DAP condemns Israel's 'Jewish nation-state' law

Guan Eng calls the designation of the country as 'nation-state of the Jewish people' cruel and undemocratic.

SST: Skiing gear, planes and spacecraft among items Finance Ministry wants taxed

While Custom's list of tax-exempt goods is yet to be fixed, Guan Eng says such big-ticket items should be removed from it.

M'sia may recover RM14b of 1MDB funds if lucky, says Lim

Finance minister's figure a smaller sum than the RM18.29 billion the PM hopes to recover.

Wee: Guan Eng mere bookkeeper, Azmin has more power

PARLIAMENT| MCA leader says finance minister's powers diluted since agencies now under Azmin.
  Kow Gah Chie

Gov't to review project spending to make up for post-GST revenue loss

Guan Eng says gov't is expecting to collect RM21b  from SST compared to  RM44b from GST under BN.
  Geraldine Tong

Guan Eng: GST more efficient, but SST less painful for rakyat

PARLIAMENT | SST will not burden the people as much as GST did, says finance minister.
  Kow Gah Chie

Customs DG vows to plug leakages, close tax gap by RM3b

The shortfall from replacing the GST with the SST is estimated to be about RM22 billion.
  Annabelle Lee

What hidden files on LRT3? Najib hammers Guan Eng

EXCLUSIVE | 'Is it SOP to blame everything on me whenever they cannot fulfil their manifesto promises?'

Pua: Clear elements of money laundering in SSER-China firm deal

He relays to the BBC his suspicion that funds were being funnelled to parties in the previous administration. 

SST to be set at 6pct for services, 10pct for sales

According to finance minister, SST bill is expected to be passed in August and implemented in September.

Guan Eng: No more strong-arm tactics by IRB

Finance minister promises civilised discussions with defaulters, no more armed office raids by IRB.
  Alyaa Alhadjri

Guan Eng: I will continue with my principle of speaking the truth

'We want investors who can listen to the truth,' the finance minister adds. 

Putrajaya greenlights LRT3 after halving cost​​​​​​​

UPDATED 10.45AM | Finance minister says total project cost project was whittled down by 47 pct to RM16.63b.

LRT3 hits snag as Putrajaya threatens to turn off funding tap

Finance minister says no to Prasarana's request for extra funds unless project cost can be significantly reduced.

Guan Eng contains fallout from Nga's cabinet snub

DAP leaders are putting the country’s interests ahead of their own, stresses sec-gen.
  Susan Loone

Guan Eng: ECRL, pipeline projects suspension not targetting China

The suspension of all three projects was made on PM's instruction, says finance minister.

PAS: Guan Eng, Thomas sidelining use of Bahasa

He warns against the Harapan government sending the wrong signal to the people.

Final cost of ECRL project is actually RM81 billion

MP SPEAKS | It must be reduced significantly to make it viable financially.
  Lim Guan Eng

Ex-IGP and two ‘Tan Sri’ in protest against Guan Eng

The protest was against the minister issuing an official statement in Chinese.
  Shakira Buang

Developer: Investor interest in TRX surged after GE14, gov't bailout

Investors confidence are also bolstered by the Mahathir's assurance of a pro-business environment.
  Koh Jun Lin

Law allows for Mandarin translation of official statements

LETTER | The National Language Act 1963/67 allows for the use of translation.
  Puthan Perumal

Guan Eng's use of Chinese in official statement a minor gaffe, says Dr M

'I don't want to make it into an issue. Sometimes, we make mistakes'.
  Geraldine Tong

Language row: Guan Eng says BM for MOF, others for social media

The Finance Minister says he will continue to use other languages on his social media platform.

Other languages in statements okay, but...

Priority must be given to Bahasa Malaysia, Lim Guan Eng told. 

Nothing wrong with Guan Eng going trilingual, says DAP rep

Chow Yu Hui says Lim shouldn't be accused of disrespecting the national language, as a statement was also issued in BM.

KJ: Finance minister's Mandarin statement defence unacceptable

Ex-Johor MB Khaled Nordin, meanwhile, reminds Guan Eng of his 'I am Malaysian, not Chinese' remark.

Guan Eng defends statement in Chinese, gets slammed by Mydin boss

He is also criticised by several other commenters who could not understand the language.

Finance Minister: Lower price tag 'necessary' to keep ECRL

UPDATED 1.10PM | Guan Eng says gov't has little choice but to maintain the project, since billions already paid out.
  Darshini Kandasamy

Guan Eng heartened by France's pursuit of Scorpene scandal

The Euro nation also express full support for the new government's transparency initiative.

Yoursay: Guan Eng is right on financial transparency

YOURSAY | Let us call a spade a spade and work towards expunging the debt.
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