now says ECRL project not cancelled, perhaps deferred

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today clarified that studies are still being made on whether to defer the China-backed multi-billion ringgit East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project or deal with it in some other way.|Read more > |Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 24, 2018, @ 21:23

PAC first before RCI, says Nurul Izzah

Many methods can be employed to determine wrongdoings in decisions made on large-scale projects, including the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) under Parliament, and not necessarily through a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI). |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB Aug 24, 2018, @ 21:12

Changi Airport Group: No charges owed to Seletar Airport over Jho Low’s jet

No charges are owed to Seletar Airport over the private jet allegedly belonging to fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low parked at the airport, according to the Changi Airport Group (CAG). |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 24, 2018, @ 21:07

CEP still needed, says Mahathir

The Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) is still needed as its members have a lot of experience to sort out various important issues, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 24, 2018, @ 21:02

cALLme e-hailing app to be introduced in KLIA Sept: Anthony Loke

The cALLme application service, an e-hailing platform, will be introduced to airport taxi drivers by next month to facilitate taxi drivers in getting customers, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 24, 2018, @ 21:02

IRB assures full cooperation with taskforce investigating alleged misappropriation of taxpayers' money

The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) will fully cooperate with the special police taskforce established to investigate the report of alleged misappropriation of taxpayers’ money. |Read more >|NST

 

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Aug 23 

New Malaysia New Initiative Aug 23, 2018

State Govt to power up remaining 603 villages

The new State Government is set to provide power supply to every village in Sabah as part of its long-term plan to ensure that the people in the rural and remote areas are well provided. |Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia New Initiative Aug 23, 2018

Shafie to have ‘Day with Chief Minister’ in Sabah rural areas

Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Abdal said he is aware of the many problems faced by the people especially those in rural areas who have no means and cannot meet him at his office in Kota Kinabalu.|Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 23, 2018, @ 20:49

Taxi drivers bank on Mahathir to solve their problems

The Association of Drivers of Taxis, Hire Cars and Premium Executive Limousines (Perjiwa) yesterday said it had received an assurance from Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to resolve the problems of taxi drivers in the country.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 23, 2018, @ 20:09

Govt assures that taxi driver's grouses would be addressed

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has assured that the government would resolve the various grouses faced by taxi drivers nationwide. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 23, 2018, @ 20:05

Former Sabah CM Musa Aman arrested: Sabah Police Chief

The police today arrested former Sabah chief minister Tan Sri Musa Aman at a hospital in Kuala Lumpur where he is under treatment, said Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Ramli Din. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul Aug 23, 2018, @ 19:46

PM mulls removing barrier around China industrial park in Kuantan

Fresh from his official trip to China, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he intended for a solid wall around the Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park (MCKIP) to be dismantled.|Read more > |Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 23, 2018, @ 18:48

Najib wants an RCI on ECRL and gas pipeline projects

Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has called for a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on the three China-linked projects approved during his administration. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Fakenews Aug 23, 2018, @ 18:46

CM rubbishes claims Sabah issuing MyKad to illegal immigrants

Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal today rubbished Opposition allegations that the state government was issuing MyKad to illegal immigrants in the state.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 23, 2018, @ 18:13

Dr Mahathir: Malaysia could benefit from China-US trade war

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad believes that Malaysia stands to benefit from the trade war between the United States and China, even though the conflict has triggered concerns over a global economic slowdown. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 23, 2018, @ 18:08

Cancellation of PIL 1 highway project, not an option, says Chow

The cancellation of the controversial Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) highway project is not an option. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today the project would begin as soon as the Federal Government gave its approval.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Opposition Aug 23, 2018, @ 17:52

Don't victimize the East Coast people in cancelling the ECRL

Ummo has described the move by the Pakatan Harapan government to cancel the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) as disappointing. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 23, 2018, @ 17:36

Customs: Greedy traders a risk factor behind govt bid to reduce the cost of living

Greedy traders who have taken advantage by raising or maintaining prices during the Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation have been identified as risk factors behind the government’s move to reduce the cost of living. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Opposition Aug 23, 2018, @ 17:21

High Court rules Wee is lawful Ayer Hitam MP

Justice Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali made the decision after allowing a preliminary objection by Dr Wee and dismissing the election petition issued by Johor DAP chairman Senator Liew Chin Tong.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 23, 2018, @ 17:07

Sub-cons and workers worried about payment now that ECRL derailed

The cancellation of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) has led to fear that workers and also sub-contractors involved in the project may end up not getting paid for work done. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul Aug 23, 2018, @ 17:05

