PETALING JAYA (Bloomberg): Malaysian investigators are said to have issued arrest warrants for two former executives of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has admitted that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was an effective taxation system, but lamented its flawed refund mechanism.
SUBANG JAYA: The reopened investigation into the 2006 murder of Mongolian national Altantuya Shaariibuu has been completed, says the Inspector-General of Police.
ISKANDAR PUTERI: The Johor state assembly will commence for 10 days, starting Aug 9, said Speaker Suhaizan Kaiat.
SUBANG JAYA: The police will comply with the Attorney General’s Chambers’ (AGC) instructions to conduct further investigations into the death of Teoh Beng Hock in 2009, says the Inspector-General of Police.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Finance Ministry will reveal how much money was not returned to manufacturers under the Good and Services Tax (GST) regime, says its minister Lim Guan Eng.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Pakatan Harapan Government has fulfilled two out of its 10 promises in 100 days, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
PETALING JAYA: Only businesses that make RM500,000 and above a year will be subject to the Sales and Service Tax (SST) that will be reintroduced on Sept 1.
SUBANG JAYA: Reports of the alleged arrest of fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, will need to be verified, said Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
PETALING JAYA: The formulation of the reintroduced Sales and Service Tax (SST), which will take effect from Sept 1, will take into account the B40 or bottom 40% households, said Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy.