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KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has named Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah the new Second Finance Minister in a minor state Cabinet reshuffle.Uggah takes over the post from Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh, who resigned from the state Cabinet last month due to political differences.
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KUCHING (Aug 22): Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg today announced a Cabinet reshuffle.
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KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister, Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg today announced a new cabinet reshuffle.
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Sarawak Chief Minister, Abang Johari Tun Openg today announced a new cabinet reshuffle.
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KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Abang Johari Tun Openg has reshuffled the State Cabinet today following the resignation of Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh as Second Finance Minister, and Minister of Internationa...
Hajah Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali (Law | State-Federal Relations and Project Monitoring) Abdullah Saidol | Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg Minister | Finance Minister | Minister of International Trade | E-Commerce | Abdul Rahman Junaidi | KUCHING | State | Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh | Cabinet | Chief Minister | Assistant Ministers | Datuk Francis Hardin Hollis Rosey Yunus | Integrity | Affairs | Len Talif Salleh Ministry of Agriculture Native Land and Regional Development | Department | Ombudsman | Annuar Rapa'ee Ministry of Welfare | Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg Ministry of Urban Development and Resources | Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas Ministry of Urban Development and Resources | Corporate Affairs | Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan | Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas | Planning | Customs | Datuk Julaihi Narawi Ministry of International Trade and Industry | Ministry of Education | Datuk Talib Zulpilip | Islamic | Abdul Rahman Ismail Ministry of Infrastructure and Ports Development: Tan Sri Datuk Amar James Jemut Masing | Kuching City North Commission | Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg Second | James Jemut Masing | Industrial Terminal and Entrepreneur Development | Sarawak Public Communication Unit | Native Laws | Datuk John Sikie Tayai | Community Wellbeing | Malcolm Mussen Lamoh | Datuk Mohd Naroden Majais | Women | Family and Childhood Development: Dato Sri Fatimah Abdullah | Science and Technological Research: Dato Sri Michael Manyin Jawong | Datuk Roland Sagah Wee Inn
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KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg has announced a minor reshuffle of the state Cabinet, in line with the state's aim to achieve developed status by 2030.
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Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg today announced a new cabinet line-up in line with moving Sarawak forward to achieving a developed ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, August 22 — Former Umno man Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed is speculated to be appointed as minister again amid reports that a Cabinet reshuffle is on the cards.
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Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg – File photo KUCHING: Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh’s replacement for the posts of Second Finance Minister and Minister of International Trade and E-Commerce will b...
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Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing opines that there is no need to rush to find a new Second Finance Minister, after Dato...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Finance Minister and DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng admitted today that his party did not succeed in convincing the prime minister to shut down Lynas Corp operations in Ma...
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IT is the night of Malaysia’s tumultuous 14th general election (GE14) in 2018 when the country and the world is coming to the realisation of a historic victory for the Opposition.
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Malaysia’s Finance Minister, Lim Guan Eng, had shared that the National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan (NFCP) will require an investment of RM21.6 billion between 2019 to 2023.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s description of a Chinese education group as “racist” for objecting to khat in primary schools was misguided, DAP’s Lim Kit Sia...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) for unreported income will not be extended after Sept 30, says Lim Guan Eng.
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KUCHING: The Sarawak Building and Civil Engineering Contractors Association (SBCECA) is grateful that the government has finally taken the initiative to implement the open tender system for both feder...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 9) The graft case against Kinabatangan MP, as well as former Felcra Bhd chairman Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin and his wife Datin Seri Zizie Izette A Samad, who are jointly charged wi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 9) The graft case against Kinabatangan MP, as well as former Felcra Bhd chairman Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin and his wife Datin Seri Zizie Izette A Samad, who are jointly charged wi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah (pictured, centre) believed that former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak initiated sexual harassment and corruption allegations against him...
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Putrajaya will set up a special channel to help Chinese investors solve anyproblems they may face when doing business in Malaysia, Finance Minister LimGuan Eng announced today.Lim said the special cha...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah believed that former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak initiated sexual harassment and corruption allegations against him in 2016 for enquiri...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah state government has already begun the process of preparing for the 12th Malaysia Plan which includes some high impact projects, said Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shaf...
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A Finance Ministry proposal to acquire four highways in the Klang Valley was "on hold pending a full review", according to an unnamed minister cited by Straits Times.
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LETTER | I would like to respond to recent allegations made about Penang Forum over the Sia Boey Rejuvenation project.
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The government has managed to recover RM925.1 million of misappropriated 1MDB-related funds as of July 11, 2019.
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Singapore has a package of measures ready to help businesses and workers should the world economy take a nosedive.
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This viral photo alleging that Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal had approved the licence for cock fighting is fake KOTA KINABALU: Cock fighting is still illegal in Sabah as the viral photo alle...
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MUCH has been said in the recent spat between the Sarawak state government and the Finance Ministry over the funding for repairs of dilapidated schools in Sarawak.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 25 — Penang will be applying for about RM20 billion funding from Putrajaya for two components of its Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP). Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said t...
