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Airbnb To Report Homeowners' Income To Danish Tax Authorities

Airbnb will automatically report homeowners' income to tax authorities in Denmark under a landmark move.

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Bond Market Displayed Resilience Despite Cautious Sentiment Post-GE14

KUALA LUMPUR -- The Malaysian bond market was largely resilient in the week following the unexpected outcome of the 14th General Election (GE14).

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Proton Offers Cash Rebate Option

KUALA LUMPUR – In response to the government’s move to zero-rate the Goods and Services Tax (GST) starting June 1, 2018, Proton Holdings Bhd is offering its customers service vouchers and cash rebates equivalent in value to the difference between pre- and post- GST prices of its cars.

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MQA Urged To Review Tourism Management Courses

PETALING JAYA – The Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) is being urged to review the tourism management courses offered at local higher education institutions to ensure the modules are up to date and able to produce highly-employable graduates who can become specialists in their field.  

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Perodua Offers GST Refund In Cash Ahead Of June 1

KUALA LUMPUR – Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua) will fully reimburse the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to customers who buy a new Perodua vehicle, service their Perodua vehicle or purchase parts between May 18 and May 31, 2018, ahead of the zero-rated GST implementation on June 1.

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Abolishing Tolls Will Impact RM53 Bln Of Toll-Road Bonds, Sukuk - RAM

KUALA LUMPUR -- RAM Ratings (RAM) expects bonds and sukuk issued by toll road concessionaires to be affected by the new administration’s intention to abolish the imposition of highway tolls.

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MATTA Lauds Move To Reduce GST Rate

Datuk Tan Kok Liang.

KUALA LUMPUR – The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) has welcomed the government’s move to reduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate to zero per cent effective June 1, 2018.

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Singapore Airlines To Upgrade SilkAir's Cabin Products Then Merge It With Parent

SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines Ltd said on Friday it would spend more than S$100 million (US$74.5 million) upgrading the cabins of regional arm SilkAir as part of a multi-year initiative that would eventually result in a merger with the parent airline.

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Sunway's Hospitality Division Appoints New Group Human Resources Director

KUALA LUMPUR: Sunway Hotels & Resorts, the hospitality division of Malaysian conglomerate Sunway Group announced the appointment of Bhuvanes Krishnasamy as group director of human resources.

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High Oil Prices Could Also Dent Crude Demand

SINGAPORE: Oil prices held firm on Friday on strong demand, ongoing supply cuts led by producer cartel OPEC and looming U.S. sanctions against major crude exporter Iran.

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