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July 31, 2017 2:57 AM Local Malaysians to be fully exempted from tourism tax during travel

Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz has announced that Malaysians are fully exempted from the Tourism Tax (TTx), which is expected to be implemented on 1 August 2017. However, foreign tourists will be charged a flat fee of RM10 per night and per room from five-star to zero-star hotels, according to The Star. This comes after the Ministry 13

July 26, 2017 3:54 AM M'sians exempted from tourism tax, foreigners pay RM10

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians will be fully exempted from paying the Tourism Tax which is expected to be implemented on Aug 1, said Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz (pic). This follows earlier plans to exempt locals from paying the tax at only three-star and lower hotels. Nazri said that foreign tourists will, however, be charged a flat rate of RM10 per night 19

July 25, 2017 12:50 AM Oil extends gains as OPEC moves to cap Nigeria output

TOKYO: Oil prices extended gains on Tuesday after OPEC moved to cap Nigerian oil output and Saudi Arabia pledged to limit exports next month to help rein in global oversupply. London Brent crude for September delivery was up 7 cents at US$48.67 a barrel by 0039 GMT after settling up 54 cents or 1.1 percent on Monday. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) 26

July 20, 2017 3:09 AM Grandparents are exempt from Trump's travel ban for now, Supreme Court says

Trump criticizes Sessions and vents frustration at Russia investigation and leaders of the Justice Department and FBI President Trump expressed regret for hiring Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions, saying it was "very unfair" that he recused himself from the investigation into Russia's election meddling, and left open the possibility of seeking the firing of special 12

July 17, 2017 2:14 PM Are Deeper Cuts OPEC's Only Option?

Despite the November, 2016 Vienna crude oil agreement among OPEC and certain non-OPEC (NOPEC) producers and its subsequent May 2017 extension, the global crude oil market is still burdened with excess supply and may be far from re-balancing. “Re-balancing” largely refers to an economic mechanism where a sustainable and stable equilibrium price for a commodity 34

July 14, 2017 11:24 AM US federal judge weakens Trump travel ban

A US federal judge weakened the terms of US President Donald Trump administration’s controversial travel ban on visitors from six majority-Muslim countries. — Reuters picWASHINGTON, July 14 — A federal judge weakened the terms of the Trump administration’s controversial travel ban on visitors from six majority-Muslim countries, dealing another legal 13

July 14, 2017 3:49 AM U.S. judge grants bid to narrow Trump travel ban

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday granted the state of Hawaii's bid to exempt grandparents and other relatives from President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban on residents from six Muslim-majority countries and refugees. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu had been asked to narrowly interpret a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that revived 115

July 12, 2017 3:45 PM Opec sees lower demand for its oil in 2018, points to surplus

LONDON: Opec said on Wednesday its oil production jumped in June and forecast world demand for its crude will decline next year as rivals pump more, pointing to a market surplus in 2018 despite an Opec-led output cut. Giving its first 2018 forecasts in a monthly report, the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said the world will need 32.20 million 19

July 7, 2017 4:01 AM Tourism tax exemption on three-star hotels and below will boost local tourism

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu Entrepreneur Tunas Association (Patut) said the government's move to exempt Malaysians from paying the tourism tax at three-star rated hotels downwards will be a boost to industry players, which are mostly dependent on local tourists. Its president Amir Hakimin Che Razali said the positive move would also enable domestic 21

July 7, 2017 2:28 AM U.S. judge rejects Hawaii's bid to exempt grandparents from Trump travel ban

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected the state of Hawaii's bid to exempt grandparents from President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban, but he said the state could directly ask the U.S. Supreme Court to clarify its ruling. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu had been asked to interpret a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court that revived 10