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KUCHING: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has been blasted by a former federal minister today over his insistence that Sarawak pays back its loans to Putrajaya before it releases RM350 million to repair ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng should first keep the Pakatan Harapan election promise of giving 20% oil royalties to the eastern states of Malaysia before asking Sarawak to repay its loans, says an Umno supreme council member.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 — Umno Supreme Council member Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan today chided Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng for saying Sarawak should pay its debt to the federal government before ...
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KUCHING: Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Information chief Datuk Idris Buang said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng’s decision to issue a statement on Sarawak’s debt on Sarawak Day was done in b...
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Dato Idris Buang KUCHING: Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Information chief Dato Idris Buang said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng’s decision to issue a statement on Sarawak’s debt on Sarawak ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former banker in Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s (pix) trial today told the High Court here that the former prime minister’s three current accounts had a high volume of transactions...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A former banker in Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s trial told the High Court here that the former prime minister's three current accounts had a high volume of transactions between 2011 and 2015.
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OPPOSITION MPs are accusing the Speaker of conflict of interest following his decision to disallow a motion on Lim Guan Eng after it was revealed on social media that the Speaker’s son is the Finance Minister’s press secretary.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof (pix) has dismissed claims that his son’s working relationship with Lim Guan Eng influenced his decision on a motion tabled against th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat Speaker has denied there is conflict of interest following revelation that his son had been appointed press secretary to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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LIM Guan Eng has refused to apologise over the word “stolen” in the RM19.4bil Goods and Services Tax (GST) credit refund controversy, saying that the issue was not brought up in the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report.
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Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof – Bernama file photo KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof today ruled that there was no element of provocation in Finance Minister Lim Guan E...
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PUTRAJAYA (July 17): Treasury Secretary-General (KSP) Datuk Ahmad Badri Mohd Zahir does not want media reports on the Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) report on the collection of Goods and Services...
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PUTRAJAYA (July 16): Treasury Secretary-General (KSP) Datuk Ahmad Badri Mohd Zahir does not want media reports on the Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) report on the collection of Goods and Services...
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng on Tuesday said he is ready to fight the Opposition who want him referred to the Rights and Privileges Committee for supposedly misleading the Dewan Rakyat on the Goods a...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lim Guan Eng says he is ready to fight the Opposition who want him referred to the Rights and Privileges Committee for supposedly misleading the Dewan Rakyat on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) refund issue.
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Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah KUCHING: Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah today played down speculation that he could be appointed as the new Second Finance Minister after Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh annou...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There are plenty of infrastructure projects in the pipeline that will be introduced by the government in the near future, says Tony Pua, the political secretary to the Finance Minister.
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Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) president Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh said on Monday that he will resign from the state Cabinet, after meeting Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg soon.As to...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has the right to reclaim money from China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), as the company was paid more than the work completed for two pipeline projects, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police must initiate follow up actions after the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) absolved the Barisan Nasional (BN) government from accusations of stealing money meant for Goods and ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Finance Ministry did not issue any instructions to seize more than RM1bil in funds from state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), says Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds for businesses worth RM19.4 billion (S$6.41 billion) that allegedly went missing from government coffers during former prime minister Najib Razak's ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — Parliament must censure Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng for claiming the Barisan Nasional government “robbed” the country of billions in Goods and Services Tax (GST) refund...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 — MCA-owned Koperasi Jayadiri Sdn Bhd’s (Kojadi) tax payment last year does not mean the RM15 million Kojadi received from the 1Malaysia Development Board (1MDB) Foundation w...
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Koperasi Jayadiri Sdn Bhd (Kojadi) has written to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) regarding details of a RM15mil grant received by the cooperative from Yayasan 1MDB in 2012 to provide microcredit for the youth, said Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Koperasi Jayadiri Sdn Bhd (Kojadi) has written to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) regarding details of a RM15mil grant received from Yayasan 1MDB in 2012 to provide microcredit for youth, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak conceded that compensation had to be paid to Plus Malaysia Bhd for the removal of two toll booths in 2018 but said the money didn't go to private companies.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that manufacture beverages will be similarly charged and not exempted from paying the sugar tax, said Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohammaddin Ketapi says he fully agrees with proposals by some quarters to postpone the implementation of the departure levy until the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry wants to defer the implementation of the departure levy – supposed to be on Sept 1 this year – to after Visit Malaysia 2020.
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DO not use “technicalities” as an excuse in the Dewan Rakyat to avoid answering questions from the Opposition, said MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report on claims for refund on Goods and Services Tax (GST) amounting to RM19.4 billion will be tabled in the Dewan Rakyat on Tuesday (July 16).
