Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 17 July 2018

SST to be set at 6% for services, 10% for sales The provision of services will be taxed at 6% under the reintroduced sales and services tax (SST), while the sales of goods will incur a 10% tax, said Finance

Stories About Walking Into Strangers’ Houses That Will Make You Say WTH (What The Home)

It’s not uncommon in for real estate agents to encounter strange, disturbing or even supernatural situations in their line of work, especially because it involves properties that have a long history, or occupants with unusual habits. This time around, we

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 16 July 2018

France win World Cup with 4-2 victory against Croatia Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets, including the Champs-Elysees in the capital, after France defeated Croatia 4-2 in Moscow. It is the second World Cup trophy for France

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 13 July 2018

WCT bags RM555mil TRX Lifestyle Quarter job WCT Holdings Bhd’s unit WCT Bhd has bagged a two-year contract worth RM555 million from Lendlease Projects (M) Sdn Bhd to undertake the final construction works of the retail component of TRX Lifestyle

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 12 July 2018

LRT3 gets green light to continue after cost slashed by 47% The Cabinet yesterday approved the continuation of the LRT3 project at a final cost of RM16.63 billion. In his announcement, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the cost was

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 11 July 2018

Govt mulls lifting ban on RM1mil property The government said the improving economy and signs that buyers are returning to the property sector could see the moratorium on luxury property developments being lifted. Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin

[Infographic] How To Prevent Robbery When Away From Home

Bet you’ve heard stories from relatives and friends who had their house burgled when they were away, or read news about robberies during the festive season when people balik kampung. Well, we can’t be too careful when leaving the house,

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 10 July 2018

Singapore will seek compensation if Malaysia cancels rail plan Singapore will seek compensation for all costs incurred if Malaysia cancels a planned multi billion-dollar high-speed railway link between the two countries. Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan stated that compensation would

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 9 July 2018

HDB model for public housing The Housing and Local Government Ministry will look at Singapore’s Housing and Development Board’s (HDB) public housing system to revamp the fragmented local public housing system. Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said the

Five Newsbytes to Start The Day – 6 July 2018

More retirement housing projects needed Although developers are building more retirement housing estates to cater to the growing market, Para Development managing director Ng Fui Kong said there have been no retirement housing project that has proven successful in Malaysia.