Hemananthani Sivanandam

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23 Feb 2019 | 7:32 PM

Government in talks with Gamuda to take over four toll concessions

PETALING JAYA: The Government has begun talks with Gamuda Bhd to negotiate the acquisition of highway concessions for four main highways, said the Prime Minister’s Office.

23 Feb 2019 | 5:35 PM

Wee: Govt should standardise levy for permit extension beyond 10 years

PETALING JAYA: The Government should standardise the levy fees for the extension of permits for foreign workers who have worked in the country for more than a decade to RM2,000 for all sectors, says MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.

23 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Toll charges to go down

PETALING JAYA: The government has decided to abolish toll charges gradually and in phases, in line with Pakatan Harapan’s general election pledge to the people.

Changes in the works: There are currently 29 highways with tolls in Malaysia.
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23 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Lim: Reduced cost of LRT3 project will mean lower fares

KUALA LUMPUR: The reduced construction cost of the LRT3 project linking Bandar Utama to Johan Setia in Klang will ensure cheaper fares once it is completed in 2024.

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22 Feb 2019 | 12:33 PM

Non-committal LGE says wait for announcement on highway tolls

KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has kept mum on an expected the announcement on toll collections.

22 Feb 2019 | 12:08 PM

National debt still above RM1 trillion, says Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's national debt still remains above the trillion ringgit level, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.

22 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

PAC to recall Customs D-G to testify on GST refund

PETALING JAYA: Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will be recalling Customs Depart­ment director-general Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy on March 7 to testify on the RM19.4bil Goods and Services Tax (GST) refund.

22 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

RCI set up to probe judge’s claims

KUALA LUMPUR: A week after judicial misconduct claims by a senior judge exposing purported scams between certain top judges and private litigants to cheat the government, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced the setting up of a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI).

Warm welcome: Dr Mahathir being greeted by top Defence Ministry officials during his visit to the ministry in Kuala Lumpur as minister Mohamad Sabu (left) looks on.
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22 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Dr M to see if betrayal claims true

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minis­ter Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is taking the wait-and-see approach on allegations by PAS that “something is brewing” within the Pakatan Harapan coalition.

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21 Feb 2019 | 11:13 AM

Dr M: We'll see if there's a vote of no-confidence

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad has decided to take the wait-and-see approach on the allegations by PAS that "something is brewing" within the Pakatan Harapan coalition.

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