Tag: national debt
The prime minister speaks in an interview about dealing with debt, Dr Zakir Naik and protecting sensitivities in multiracial Malaysia.
The fund suffers from a lack of accountability that permeates the institution’s bureaucracy right up to the very top.
The National Patriots Association says politicians holding government posts have to provide leadership, not fight among themselves for power.
After previously saying the country’s debt and liabilities had gone up from RM1 trillion to RM1.1 trillion, Najib says Lim Guan Eng is now saying the debt-to-GDP ratio has gone down by 3.9%.
The FBM KLCI is at 1,629 points compared to 1,846 just before the May 9 polls.
Shouting match begins after Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng brings up the issue of 1MDB's debts, which he said were 'hidden'.
Special accounts committee to decide how the more than RM200 million collected since last year will be used.
The Malaysian units of HSBC Holdings Plc and Mizuho Financial Group, along with Daiwa Capital Markets Ltd, in partnership with Affin Hwang Investment Bank, will be the joint lead arrangers.
The rating agency expects government debt to edge up to 51.1% of GDP in 2019 from an estimated 50.6% in 2018.
IDEAS director Laurence Todd urges Putrajaya to widen the scope of existing taxes instead of introducing new tax schemes, while Ramon Navaratnam says new taxes should only apply to the super rich.
The prime minister says Malaysia is on the path to recovery and will soon attract foreign investments again.
The former prime minister also accuses PH of fabricating the RM1 trillion national debt.
The finance minister says the government must fix its fiscal finances while improving the wellbeing of the rakyat.
Several economic conditions will likely affect Bank Negara's policy outlook including the country's fiscal troubles and pressure on the ringgit.
The finance minister says this is due to the country's financial situation and its huge national debt.
However, Yeah Kim Leng says it was the right thing to do.
Minister Mohamad Sabu says his ministry will 'adjust' its assets in light of the financial constraints.
It says the process of payment will be made public once the committee in charge reaches an agreement on the matter.
The transport minister says the project has been postponed in light of the high national debt.
Its secretary-general Alwi Ibrahim says this is to improve governance and rationalise expenditure.
The DAP MP says Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah should not expect the PH government to cover up scandals or hide the truth from the people.
The former prime minister says the ratings agency has maintained the debt ratio declared by the BN government previously.
The contribution will come from state government funds and collections from state agencies and state-owned companies.
Prime minister says he will work towards restoring the country's economic fortunes within a loose two-year time frame.