KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today filed a motion for the Auditor General (AG) and Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to reopen a detailed investigation on the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal in Dewan Rakyat.
KUALA LUMPUR (August 14): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to roll out a special housing loan scheme tailored for the low-to-middle income group with regard to first-home ownership by next month, according to the ministry of finance (MoF).
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).
KUALA LUMPUR (August 13): The pressure on house prices, and industrial and commercial buildings, is expected to ease off with the abolition of the goods and services tax (GST) and exemption of some building materials from the sales and services tax (SST), Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said.
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 (Aug 8): Food outlets such as those selling roti canai, nasi lemak (pictured) and nasi goreng, and earning less than RM1 million annual revenue would be exempted from tax under the proposed Service Tax Bill 2018, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 7): The government would have to pay a RM4.
KUALA LUMPUR (August 7): The federal government will eventually dispose of the Equanimity super yacht, which has been linked to funds misappropriated from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), according to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 1): The mass rapid transit Line 3 (MRT3) project may still see the light of day as the government will be revisiting it if the country’s financial situation improves, according to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.