Fiscal

Fiscal

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Malaysia’s finance ministry has used a total of 6.98 billion ringgit ($1.76 billion) in tax money since April 2017 to pay back accumulated debt of state...

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Malaysia has set up a special task force that will look into possible criminal conduct of individuals involved in the management of state fund...

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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...

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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...

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Newly elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad wants billions of dollars lost in the 1Malasia Development Berhad (1MDB) corruption scandal returned, the 92-year-old leader...

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Another warning has been aired that the Philippine economy, one of the fastest-growing in Asia, is in risk of overheating – just shortly after...

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All businesses and factories in Laos are required to increase the minimum wage from 900,000 kip (some $108) to 1.1 million kip ($133) a...

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Singapore reported its biggest quarterly jump in first-quarter 2018 private home prices in nearly eight years on April 27, a 3.9 per cent growth...

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Indonesia’s central bank on April 25 urged businesses in the country to hedge their foreign exchange needs beyond minimum requirements, as policymakers seek to...

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South Korea’s electronics major Samsung Electronics Co. is determined to further expand production in Vietnam, co-CEO Koh Dong-jin told Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan...

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Indonesia is studying the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without the United States, known as TPP-11. The country will discuss the matter...

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Even though surveys predict that Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak will be returned to office in the country’s general elections on May 9, investors...

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Indonesia and China on April 13 in Beijing signed five cooperation contracts worth $23.3 billion under the latter's Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st...

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Vietnam will see its biggest IPO thus far when Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank, or Techcombank, will list as planned on June 4....

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Thailand is planning to tax investors in digital currencies such as Bitcoin at a heavy rate in one of its latest attempts to regulate...

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Malaysia’s tourism promotion agency Tourism Malaysia says it was possible that the country could receive 36 million tourists by 2020, a growth of 39...

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Jack Ma, founder and CEO of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group will visit Thailand in April to announce the company’s investment plan in connection...

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Switzerland’s parliament rejected a bid to amend the law handling ill-gotten bank profits seized by authorities that had aimed to return funds linked to...