KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 16): Local furniture players, many of whom are lamenting that they are having a tough year with most experiencing a drop in domestic sales, are keeping an optimistic outlook for next year.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 7): With talk of a revival of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) recently, ex-Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan (pictured) has offered himself as a consultant, free of charge.
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.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 5): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said yesterday Malaysia’s 2018 inflation at 1% versus 2017’s 3.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 2): UEM Sunrise Bhd is studying if it is even possible to reduce property prices thanks to exemptions on certain construction materials and services from the Sales and Service Tax (SST) on property prices as any savings may be offset by the rise of other construction costs.
PETALING JAYA (Sept 29): The only way developers can bring property prices down is by cutting their profit margins, said a property industry observer.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 24): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has urged developers to lower prices of homes as construction materials and services are exempted from the Sales and Service Tax (SST), or the government will review the waiver.