KUALA LUMPUR (August 13): The Tabungan Harapan Malaysia fund, which stands at RM173 million as of Aug 9, has yet to be used, said the finance ministry in a written parliamentary reply cited by Free Malaysia Today (FMT).
PETALING JAYA (Aug 12): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has announced that building materials and construction services will be exempt from the Sales and Services Tax (SST) which will come into force in September.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): The mechanism and implementation of the second phase of the Pan Borneo Highway mega project is undergoing a technical study that will be completed soon along with the Finance Ministry and the Sabah and Sarawak state governments, Works Minister Baru Bian told the Dewan Rakyat today.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 21): State governments have been urged to support the construction of affordable homes by providing the sites to build the properties, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has been arrested at 2.
PETALING JAYA (June 22): TRX City Sdn Bhd will gather the facts surrounding the alleged misappropriation of RM3.
Although some prefer to be optimistic and believe we are already seeing a glimmer of recovery for the current slowdown in the property market, what does the latest market data tell us? The latest property market data for the first half of 2017 (1H17) released by the Valuation and Property Services Department (JPPH) of the Finance Ministry during the 2017 Preliminary Property Market Brief on Nov 13 revealed that overall, the property market has softened in 1H17, with more than 153,000 transactions recorded worth RM67.