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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): A special audit on the sale of land owned by the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) will be conducted with the assistance of the National Audit Department, said Public Accounts Commi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): A special audit on the sale of land owned by the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) will be conducted with the assistance of the National Audit Department, said Public Accounts Commi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A special audit on the sale of land owned by the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) will be conducted with the assistance of the National Audit Department, said Public Accounts Committee (PAC...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 — A special audit on the sale of land owned by the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) will be conducted with the assistance of the National Audit Department, said Public Accounts Com...
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The Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) probe into dubious Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) land deals is not linked to former Federal Territories Minister Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor’s ongoing legal tr...
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Kuala Lumpur mayor Nor Hisham Ahmad Dahlan was called to testify before the Public Accounts Committee in its probe into 97 dubious land transactions involving the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL). Accord...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) is investigating a Facebook post inciting Muslims to murder “kafir” (infidels), which has triggered a wave of reactions on socia...
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AFTER 10 proceedings over nine months, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has finally come to a close in its inquiry into RM19.4 billion in Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds that Finance Minister ...
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BOTH Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng and his predecessor, Datuk Seri Najib Razak, have claimed to be vindicated by the 484-page report released by the bipartisan Public Accounts Committee (PAC) last wee...
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The appointment of Ipoh Timur MP Wong Kah Woh as the head of the Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) last week was disappointing.  He is already on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) as ...
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Mohamad (left) having a brief chat with Anwar at the dinner.
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Mohamad (left) chats with Parti Keadilan Rakyat president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim during the dinner.
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PKR president Anwar Ibrahim has dismissed criticism raised on the appointmentof Public Accounts Committee (PAC) deputy chairperson Wong Kah Woh as thehead of the Sustainable Energy Development Authori...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 26 — Public Accounts Committee deputy chairman Wong Kah Woh’s selection to lead the Sustainable Energy Development Authority (Seda) is permissible as it is not a government-link...
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YOURSAY | 'Wong Kah Woh's promise to recuse himself from PAC doesn't negate perceived conflict of interest.' Wong Kah Woh vows to recuse self from PAC if Seda probed Prudent: It doesn’t matter if th...
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PETALING JAYA: MCA questions if there is a conflict of interest in Public Accounts Committee (PAC) deputy chairman Wong Kah Woh accepting the chairmanship of The Sustainable Energy Development Authority (Seda).
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) yesterday announced the appointment of Wong Kah Woh as its chairman effective July 1, replacing Datuk Ir Ahmad Fauzi Hasan, ...
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PETALING JAYA: The Sustainable Energy Development Authority of Malaysia (Seda) has appointed Wong Kah Woh (pic) as its chairman effective July 1.
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PETALING JAYA: Wong Kah Woh of DAP has come under fire for accepting the chairmanship of the Sustainable Energy Development Authority while also hold the post of deputy chairman of the parliamentary w...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): The Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) today announced the appointment of Wong Kah Woh as its chairman effective July 1, replacing Datuk Ir Ahmad Fauzi Hasan, who ...
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The Sustainable Energy Development Authority (Seda) today announced the appointment of Wong Kah Woh as its chairperson, effective July 1, replacing Ahmad Fauzi Hasan, who has been serving as acting ch...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 20): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng and his predecessor Datuk Seri Najib Razak both claim to be vindicated by the 484-page report released by the bipartisan Public Accounts Committee...
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IPOH: A motion to have all state assemblymen declare their assets is expected to be tabled during the Perak State Legislative sitting next week.
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GEORGE TOWN: A Pakatan Harapan component party leader today said the two deputy speakers in Parliament could be biased against Lim Guan Eng, going by the opposition’s view that speaker Mohamad Ariff...
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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) today acknowledged that his 31-year-old son worked for Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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DAP's Jelutong MP RSN Rayer (above) said the issue of Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng having to apologise for claiming that GST refunds were "robbed" did not arise.
