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Malaysia: Zero-sales tax paradise for just three months

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After effectively scrapping the unpopular six-per cent goods and services tax (GST) on June 1, Malaysia’s new government will re-introduce a refined sales and...
Singapore sees inflation in ride-hailing apps

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The launch of two new ride-hailing apps brings the current number of such companies in the small city state of Singapore to five. The...
Grab to launch e-cash and Big Data-based micro lending in Thailand

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Ride hailing company Grab in its drive to expand in the financial services sector is planning to launch e-cash and micro lending in Thailand,...
Change in Malaysia – Please, just fix the saddle!

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Reform – Separation of Executive - Legislative and Judiciary. These are some of the current buzz words in our political discourse in Malaysia these...
Poverty in Indonesia becomes urban problem

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Indonesia’s national development planning ministry is targeting a national poverty rate next year of 8.5 per cent to 9.5 per cent, down from the...
Go-Jek confirms expansion to Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Singapore

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Indonesia's homegrown ride-hailing app Go-Jek on May 24 confirmed earlier reports that it will launch its services in four other Southeast Asian countries as...
Search for flight MH370 to be called off for good on May 29

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The search for the plane of missing flight Malaysia Airlines MH370 will end on May 29, 2018, which means that the biggest mystery in...
Malaysia’s new government likely to reopen Mongolian model murder case

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The new government in Malaysia in its effort to clear dubious legal cases of the past involving former prime minister Najib Razak’s administration could...
Rosmah dwarfs Imelda in the kleptocracy department

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Malaysian police have seized 284 boxes of designer handbags and 72 bags of cash, jewelry and watches after raiding Kuala Lumpur properties linked to...
Malaysia’s new government to scrap GST by June 1

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Malaysia's finance ministry on May 16 announced that the unpopular Goods and Services Tax (GST) of six per cent will be discontinued from June...
Philippines to lift OFW ban to Kuwait in steps

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The Philippines is starting to lift the complete ban of deploying Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) to Kuwait after the two countries reached an agreement...
AirAsia boss in hot water after saying sorry for backing Malaysia’s Ex-PM

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AirAsia Group founder and CEO Tony Fernandes on May 13 publicly apologised for his pre-election support of Malaysia’s former ruling coalition Barisan Nasional and...
What the Malaysian election means to me

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The year 2018, it was 9th May – I went into the day with much hope for the future of my country, Malaysia. I...
Opposition scores historic win in Malaysia landmark election

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has suffered a stunning loss in the country's 14th general election on May 9 to former leader Mahathir Mohamad,...
Malaysia elections: Lower turnout, not enough voting stations

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Malaysia’s 14th general elections ended at 5pm Malaysian time on May 9, with many voters complaining about logistical problems such as too few polling...
Massive police presence to safeguard Malaysia’s general election

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Around 68,000 uniformed police will be deployed during Malaysia’s polling day on May 9, including 12,700 civil and police volunteers, according to Malaysia’s Internal...
Political titans face off in Malaysia’s suspense election this week

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On May 9, Malaysia goes to the polls in an election that seems to become the most suspenseful ever in the country with two...
Three Vietnamese cities added to proposed ASEAN smart cities network

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Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang in Vietnam will be part of the network of smart cities in the Association of Southeast...