MoF: GST at 0% from June 1, 2018

PUTRAJAYA (May 16): The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has reduced the goods and services tax (GST) rate from 6% to 0% effective June 1 this year. In a statement today, the MoF said it has decided that goods and services within Malaysia and those imported from abroad, which incur GST of 6%, will see the […]

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Penang always a top culinary choice

Ooi (left) with TLM Event Sdn Bhd managing director Jack Wong showing the Penang International Food Festival (PIFF) flyers after the press conference at Komtar in George Town. THE Penang International Food Festival (PIFF) will be back for the second year with mouth-watering food and drinks by the state’s best hawkers, vendors, cafes and restaurants. […]

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JB, George Town among cheapest cities for expats in Asia

Johor Bahru in Johor and George Town in Penang were identified as some of the cheapest locations for expatriates in Asia, according to research by ECA International. The two cities join Mongolia’s capital Ulaanbaatar, Yangon (Myanmar) and Karachi (Pakistan) as some of the region’s most affordable cities. Meanwhile, Kuala Lumpur is ranked 213th out of […]

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