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PETALING JAYA: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong never said that the combined RM180bil in gross development value (GDV) for the Bandar Malaysia and Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) projects are direct profits.
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MP SPEAKS | Bloomberg's credibility was damaged when a UBS so-called 'economist' who can't tell the difference between a budget deficit and a current account deficit was invited to give views on Malay...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): AmBank Research expects the ringgit (MYR) to trade between its support level of 4.0941 and 4.1010 while the resistance is pinned at 4.1168 and 4.1226.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Institutional reforms, which bring positive outcomes that benefit the people, are important to build the right foundations for Malaysia in order for the country to retake its ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Positive outcomes that benefit the people matter as they must be made to feel they chose right in changing the government, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today.
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The first of Datuk Seri Najib Razak's trials in relation to scandal-ridden fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd began last Wednesday (April 3), despite efforts to delay the trial.
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Indian payment and banking technology startup Cashfree raised US$5.5 million in a series A round led by Korea’s Smilegate Investment.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — Those who personally purchase jewellery from overseas need not declare the items to the Customs Department, deputy finance minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah said today.
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THE recent arrest of an aide to a federal minister for accepting a gift is spot on in the new Malaysia that everyone is striving for.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — The over RM1 trillion sovereign debt inherited by the Pakatan Harapan government last year has been reduced to a more manageable level today, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): The trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak, the former Prime Minister and Finance Minister, is a demonstration that everyone is equal before the law, said Attorney General Tommy Thoma...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): The lead defence lawyer of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has slammed the opening statement in the criminal trial involving funds from 1MDB’s subsidiary SRC Int...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pictured) said he will make public today a letter offering to acquire the 28-storey office tower in Hong Kong belonging to the Malaysian Governme...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): The Government has not issued any instruction to open up “Bumiputera-only” contracts to all races despite opting for open tender and less bureaucracy in the procurement pro...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said he will make public tomorrow a letter offering to acquire the 28-storey office tower in Hong Kong belonging to the Malaysian Government for R...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong and Lim Guan Eng traded barbs in Parliament on Tuesday (April 2), over the sale of the Malaysian consulate building in Hong Kong, with both asking each other to resign from their positions.
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Port Dickson MP Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim admitted it is not an easy job to be the Finance minister now.
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PETALING JAYA: A total of 121 infrastructure projects, worth more than RM13.9bil nationwide, will proceed following renegotiations of their costs by the government, says Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 31 — The Pakatan Harapan government saved RM805 million after it reviewed and renegotiated the tender for 121 projects, the Ministry of Finance said today.
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PUTRAJAYA: Two police reports have been lodged over the dissemination of fake messages and news on social media, relating to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pix).
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): The retail price for RON97 petrol for the period March 30 until April 5 rises two sen per litre from RM2.61 to RM2.63 per litre.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The retail price for RON97 petrol for the period March 30 until April 5 will rise two sen per litre from RM2.61 to RM2.63 per litre.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): The retail price for RON97 petrol for the period March 30 until April 5 rises two sen per litre from RM2.61 to RM2.63 per litre.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Individuals carrying the title “Datuk” were among those to have received the now-rebranded 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M), according to Lim Guan Eng (pix).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak says he will only comment on the sale of the Malaysian consulate building in Hong Kong, if Lim Guan Eng clarifies the graft allegations made against the Finance Minister over the Penang undersea tunnel project.
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PETALING JAYA: Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin was caught by surprise to find “flying vehicle” listed among the key points of the National Automotive Policy (NAP) review.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 25): Members of the public have been advised to be cautious and not be duped by offers from scammers using the name of Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Members of the public have been advised to be cautious and not be duped by offers from scammers using the name of Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pix).
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng believes that Malaysia will return to its Asian tiger status in three years.
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GEORGE TOWN: Jelutong MP RSN Rayer (pix) lodged a police report today against an unidentified man for the alleged criminal intimidation of Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng on social media yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The government has successfully issued the Samurai Bond with oversubscription of more than 1.6 times at 324.7 billion yen against 200 billion yen offered, said Finance Ministe...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has successfully issued the Samurai Bond with oversubscription of more than 1.6 times at ¥324.7 billion (12 billion) against ¥200 billion (RM7.3 billion) offered, said F...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said any pay rise in civil service should be done in tandem with productivity, instead of promoting loyalty to the government.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has no intention to make Tabung Harapan Malaysia (THM) a yearly tradition, says Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 — Lim Guan Eng’s press secretary Lutfi Hakim has lodged a police report over the dissemination of fake messages and news relating to the Finance Minister on social media.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A police report has been lodged over the dissemination of fake messages and news relating to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng on social media.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 7 — Comments made by the Finance Minister that an Umno and PAS coalition meant “declaring war” on non-Muslims were made out of fear of his own political survival, said Datuk ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 6): There is no provision in the Federal Constitution that states a non-Malay cannot hold any position in the administration, Parliament or the Judiciary, said prominent constituti...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There is no provision in the Federal Constitution that states a non-Malay cannot hold any position in the administration, Parliament or the Judiciary, said prominent constitutional law e...
