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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...
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...
Malaysia ex-PM banned from leaving country – quits as party head

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Malaysia’s new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at a news conference on May 12 in Kuala Lumpur confirmed that he banned his predecessor Najib Razak...
Mahathir wants 1MDB money back, seeks probe into Attorney-General

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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...
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...
Najib full of promises ahead of May 9 election

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Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak promised at a Labour Day speech on May 1 to raise the minimum wage this year if he wins...
Investors in suspense ahead of Malaysia polls

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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...
Malaysia to vote on May 9

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Malaysia's closely-watched 14th general elections will be held on May 9, the Election Commission announced on April 10. This means that polling will fall...
Stage set for “mother of all elections” in Malaysia

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak announced the dissolution of parliament on April 8 for a general election that will pose one of the sternest-ever...
‘Wolf of Wall Street’ producer to settle 1MDB lawsuit, agrees to pay $60 million

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Los Angeles-based movie studio Red Granite Pictures agreed to pay $60 million to the US government in order to resolve allegations that it profited...
Malaysia election: Opposition names Mahathir as candidate for prime minister

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Malaysia’s opposition coalition on January 7 named Mahathir Mohamad, the country’s 92-year old former premier, as its prime ministerial candidate for a general election...
Malaysia enters crucial election year 2018

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While Malaysia’s Prime Minister in his New Year Speech pointed at the “milestones” the country has achieved in 2017, the 60th anniversary of its...
Malaysia wants to export train technology

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Malaysia aims to export its rail technology post-2027 when the country's total rail network milage is expected to reach 3,000 kilometers, Prime Minister Najib...
Malaysia to build Southeast Asia’s largest conference venue

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The Malaysia government said it will create the largest venue for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) in Southeast Asia in a drive to...
Malaysia among world’s top economies by 2050, study claims

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Malaysia will become the 24th biggest economic powerhouse by GDP in the world by 2050, according to consultancy PwC in its latest “The World...
Malaysia posts surprise GDP growth

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Malaysia's economy expanded at the fastest pace in more than two years in the second quarter of 2017 on the back of domestic demand...