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Najib behind sexual misconduct claims against me, says ex-minister

Former second finance minister Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah says Najib wanted him out of the ministry, but he chose to resign instead.

I was treated like office boy, ex-second finance minister tells Najib...

Ahmad Husni Mohamed Hanadazlah says Najib Razak was autocratic in handling matters concerning 1MDB and SRC.

Former second finance minister Husni to defend Tambun seat

Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah says defending parliamentary seat will not cause split in Tambun Umno division.

Johari: Raise minimum wage slowly to protect SMEs

Second Finance Minister Johari Abdul Ghani says SMEs must be able to absorb the minimum wage, otherwise they will shut down.

Government never dismissed price hike from GST, says Johari

Second Finance Minister Johari Abdul Ghani says the government has constantly monitored traders who take advantage of the situation to reap huge profits.

Johari to ask Najib to reconsider luxury property ban

Second Finance Minister Johari Abdul Ghani says he favours a case-by-case approval system for luxury properties in certain areas in KL, Penang and Johor.

Pointless for luxury project freeze if 1MDB companies exempted

Tony Pua says KL Mayor declaring freeze is not a blanket ban blunts effectiveness of Cabinet decision to ban luxury projects.

Malaysia aims to produce 60,000 accountants by 2020

To date the number stands at 33,000 slightly higher than 2015's figure of 30,000.

Tony Pua: Auditor-general needs to relook 1MDB fiasco

The MP invites minister Johari Ghani to join him in calling for the A-G and the Public Accounts Committee to re-look the 1MDB issue in light of the latest developments.

Johari: Letter confirms Aabar BVI is IPIC subsidiary

The Registrar of Corporate Affairs of the British Virgin Islands had confirmed Aabar Investments PJS Ltd (BVI) is an IPIC subsidiary says the minister.

Johari: Govt considering ceiling price for fuel

Second Finance Minister however says government will not bring back fuel subsidy system as it is not sustainable.

Bloated civil service but no solution in sight

If the government refuses to reduce the number of civil servants in absolute terms it must at the very least reduce the intake going forward.

Government has no plans to revise Budget 2017 for now

Second finance minister says there is no need as the Malaysian economy would adjust accordingly to overcome economic uncertainties.

No shortage in M’sia despite Myanmar foreign worker ban

Deputy Finance Minister says foreign workers from other countries can fill the gap.

Johari: No material decline in foreign reserves

Second Finance Minister says the level of reserves continue to be supported by sustained current account surpluses and inflows of foreign direct investment.

SRC to recover money from BSI bank, says Johari

Second Finance Minister says money was deposited into BSI Bank but SRC International, a former 1MDB subsidiary, is having difficulty recovering it.

Treasury quashes rumours on GST hike

Second finance minister brushes aside rumours that there would be a two per cent hike in the GST in Budget 2017.

BR1M to continue under 2017 Budget

Second Finance Minister Johari Abdul Ghani says affordable housing and welfare of bottom and middle-income groups will also be addressed.

No plans to hike up GST rate

This is despite a revenue shortfall of RM30 billion expected this year from the oil and gas industry.

50% of employees opt for 8% lower EPF contribution

Second Finance Minister Johari Abdul Ghani says this reduction has translated into RM4 billion being pumped in to stimulate the economy.

Finance Ministry closely examining rising cost of living

Johari Abdul Ghani says government has taken measures to enhance the people's wellbeing through cash, schooling, and housing assistance among others.

Zuraida has a go at Sharizat over NFC

PKR’s Women Chief says the government is not serious about recovering the money they lost to NFC via a loan.