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August 15, 2018 9:49 AM PHEB considering expanding beyond Penang

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Hindu Endowment Board (PHEB) is mooting the establishment of similar institutions in other states to look into the welfare of the Indian community. Deputy Chief Minister II Prof P. Ramasamy, who is also PHEB chairman, said the establishment of such institutions requires for legislation to be passed in Parliament. Speaking to reporters 5

August 14, 2018 8:14 AM Minimum wage increases to be implemented gradually: PM

KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation of the RM1,500 minimum wage will be carried out gradually to allow a recovery in the country's economy, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He added that if Malaysia starts spending money which it does not have, it would not be good for the country in the long run. "If we push for higher minimum wages, cost of production 3

August 13, 2018 10:22 AM Parliament should establish joint committee on country's financial status

KUALA LUMPUR: Former International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed is urging the government to set up a Joint Parliamentary Committee to narrow the disparity in opinion on Malaysia's financial status. In a statement today, he said the committee should comprise representatives who cut across political differences and cover all aspects 6

August 13, 2018 8:40 AM Jho Low has to be accountable if yacht obtained through illegal means: Najib

KUALA LUMPUR: Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, or Jho Low, should be held accountable if it is proven that he had obtained the superyacht Equanimity through illegal means, former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak said today. "If it was done illegally, if the yacht was paid for in an illegal manner, in a sense that money that is not due to him (Jho Low) as alleged 8

August 11, 2018 5:21 AM GST refunds should be settled before SST kicks in: MP

KUALA LUMPUR: The Finance Ministry has been urged to find a swift solution regarding the Goods and Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds before the implementation of Sales and Services Tax (SST) this September. "The failure to refund the input tax has caused losses to businesses in the form of 'cost of capital' because their cash flows have been affected 4

August 11, 2018 2:25 AM Pakistan's Imran Khan to be sworn in as PM Aug 18: Party

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's World Cup cricket hero Imran Khan will be sworn in as prime minister next week, his party said Friday, announcing it has the numbers to form a coalition government in the nuclear-armed nation. Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party said the entire squad that Khan captained to victory in the 1992 World Cup were invited to the ceremony 6

August 10, 2018 8:48 AM Mujahid to meet LGBT activist Nisha Ayub over portrait incident

PETALING JAYA: Minister of Religious Affairs in the Prime Minister's Office Datuk Mujahid Yusof Rawa will meet LGBT activist Nisha Ayub whose portrait was removed from a photography exhibition at the George Town Festival. The meeting is slated to take place at 6pm today at the lobby of Block A of the Putrajaya Islamic Complex. According to a media invite 6

August 10, 2018 7:20 AM North Korea will preserve know-how despite denuclearization

TEHRAN: North Korea will preserve its nuclear know-how despite its promise of denuclearization to the United States, Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said during a visit to Tehran, Iranian media reported on Thursday. Despite the agreement to denuclearize the Korean peninsula struck during a landmark summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and US President 9

August 9, 2018 11:50 AM Johari offers to vacate Sungai Petani seat for Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR vice-president Datuk Johari Abdul said he has personally offered to vacate his Sungai Petani parliamentary seat to pave the way for Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to return to Parliament. The chairman of the Government Backbenchers Club said he had expressed his willingness when he met Anwar yesterday. "I will be honoured if he chose Sungai 7

August 9, 2018 7:34 AM LHAG urges gov to repeal law allowing Finance Minister to give tax exemptions

KUALA LUMPUR: Tax firm Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill (LHAG) has urged the government to repeal a law which allows the Finance Minister to give exemptions to individuals and companies. LHAG partner S. Saravana Kumar said under the Section 127 (3)(a) of the Income Tax Act, the Finance Minister is allowed to give tax exemptions to individuals and companies 7