Most Malaysians behind the move to nix ECRL, Chin Tong tells MCA

A DAP deputy minister defended today the government’s decision to axe the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, saying Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had acted on public sentiment.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia 1MDB Aug 23, 2018, @ 16:54

1MDB: Govt seeks a court order to expedite the sale of Equanimity

1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) today filed a court order seeking to expedite the sale of the superyacht Equanimity. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 22, 2018, @ 15:49

'The law still applies to Musa Aman despite his ill-health'

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong says the law still applies to Sungai Sibuga Assemblyman Tan Sri Musa Aman, despite his ill-health, especially now that he has returned to Malaysia. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia SST Aug 23, 2018, @ 13:09

Customs DG: Over 77,000 traders automatically registered for SST

More than 77,000 traders have registered for the Sales and Service Tax (SST) which will come into effect on Sept 1, says Customs director-general Datuk Seri T. Subromaniam.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 23, 2018, @ 15:04

Perak to review major BN-approved projects: MB

Several major projects in Perak approved by the previous Barisan Nasional (BN) the federal government will be subject to a review, said Mentri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul Aug 23, 2018, @ 14:13

Mobilise assets at frequently encroached areas: Junz Wong

Sabah Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Junz Wong has urged the maritime authorities to mobilise and deploy their assets in waters often encroached by foreign fishing boats to prevent depletion of the state's marine resources.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 23, 2018, @ 12:01

Welfare arm of FT Ministry got land without open tender, claims Kepong MP

A DAP lawmaker has claimed that at least 12 plots of land around the city have been transferred to Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan (YWP), the welfare arm of the Federal Territories Ministry, without an open tender.
|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 23, 2018, @ 12:00

All infrastructure projects under the Rural Development Ministry to be reviewed

All infrastructure projects under the Rural Development Ministry, especially mega-projects, will be reviewed to determine whether they will proceed or be cancelled altogether.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | 1MDB Aug 23, 2018, @ 11:46

Report: MIA scrutinising Deloitte, KPMG over 1MDB audits

Accounting firms Deloitte and KPMG are under investigation by the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) over their respective audits of 1MDB that are now suspect. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 23, 2018, @ 11:43

Rural Development Ministry rejects claims opposition states hit by ECRL cancellation

The Rural Development Ministry has shot down claims that the cancellation of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will negatively affect job opportunities for residents of opposition states.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 23, 2018, @ 09:00

Reconsider cancellation of ECRL project, says Pahang MB

Pahang Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail is appealing to the Federal Government to reconsider the cancellation of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.  
|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Policies Aug 23, 2018, @ 08:51

No refund for motorists who paid AES summonses: Loke

The Pakatan Harapan government is in no position to refund motorists who paid their Automated Enforcement System (AES) traffic summonses as all the money has gone to the concessionaires, Anthony Loke reiterated today. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Opposition Aug 23, 2018, @ 08:28

MCA criticises govt over UEC, third national car

MCA has hit out at the government for delaying the recognition of the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC).
|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Policies Aug 23, 2018

‘Work permit a must for foreigners to be hired’

Foreigners entering Sarawak on social visit passes are not allowed to be employed or perform work, says Sarawak Immigration Department director Ken Leben. |Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia SST Aug 23, 2018, @ 07:07

Customs wants 5% tax on smartphones

Sales tax on smartphones has been proposed at 5%, while the tax for most motor vehicles has been suggested at the full 10%.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 23, 2018, @ 07:07

Loke: Transportation network in east coast states will be improved

The government will continue to rehabilitate the existing Gemas-Tumpat single track railway line and improve the road network in the east coast states following the decision to scrap the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL).
|Read more >|TheStar

 

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New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 22, 2018, @ 23:10

Report: Two inquiries into Lynas operations soon

The Government will be setting up two inquiries to probe Lynas Corporation's processing of rare earth in Kuantan, Pahang, according to an Australian news report.
|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 22, 2018, @ 22:47

Samy among top appointees axed

Tun S Samy Vellu, former inspector-general of police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar and former Cabinet minister and Umno Wanita chief Tan Sri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil are among at least 10 political appointees holding important positions, either as Malaysia's special envoys or advisers to the previous government, to have their contracts terminated.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Opposition Aug 22, 2018, @ 22:09

Wee: Show us documents on cancelled projects

Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong (pic) has called on the Government to reveal the feasibility studies, cost-benefit analyses and economic impact studies done to account for the cancellation of three mega projects.
|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Opposition Aug 22, 2018, @ 21:09

