In response to the Wall Street Report that alleged former prime minister Najib Razak had signed major deals with China in return for a bailout for 1MDB debts and investigations from a number of countries, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said that the government will examine China-linked projects more closely for elements of corruption.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 3): PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali was named the economic affairs minister to ensure that the Malay community would not be upset at having Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pic, right) take charge of both finance and economic affairs, the prime minister has revealed.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 21): The finance ministry (MoF) has provided a special allocation of RM77 million to assist settlers of the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) to settle overdue payments in the current year.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 15): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said he is surprised that the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is under the false impression that the RM19.
PETALING JAYA (Nov 2): The government will allow the setting-up of property crowdfunding platforms which will serve as an alternative source of financing for first time homebuyers, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 30): Following the exemption of the Sales and Services Tax (SST) on construction materials, new home buyers may be able to look forward to discounts between five to 10 per cent on house prices in the coming months.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 23): The Malaysian government could claim back RM10.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 19): The government has made a payment of US$50.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 18): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said yesterday he will bring up the matter of the termination of MMC-Gamuda KVMRT (T) Sdn Bhd’s contract to build the underground portion of the mass rapid transit Line 2 (MRT2) for further deliberations at the next cabinet meeting.