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.
PETALING JAYA (Oct 4): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today Malaysia's Anti-Fake News Act may be amended, instead of being repealed, because the country needs to curb the spread of false information.
PUTRAJAYA (Oct 4): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's statement on Goods and Services Tax (GST) yesterday does not mean a decision had already been made to re-introduce the broad-based consumption tax system, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 4): The prime minister’s statement yesterday that the government will study if there is a need to reintroduce the scrapped goods and services tax (GST) — the removal of which was one of Pakatan Harapan’s key pledges in the 14th general election (GE14) — is unlikely to gain traction among the rakyat.
PUTRAJAYA (Oct 3): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pictured) said it was difficult to set a date for the country’s leadership transition.
PUTRAJAYA (Oct 3): The government will study the need to reintroduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) if that is what the people want, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 2): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was given an update on the wider development of the Battersea Power Station in Central London, an iconic regeneration project owned by a consortium of Malaysian shareholders, during his visit there on Sept 29.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 27): Discussions between the Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad and Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on higher compensation offers for landowners and heirs of Kampung Baru hasn’t been held yet.
NEW YORK (Sept 26): Malaysia is seeking to strike a balance between achieving sustainable development goals (SDGs) and addressing the needs of its people.