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August 30, 2018 9:44 AM Balakong by-election: Abolish the tolls? Ask me: Guan Eng

BALAKONG: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said MCA should bring up the issue of toll abolishment with him if they are really concerned about the plight of the people. He said the party should not be asking Pakatan Harapan (PH)'s candidate in the Balakong state seat by-election Wong Siew Ki in their campaigning as she is not a minister. "(Wong) Siew Ki is not a minister 12

August 30, 2018 7:00 AM New automotive policy by year-end, Senate told

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is to announce by the end of this year a new National Automotive Policy, said Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Dr Ong Kian Ming (pix). The new policy would ensure that the automotive industry remained competitive and benefited the people, he told the Dewan Negara. "We are reviewing the National Automotive 25

August 14, 2018 1:53 PM Toll concessionaires’ shares rise

PETALING JAYA: The shares of most toll concessionaires rose today after the government decided to postpone the abolishment of tolls. Among the nine toll concessionaires listed on Bursa Malaysia, Lingkaran Trans Kota Holdings Bhd (Litrak) was the top gainer, rising 2.85% or 13 sen to close at RM4.69 with 704,700 shares traded today. The company, which 27

August 6, 2018 1:33 PM Decision to build Phase 3 LPT will be announced in Budget 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: The decision on whether or not to continue the construction of the Phase Three East Coast Highway (LPT) connecting Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu to Pengkalan Kubur, Kelantan will be announced in the Budget 2019 this November. Deputy Works Minister Mohd Anuar Mohd Tahir said the government basically was considering the construction of the 147-km expressway 23

July 31, 2018 8:14 AM PH gov't to continue programmes benefiting rural populace

KUALA LUMPUR: The government does not intend to abolish programmes introduced by the previous government that are beneficial to the rural populace, according to Deputy Rural Development Minister R. Sivarasa. However, he said all the programmes that had been implemented would be reviewed and evaluated to ensure they had an impact on the people 12

July 31, 2018 4:18 AM Bills to abolish GST, implement SST tabled for first reading

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sales Tax Bill 2018 and the Services Tax Bill 2018 (SST) were tabled for the first reading in the Dewan Rakyat today. Both bills were tabled by Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah (pix), along with three other related bills. This included the Goods and Services Tax (GST) (Repeal) Bill 2018, which is expected to be abolished 19

July 24, 2018 12:50 AM Abolition of Sosma provides opportunities to provoke race, religion: Zahid

KUALA LUMPUR: The abolition of the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) will provide more opportunities for provocations of race and religion through social media channels, said opposition leader Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pix). Ahmad Zahid who is also Umno president questioned the logic of repealing the law which was formulated 9

July 15, 2018 7:50 AM Not a Renong 2.0, please

PRIME Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad commanded the support of the majority in forming a new Malaysia. A sizeable number in government-linked companies (GLCs) were and are still with the 93-year-old prime minister in his mission to reform the government and reduce excesses. But his plan to change the way some GLCs and their parent company work would 18

July 9, 2018 1:41 PM Fadiah Nadwa Fikri, are you inviting bloodshed?

Fadiah Nadwa Fikri, why are you so stupid? Do you know we created Bersih in 2007? Yes, we! At first Anwar Ibrahim did not care much about Bersih or was bothered to support it. Then, when he saw it was successful, he hijacked it and changed it to Bersih 2.0. And do you know why we used yellow T-shirts for our Bersih movement? It is because we wanted to demonstrate 30

June 9, 2018 2:24 PM Who will declare Malaysia as bankrupt?

Tun Mahathir said today that Malaysia could be declared as bankrupt as our national debt is at critical state. How true is this and who will declare us as bankrupt? 1. Our national debt remains at RM680 billion – not RM1 trillion. The RM1 trillion includes contingent liability of RM200b and another RM150b of committed lease payments – both of which is never 31