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JP Morgan: Highest number of emerging economies will raise rates this...

Only one country, Malaysia, will keep them on hold, while Nigeria, India, China and Turkey are set to cut their rates.

How to charge clients: 5 methods freelancers use

This guide is mostly for freelancers who sell services like writing, designing, consulting, etc, and not products.

Housebuyers body slams new property gains tax

The National House Buyers Association wants the government to reconsider tax on profits from any property sale after five years.

As US raises interest rates, Fed may turn more hawkish

The Fed's two-day policy meeting will begin Tuesday, barely 24 hours after President Trump is due to target another US$200 billion in Chinese imports with punitive tariffs.

Putrajaya seeks 10-fold hike to Singapore water rates

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the water agreement needs to be revised to reflect increases in the cost of living.

Selangor bought SPLASH at 10 times its price, claims Khalid Ibrahim

Former Selangor MB says it was one of the reasons why he was sacked from his post in 2014.

Who benefits from the zero-rated GST?

Prices should come down at every stage after the GST was zero-rated, but in some cases, they have gone up instead.

Hong Kong to charge additional rates on unsold primary homes

Cooling measures already rolled out by the government have failed to prevent Hong Kong from becoming one of the world’s least affordable markets for residential property

BIS warns of trade war threat but says rates should keep...

The new head of the BIS, former Mexican central bank chief Agustin Carstens, spoke to Reuters as the central bank umbrella group delivered its first annual report under his watch.

ECB to end bond buys, keep rates steady through next summer

Though full policy normalisation will take years, investors are braced for the end of easy money from the world's top central banks.

London looks for answers as murder rate soars

Two teenagers have been fatally shot and another was stabbed in the northeast of the city on Monday night.

Revise express bus fares for better service

Deregulation could backfire, but the current rate is unsustainable, says writer.

Sarawakians benefit from Adenan’s policies

Adenan's people-centric policies, such as assessment rate cuts and lower power tariffs, allow Sarawakians to reduce their cost of living, says Padawan Municipal Chairman Lo Khere Chiang.

Civil aviation regulator hikes up airline fees by 1,000%

Passengers brace for higher fares as industry players say increase is too fast and unreasonable.

Proposal to half RM300 fine for some traffic offences

Deputy transport minister says Cabinet must first approve plan and changes also need to be done to the law.

New levy rates for foreign workers from today

The new rates, reduced after earlier protests, entail an increase of RM600 for the manufacturing, construction and services sectors, RM230 for plantation sector and RM50 for agriculture sector.