Tag: cost

‘Worst stock market’ may be buoyed by Najib budget, say experts

Analysts concur that Budget 2018 will be an election budget that addresses cost of living, housing issues as well as spur economic growth. KUALA LUMPUR: Government spending could revive gains in Bursa Saham Kuala Lumpur, that has been Southeast Asia’s worst performer despite receiving the most foreign investment in the region, say analysts. Budget 2018 […]

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Yeo to Putrajaya: Tell us exactly how much ECRL will cost

Damansara Utama assemblywoman voices concern over reports that the project cost may balloon from RM55 billion to RM70 billion. PETALING JAYA: DAP’s Yeo Bee Yin wants Putrajaya to come clean on the actual cost of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, amid reports that it may balloon to up to RM70 billion. This is […]

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Cuepacs calls for more tax relief

The union’s president says the government has to take into consideration the high cost of living and its successful collection of GST. PETALING JAYA: Cuepacs, the civil service employees union, has urged the government to provide for more income tax relief in the budget proposals for 2018. Speaking to FMT, Cuepacs president Azih Muda said […]

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PM: Budget 2018 to focus on living cost, housing issues

Najib Razak says government will address not only macro figures, but also focus on people’s economy. KUALA LUMPUR: The government will place more emphasis on the cost of living and housing issues in Budget 2018 in an effort to improve the standard of living and well-being of the people while taking into account favourable macro […]

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