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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Budget hotels in the country are struggling to keep afloat mainly because of an oversupply of hotels in cities such as KL, lower tourism arrivals last year, completion from Airb...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Malaysia's consumer prices are likely to increase in April at a slightly faster pace than the previous month, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday.
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IPOH: The Perak government is planning to upgrade the airstrip in Pangkor to accommodate bigger aircraft, allowing more tourists to fly to the island.
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2018 was a great year for Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) and the company is aiming to continue that momentum into 2019.
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Last year was a good one for the Volkswagen brand.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 — Umno’s Khairul Azwan Harun has blamed the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s reliance on petroleum-related revenue for the economic slump currently faced by Malaysia.
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Before Pakatan Harapan (PH) took over Putrajaya — after winning the 14th general election on May 9 last year — the then Barisan Nasional (BN) government enforced a rigorous form of tax collection.
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PETALING JAYA: It is worrying that stocks, bonds and ringgit are under pressure, one year after Pakatan Harapan (PH) rose to power, says Gerakan national president Datuk Dr Dominic Lau Hoe Chai.
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The implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on April 1, 2015, and its abolishment three years later probably makes it one of the most — if not the most — controversial tax to be introdu...
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SWEATING under the scorching sun in Kuala Kangsar, chased by hordes of mosquitoes (one clap of the hands can kill up to five!), 57-year-old Ah Seng teaches Team Ceritalah how to tap rubber.
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The country’s economic growth so far is still deemed commendable, as it is still pacing between 4% and 5%, despite growing slower than the previous year.
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The implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on April 1, 2015, and its abolishment three years later probably makes it one of the most — if not the most — controversial tax to be introdu...
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PETALING JAYA: Budget hotel operators have warned that they would be forced to shut down their businesses as they battle stiff competition from global online accommodation booking service, Airbnb.
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YOURSAY | ‘But few can hold a candle to you in your dedication to mending the economy.’ Guan Eng shares regrets on his first year as finance minister GalaxyM: After 61 years of mismanagement by th...
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KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah chief minister Yong Teck Lee has called on voters in Sandakan to reduce the 10,000-vote majority obtained by DAP in last year’s general election, saying it will remind Pa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is confident that Malaysia is on the right track to strengthening the economy and fiscal status by 2021, leading the way to regaining its position...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is confident that Malaysia is on the right track to strengthen its economy and fiscal status by 2021, leading the way to regaining its position as an Asian ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is confident that Malaysia is on the right track to strengthening the economy and fiscal status by 2021, and becoming an Asian Tiger.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 5 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is confident that Malaysia is on the right track to strengthening the economy and fiscal status by 2021, leading the way to regaining its position...
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Proton rounded off a successful month in April by racking up 7,011 unit sales, returning the reinvigorated brand to second position on Malaysia's new car sales charts - reclaiming the position from...
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MAY 3 ― In 2016, I wrote a story on what public housing in Kota Damansara, not very far from my Taman Tun neighbourhood, looked like.
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When it comes to the crossover market, the Renault Captur has been a solid left-field contender among the traditional, practicality-driven offerings.
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PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan-led government will likely continue Barisan Nasional-era policies for the sake of continuity, though this may further erode its popularity and support, an economist ...
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KOTA KINABALU (April 30): The Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) should play a more dominant and proactive role in facilitating trade imports and exports, and be more efficient in  implementin...
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Need to drive a mid-sized SUV for the weekend?
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 26): The awareness level on the importance of installing child seats in cars among parents is still low at 26 percent despite the move to make it compulsory by next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The awareness level on the importance of installing child seats in cars among parents is still low at 26% despite the move to make it compulsory by next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 25): Dutch Lady Milk Industries Bhd's net profit declined 0.96% to RM33.9 million in the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 (1QFY19) from RM34.23 million a year earlier on lower re...
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Media statement by Tony Pua, Damansara MP and DAP national publicity secretary on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 in Kuala Lumpur: READ ALSO > Pua to Dr Wee: Is 1MDB is the scandal which made Malaysia the kl...
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MP SPEAKS | MCA president Wee Ka Siong should answer the question as to whether 1MDB is the scandal which made Malaysia the kleptocratic capital of the world where tens of billions of ringgit was stol...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 — DAP MP Tony Pua challenged MCA president Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong today to admit that 1MDB was a global scandal involving billions of ringgit instead of trying to divert atte...
