Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 24 May 2018

Malaysia up two spots on World Competitiveness Rankings Malaysia moved up two notches to 22nd place in the latest IMD World Competitiveness Rankings published by the Institute for Management Development (IMD) World Competitiveness Centre. “Malaysia is the only economy (in

Your Questions, Answered: Parking Ownership in Strata Properties (Part 3)

Fed up with the constant parking issues plaguing your condominium or apartment? You’re not alone! Check out the questions in our Questions, Answered section from readers about their car park-related woes, and perhaps you’ll find the solution to yours

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 22 May 2018

92% of Malaysians prefer to own than rent Despite the rising perception that more Malaysians would choose to rent than to buy a home, statistics from a recent property portal survey show that 92% of those polled would rather own

Types of Financial Market Investments in Malaysia

In a time when our monthly salaries are barely enough to buy an affordable house, people are turning to investments to supplement their income. But where to start? There are many types of investments in Malaysia, but each have their

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 21 May 2018

EPF mulls sales of Axiata Tower in KL Sentral The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is studying the sale of the Axiata Tower in Kuala Lumpur Sentral, with the Grade A office tower likely to fetch as much as RM530 million,

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 18 May 2018

Property consultants expect positive effect from zero-rated GST measure With zero-rated Goods and Service Tax (GST) beginning next month, property consultants expect it to be a fresh lead that encourages purchasers to end the wait-and-see approach and make their buying

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 17 May 2018

GST goes 0% from June 1 The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be zero-rated effective June 1. The Finance Ministry said the change goes into effect nationwide and will remain until further notice. Only items which are GST-exempted will

Space-saving wall storage ideas for your home

Household storage hacks are always useful, even more so when the places we call home are becoming smaller, be it due to budget or location constraints. I mean, that’s how companies like IKEA draw in customers, with their wallet-friendly prices

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 16 May 2018

Anwar released from prison, granted royal pardon Malaysia’s former deputy prime minister Anwar Ibhrahim, jailed for sodomy four years ago, has walked free from prison after receiving a royal pardon. Anwar’s release is the first big success of the newly

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 15 May 2018

Zeti: Malaysia can meet revenue requirement without GST Malaysia can meet its revenue requirements even after shelving the Goods and Services Tax (GST), says Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz. She said this is by prioritising its projects, increasing the