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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — Bank Negara Malaysia has expanded the eligibility criteria for its RM1 billion Fund for Affordable Homes.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has launched a free financial advisory and recommendations services for small and medium enterprises and home buyers who were unsuccessful in obtain...
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KUALA LUMPUR: From Sept 1 onwards, the scheme will be opened to buyers with a maximum monthly household income of up to RM4,360. Previously, the eligibility was capped at household earnings of less than RM2,300 a month.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): Maybank Investment Bank Bhd said AirAsia X Bhd (AAX) is likely to report this month a core net loss of RM105 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 (2QFY19) due to a...
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THIS year, the #AnakAnakMalaysia campaign theme #BetterMeBetterMalaysia was selected with the objective to inspire a collective movement to make our country better, with every individual doing his or her part first. Leading by example and inspiring the younger generation is one of the initiatives carried out towards that end.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang’s request for RM10 billion in federal funding for the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) projects will likely be granted next year, Chief Minister Chow Kon Ye...
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Unifi users take note: the Unifi mobile portal and mobile app will be temporarily unavailable starting tonight.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): Engineering services group AWC Bhd has bagged a RM113 million job to provide hospital support services for the National Cancer Institute.
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AIRASIA Group Bhd and its low-cost long-haul affiliate AirAsia X Bhd (AAX) have spent much of the past two years battling rising charges, and it is far from over as a new departure levy kicks in next ...
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PETALING JAYA • Utusan Malaysia, the oldest newspaper in Malaysia, will be laid to rest tomorrow after a sustained period of financial uncertainty.
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Razak has expressed his sympathy towards Utusan, the oldest Malay newspaper, which will cease publications on Wednesday (Aug 21), after a sustained period of financial uncertainty.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Entreprenuer Development Minister Mohd Redzuan Yusof has defended the government’s decision to renew Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd’s licence, saying it was done based on expert opinion and ...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The oldest newspaper in the country will be laid to rest on Wednesday (Aug 21) after a sustained period of financial uncertainty.
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PETALING JAYA: The oldest newspaper in the country will be laid to rest on Wednesday (Aug 21) after a sustained period of financial uncertainty.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): Beginning Sept 1, the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) will no longer accept manually submitted Form CP39 (Statement of Monthly Tax Deduction), Compact Disk (CD/DVD), Fla...
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WHILE talk of a third national car has intensified, one vehicle that clearly needs a jumpstart is the stock market and its benchmark index, the FBM KLCI.
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IRBM to stop accepting Form CP39, cash or cheque for MTD payments from Sept 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Employers will have to go online to submit the Form CP39 or statement of monthly tax deduction (MTD) to the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) with effect from Sept 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): Research firms have maintained Malaysia’s 2019 gross domestic product (GDP) at 4.5% amidst continuous downside risks arising from the protracted global trade tensions weighing...
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PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s decision to slap 10% tariffs on imported surfboards convinced surf executive Sue Bowers to move factory jobs out of China – but not back to the United States, which was one goal of Trump’s tariffs.
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Countries adopting proactive strategies to boost their economies may require a larger arsenal to fight the possibly prolonged slowdown in trade, manufacturing and business investment globally.
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ALOR STAR: Increasing the allowance for interns undergoing practical training in ministries, government departments and agencies from RM300 to RM900 will not affect the intake of trainees.
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government is studying to impose a different level of charges for different airports, taking into consideration "size, cost and fare".Dr Mahathir said t...
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SEPANG: The government will study the tax structure imposed on passengers of low-cost and full-service airlines as it is not fair for everyone to pay the same amount, said Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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SEPANG: The government is studying to impose a different level of charges for different airports, taking into consideration “size, cost and fare”, says the Prime Minister.
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SEPANG: The government will study the tax structure imposed on passengers of low-cost and full service airlines as it is not fair for everyone to pay the same amount, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix...
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Dr Mahathir (middle) fields questions from the media as (from right) Rafidah, Kamarudin, Loke and Fernandes look on.
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SEPANG (Aug 16): The Government will study the tax structure imposed on passengers of low-cost and full service airlines as it is not fair for everyone to pay the same amount, said Tun Dr Mahathir Moh...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Putrajaya is reopening the registration of G1 Grade Bumiputera contractors after freezing it for 14 years, and would review the maximum amount of contract value they can underta...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Putrajaya is reopening the registration of G1 Grade Bumiputera contractors after freezing it for 14 years, and would review the maximum amount of contract value they can underta...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has agreed to increase the allowance for interns undergoing practical training in ministries, government departments and agencies from RM1.60 an hour to RM5 an hour, effec...