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PETALING JAYA: Najib Razak has posed two questions pertaining to the resumption of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) to the Pakatan Harapan government.
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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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TC Euro Cars, the authorised distributor of Renault vehicles in Malaysia today previewed the all-new fourth-generation Renault Megane R.S., and also announced the pricing for the hot-hatch.
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MP SPEAKS | Tony Pua, the person who said that SST will lower the price of goods, wants to school me?
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): Malaysia's consumer prices are expected to edge higher in March, rebounding after two months in deflationary territory, a Reuters poll showed on Monday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — Bloomberg continued its gloomy reporting on Malaysia’s bonds situation today, suggesting that even an interest rate cut would not be enough to stem the outflow of foreign ...
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IPOH: Pangkor Island will get its duty-free status on Jan 1, 2020.
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IPOH: Pangkor Island will get its duty-free status on Jan 1, 2020.
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CYBERJAYA, April 16 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said he is puzzled why Malaysia’s policies favour imports over exports.
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IPOH, April 16 — Pangkor Island will get its duty-free status on January 1 next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 — The government should stop blaming the country’s poor economic clout on debts accumulated by 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Manufacturing and construction sectors see adverse impact on their business from the reintroduction of the sales and service tax (SST) by the government, says the Associated Ch...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): A total of 121 infrastructure projects valued at RM13.93 billion nationwide offered through direct negotiations and limited tenders by the Barisan Nasional Government will cont...
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Tun Daim Zainuddin wields huge influence in both business and policies and his comments carry a lot of weight in terms of reading the tea leaves of the government’s thinking. Yesterday, the former finance minister and chairman of the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) spoke about the political situation in Malaysia and today, he speaks business. Below are his thoughts to a series of questions raised by StarBiz.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 31): A total of 121 infrastructure projects valued at RM13.93 billion nationwide offered through direct negotiations and limited tenders by the Barisan Nasional Government will con...
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To build affordable homes, the developer will need to have land and the price of the piece of land should be low.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 25): The Federal Government is currently reviewing the suitability of lands that have been offered by state governments for affordable housing purposes, said Housing and Local Gove...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 25): The Federal Government is currently reviewing the suitability of lands that have been offered by state governments for affordable housing purposes, said Housing Housing and Lo...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 22): Malaysia's economy remained in deflation for the second month in a row in February, with the consumer price index falling 0.4% from a year earlier, government data showed on F...
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The government has greenlit the construction of two mosques in the parliamentary constituency of Ayer Hitam, Johor.
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PETALING JAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said an analysis last year showed 569 goods in the market indicated a price drop after the implementation of the sales and services tax (SST) last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 20): Bermaz Auto Bhd, the distributor of Mazda cars in Malaysia, will concentrate on the complete-knocked-down (CKD) market to grow sales.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Honda Malaysia remains the envy of its peers as it continues to retain pole position in the non-national segment for the fourth year in a row.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): "Be flexible, unless you prefer windfall tax," says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to banks today.
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Be flexible, unless you prefer windfall tax, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to the banks today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will return to its Asian tiger status in three years, Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said on Tuesday (Mar 19).
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — “Be flexible, unless you prefer windfall tax,” says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to the banks today.
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KUALA LUMPUR; “Be flexible, unless you prefer windfall tax,“ says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to the banks today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Malaysia's consumer prices are expected to fall again in February, but at a slower rate than the previous month, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday.
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When investors want to invest into any country, they needed to know if their investments are safe.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Sales and Service Tax (SST) will not be imposed on tourism management services yet, says MATTA president Datuk Tan Kok Liang.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The sales and services tax (SST), which was supposed to be implemented into the tour industry in 1st March 2019, will not be imposed.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Fair starts today and participating tourism operators are urged to absorb the 6% Sales and Service Tax (SST) for domestic tourism packages.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 568 goods or 63.2% of 900 consumer goods saw a price reduction between May-December 2018, according to the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry.
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PARLIAMENT | A total of 568 goods or 63.2 per cent of 900 consumer goods saw a price reduction between May-December 2018, says the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — A total of 568 goods or 63.2 per cent of 900 consumer goods saw a price reduction between May-December 2018, says the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): Bermaz Auto Bhd (BAuto) has registered a record high net profit of RM81.01 million for the third quarter ended Jan 31, 2019 (3QFY19) on the back of higher revenue from domesti...