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PARLIAMENT | Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh has been made the head of the parliamentary Consideration of Bills Committee, replacing Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat Speaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusoff has announced he will not chair a debate, in the October sitting, on his decision not to refer Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to the Parliamen...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob was unsuccessful in tabling two motions to refer Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to the Rights and Privileges Committee for mis...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): The opposition is seeking to debate the Public Accounts Committee's (PAC) report on RM19.4 billion in goods and services tax (GST) refunds owed in the next parliament sitting.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The opposition today questioned the impartiality of Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof after the speaker acknowledged that his son is the press secretary of Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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MEMBERS of Parliament from the Opposition staged a walkout when Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof refused to cite Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng for allegedly misleading the House.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — The federal government has managed to retrieve nearly RM1 billion in sovereign fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB)-related funds including in interests and bank grants, as ...
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng dismissed calls for him to apologise over his statement that RM19.4bil in GST credit refunds were "stolen", saying that the issue was not brought up in the Public Account...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat Speaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof today banned the use of the words “robber”, “communist” and “podah” (get lost) in the assembly after opposition MPs asked if Finan...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today he was speaking last year within the context of Malaysia's goods and services tax (GST) refunds that were not returned to taxpayers but...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng dismissed calls for him to apologise over his statement that RM19.4bil in GST credit refunds were "stolen", saying that the issue was not brought up in the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report.
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The Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) release of its long-awaited report on delayed GST refunds ha elicited cries of vindication from both Pakatan Harapan and BN, although for completely different r...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (BN-Bera) led a group of Umno lawmakers in a walkout from Parliament to protest the Speaker’s refusal to cite Finance Minis...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The opposition has condemned Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof (pix) for what they claimed as bias in his role as the Dewan Rakyat Speaker, by favouring government lawmakers.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): Opposition leader Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob walked out of parliament following a spat with the Dewan Rakyat Speaker over Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's comments on GST re...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Seri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusoff decided that Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng does not have to face Parliament's Rights and Privileges Committee, leading to a brief walkout by Opposition MPs.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — Singapore’s laws on its Goods and Services Tax (GST) differ from Malaysia and cannot be used to justify following its treatment of tax collections, Kota Melaka MP Khoo Poay...
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PARLIAMENT | Dewan Rakyat Speaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof has rejected the opposition’s motion to refer Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to the Rights and Privileges Committee over the latter’s remark...
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PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Najib Razak today responded to the police report filed by DAP’s RSN Rayer on the goods and services tax (GST) refunds issue, saying Umno’s Khairy Jamaluddin al...
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KAJANG: Bukit Aman will investigate allegations that some RM19bil in Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds were “robbed” by the former Barisan Nasional government, says Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pix) said he has no problem with the motion of the opposition to refer him to the Parliamentary Rights and Privileges Committee on the issue of Goods and S...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said he has no problem with the motion of the opposition to refer him to the Parliamentary Rights and Privileges Committee on the issue of  Goods...
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Lim and Minister of Housing and Local Government Zuraida Kamaruddin at the meeting with village development officers.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Finance Ministry respects the two main recommendations of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that the violation of the laws and non-compliance of regulations on the repayment of Goods ...
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Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak today claimed he has been vindicatedby the Public Accounts Committee's report on the Goods and Services Tax (GST)refunds. He told journalists at the Parliament...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — The Customs Department intentionally delayed the processing of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds since the then-Barisan Nasional (BN) government did not have the reven...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Finance Ministry respects the two main recommendations of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that the violation of the laws and non-compliance of regulations on the repayment of Goods ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today described the report by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on GST refunds as being in line with his statements in August 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): The key highlight in the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report on "missing" goods and services tax (GST) refunds is the violation of the law on the use of funds, said Finance ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Former Premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak feels "defended" by the findings presented in the recently released Public Accounts Committee (PAC)' s report on the RM19.4 billion in goo...
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Opposition leader Ismail Sabri Yaakob has moved a motion to refer FinanceMinister Lim Guan Eng to the Rights and Privileges Committee for misleading theDewan Rakyat.This is over the Public Accounts Co...
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PUTRAJAYA, July 16 — The Finance Ministry respects the two main recommendations of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that the violation of the laws and non-compliance of regulations on the repayme...
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Former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak told the press on Tuesday that he felt exonerated by the Public Accounts Committee findings related to the RM19.4 bil GST refunds.Last August, Finance Minister Li...