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): The parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC)'s report on the missing goods and services tax (GST) tax refunds of RM19.4 billion will be tabled in the Dewan Rakyat next Tue...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will table its report over the "missing" RM19.4bil Goods and Services Tax (GST) credit refunds in Parliament on July 16.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government should not use "technicalities" in the Dewan Rakyat to avoid answering questions from the Opposition.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The procedure to transfer the ownership of SRC International Sdn Bhd from 1Malaysia Development Bhd to the Minister of Finance Inc (MoF Inc) was a “top-down” process.
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PETALING JAYA: The Finance Ministry should clarify the details of the tolled highway takeover in Parliament, says MCA deputy Youth chief Tan Chee Hiong.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court in Najib Razak’s SRC International trial heard today that the finance minister is responsible for Finance Ministry Incorporated (MoF Inc).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The application to transfer the ownership of SRC International Sdn Bhd from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) to the Minister of Finance Inc was sent directly to the prime minister for approval, the High Court here heard.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government's proposed RM6.2bil takeover of four highway concessionaires will not do away with toll charges but see motorists paying less for toll, says Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Issues pertaining to the well-being of farmers and fishermen are among matters to be debated in the Dewan Rakyat session today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The affirmation of Malaysia's credit rating by Standard and Poor's (S&P) last week demonstrates its confidence in Malaysia’s positive economic outlook, strong institutional profile, sound economic fundamentals and prudent debt management, says the Finance Minister.
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PETALING JAYA: Former premier Najib Razak has highlighted views by experts that the Finance Ministry’s decision to buy four toll highways for RM6.2 billion amounted to a RM2.82 billion windfall for ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 6 — Finance Minister’s Special Advisor Tony Pua said today the government’s plan to buy out four toll concessions will be “entirely self-financed” through the collection o...
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PETALING JAYA: There must be transparency in the financing of the third national car project, says MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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PETALING JAYA: There must be transparency in the financing for the third national car, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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BEIJING: Several Chinese banks have expressed interest in issuing Panda bonds to help Malaysia out of its financial woes.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An Opposition MP today claimed that Pakatan Harapan would not have lost the three by-elections if it had been running the country well since taking over last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd director Datuk Mohd Yassin Md Suboh signed a directors’ circular resolution (DCR) ratifying Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd as the corporate social resp...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd director Datuk Mohd Yassin Md Suboh signed a directors’ circular resolution (DCR) ratifying Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd as the corporate social resp...
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BEIJING: Increased vehicle sales in Malaysia indicate that the economy is recovering well, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): After a one week break, Datuk Seri Najib Razak's SRC International Sdn Bhd trial for criminal breach of trust, money laundering and abuse of power involving RM42 million resumes...
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BEIJING: Increased vehicle sales in Malaysia indicate that the economy is recovering well, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Works Ministry will take over the Pan Borneo Highway project by September, once matters relating to the abolishment of the delivery partner (PDP) is sorted out.
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Gerakan's demand that former Umno leaders Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir return 1Malaysia Development Bhd money "does not make sense", says Lim Guan Eng.The Finance Minister...
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A country with a high-income economy will mean nothing if its success is not felt by everyone, says Lim Guan Eng.The Finance Minister said this in his opening speech at the 2020 Budget Consultation Se...
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PUTRAJAYA: Gerakan's demand that former Umno leaders Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir return 1Malaysia Development Bhd money "does not make sense", says Lim Guan Eng.
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng answering media queries after chairing the Budget Consultative Council 2020 meeting in his ministry today.
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Lim Guan Eng PUTRAJAYA: The government’s ability to spend more especially on the people’s welfare programme have been hampered by financial constraints due to losses sustained from 1Malaysia Deve...
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PUTRAJAYA (June 27): The government’s ability to spend more, especially on the people’s welfare programme, has been hampered by financial constraints due to losses sustained from 1Malaysia Develop...
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PUTRAJAYA: A country with a high-income economy will mean nothing if its success is not felt by everyone, says Lim Guan Eng.
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SINGAPORE: Never mind the trade war. A looming US interest-rate cut is set to replace tariff headlines as the key driver of developing Asian bonds, according to money managers.As traders count down to the Group of 20 summit this week, global funds are looking beyond the outcome to focus on an expected easing in Federal Reserve policy. Portfolio managers reason that regional central banks are likely to follow in the Fed’s footsteps, and this would galvanise demand for Asian bonds.
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LETTER | The Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) is shocked with the pre-empted announcement by the Finance Minister even before the scheduled budget dialogue on June 27, that the long-awaited inher...
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KUCHING: Sarawak's budget does not depend on its reserves as it has steady revenue sources, says Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan, disputing Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's prediction that the state could go bankrupt in three years.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The civil forfeiture filed by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) against 41 individuals and entities to recover RM270mil from 1MDB is just the tip of the iceberg, says Lim Guan Eng.
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CYBERJAYA: The Finance Minister has reminded taxpayers who have any previously undeclared income to take advantage of the special reduced penalty rate of 10% before it ends on June 30.
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Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing KUCHING: Progressive Democratic Party (PDP) president Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing condemned Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng for his irresponsible and sorely incompetent statem...