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KUCHING: Sarawak DAP chairman Chong Chieng Jen said the state government should review its “pro-cronies policy” instead of accusing the federal government of pocketing the state’s wealth.
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KUCHING, March 10 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen wants Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg to review the Gabungan Parti Sarawak-led (GPS) state gove...
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KUCHING: Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen wants Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg to review the Gabungan Parti Sarawak-led (GPS) state government’s ‘pro-cr...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 8): Customs Department director-general Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy is set to retire tomorrow after 35 years in public service, according to Bernama.
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PETALING JAYA: The Mercedes-Benz E-Class was due for a refresh and the local distributor obliged today with a trio of the latest model variants.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 6): The healthy January 2019 domestic demand expansion proves that the 0.7 per cent, year-on-year, (y-o-y) decline in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in the same month was not cau...
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YOURSAY | ‘They’re running around like headless chickens with RPK’s claims on the tunnel project.’ Raja Petra's graft claims 'pure fiction', says tunnel boss Fellow Malaysian: Blogger Raja Pet...
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At today’s ‘Child Safety Technical Workshop’ by the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) and Autoliv Hirotako Safety, transport minister Anthony Loke reiterated his ministry is ai...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The use of child safety seats and seat belts for rear passengers will be made mandatory for all private cars from January next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The use of child safety seats and seat belts for rear passengers will be made mandatory for all private cars from January next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 5): Malaysia's export value in January 2019 of RM85.4 billion is the highest in the country's history, surpassing the previous record of RM82.8 billion achieved in January 2018, ac...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 5): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said yesterday Malaysia’s 2018 inflation at 1% versus 2017’s 3.8% is proof that the sales and service tax (SST) played a role in mitigating pr...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 4): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today Malaysia's 2018 inflation at 1% versus 2017's 3.8% is proof that the sales and service tax (SST) played a role in mitigating price incr...
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PETALING JAYA: Social media research firm Politweet says there is more online interest in opposition news than in news on the government, partly due to unhappiness with Pakatan Harapan (PH) on the gro...
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Reneging on promises is one of the reasons Pakatan Harapan failed to retain the Semenyih state seat, said Senator Khairul Azwan Harun.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is urging the government to review the imposition of the Sales and services Tax on tourism management services which came into effect on Friday (Mar 1).
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 2 — The Customs Department has been urged to review its Service Tax (Amendment) Regulations 2018 for tourism management services which came into effect yesterday, fearing it coul...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 1): Only selected groups of manufacturers are facing problems of higher cost of doing business, said the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM). FMM’s recent poll revealed t...
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PETALING JAYA: The country’s largest manufacturer’s group has explained its claim that the cost of doing business escalated after the introduction of the sales and services tax (SST). In a stateme...
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SEMENYIH: A consumer group has today demanded all fast food chains to be more transparent on their pricing and disclose the reasons for any price increase, should there be any.
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PETALING JAYA: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) should be brought back to replace the Sales and Service Tax (SST), says Gerakan.
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said that although he admitted that the implementation of Sales and Service Tax (SST) might have been done in a hurry, he however disagreed that it caused problems for bu...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pix) has refuted research findings that manufacturing costs have risen after the implementation of the Sales and Services Tax (SST). He pointed out that t...
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says Putrajaya has been successful in managing the impact of price rises with implementation of the sales and services tax (SST).Responding to a survey by the Federation...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today admitted that the implementation of the sales and service tax (SST) might have been done in a hurry, but said claims of business costs escalating as a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — Lim Guan Eng said he would meet the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) over a joint-survey concluding that the Sales and Services Tax (SST) raised operating costs for...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — Firms said the Sales and Services Tax (SST) caused their operating costs to increase by as much as a tenth, according to a survey by the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers ...
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PETALING JAYA: The sales and service tax (SST), which was introduced in September 2018, have increased the cost of doing business among Malaysian manufacturers by up to 10%, according to a recent survey by the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) and the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 27): Panasonic Manufacturing Malaysia Bhd's net profit slipped nearly 44% to RM24.03 million or 40 sen per share in the third quarter ended Dec 31, 2018 (3QFY19), from RM42.65 millio...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 27): Some members of the Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) have begun to get their Goods and Services Tax (GST) refund claims, especially for those whose claims are below R...