Police have taken Najib’s statement on seized goods – Noor Rashid

KUCHING: The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) have called up and recorded the statements of Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak regarding the goods seized from the residence linked to the former prime minister, said Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim. “I feel he has been called and his statements taken three or four days ago…have […]

SST covers only 38 pct of CPI basket of goods – Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sales and Services Tax (SST) will cover only 38 per cent of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) basket of goods compared with the 60 per cent from the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the implementation of the improved SST would “return” to the people RM23 billion in taxes […]

Mahathir gives assurance on fulfilling election manifesto promises

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad gave the assurance today that the government would adhere to the promises in the Pakatan Harapan manifesto for the 14th General Election and was committed to fulfilling them. He also said that the focus of the government was not just on implementing the promises but also improving the government administration. “Much work has […]

DUN resolves to bring reinstatement of Dr Ting to Federal Court

KUCHING The State Legislative Assembly (DUN) yesterday resolved to turn to the Federal Court to appeal the decision of both the Court of Appeal and the High Court to reinstate Dr Ting Tiong Choon as the Pujut assemblyman. Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah moved a motion to […]

SST less aggressive compared to GST, goods hardly affected – Shafie

KOTA KINABALU: The Sales and Services Tax (SST) is not a problem, in fact it is a less aggressive form of taxation, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Mohd Shafie Apdal. It is less aggressive compared to the Goods and Services Tax (GST), he said, and does not burden the people. “There just needs to […]

SST less aggressive compared to GST, goods hardly affected – Shafie

KOTA KINABALU: The Sales and Services Tax (SST) is not a problem, in fact it is a less aggressive form of taxation, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Mohd Shafie Apdal. It is less aggressive compared to the Goods and Services Tax (GST), he said, and does not burden the people. “There just needs to […]

Popular restaurant in Sibu ordered closed for being ‘unhygienic’

SIBU: A popular restaurant in the town center here has been ordered to close from 10pm on July 17 until July 30 for rectifications. This was according to the notice of closure from the Ministry of Health (MOH) issued on July 17. The action for the two weeks’ closure was provided under Section 11 of […]