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Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador on Tuesday said Bukit Aman will look into allegations that accuse the former Barisan Nasional government of stealing RM18bil in GST refun...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): The key highlight in the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report on "missing" goods and services tax (GST) refunds is the violation of the law on the use of funds, said Finance ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): The Customs Department had intentionally slowed down the Goods and Services Tax (GST) refund process, as the government had run out of money to pay the refunds, the Public Acco...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The fact that no money went missing from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds has vindicated the former Barisan Nasional administration from allegations of wrongdoing, says Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) investigation report on missing Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds vindicated his Bari...
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KAJANG: Bukit Aman will look into allegations that accuse the former Barisan Nasional government of stealing RM18bil in GST refunds.
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IPOH, July 16 — Barisan Nasional (BN) leaders sought to cover up the missing RM19.4 billion from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) fund by using different words, Keranji assemblyman Chong Zhemin asse...
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PETALING JAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng appears to stand by his controversial remarks over the status of some RM19.4 billion in tax refunds.
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PETALING JAYA: The Finance Ministry will ensure that there is no repeat of what happened with the GST refunds during the Baraisan Nasional government's tenure, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Former Premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak feels "defended" by the findings presented in the recently released Public Accounts Committee (PAC)' s report on the RM19.4 billion in goo...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today the Public Accounts Committee's (PAC) summary shows that there was a RM19.25 billion shortfall in the fund for GST refunds because the ...
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Federal Treasury secretary-general Ahmad Badri Mohd Zahir has expressed his support for Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to ensure the RM19.4 billion in supposed delayed GST refunds are returned to the e...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 ― Breaching the provisions of Goods and Services Act by diverting funds meant for refunds into the Consolidated Account is further evidence of former prime minister Datuk Seri ...
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MP SPEAKS | The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) confirms the GST law was broken and GST refunds that were not paid out to taxpayers were used for other purposes.
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SEMENYIH, July 16 — Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador today confirmed receipt of Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin’s complaint against Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng who accused the past Barisan Nasional (BN)...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng insisted today that the Public Accounts Committee investigation triggered by his claim that Barisan Nasional (BN) “robbed” the country of RM...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): The following is a press statement from Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak said former Bersatu vice-president Datuk Hamidah Osman’s claim of seeing Lim Kit Siang moot her ex-party’s formation to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad sav...
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Chan (left) with other Pakatan Harapan MPs at a press conference in Parliament yesterday afternoon.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Customs Department had intentionally slowed down the goods and services tax (GST) refund process as the previous Barisan Nasional (BN)-led government had run out of money to pay the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Several government agencies will be called up by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to explain discrepancies found in the Auditor-General’s Report 2018.
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Kuala Lumpur: No money went missing from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) re­funds, says the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Govern­ment will override Johor’s policy to maintain the definition of youth as “someone up to 40 years old’’ if it is found that the decision was made under the influence of the palace, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Kuala Lumpur: The Opposition has brought a motion to refer Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to the Rights and Privileges Committee for misleading the House on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) refund fiasco.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The former administration’s move to direct all the Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenue into the Consolidated Fund account is a violation of the law, says Attorney General Tommy Thomas.Thomas said this was against Section 7 of the Financial Procedure Act 1957 and Section 54 of the GST Act 2014.
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Goods and services tax (GST) refunds for businesses worth RM19.4 billion (S$6.4 billion) that allegedly went missing from Malaysia's government coffers during former prime minister Najib Razak's tenur...
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PUTRAJAYA: The government decided to take back over RM1 billion from China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP) because it failed to complete the contract.
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Monday demanded proof of the”missing” RM19.4 billion Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds, despite claims by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) that the...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has found that Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds totalling RM1.5 billion that have been approved had not been paid as of May 31, 2018.
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PUTRAJAYA: The government wants to see the RM19bil GST refund, despite the Public Accounts Committee saying that the money is not stolen, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): The Customs Department had intentionally slowed down the Goods and Services Tax (GST) refund process, as the government had run out of money to pay the refunds, the Public Acco...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): To keep the RM19.4 billion in goods and services tax (GST) refunds in a consolidated revenue account violated fundamental trust laws and accounting requirements.