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PETALING JAYA: Residents in the Klang Valley are poised to attain a “reasonable and acceptable standard of living” if they keep their monthly spending in line with an expenditure guide launched by the Finance Minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 4 — The national health insurance scheme for B40 households is open for registration and claims starting March 1.
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PETALING JAYA: MCA and MIC have decided that they are left with no choice but to move on from Barisan Nasional and explore a new alliance to reflect the true intentions of unity in diversity.
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I REFER to the letter “Exempt all first-time house buyers from paying stamp duty” (The Star, Feb 23), highlighting the dissatisfaction with the policy on stamp duty exemption for first-time house ...
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SEMENYIH: When PAS secretary-general Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan reiterated on Feb 17 that his party would not contest in Semenyih in favour of Barisan Nasional, the writing was already on the wall for Pa...
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GEORGE TOWN: Pakatan Harapan (PH) accepts the failure of its candidate in defending the Semenyih seat in the constituency’s by-election yesterday.
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Finance Minister and former Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng joined 7,000 other participants in the “I Love Penang Run 2019” Sunday morning and urged Malaysians to stay healthy for the sake of t...
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has called blogger Raja Petra Kamarudin’s allegations of corruption involving the Penang Undersea Tunnel Project as “ridiculous lies”.Lim, who is also former Penang...
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GEORGE TOWN, March 3 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) accepts the failure of its candidate in defending the Semenyih seat in the constituency’s by-election yesterday.
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Finance Minister and DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said he accepted the results of the Semenyih by-election State Legislative Assembly seat.Lim told reporters this after the launching of “I Lov...
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PETALING JAYA: There is nothing in the Federal Constitution that bars a non-Malay, non-Muslim or non-bumiputra from holding any official position in the three branches of the government – the executive, legislative or judiciary, says the Malaysian Bar.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 1): The Defence Ministry (Mindef) has told former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to stop spreading fake news and to concentrate on the corruption cases he is facing.
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PARIS, Feb 28 — French Finance Minister Bruno Le Marie warned today that the Dutch government’s purchase of a major stake in Air France-KLM “benefits nobody”, as investors braced for managemen...
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PETALING JAYA: The findings of a recent survey of local businesses contradict the statement by the Finance Minister regarding the Sales and Services Tax (SST) because it shows that the SST has pushed up the cost of doing business, says Gerakan president Datuk Dr Dominic Lau.
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FRANKFURT, Feb 27 — US investor Cerberus, a major shareholder in both Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, is open to a merger between Germany's two biggest lenders, a person familiar with the matter said...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 — The Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun confirmed that the police have initiated an investigation into a report lodged by Attorney General Tommy Thomas agai...
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FEBRUARY 27 — I am writing to respond to the assertions about why Semenyih voters need to support BN in this Saturday’s by-election.
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PUTRAJAYA : Attorney General Tommy Thomas has lodged a police report against an allegation that he is anti-Islam.
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PETALING JAYA: Umno’s continued silence over Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz’s questioning of the appointment of several non-Malays to top government positions appears to be an endorsement of the latter’s...
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Police have opened an investigation into BN Secretary-General Nazri Abdul Aziz's controversial speech over the weekend where he said that the key government positions of Chief Justice, Attorney-Genera...
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SEMENYIH: Pakatan Harapan (PH) deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin stressed that the government will always strive to safeguard the rights and privileges of the Malays and Islam.
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SEMENYIH: If the appointment of the several non-Malays to top government positions is against the Federal Constitution, then Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz, who’s a lawyer, should drag the Pakatan Harapan government to court, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
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SEMENYIH (Feb 26): Pakatan Harapan (PH) deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin stressed that the government will always strive to safeguard the rights and privileges of the Malays and Islam.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 26 — Guang Ming Daily senior reporter Ong Beng Siang today withdrew a defamation suit filed against former Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng over his comments on an article by ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) condemned the action of Barisan Nasional secretary-general Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz following his statements in a recent ceramah in...
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PETALING JAYA: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) has denounced the statement by Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz regarding the appointments of non-Malays to the positions of Chief Justice, Attorney General and Finance Minister.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's former tourism minister Nazri Aziz said he was called up by the police on Monday (Feb 25) over his campaign speech in Semenyih.
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PETALING JAYA: Hold your horses!
