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March 11, 2018 6:14 AM PH's manifesto only for short-term gain: Salleh

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak said Pakatan Harapan's election manifesto is only a case of short-term gain, with future generations to bear the brunt of the current government's folly. The Communications and Multimedia Minister said the manifesto had been dressed up to appear like they are giving Malaysians milk and honey if they win the upcoming 12

November 20, 2017 2:57 PM Why speak ‘Chinese’ when you talk ‘Gerakan’?

Today Oriental Daily asked, “Gerakan contented to be a mosquito party?” In that article Oriental Daily said, “Gerakan, at its most, could only play the role promoting moderation and “blue ocean” concept. MCA on the other hand is in control of all Chinese issues like Chinese education development, Malaysia-China relations and even those relating to people’s 36

October 26, 2017 11:51 PM Customs chief scoffs at proposal to ditch GST

He says Pakatan's alternative won't guarantee a drop in prices and an increase in consumer spending. PETALING JAYA: Customs director-general T Subromaniam has poured scorn on Pakatan Harapan’s proposal to replace the good and services tax (GST) with something similar to the sales and services tax (SST). Speaking to FMT, he said there was no guarantee 12

October 26, 2017 1:02 PM Govt provides indirect, hidden subsidies: Najib

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak says the government has provided numerous indirect and hidden subsidies in various areas that people are not aware of. "In fact, there were a lot of hidden subsidies given in terms of healthcare, high education and tariffs which the government did not get any credit for," he said during a briefing 19

October 26, 2017 12:02 PM Shadow budget shows Pakatan aimless and confused, says Najib

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is also Finance Minister, inserting the texts of Budget 2018 into the bag at the Finance Ministry, Putrajaya, October 26, 2017. — Bernama picPUTRAJAYA, Oct 26 ― Pakatan Harapan's (PH) adoption of Barisan Nasional’s policies in its alternative budget exposed the federal Opposition pact's lack of leadership and cohesion 28

December 4, 2016 4:04 PM Lone gunman kills three women in Finland town

Candles in front of the restaurant Vuoksenvahti where three women were killed in a shooting incident in Imatra, Eastern Finland on Sunday, 4th December, 2016. — Reuters picHELSINKI, Dec 4 — A lone gunman shot dead a local official and two journalists, all of them women, in a night-time attack Saturday in a small town in Finland, a country with one of the highest 10

October 18, 2016 3:53 AM Inflation now at 2pc, says finance minister

Johari told the Dewan Rakyat that the government will not repeal GST as the system helped combat tax avoidance. — File picKUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 — The inflation rate has retreated to 2 per cent some 18 months after the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was introduced, Finance Minister II Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani said today. He was replying to Marang MP Datuk 11

May 10, 2016 2:27 PM GST has made positive impact, customs d-g says

Datuk Seri Khazali Ahmad said the Royal Malaysian Customs Department had so far collected RM27.31 billion in indirect taxes from since the implementation of the GST. ― Malay Mail picKANGAR, May 10 — The implementation of GST has made a positive impact on the country’s revenue and economy, according to Customs director-general Datuk Seri Khazali Ahmad 12

January 11, 2016 4:59 AM Najib pledges to continue to be responsible for national security and prosperity

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today pledged that matters of national security and prosperity would continue to be his responsibility as the Prime Minister. He was grateful and thankful to the country's security forces for their efforts in ensuring that the nation was free from any act of terrorism last year. "Don't think that it happened by itself 9

January 11, 2016 4:26 AM National security and prosperity still top responsibility, says Najib

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak today pledged that matters of national security and prosperity would continue to be his responsibility as the Prime Minister. He was grateful and thankful to the country’s security forces for their efforts in ensuring that the nation was free from any act of terrorism last year. “Don’t think that it happened 99