KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 16): Malaysia has made considerable strides in its poverty eradication efforts but problems relating to poverty persist and require policy attention, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
LANGKAWI (Oct 14): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the decision to lower the threshold on high rise property prices in urban areas for foreign ownership from RM1 million to RM600,000 was meant to reduce supply overhang of condominiums and apartments.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 10): A request for the government to lower the tax rates but increase subsidies at the same time is deemed not possible, said the Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pictured).
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 8): The government’s direction on the proposal to reimplement the Goods and Services Tax (GST) tax system will be among the main focus of the Dewan Rakyat today.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 7): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the Malaysian government can consider private sector proposals to reduce highway tolls because the government is unable to eliminate these charges immediately due to the high expenses involved.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 7): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the Malaysian government can sell highway owner and operator PLUS Malaysia Bhd to private entities on the condition that the government still participates in the company's future decision making.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 7): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pictured) said the government started reviewing the poverty line from March to give a truer picture of the poverty situation in the country.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 7): The Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (WKB2030), which is the national roadmap for 2021 to 2030, can be a catalyst to drive the country to greater heights if the strategies outlined are properly implemented.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 4): Economists from think tanks such as the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) and Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) should be involved in the government’s study on reintroducing the Goods and Services Tax (GST), says SME Association of Malaysia board member Datuk Jalilah Baba.