GST-free items - Horses’ Mouths – 1 July 2015

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More items GST-free?

We have yet to make any decision on the matter.

Ahmad Maslan, Deputy Finance Minister, announcing that the Government may add more items to the list of items where the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will not be imposed



Counter sue

The present suit represents an attempt by Najib and Rosmah to stifle and stymie legitimate political discourse and is an abuse of process. Hence, I have suffered damages following the action of the plaintiffs.

Rafizi Ramli, PKR secretary-general, on filing a counter-claim against Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor in the High Court in Kuala Lumpur on the suit by the two against him for his “diamond ring” jibe



Bankrupt assemblyman

The stay or suspension of the order was granted by Justice Kamaludin Md Said, with a view to settle it.

CS Murthi, Lenggeng assemblyperson Ishak Ismail’s lawyer, announcing that his client had obtained a stay from the High Court in Seremban on the bankruptcy order served on him, which may well avert a by-election for his seat



Who’s hurting Malaysia’s economy?

Such allegations and misleading statements by Tun (Dr) Mahathir and certain opposition politicians, significantly impacts the ability of 1MDB, a 100% government owned company, to conduct its ongoing business and causes damage to the wider economy. Furthermore, such allegations negatively impact the implementation of the 1MDB rationalisation plan announced on May 29, 2015, which is intended to reduce the company’s debt levels and ensure that maximum value is generated for our 100% ultimate shareholder, the government of Malaysia.

1Malaysia Development Berhad, insisting that it was former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamed's repeated "false claims" on 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) that hurts both the government-owned firm and the wider economy



Anwar’s health

I take note of DS Anwar Ibrahim's health and I want the relevant authorities to ensure that he receives the appropriate treatment.

Najib Razak, Prime Minister, ordering proper medical treatment for jailed former opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim



1MDB-PetroSaudi International JV

Accordingly, 1MDB invested a total of US$1.83 billion with PetroSaudi as murabaha notes, and ultimately received US$2.318 billion of fund units, representing a gain over time of US$488 million.

1MDB, denying Dr Mahathir Mohamed's claims that US$1.9 billion (RM7.2 billion) went missing through its joint venture with PetroSaudi International



Tabung Haji’s TRX land

TH has received offers to buy the land and is discussing with the parties concerned.

Jamil Khir Baharom, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, advising Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) to carefully evaluate the sale of its land at the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) in Kuala Lumpur due to the potential of the valuable lot

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