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Guan Eng says PAC report on GST refunds proves wrongdoing

The finance minister says his ministry will not repeat the non-compliance pointed out by PAC.

No plans to introduce inheritance tax, says Guan Eng

The finance minister dismisses rumours that the PH government intends to introduce the tax at the coming budget.

Appointment of TM chairman and CEO decided by PM, says Guan...

He says the finance ministry has not received any instruction from Dr Mahathir Mohamad to replace the chairman or CEO of TM.

First-time pilgrims exempted from departure levy, says Guan Eng

The finance minister also says the levy is only for air travel.

Probe Guan Eng’s statement on ECRL, Tok Mat urges MACC

Bringing up the project's benefits may be against the Election Offences Act, says the Rantau BN candidate.

569 goods drop in price after SST introduced

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says RM5.4 billion was collected from SST last year, more than the targeted collection of RM4 billion.

Cops investigate Guan Eng for sedition

IGP says 58 reports lodged against the finance minister over his response on the PAS-Umno alliance.

Govt has begun repaying RM37 bil refunds for GST, income tax...

It will be paid within 10 months and will spur economic development, he says.

Guan Eng sympathises with Mat Sabu over son’s arrest

But the finance minister says Mohamad Sabu did the right thing by allowing the law to take its course in dealing with his son’s case.

MCA should probe RM16 mil in election funds, says DAP

DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng says if the sum is from 1MDB, MCA should return the money back to the people.

Govt will review Budget 2019 if oil price dips below US$50,...

The finance minister says there is no need to recalibrate the budget now as Putrajaya looks at the average crude oil prices and not daily prices.

Growth rate down but Malaysia’s credit rating not lowered, says Guan...

The finance minister says this shows rating agencies are confident of the government’s commitment to restore the country's fiscal and financial positions.

Even PH politicians complained about budget cuts, says Najib

The former prime minister heaps scorn on the finance ministry's denial that it failed to prioritise allocations for rural development in Budget 2019.

Budget 2019 to be inclusive, benefit most Malaysians, says Zeti

The former Bank Negara governor said the budget would hopefully provide a direction on how the financial position can be strengthened.

Prices of new houses to drop by 10%, says Guan Eng

The finance minister says the Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association Malaysia has given its approval.

Singapore daily stands by reports on 1MDB debt

The Straits Times rebuts Damansara MP Tony Pua's criticism of its reports on the sovereign wealth fund's debt.

1MDB’s debt to IPIC may be more than double initial amount,...

According to the Straits Times, the Abu Dhabi state-owned company listed financial commitments amounting to an estimated US$6.89 billion, before interest.

Najib to Guan Eng: Who is the finance minister?

The former finance minister says Lim Guan Eng is playing games by responding to his questions with more questions.

No more foreigners-only townships, Putrajaya tells developers

The government welcomes foreigners buying property but there should not be any projects developed exclusively for them, says Lim Guan Eng.

Why didn’t Najib don orange uniform? MACC explains

MACC says cuffs and uniforms only for those who are a danger to others or at risk of fleeing detention.

Budget 2019 will be difficult, says Guan Eng

The finance minister says the government must fix its fiscal finances while improving the wellbeing of the rakyat.

75% of shops, restaurants better off without GST, says Guan Eng

The finance minister says the SST threshold is three times higher than the GST previously charged to consumers from restaurants which have an annual turnover of over RM500,000.

Ex A-G Ambrin Buang willing to testify in 1MDB probe

He says he will give his full cooperation on the case.

Penang’s once-outlawed crime watch likely to return

This is after Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says he will help to lobby for approval from the prime minister and the home ministry.