Cancelling ECRL would be disastrous to Terengganu economy, says MB

Terengganu Mentri Besar Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar (pic) hopes the East Coast Rail Link project will be continued as cancelling it could bring disastrous effects to the state's economy.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia Opposition Aug 22, 2018, @ 19:37

Cancelling ECRL project will upset Pas-led Kelantan and its people

The decision by the government to cancel the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project not only will upset the state Pas-led government but also the people of Kelantan.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Opposition Aug 22, 2018, @ 19:22

Cancelling ECRL setback for people in east coast states

The decision to cancel the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is seen as a major blow to the east coast states in terms of transforming the economic landscape and the livelihood of the people.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 22, 2018, @ 18:31

MTUC and MEF against weekly wage proposal

Weekly salary payments would be more troublesome than beneficial for employers and employees, say stakeholders.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia Opposition Aug 22, 2018, @ 18:01

Don't stop the ECRL - Terengganu MB

The Pas-led Terengganu government has objected to the Federal Government’s decision to scrap the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul Aug 22, 2018, @ 18:00

Khalid: ECRL project cancellation for the best

The government’s decision to cancel the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is justified as the cost involved is too high and the agreement, a lopsided deal, said Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 22, 2018, @ 17:44

Stateless Indians will soon be a thing of the past

Stateless Indians across the country can now breathe a sigh of relief following Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s promise to introduce a permanent and comprehensive solution to the long-standing issue.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Income Tax Aug 22, 2018, @ 17:44

Go lodge a police report, Guan Eng told over tax refund expose

Former Finance Minister II Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani said Lim Guan Eng should lodge a police report that the previous government had “misappropriated and misused” taxpayers’ money totalling RM16.046 billion. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Income Tax Aug 22, 2018, @ 13:39

Former BN govt failed to refund over RM16b to taxpayers: Guan Eng

The finance ministry dropped another bombshell today claiming that its predecessor, the Barisan National government had failed to refund a total of RM16.046 billion in excess income tax and real property gains tax to taxpayers with some refunds stretching back to six years. |Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Policies Aug 22, 2018, @ 12:44

You can get more money back now, Guan Eng tells taxpayers

The Pakatan Harapan government has agreed to allow taxpayers with outstanding tax refunds from the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) to offset the amount against the tax payable for the current year, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng announced today.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 22, 2018

MACC raids Sabah Forestry Dept offices, officers’ homes

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has seized documents from several offices of the Sabah Forestry Department (JPS) and its officers’ homes as part of the agency’s ongoing corruption probe.|Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia | Overhaul Aug 22, 2018, @ 11:00

Malaysian ECRL workers in limbo, firms’ shares nosedive after project axed

The Malaysian workers in the East Coast Link Railway (ECRL) project in Pahang are in a quandary after the prime minister confirmed its cancellation in Beijing yesterday. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 22, 2018, @ 08:52

Suhakam wants Malaysia to ratify six human rights conventions: Waytha Moorthy

The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) wants Malaysia to ratify six United Nations treaties pertaining to human rights, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Senator P. Waytha Moorthy.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 22, 2018

Warisan’s 100 days administration in Sabah challenging — Shafie Apdal

Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) faced various challenges during the first 100 days of administrating Sabah, said Chief MInister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.|Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia | Opposition Aug 22, 2018, @ 07:44

MIC opening political school to groom future leaders

The MIC is in the midst of opening a political school in Port Dickson to nurture and train future leaders from among its 400,000 members, its youth chief Datuk C. Sivarraajh has revealed. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 22 2018, @ 06:59

Q&A with Dewan Rakyat Speaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof

From the courtroom to the Dewan Rakyat, former Court of Appeals judge Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof talks about his new experience as the house’s speaker and how he plans to raise the status of the institution from being regarded as ‘government rubber stamp’ to one which upholds parliamentary democracy.|Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 22, 2018

Pledges to help farmers and stockbreeders not fulfilled – Petanah

Millions of ringgits which had been promised to assist the farmers and stockbreeders of Sabah have not been fulfilled, and need to be looked into by the new Sabah government.​|Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 22, 2018

‘Sabah firm in demanding 20 pct oil royalty based on gross profit’

 Sabah is willing to ‘share’ its oil profits with the other states, but will remain firm in demanding for the 20 per cent oil royalty, based on gross profit.|Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 23:00

