COMMENT | One can, perhaps, forgive MMC-Gamuda for going ballistic as fear can germinate in the market.
YOURSAY | There are a ‘trillion’ reasons why Harapan is now selling assets.
YOURSAY | ‘Unless, that is, MMC-Gamuda comes back with an offer that the gov’t cannot refuse.’
COMMENT | In private-public partnership, both companies need to bear in mind the principles and spirit of their founders.
The finance minister says this comes after its cost rationalisation exercise of the project since May 2018.
INTERVIEW | With a 'difficult' budget ahead, he urges M'sians to sacrifice to help the nation regain financial health.
Puad Zarkashi alleges 'invisible hands' at play in decision to drop graft charges against finance minister.
UPDATED 6.17PM | PARLIAMENT | Deputy minister says such payments cannot be given while gov't is in debt.
Guan Eng: He will also play a major role in restructuring the company.
Despite IRB's written request in 2016, the Finance Ministry committee which Irwan chaired did not execute transfers to the Tax Refund Fund.
UPDATED 8.01PM | Finance Ministry states Petronas and Shell have been fuel providers since 1997 and will continue to do so.
PARLIAMENT | Deputy finance minister says RM1 trillion revelation is not meant to tarnish image of previous gov't.
UPDATED 4PM | MOF special officer Tony Pua says the era of 'copy-and-paste budget' is no more.
Income and real property gains tax refunds are owed to more than 1.6m taxpayers, says finance minister.
UPDATED 7.02PM | PARLIAMENT | It says a differentiation should be made between share ownership and management operations.
Minister Lim Guan Eng hopes the abolition of GST and exemption of SST will ease the pressure on house, building prices.
Economic Affairs Ministry to receive the bulk of reallocated funds for management and development.
Putrajaya now wants to retrieve the first half of 1the MDB boss' golden parachute.
UPDATED 5.52PM | The departure of Azman Mokhtar and eight other board members will allow the PM some choice, says the finance minister.
YOURSAY | ‘Lump everything in Finance Ministry and you get a repeat of what happened before.’
He rejects the 'MCA version' and declines comment on the claim made by Ayer Hitam MP Wee Ka Siong.
According to finance minister, SST bill is expected to be passed in August and implemented in September.
Finance minister promises civilised discussions with defaulters, no more armed office raids by IRB.
UPDATED 10.45AM | Finance minister says total project cost project was whittled down by 47 pct to RM16.63b.
YOURSAY | Let us call a spade a spade and work towards expunging the debt.
UPDATE 4PM | Putrajaya's options are either to plug the RM2.8b hole, or pay RM3.51b in compensations and deal with an eyesore.
This will cost the public RM26.6 million, says finance minister.
The DAP sec-gen says brutal truth is better than 'creative' lies when it comes to country's finances.
Documents still being dissected in a 'painful but necessary' process, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
Budget 2018 announcement on RM1,500 bonus still needs parliamentary approval.
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