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KUCHING, May 26 — PAS Bintulu criticised Education Minister Maszlee Malik today for failing to mention Gawai Dayak and Pesta Kaamatan in his video message to teachers and students in conjunction wit...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Pakatan Harapan Leadership Council will hold the Penang Street Iftar program for the first time at Jalan Buckingham, here from 6pm on May 30.
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TEMERLOH: The number of vehicles plying the Kuala Lumpur-Karak Highway (KLK) and the East Coast Highway 1 (LPT1) is expected to reach 1.6 million during the nine-day celebration this year.
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TEMERLOH (May 25): The number of vehicles plying the Kuala Lumpur-Karak Highway (KLK) and the East Coast Highway 1 (LPT1) is expected to reach 1.6 million during the nine-day celebration this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: All airlines are required to show the net price of the ticket fare in accordance with the Malaysia Aviation Consumer Protection Code 2019 (MACPC) effective June 1.
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TEMERLOH: The number of vehicles plying the Kuala Lumpur-Karak Highway (KLK) and the East Coast Highway 1 (LPT1) is expected to reach 1.6 million during the nine-day Hari Raya season next month.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Travellers will no longer have to deal with hidden charges for airfares from June 1 when airlines are required to show the final price, including taxes and fees.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 24): All airlines are required to show the net price of the ticket fare in accordance with the Malaysia Aviation Consumer Protection Code 2019 (MACPC) effective June 1.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) today said that effective June 1, hidden charges such as card payment and administrative fees on air tickets will be abolished.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Aviation Consumer Protection Code 2016 will come into effect on June 1 to eliminate hidden charges for air travel and further empower consumers to exercise their air travel rights.
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KUCHING, May 24 ― The Sarawak chapter of environmental advocacy group WWF-Malaysia is hoping the younger generation of local tribes can help push its campaign for sustainability this coming Gawai.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Soon travellers purchasing airline tickets will not have to deal with the unwelcome surprise of hidden charges now that the Malaysian Aviation Commission has amended the Malaysian Aviation Consumer Protection Code 2016 (MACPC).
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SEPANG: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), with the cooperation of the Royal Customs Department, has restructured the passenger movement flow at the arrival hall of the Kuala Lumpur International ...
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SEPANG, May 24 ― Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), with the cooperation of the Royal Customs Department, has restructured the passenger movement flow at the arrival hall of the Kuala Lumpur Int...
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SEPANG (May 24): Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB), with the cooperation of the Royal Customs Department, has restructured the passenger movement flow at the arrival hall of the Kuala Lumpur Inter...
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Alibaba-owned online marketplace and retailer Daraz has named Rakhil Fernando as managing director of Daraz Sri Lanka, effective June 1, 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR: It’s a bookworm’s favourite time of year – BookFest@Malaysia, the region’s largest trilingual book exposition, is back.
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SHANGHAI: Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare earth firm in southern China, sparking speculation the sector could be the next front in the Sino-U.S. trade war.
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BookFest@Malaysia, the country’s largest trilingual book exposition, is back for its 14th edition.
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Mexico on May 20 detailed plans to withhold tax from drivers for ride-hailing and food delivery firms such as Uber Technologies Inc and Rappi, but China's Didi said it would not take part in the arrangement, sparking friction within the industry.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An exodus of foreign funds from Bursa was observed last week, extending the foreign net selling streak to the eighth week, according to MIDF Research.
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AS my plane began its descent onto the runway of Rwanda International Airport in Kigali, the East African country’s capital, a crew member advised passengers to leave their plastic bags on board.
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Overseas investments into Asian bonds turned negative for the first time in three months in April, and analysts predicted the regional assets to come under more pressure due to an escalation in the Sino-U.S. trade dispute.
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The US dollar continued to trend higher, posting a weekly gain of 0.55% to 97.9 amid the deepening US-China trade rift. China announced it will impose new tariffs on US$60bil of US imports, from June 1. But trade concerns eased slightly following President Donald Trump’s remark mid-week suggesting the door remained open on a potential US-China trade deal.
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Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group Holding projected that its annual revenue will surpass 500 billion yuan (US$72.7 billion) this financial year despite a trade war between the US and China.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here was told today that the Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd (IPSB) account was used to deposit a certain sum of funds in transit before being transferred to another account.
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China will only be more open to the world, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, as he denounced as "stupid" those who believe in cultural superiority, in his first public address since trade tensio...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): A former senior account executive with Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd (IPSB) testified in the High Court that she was asked by the company's managing director Datuk Dr Shamsul Anwar Sula...
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PETALING JAYA: The largest initial public offering (IPO) in a couple of years is counting on its fundamentals and long-term business trajectory to counter the gyrations of the capital markets ahead of its listing tomorrow.
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PETALING JAYA: Global markets, including Bursa Malaysia, were on edge, following the steep overnight fall of US markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Local fund fund buying helped the battered FBM KLCI to close off its early lows but it was not enough to lift the index above the key 1,600 level on Tuesday due to the escalating US-China trade conflict.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): Loss-making Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings Bhd (MHB) has appointed Ahmad Zakri Md Salleh as its chief financial officer (CFO). Ahmad Zakri, 39, was previously se...
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BEIJING, May 14 — Beijing’s latest retaliation against US tariff hikes — an increase on US$60 billion (RM250.1 billion) of US imports from June 1 — could leave China running low on ammunition ...
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HONG KONG/SHANGHAI: Chinese stocks fell on Tuesday as the tariff war between Washington and Beijing escalated though losses were contained after conciliatory comments from U.S. President Donald Trump and amid suspected state-backed buying of equities.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar in early session today as investors stayed on the sidelines for firmer policies by the government to face global economic headwind...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar in early session today as investors stayed on the sidelines for firmer policies by the government to face global economic headwinds.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 — The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar in early session today as investors stayed on the sidelines for firmer policies by the government to face global economic headwi...
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NEW YORK, May 14 — China’s move to retaliate against the latest US tariffs pummelled global stocks yesterday, with Wall Street suffering an especially bruising blow amid fears the year-long confli...
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GENEVA, May 14 — China yesterday blamed US policies for creating an “existential crisis” at the World Trade Organisation, and urged reform of the body to help it withstand the pressure from Wash...
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WASHINGTON, May 14 — The US-China trade war escalated yesterday as Beijing announced it would raise painful tariffs on US$60 billion (RM249.8 billion) in US exports by next month, responding in kind...
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BEIJING: China said on Monday it would impose higher tariffs on most U.S. imports on a revised $60 billion target list, hitting back at a tariff hike by Washington on $200 billion of Chinese goods in a further escalation of a bitter trade war.
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NEW YORK: Wall Street's main indexes fell more than 2% on Monday after Beijing announced plans to retaliate with higher tariffs on U.S. goods, raising fears that another round of tit-for-tat measures could push the U.S. economy toward recession.
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NEW YORK, May 13 — Wall Street stocks plunged in pre-market trading today after China announced new tariffs and reports from China signalled additional possible measures, including announcing Boeing...
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BEIJING, May 13 — China said today it will impose tariffs on US$60 billion worth of US goods from June 1, in apparent retaliation after Washington announced plans to tax almost all Chinese imports.
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Mentri Besar Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar says the agenda of strengthening the economy of the rural communities was among the topics discussed with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad when they met in Putrajaya on Friday.
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HONG Kong actress Fala Chen married her French boyfriend of three years, entrepreneur Emmanuel Straschnov, last Saturday, China Press reported.
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May 2018 May 9 Pakatan Harapan wins the 14th general election (GE14). May 10 Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is sworn in as the seventh Malaysian prime minister, the first to hold the position twice.
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PETALING JAYA: It may be mission impossible but diehard fans of Liverpool are determined to be in the Wanda Metropolitano stadium to witness the English football team play in the Champions League final in Madrid on June 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Persimpangan Teknorat 1, Persiaran Apec road in Cyberjaya, heading towards Puchong will be closed fully for 20 days starting May 15 till June 3.
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KUCHING, May 8 — The state government is waiting for the Finance Ministry’s decision on the Education Ministry’s counter-proposal on the use of RM1 billion to fix dilapidated schools in Sarawak,...
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PETALING JAYA: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-Ifra) has honoured two women news editors from Lebanon and South Sudan for their leadership in the newsroom.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): RM42mil from the account of Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd was transferred into two personal accounts belonging to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
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KUALA LUMPUR: RM42 million from the account of Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd was transferred into two personal accounts belonging to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court heard today that three deposits totalling RM42 million were credited into the private accounts of former prime minister Najib Razak.
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Umno supreme council member Lokman Noor Adam is planning to stage a mega rally 10 days after Hari Raya Aidilfitri to protest against the ratification of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s move to suspend export duties on crude palm oil (CPO) until Dec 31, 2019 will help to improve Malaysia’s CPO export competitiveness to clear the nation's current high stock level, CIMB Equities Research said.
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PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak took a dig at the Pakatan Harapan government over its intention to dissolve PR1MA Malaysia and its projects.
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Telekom Malaysia is offering a 1-month waiver to encourage new signs-ups for its Unifi home fibre broadband plan.
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SEPANG: The country’s main airports operator says the departure levy which comes into effect on June 1 is not expected to have a “significant” impact on the growth of passenger traffic.
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PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has taken a dig at the Pakatan Harapan government for dissolving PR1MA Malaysia and its projects.
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SEPANG (April 30): Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said today the government is not subsidising AirAsia Group Bhd's planned additional fixed-fare flights during the upcoming Kaamatan Festiva...
