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Rewarding whistleblowers gets others to expose abuses, says Lim

He says it is very important for any government or institution to protect and reward whistleblowers.

Guan Eng says over RM4 bil worth of govt land sold...

The finance ministry says the sales did not go through open tender.

Govt mulling 2-tier pricing system for private hospitals, says Guan Eng

The finance minister says private hospitals should consider measures to reduce costs and pass on the savings to help patients who cannot afford treatment.

Finance ministry to ensure enough cash to repay KWAP for SRC...

Lim Guan Eng says his ministry has repaid a total of RM1,691,822,628 in principal amount and interests so far.

RON97 goes up 2 sen at midnight

But the price of RON95 and diesel stays unchanged.

Sarawak school repairs stalled as education ministry waits for Guan Eng’s...

Sarawak says it has been been told by Education Minister Maszlee Malik the repairs cannot proceed until they receive the go-ahead from the finance ministry.

Lim orders probe on whether Bernama salaries used for other purposes

The finance minister says the government prioritises the payment of staff salaries and EPF contributions.

What happens to unutilised premiums in MySalam Trust Fund, asks ex-MP

Dr Michael Jeyakumar says the money in the trust fund will continue to be under-utilised if there is no change in the rate of claims approved.

RM6.2 billion price tag for highway takeover not final, says deputy...

Amiruddin Hamzah says the government will carry out due diligence to determine the final value.

Decision to build navy ships in China ‘penny wise, pound foolish’,...

Najib Razak says despite savings of RM122 million, Malaysia has lost the chance of creating more jobs for the people and generating income from the spillover effects.

Be humble when talking to Sarawak, Nancy tells Guan Eng

The Batang Sadong MP says the finance minister should not forget that Sarawak is the third-highest contributor to the GDP.

Where’s traffic impact study for highway takeover, says expert

Consultant says the studies will show if the proposed takeover of four toll highways is feasible.

When outsiders weigh in on highway matters

Some ministerial aides appear to have great power in decision-making.

Finance ministry rebuts 5 ‘fallacies’ in acquisition of 4 toll highways

Tony Pua says the proposed acquisition allows the government and highway users to reap RM7.3 billion in savings in the future while ensuring market stability.

7 national laureates to receive RM5,000 monthly living allowance

The finance minister says this is in recognition of their contributions to the nation.

SRC took finance ministry loan to pay interest on RM4 bil...

Finance ministry official tells Najib Razak trial that SRC International also failed to provide information about its account in a Swiss bank which it claimed had been ‘frozen’.

We’ll apply for funds for PTMP only after PSR approval, says...

The Penang chief minister says without PSR, there will not be any LRT approval.

Sharp jump in FDI growth this year, says Guan Eng

Finance minister says Malaysia is reaping benefits from the US-China trade war.

350,000 new bank accounts created for monetary aid

The finance ministry says this is to facilitate BSH payments which were previously hampered by errors in bank account registrations.

Debt management committee holds first meeting

It is evaluating high-cost projects and identifying government-guaranteed debt to be restructured.

Guan Eng tells why it’s good for Malaysia to be on...

The finance minister says Malaysia's inclusion alongside other major trading economies like Germany, South Korea, Japan and Singapore only emphasises its economic strength.

RON97 up by 8 sen, RON95 and diesel unchanged

The finance ministry says it is subsidising fuel prices by RM126.52 million for the period from May 25 to May 31.

Govt guarantee signed even before order to approve RM2 bil loan,...

Najib Razak signed the guarantee letter on March 27, 2012 but finance ministry official Maliami Hamad only wrote to KWAP the following day to approve the loan to SRC.

Why deny Sarawak rubber planters, says PBB

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng criticised for announcing aid only for rubber smallholders in Sabah.