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has commenced talks with Gamuda Berhad to negotiate the acquisition of highway concession on four highways where the company has a majority stake, said Prime Minister Tun ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 23 — The government has commenced talks with Gamuda Berhad to negotiate the acquisition of highway concession on four highways where the company has a majority stake, said Prime Mi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 23): Putrajaya announced today that it has begun talks with Gamuda Bhd to negotiate for the acquisition of four highway concessions that the company has a majority stake in, with the...
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PETALING JAYA: The Government has begun talks with Gamuda Bhd to negotiate the acquisition of highway concessions for four main highways, said the Prime Minister’s Office.
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THE Finance Minister had announced during his Budget 2019 speech that first-time house buyers can enjoy 100% exemption on stamp duty on residential properties if the sales and purchase agreement (SPA)...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): Work package contractors (WPCs) of the Light Rail Transit 3 (LRT3), who had earlier complained about not being paid by Prasarana Malaysia Bhd, can now expect to receive the RM25...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Over nine months since Pakatan Harapan (PH) took over federal power from Barisan Nasional (BN), the national debt remains above the trillion ringgit mark, according to Lim Guan Eng (pix)...
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Damansara MP Tony Pua said that Malaysia does not need to borrow from foreign lenders but doing so meant reaching out to potential investors.
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In case you have not heard or read yet, Mr. Heng Swee Keat (current Singapore Finance Minister) is said to be the next potential Prime Minister of Singapore.
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PETALING JAYA: Single individuals who are registered and qualified for the Cost of Living Aid (Bantuan Sara Hidup or BSH) will be given RM100 each at the end of next month, Lim Guan Eng announced.
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Japanese investors previously avoided Malaysia as they were spooked by the 1MDB scandal, Lim Guan Eng said on Tuesday.
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I was sharing my thoughts about the property market in Melaka yesterday (Yes, it’s still doing okay of course) and I touched upon the economy.
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Finance Minister and DAP Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng said Pakatan Harapan will have to work hard to retain the Semenyih state seat as PAS and Umno were working together.Lim was asked to comment on ...
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JANUARY 16 — “ I was unceremoniously sacked without any professional reason after less than a week on the job, when they found out who my father was.” “I was obviously deemed not qualified to ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pix) today dismissed an allegation by Umno Youth that he had allowed a gaming company to sponsor senior police officers’ working visit to Istanbul.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 15): The outcome of "detox" operations carried out by the Ministry of Finance on the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX), which was bogged down by the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 15): The outcome of "detox" operations carried out by the Ministry of Finance on the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX), which was bogged down by the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has criticised the potential new strategy for Khazanah Nasional Bhd to pare down its stakes in non-strategic assets to raise more ca...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Finance Minister says he will check to see if the Malaysia Totalisator Board should get its approval first before making future sponsorship commitments.
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PUTRAJAYA: Lim Guan Eng today claimed to have no knowledge that the recent trip to Istanbul, Turkey involving several high-ranking police personnel, was sponsored and approved by a body under the Fina...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Media outlets and politicians may have to face lawsuits from Lim Guan Eng if they continue to question the Finance Minister’s education credentials, his political secretary Tony Pua warns.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lim Guan Eng is considering filing defamatory suits against anyone, including media outlets and politicians, if they continue to question the Finance Minister’s education credentials.
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COMMENT | The subject of the Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) first caught the public’s attention when it was mentioned in the Finance Minister’s Budget 2019 Speech on Nov 2, 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Finance (MOF) today stressed that Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pix) has never issued a statement or a directive requiring Muslims to perform umrah only through Tabung H...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — Claims that Muslims may only arrange for their minor umrah pilgrimage through Lembaga Tabung Haji are false, said the Finance Ministry.
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SHAH ALAM (Jan 31): The government has been urged not to raise matters on the East Coast Railway Line (ECRL) too often as it involved bilateral issues which were described as “complicated”.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 30): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, companies in focus on Thursday (Jan 31) may include: APFT Bhd, Amanah Harta PNB, Bursa Malaysia Bhd, Chin Hin Group Bhd, Ar...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 30): The Finance Minister has appointed Datuk Shireen Ann Zaharah Muhiudeen to be Bursa Malaysia Bhd's new non-executive chairman, effective March 1, 2019.
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Finance Minister said the government will soon be receiving its first payment from funds that were embezzled by 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB). He however declined to reveal details on what the paym...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will be "impoverished" if it continues with the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), said Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday (Jan 29).
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PUTRAJAYA: The true status of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, whether it will be continued or otherwise, will be announced by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr...
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GEORGE TOWN: An official announcement on the status of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will be made this week, says Lim Guan Eng.
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The Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) has apologised for erecting project signboards at three Orang Asli villages on the eve of the Cameron Highlands by-election.