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SEPANG (April 30): AirAsia Group Bhd group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes said today the budget airline aims to break even for its planned additional fixed-fare flights during the upco...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 30): Axis Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) net property income increased 24% for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 (1QFY19) to RM48.9 million, from RM39.4 million a year ea...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 29): Axis Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) net property income increased 24% for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 (1QFY19) to RM48.9 million, from RM39.4 million a year ea...
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KUALA SELANGOR: The Selangor state government has decided that it will discontinue the ‘wang khairat kematian’ or death benefit payments for its citizens as it will be introducing the Skim Mesra U...
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KUALA SELANGOR (April 26): The Selangor State Government has decided that it will discontinue the ‘wang khairat kematian’ or death benefit payments for its citizens as it will be introducing the S...
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KUALA SELANGOR: The Selangor government has decided to discontinue “wang khairat kematian” (death benefit payments) for its citizens as it will be introducing the Skim Mesra Usia Emas (SMUE), a sc...
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KUALA SELANGOR (Bernama): The Selangor government has decided that it will discontinue the "wang khairat kematian" or death benefit payments for its citizens, says Amirudin Shari.
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KUALA SELANGOR, April 26 — The Selangor state government has decided that it will discontinue the ‘wang khairat kematian’ or death benefit payments for its citizens as it will be introducing the...
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BRUSSELS, April 26 — Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said yesterday a no-deal Brexit must be avoided “by all means” as Japanese firms have used Britain as the gateway to Europe and need orde...
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YOODO - Malaysia’s first customisable digital mobile service is cementing their place in e-sports with a line-up of gaming centric announcements including the return of the Player Unknown’s Battle...
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PARIS, April 15 — Here are the key dates in the more than one-year trade standoff between the European Union and the United States: Trump announces heavy taxes On March 1, 2018 US President Donald T...
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Strata management issues run the gamut of community living, from the sharing of common property, to pooling of financial resources for the maintenance of the subdivided building and common property, t...
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PETALING JAYA: An analyst says the success of the departure levy law recently passed in the Dewan Rakyat depends on the method of collection used by the government.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has asked the government to reconsider the implementation of the Departure Levy Bill 2019, which was passed in the Dewan Rakyat yesterd...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): The International Air Transport Association (IATA), a grouping of 290 airlines including Malaysia Airlines and Malindo Air, has urged Malaysia to reconsider the imposition of ...
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LONDON, April 11 — British business today gave a cautious welcome to yet another Brexit extension — but also urged an end to the “chaos” that has plagued the nation’s withdrawal from the Eur...
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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has asked the government to reconsider the implementation of the Departure Levy Bill 2019 that was passed in the Dewan Rakyat yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has asked the government to reconsider the implementation of the Departure Levy Bill 2019 that was passed in the Dewan Rak...
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European Union leaders agreed to grant British Prime Minister Theresa May a new Brexit deadline of Oct 31, officials said, after French President Emmanuel Macron opposed efforts to give her another ye...
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BRUSSELS: European Union leaders agreed to grant British Prime Minister Theresa May a new Brexit deadline of Oct. 31, officials said, after French President Emmanuel Macron opposed efforts to give her another year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The departure levy that is set to be imposed on outbound air travellers can be extended to cover other outbound travellers as well without the need for Parliament’s approval...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat today passed the controversial Departure Levy Bill 2019, a day after it was tabled for second reading.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Petronas-linked stocks weighed on blue chips on Wednesday on profit taking but stocks linked to Tan Sri Lim Kang Hoo such as Ekovest and IWCity climbed in active trade.
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PETALING JAYA • The Crown Prince of Johor, Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim, has said he is ready to face any criminal action if he has indeed made any seditious remarks.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): The Government is not in a hurry to implement the departure levy as it needs a few more months to come out with the formula, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): ARK Resources Holdings Bhd executive director Datuk Mohamad Zekri Ibrahim has been redesignated as executive chairman of the group effective immediately.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Crown Prince of Johor, Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim, has said he is ready to face any criminal action if he has indeed made any seditious remarks.
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PETALING JAYA: Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim says he is ready to face any criminal action if he has made any seditious remarks.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi has clarified that the departure levy, which will come into force on June 1 this year, will only be applicable to ...
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PETALING JAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today clarified that the proposed departure levy will only apply to air travel.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is not in a hurry to implement the departure levy as it needs a few more months to come out with the formula, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR: MPs from both sides of the divide raised their concerns over the proposed departure levy, when the bill was tabled for second reading today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Anyone who tries to avoid or help others to avoid the departure levy, which is imposed on all outbound air passengers, will soon face a fine of up to RM1 million, the Dewan Rak...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 8 — Secondary school students throughout the country will get an early understanding of the legislative system through the ‘From Courtroom to Classroom’ programme.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians will soon have to fork out more money when they board a flight out of the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A bill to introduce a departure levy was tabled for first reading in the Dewan Rakyat today by Deputy Finance Minister Amiruddin Hamzah.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): The Finance Ministry is slated to table the Departure Levy Bill 2019 for its first reading in Dewan Rakyat, according to an order paper today.