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Recent global macro data suggests that economic uncertainties have continued to rise.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): The FBM KLCI rebounded today in line with the recovery across regional markets after the United States said it is delaying imposing tariffs on some Chinese imports until Dec 15.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips staged a relief rebound on Wednesday led by CIMB and Dialog, tracking the key Asian markets, after the US delayed tariffs on some Chinese goods.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): ManagePay Systems Bhd has been appointed as an authorised installer to manage the delivery and installation of MYTV Broadcasting Sdn Bhd's customer premises equipment (CPE) for ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Structured put warrants that track Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index faced investors' selldown in early trade today after the US government decided to delay the imposition of 10% tari...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): The FBM KLCI rose 0.49% to regain the 1,600-point threshold at mid-morning today, as the local index advanced in tandem with global equity markets.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah tourism industry players have warned that the departure levy, set to be implemented next month, will hamper the industry’s growth in the state.
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BY labelling China a "currency manipulator" following Washington's threat to impose 10 percent tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese goods from Sept 1, the US Treasury Department has dealt another serious blow to bilateral ties.
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KUALA LUMPUR: MAB Kargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo), the cargo freight arm of Malaysia Airlines Bhd, will be raising its warehouse tariffs for all cargo terminals, the first revision in six years.
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KUALA LUMPUR: MAB Kargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo), the cargo freight arm of Malaysia Airlines Bhd, will be raising its warehouse tariffs for all cargo terminals, the first revision in six years.
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AUGUST 12 — Wall Street was set to open lower today, as investors shunned risky bets on fears that a drawn-out trade war between the United States and China could force the global economy into reces...
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Goldman Sachs Group said on Sunday that fears of the US-China trade war leading to a recession are increasing and that it no longer expects a trade deal between the world’s two largest economies bef...
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Faster Internet at an affordable price – that is what many Streamyx users have been asking of their service provider Telekom Malaysia (TM), and to show that it listens, the company launched two new broadband plans to fulfill their needs.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 9 — Bursa Malaysia remained higher at mid-afternoon against a backdrop of mixed performance in the regional markets.
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Any imposition of a departure tax in addition to the existing service and airport taxes would be burdensome and harsh, R Kengadharan said.  KUCHING: A lawyer in Kuala Lumpur is challenging the const...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A lawyer has filed a suit to challenge the constitutionality of the departure levy imposed on overseas travellers, including those performing pilgrimages.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC), which is currently undergoing a reorganisation, has appointed and redesignated several senior management executives.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Every two years since 2005, the Buddhist organisation, Soka Gakkai Malaysia (SGM), has held a Run for Peace (RFP) event to promote harmony among all communities.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 7): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) may cut its key interest rate in the next three to six months, partly because the world economy has worsened, following the escalating United States (U...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 6): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) may cut its key interest rate in the next three to six months, partly because the world economy has worsened, following the escalating United States (U...
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KUALA LUMPUR: People who want to travel will travel, and hence the departure levy on all passengers departing Malaysian airports effective Sept 1 is not expected to impact sales at the upcoming Malays...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 6): People who want to travel will travel, and hence the departure levy on all passengers departing Malaysian airports effective Sept 1 is not expected to impact sales at the upcomin...
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KOTA KINABALU: Former chief minister Yong Teck Lee has slammed Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Christina Liew for saying she was not aware of the departure levy to be imposed by the fe...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 6): Shares in low cost carrier AirAsia Group Bhd and its associate AirAsia X Bhd (AAX) extended their loss this morning as airlines are expected to be impacted from the the departure...
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The US government has determined that China is manipulating its currency, and will engage with the International Monetary Fund to eliminate unfair competition from Beijing, US Treasury Secretary Steve...
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YOU may be holding out for a Sony PlayStation 5, with speculation pointing towards a 2020 Holiday Season launch.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 5 — The ringgit ended lower today in line with most emerging Asian currencies, following the escalation of the US-China trade war.
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Sabah is looking to discuss keeping up to 50 percent of revenue from the tourist departure levy, which comes into force next month.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has urged the education ministry to allow the state to decide on the introduction of the khat calligraphy in schools in the state, as the controversy over the additional section r...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 5): Analysts are expecting the ringgit's performance to remain weak in light of heightened trade tensions between the US and China after President Donald Trump threatened to impose m...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 5): Further escalation on trade tensions between the US and China could prompt Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to cut interest rates again as early as November — bringing them down to l...
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Investors will be keeping a close watch this week on US-China trade tensions, which escalated last week after US President Donald Trump said via series of tweets on Aug 1 that he is imposing another r...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 5): Further escalation on trade tensions between the US and China could prompt Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to cut interest rates again as early as November — bringing them down to l...
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KUALA LUMPUR • A decision by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to scrap a requirement for the controversial Lynas rare earth plant to ship back its feared radioactive waste as a condition to renew...
