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January 20, 2018 3:38 PM Customs identify thousands of firms cheating on GST

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 20 — The Royal Malaysian Customs Department (JKDM) has identified more than 5,000 companies involved in fraud over payments of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) since it was implemented on April 1, 2015. Customs director-general, Datuk Seri T. Subromaniam said the department had also opened investigation papers against all the companies 3

January 11, 2018 6:44 AM RAM survey suggests more jobs on offer as business confidence rises

RAM Holding Bhd group CEO Datuk Seri K. Govindan speaks during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur January 11, 2018. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 — Malaysian corporations and small-medium enterprises (SMEs) are likely to increase their hiring activity this year, RAM Holdings Bhd Group said today. Its chief executive Datuk Seri Dr K. Govindan 8

January 10, 2018 12:13 AM Road to bitcoin ETF paved with red tape

Bitcoin’s 1,500 per cent surge last year has stoked investor demand for any product with exposure to the red-hot asset. - File picNEW YORK, Jan 10 — The going is getting tough for US companies hoping to win the race to bring a bitcoin exchange-traded fund to market. Bitcoin’s 1,500 per cent surge last year has stoked investor demand for any product with exposure 11

January 5, 2018 2:30 PM US gains 148,000 jobs in December, unemployment still 4.1pc

Job creation in the final three months of the year averaged 204,000, the Labour Department said. — Reuters picWASHINGTON, Jan 5 — The US economy’s job creation ability disappointed in December, despite solid hiring in manufacturing and construction, according to government data reported today. While the unemployment rate held steady at the 17-year low of 4.1 per cent, employers 10

January 5, 2018 1:44 AM Malaysian ringgit firms to over 16 month-high as oil prices rally

The ringgit advanced about 0.2 per cent to 3.998 to the dollar, breaking the psychologically significant 4 level. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 — The Malaysian ringgit strengthened today to its highest level against the US dollar since August 2016, boosted by higher oil prices. The ringgit advanced about 0.2 per cent to 3.998 to the dollar, breaking 9

January 2, 2018 12:30 AM Hyundai Motor, Kia Motors flag modest sales growth in 2018

Analysts said sales growth was expected to be small, partly due to the firms' slow response to the booming SUV segment and weak demand in the United States and China. ― Reuters picSEOUL, Jan 2 ― South Korea's Hyundai Motor and affiliate Kia Motors set a 2018 total sales target of 7.55 million vehicles, a likely modest improvement on the previous year. Analysts 18

December 29, 2017 4:50 AM Malaysia not beholden to anybody over 1MDB issue, Johari says

1MDB had reportedly made the final settlement of US$602.7 million in debt obligations to IPIC, by divesting its stake in two companies to buyers linked to Chinese state-owned enterprises. — Reuters picPUTRAJAYA, Dec 29 — Malaysia is not beholden to anybody with regard to 1Malaysia Development Bhd’s (1MDB) debt settlement, says Second Finance Minister 12

December 20, 2017 3:48 AM Japan Display in talks over ¥200b-plus investment from China firms

Japan Display Inc's logo is pictured at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, August 9, 2016. — Reuters pic TOKYO, Dec 20 — Cash-strapped Japan Display Inc is discussing an investment of more than ¥200 billion (RM7.34 billion) from three Chinese panel makers including BOE Technology Group Co, Kyodo News reported. Japan Display is aiming to agree a deal by the end of March 9

December 20, 2017 12:38 AM Taisei shares fall 4pc after report on maglev project bid

Women walk past logos of (from left) Obayashi Corp, Taisei Corp and Shimizu Corp outside a construction site in Tokyo, Japan, December 18, 2017. — Reuters picTOKYO, Dec 20 — Shares of Taisei Corp fell more than 4 per cent this morning after a media report that the Japanese construction firm had asked rival Obayashi Corp to refrain from bidding on a project 9

December 18, 2017 1:35 PM Europe wants to regulate bitcoin to clamp down on illegality

File picture shows a man walking past a bitcoin ATM in Vilnius, Lithuania December 6, 2017. — Reuters picPARIS, Dec 18 — European governments are pushing for bitcoin regulation amid mounting alarm that the world’s most popular digital currency is being used by money-launderers, drug traffickers and terrorists. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said he’ll 15