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May 22, 2018 9:26 AM Guan Eng: SST to be implemented this year at 10%

PUTRAJAYA: The Sales and Services Tax (SST) will be reintroduced this year at the former rate of 10%. In his first press conference as the Finance Minister today, Lim Guan Eng said the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will definitely be replaced by SST this year. "We want to replace the GST with SST as soon as possible. It will definitely be this year but let us work it out before 4

May 22, 2018 8:17 AM Permata programme to continue with proper audit: Wan Azizah

PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the Permata programme would be continued but it must first be reviewed and audited. She said it was a good programme for children's development and welfare. "The Permata programme was brought to the attention of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. We will review the programme 4

May 22, 2018 6:12 AM MACC chief trailed after fleeing to US for safety

PUTRAJAYA: A damning revelation by new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Datuk Seri Mohd Shukri Abdull detailed the cloak and dagger activity that arose soon after investigations on the RM42 million financial scandal of SRC International Sdn Bhd was concluded in 2015. Mohd Shukri in a press conference at the commission's 4

May 22, 2018 1:51 AM Najib arrives at MACC HQ for questioning on SRC probe (Updated)

PUTRAJAYA: Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak was quizzed for about five hours today by Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) investigators over the RM42 million SRC International Sdn Bhd financial scandal. Najib, who was accompanied by his legal team led by former solicitor-general Datuk Mohd Yusof Zainal Abiden, arrived at 9.40am. Five hours 4

May 21, 2018 11:54 PM Ibrahimovic sent off as Galaxy end losing streak

MONTREAL: Zlatan Ibrahimovic was sent off for the first time in his Major League Soccer career on Monday before the Los Angeles Galaxy ended a four-match losing streak with a 1-0 victory over Montreal Impact. Ola Kamara's 75th-minute winner sealed the badly-needed points for Galaxy, who have slipped to mid-table in the Western Conference as the euphoria 3

May 21, 2018 12:00 AM 12 civilians killed in Mali market attack

BAMAKO: At least 12 civilians were killed in northern Mali in an attack on a market that also involved the shooting of a Malian soldier, military sources said on Sunday. The attack took place Saturday in the town of Boulekessi near the border with Burkina Faso. "Malian troops under the G5 Sahel command are at the centre of this incident," a military 6

May 20, 2018 8:43 AM Sabah YDP lodges police report against Musa Aman

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Yang Dipertua Ngeri Tun Juhar Mahiruddin lodged a police report against former Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman last night. When contacted today, Sabah Commissioner of Police Datuk Ramli Din confirmed the matter but declined to divulge any details. Musa, who is also Sabah Barisan Nasional (BN) chairman, was sworn in as chief 9

May 19, 2018 11:57 PM US first lady returns to White House after kidney procedure

WASHINGTON: US First Lady Melania Trump returned to the White House on Saturday after undergoing a procedure for a kidney condition and is "doing really well," President Donald Trump said. "Great to have our incredible First Lady back home in the White House," the president said on Twitter. "Melania is feeling and doing really well. Thank you for all of your prayers 9

May 19, 2018 11:57 PM FARC leader wanted in US suspends hunger strike

BOGOTA: Former FARC leader Jesus Santrich said Saturday he has halted a 41-day-old hunger strike, two days after a Colombian court suspended his extradition to the United States. "In response to the clamour of these voices, I have taken the decision to temporarily suspend my hunger strike," he wrote in a letter read by academic Jairo Estrada after a visit 8

May 19, 2018 9:30 AM 1Malaysia logo taken down from Labuan UTC

LABUAN: Two giant-sized 1Malaysia logos have been taken down from the Urban Transformation Centre (UTC) in Pasar Sentral Labuan, 10 days after the formation of the Pakatan Harapan federal government. The work to take down each of the 11.5 metres high and 5.7 metres wide logo started early today and completed at 2 pm. Labuan Corporation chief executive 8