Construction of incinerator in Kepong postponed, says Zuraida

The construction of an incinerator in Taman Beringin, Kepong here has been postponed until a more environmentally friendly solution is found, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Policies Aug 21, 2018, @ 22:24

Penang govt to meet affordable housing pledge by 2020

The Penang state government will meet its 14th General Election pledge to build 75,000 units of low-cost, low-medium cost and affordable houses in the state by 2020.|Read more >|SunDaily

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 22:00

We should ask Petronas to stop extracting oil from Sarawak, says Masing

Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Masing said today the state government should not be demanding 20 per cent oil royalty from Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) for “illegally” extracting oil and gas resources from the state.|Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 19:10

Dr M: China can invest in Malaysia, but based on our rules

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says that while the government welcomes investment from China, it has to be done according to the country’s regulations. |Read more >|NST

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 18:27

I never said CEP was only for 100 days, says Dr Mahathir

The Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) has not been disbanded yet, as far as Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is concerned. |Read more >|NST

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New Malaysia New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 19:01

Financing of RM30b made available via SIPP's schemes since 2009

The Finance Ministry's wholly-owned company, Syarikat Jaminan Pembiayaan Perniagaan Bhd (SJPP), has partnered various financial institutions to make available financing of about RM30 billion through various schemes, since inception in 2009.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 17:43

Abdullah Sani apologises over Dr M-Anwar conspiracy theory

PKR Central Leadership Council candidate, Datuk Abdullah Sani, apologised to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, on allegation of attempts to prevent Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim from becoming Malaysia’s next premier. |Read more >|NST

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 17:36

Malaysia can learn from China: Mahathir

Malaysia needs to learn from China on how such a big country with a population of 1.4 billion can meet the needs of its people in terms of food, technology and employment, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | Overhaul Aug 21, 2018, @ 17:26

Petronas CEO refuses to comment on Badawi rumours

Petronas is keeping mum on news reports that former prime minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi will take leave of his role as advisor in the national oil company. |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | GST Aug 21, 2018, @ 17:24

Guan Eng demands answers from Najib over missing GST refunds

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng pressed Datuk Seri Najib Razak today to explain three matters related to the RM19.3 billion the former previously said was missing from the government’s trust account for Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds. |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia By-Election Aug 21, 2018, @ 17:10

Strengthening infrastructure in Balakong main thrust of PH manifesto

Strengthening and developing infrastructure in Balakong is the main thrust of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) manifesto for the state seat's by-election.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 17:09

Shafie: 20pc oil royalty for Sabah won’t bankrupt Petronas

In his 100th day as Sabah chief minister, Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal promised Sabahans that the state government will demand a 20 per cent oil royalty from Petronas based on gross production, and not profit. |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | GE14 Promises Aug 21, 2018, @ 16:14

Land titles not about giving away Malay land, says Perak PKR leader

Perak PKR vice-chairman Chang Lih Kang reiterated today that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition’s electoral pledge to award freehold land titles would benefit all communities, and not just ethnic Chinese who reside in new villages. |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 16:13

Traditional taxi drivers encouraged to adopt e-hailing service

Traditional taxi drivers have been encouraged to adopt the e-hailing service as the country is progressing. |Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 21, 2018, @ 15:39

Sabah state gov't to revamp Forestry Dept after MACC raids

The state government will revamp the Sabah Forestry Department after several officers, including top officials, were being investigated by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Agency (MACC) for alleged corrupt practices.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia New Projects Aug 21, 2018, @ 15:33

Third national car will have benefits

The proposed third national car project does have its benefits and should be explored further before criticising it altogether, according to Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 15:27

Bank Negara's foreign reserves fall by US$300m on Aug 15

Bank Negara Malaysia’s international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia fell by US$300mil to US$104.2bil as at Aug 15,  2018 as the local unit weakened against the greenback.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 15:12

Dr M: CEP to stay, Daim to remain as its head

The services of the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) are still needed, and Tun Daim Zainuddin will continue to head the advisory group, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 14:47

PM: I didn't dismiss Daim, still need him

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today that Tun Daim Zainuddin is still needed to chair the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP). |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 14:08

Such stupidity never seen before, Dr M says of Najib's government

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad spoke today of the “stupidity” of Datuk Seri Najib Razak's government in negotiating contracts and deals which his administration is now trying to untangle. |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 13:17

Offered two smartphones, Anthony Loke says no gifts, please

"No more gifts, please" – this was the advice given by Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook when offered two mobile phones upon launching an e-hailing service today (Aug 21).|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 13:12

