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August 28, 2018 9:46 AM Consultant reviewing Pan Borneo Highway has yet to present findings

KUALA LUMPUR: The two weeks given to the consultant appointed to review the awarded contracts in relation to the Pan Borneo Highway are over, and they must present their findings to the government. Works Minister Baru Bian said he had yet to receive any information regarding the review, which was to look for ways to reduce the cost and scope of the highway's 4

August 28, 2018 5:37 AM Some Sarawak hotels may absorb SST for 2018: MAH

MIRI: Some hotels in Sarawak may absorb until the end of this year the Sales and Service Tax (SST) to be reintroduced on Saturday, according to the Sarawak Chapter of the Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH). MAH Sarawak Chapter honourary secretary-general John Teo Peng Yew said today the reintroduction of the SST would see the imposition of a six percent 7

August 27, 2018 10:36 AM EU's security must no longer depend on US: Macron

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday that he would put forward new proposals for the European Union to boost its security, saying the bloc must stop depending on American might. "Europe can no longer rely on the United States for its security. It is up to us to guarantee European security," he said in a speech to relaunch his diplomatic 5

August 25, 2018 7:12 AM Business as usual for Australian economy under new PM

SYDNEY: Scott Morrison is respected by investors and his elevation to Australian prime minister is a good outcome, analysts say, with the latest bout of political instability unlikely to hurt the economy. The 50-year-old outgoing treasurer took the top job after a Liberal Party revolt instigated by hardline conservatives, led by Peter Dutton, to unseat 6

August 22, 2018 11:35 AM Cops arrest 13 suspects over two kidnappings, attempted murder (Updated)

JOHOR BARU: Police crippled a kidnapping syndicate following the arrest of 13 suspects believed to be involved in two separate kidnapping and murder case in Johor on Tuesday. State CID chief SAC Kamaluddin Kassim said all the suspects were arrested in Muar, Johor Baru and Singapore separately between Aug 19, 2018 and Tuesday. He said two victims were taken 10

August 20, 2018 11:03 AM Supplementary budget not needed as fiscal deficit under control: Amiruddin

PUTRAJAYA: The government does not need a supplementary budget for now as the country's fiscal deficit is under control, according to Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ir Amiruddin Hamzah. He said a well managed and sustainable fiscal deficit would strengthen Malaysia's economy and the country will not need to borrow again. "We would not need a supplementary 13

August 13, 2018 10:41 AM Sabah State Assembly approves additional budget of over RM592.3 million for this year

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah State Legislative Assembly has approved an additional budget of RM592,310,727 for government administrative expenditures this year. The First Supplementary Supply Bill 2018 tabled by Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal, who is also State Finance Minister, was passed unanimously after its third reading at the State Assembly 13

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 21

August 6, 2018 10:41 AM Federal govt records RM220.40b revenue in 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal government recorded a revenue of RM220.40 billion in 2017, a 3.8% (RM7.985 billion) increase compared with 2016. Meanwhile, operating and development expenditure totalled RM262.58 billion, an increase of RM10.41 billion from 2016. "The Federal government had a RM40.32 billion deficit, with a deficit-GDP ratio of 3%" said the Auditor-General's 21

August 5, 2018 8:08 AM Govt to table health insurance scheme for B40 during budget sitting in September

IPOH: The Health Ministry is in the final stages of drawing up a health insurance protection scheme for those in the B40 group, to help them obtain health treatment at government and private hospitals. Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said the proposed insurance protection scheme would be tabled in Parliament during the 2019 budget sitting in October 8