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PETALING JAYA - Malaysians will have to pay a departure levy ranging from RM8 to RM150 when travelling out of the country starting Sept 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR - A decision by the Pakatan Harapan government to scrap a requirement for the controversial Lynas rare earth plant to ship back its feared radioactive waste as a condition to renew its op...
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SIBU: Sarawakians commuting from Miri to Limbang and Lawas via Brunei are unsure of whether they would be imposed the departure levy to be enforced on Sept 1.
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Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah -File photo SIBU: The imposition of the departure tax and sugar tax irks as it shows that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government is going back on its promises of a better...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 3): Malaysian Resources Corporation Bhd’s (MRCB) subsidiary has bagged a chilled water supply contract worth an estimated RM149.54 million.
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KUALA LUMPUR • From next month, all travellers flying out of Malaysia will have to pay an air departure tax of between RM8 (S$2.65) and RM150, the Malaysian media reported yesterday.
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MIRI: Sarawak Children’s Cancer Society (SCCS) is holding a one-day simultaneous special promotion for Colour Rush Run in Sibu, Kuching and Miri today (Aug 3).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 2): Malaysian Resources Corporation Bhd’s (MRCB) subsidiary has bagged a chilled water supply contract worth an estimated RM149.54 million.
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PETALING JAYA: Those flying out of the country will have to pay between RM8 and RM150 in departure levies beginning Sept 1, Putrajaya announced today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 2): The FBM KLCI closed 12.31 points or 0.75% lower at 1,626.76 today amid broad-based selling across Bursa Malaysia after US President Donald Trump said the US will impose a 10% tar...
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KUALA LUMPUR - From September, all travellers flying out of Malaysia will have to pay a departure tax of between RM8 and RM150 (S$2.65 to S$50), the Malaysian government announced on Friday (Aug 2).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 2): Putrajaya has gazetted an order to begin the implementation of the controversial departure levy for departing air travellers on Sept 1, with rates ranging from RM8 to as much as ...
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For those flying out from Malaysian to Asean countries, a departure levy of RM8 will be imposed for economy class passengers on flights while those flying other than economy class will be charged RM50...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 2): The FBM KLCI pared some of its loss at the midday break but remained down 0.64%, tracking the fall at global markets as the threat of additional tariffs on China spooked investor...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 — The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar in early session today as the greenback stayed firm on dovish Federal Reserve’s statement and the heightening concerns on ...
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President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would impose a 10 percent tariff on the remaining US$300 billion of Chinese imports starting Sept 1, after negotiators failed to make progress in US-China tr...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 1): The Malaysian Technical University Network (MTUN) and Siemens Malaysia have inked a landmark collaboration that is set to prepare university graduates for the eventual world of s...
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At least 3,812 Afghan civilians were killed or wounded in the first half of 2019 in the war against Islamist militant groups, including a large increase in the number of casualties caused by governmen...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): Dagang NeXchange Bhd shares rose 8.93% this morning after its wholly-owned unit Dagang Net Technologies has received a two-year extension from the Government for the National S...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): Dagang NeXchange Bhd's (DNeX) wholly-owned unit Dagang Net Technologies Sdn Bhd has received a contract extension from the government for the National Single Window (NSW) for T...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Malaysia desperately needs an integrated tourism plan, and not more taxes, to grow its tourism industry, said AirAsia Group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): IJM Corp Bhd has announced that Datuk Soam Heng Choon will retire as the managing director (MD) of the company upon the conclusion of the annual general meeting (AGM) on Aug 28...
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PETALING JAYA: IJM Corp Bhd chairman Tan Sri Abdul Halim Ali along with CEO and managing director (MD) Datuk Soam Heng Choon will retire from company by end-August.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): The moratorium on migrant workers from Bangladesh is expected to be lifted next month the soonest, Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): IJM Corp Bhd announced today that Datuk Soam Heng Choon is set to retire as CEO and managing director of the group, to be succeeded by Liew Hau Seng effective Sept 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The moratorium on migrant workers from Bangladesh is expected to be lifted next month the soonest, Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The moratorium on migrant workers from Bangladesh is expected to be lifted next month the soonest, says Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran.
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ACCENTURE’S board of directors announced that Julie Sweet (pic) has been appointed chief executive officer.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) has urged the Government to engage with tourism industry stakeholders before implementing the departure levy.
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The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) has urged the government to engage with tourism industry stakeholders before implementing the departure levy.
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THE Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry wants the implementation of the departure levy to be delayed until after Visit Malaysia 2020, says Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: The Industrial Court here reinstated a former health, safety and environmental manager in an oil and gas company after ruling that her sacking for six counts of misconduct was unfair.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): All six Go KL free city bus routes are now being operated by Rapid Bus Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Prasarana Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Prasarana).
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KUALA LUMPUR: All six Go KL free city bus routes are now being operated by Rapid Bus Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Prasarana Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Prasarana).