Govt can abolish toll, but in stages

The government can abolish tolls, but it has to be done in stages by taking into account the country’s financial capability, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 21, 2018, @ 12:40

Dr M: ECRL and Sabah gas pipeline projects cancelled

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the multi-billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) and Trans-Sabah Gas Pipeline (TSGP) projects are cancelled for now.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia New Projects Aug 21, 2018, @ 12:33

China to open halal bio-gelatine manufacturing plant in Melaka

Gansu Amin Bio Halal Gelatine Co Ltd (Aminbio), the largest halal gelatine company in China’s Gansu province is set to open a bio-gelatine manufacturing plant in Melaka.|Read more >|NST

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 12:18

Dr M shows interest in China’s agricultural innovation, technological advancement

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who is on a five-day official visit to China, today visited the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences here to learn of China's agricultural innovation and technological advancement.|Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 12:12

New board members expected to restore TH reputation: Mujahid

The four new directors appointed to the Tabung Haji (TH) board are expected to help restore the image of the pilgrims management and fund board as a reputable institution trusted by Malaysians, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia | New Policies Aug 21, 2018, @ 08:44

Pahang govt allocates RM5m to solve water woes in Kuantan

The Pahang government has allocated RM5 million as an immediate measure  to overcome water woes in this district, which has been hit by a prolonged drought. |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia | New Initiatives Aug 21, 2018, @ 08:44

Gobind: Ministry to prioritise development of local arts industr

The Communications and Multimedia Ministry will give priority to the work of local artists in an effort to expand and uphold the local arts industry. |Read more >|Malaymail

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 21, 2018

Task force to look into Sabah timber industry – Tangau

The Sabah Trade and Industry Ministry has established a task force to look into timber industries for a more holistic and sustainable actionable initiatives, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Wilfred Madius Tangau.|Read more >|BorneoPost

 

New Malaysia | New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 07:44

A new chapter with Dr M's China-Malaysia reset

In dealing with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, China would have found a very different leader from what it has become used to from Malaysia. |Read more >|Malaymail

 

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 07:00

High-level panel on Islamic centres seeks feedback

The high-level panel on the Federal Institutions of Islam has invited Malaysians, including non-Muslims, to submit memorandums expressing their views and proposals on the administration of Islamic institutions in the country.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia New Govt Aug 21, 2018, @ 07:00

Reform on the cards after shocking abuses uncovered by CEP

Tun Daim Zainuddin says he is lucky to have escaped a heart attack after coming across so many abuses by the previous government.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 21, 2018, @ 07:00

State govt and Irda studying JB tram project

Johor’s capital city will offer tram services within the next three years if the plan materialises.|Read more >|TheStar

 

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 21, 2018, @ 07:00

Penang CM: Project needed to prevent further erosion at popular promenade

The popular Esp­lanade promenade will have a new seawall to protect it from raging waves. The RM13.6mil upgrading works, which will be completed in August 2021, have started along a 420m stretch between the Medan Renong food court and the Royal Malaysian Navy base.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 21, 2018

IPeople app to enhance local authorities service delivery

The use of smartphone IPeople application is one of the many initiatives that the local authorities (LAs) are embarking to enhance their service delivery.|Read more >|BorneoPost

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 21, 2018, @ 07:00

RM4.3mil project to ease traffic in Sungai Pinang

The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) will embark on a RM4.3mil project to ease traffic congestion along the Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway during peak hours.
|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia Overhaul Aug 21, 2018, @ 07:00

Medical supplies agent denies graft in bidding

A leading tendering agent for medical supplies to the Health Ministry has denied any corruption and monopolisation in the bidding process.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia New Initiatives Aug 21, 2018, @ 07:00

M’sia and China set 2020 as Year of Culture and Tourism

Malaysia and China have set 2020 as the Year of Culture and Tourism between the two countries to promote greater people-to-people contact and sustainable socio-economic growth.|Read more >|TheStar

New Malaysia 1MDB Aug 20, 2018, @ 23:41

Daim: Difficult to sell off Equanimity at good value

It would be hard for the government to recover anything close to the RM1 billion that was paid by Low Taek Jho, or more popularly known as Jho Low, for the Equanimity super yacht, Tun Daim Zainuddin claimed.|Read more >|SunDaily

New Malaysia Opposition Aug 20, 2018, @ 18:09

Dewan Negara passes 5 Bills related to SST

Dewan Negara today passed five bills related to the implementation of the Sales and Service Tax (SST), which is set to take effect on Sept 1. |Read more >|NST