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  • Over RM6bil GST collected

    KUALA LUMPUR: More than RM6 billion in Goods and Services Tax (GST) were recorded, Dewan Rakyat told. Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan said of the amount recorded yesterday, some RM3.36 billion of were from imports, while RM2.9 billion were GST net. “A total of447,236 business premises were checked between April 1 and June 1.

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    What is the impact of weakening ringgit?

    Since goods and services will be cheaper due to fall in the Malaysian ringgit. Thus, would boost exports and encourage foreign tourists to visit Malaysia. The sliding local currency brings both good and bad to the domestic economy The weakening of the ringgit or rather the rise of the US dollar against the rest of

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    Johor Sultan: “Don’t listen to trouble makers”

    Indian community should not be influenced by any party JOHOR BARU: The Indian community should not be influenced by any party out to create trouble and disturb the unity in Johor, said Johor Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar. He said the state government or the Johor Sultanate had never excluded any race from its administration. Sultan Ibrahim

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  • High-Speed Rail (HSR), no room for error

    KUALA LUMPUR: After years of discussion, the only thing that is now “pretty much decided” about the much vaunted and highly anticipated 330km high speed rail (HSR) that will halve the door-to-door travel time from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore, is that the alignment will run through Nusajaya, Muar, Batu Pahat, Melaka, Seremban and Putrajaya, according

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  • Sabah hit by another earthquake

    Sabah has been hit by another earthquake this morning, eight days after the first incident claimed 18 lives.The Malaysian Meteorological Department reported on its Facebook page that the earthquake measuring Share us on:

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  • Child car seats to be made compulsory in 2019

    The government will make the use of child safety seats, or child restraint systems, compulsory by 2019, the New Straits Times understands. While an earlier report stated that the move was to be made mandatory in 2017, deputy transport minister, Datuk Ab Aziz Kaprawi, had said that “it may take time to promote this among

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  • Scheduled water supply disruption in Petaling Jaya – Selangor, Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas in the Petaling district will experience a scheduled water disruption due to upgrading of the water supply system between June 15 and July 1, according to Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Syabas). It said in a statement today that the disruption would occur between Share us on:

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  • Malaysia uses Singapore’s drug laws to review drug- related death sentence

    In death penalty rethink, Putrajaya studies Singapore drug laws KUALA LUMPUR: The government is scrutinising Singapore’s drug laws to review the death penalty in Malaysia’s drug-related laws. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Paul Low Seng Kuan said it was perusing the republic’s Misuse of Drugs Act in reforming the existing laws as reaction

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