HVGT postponed

Nanyang Daily front paged Deputy Finance Minister Lim Hui Ying confirming that the implementation of the high-value goods tax (HVGT), originally scheduled for implementation on May 1, has been postponed to gather input from the industry community and stakeholders.

China Press headlined the elimination of five armed robbery suspects in Putra Heights. Investigations revealed that these individuals had been active for approximately two years, specifically targeting Ninja Van courier company, factories, offices, and residential properties.

Kwong Wah Daily led with Housing and Local Government Minister Nga Kor Ming attributing the significant surge in open burnings during the first two months of the year to factors such as the extremely hot and dry weather.

Sin Chew Daily headlined that as of yesterday, 10.03 million citizens have registered on the primary database system (PADU) and updated their information.

Guang Ming Daily headlined Home Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail saying that the police will strive to uphold public order and urges those behind the boycott at KK Mart convenience stores to take responsibility and quell social unrest.


Sin Chew Daily urged the Home Ministry give serious consideration to the proposal to submit the federal constitutional amendment concerning citizenship laws to the Parliamentary Special Select Committee as requested by both ruling party backbenchers and opposition members.

This would allow legislators and stakeholders ample time to offer their input, ensuring that the constitutional amendments better serve the national interest and protect citizens’ rights.

Nanyang Daily highlighted the Employment Provident Fund (EPF) that continues toadopt a “long-term investment strategy to ensure substantial returns, to safeguard its members’ interest.

However, 80% of members struggle to meet savings goals, perpetuating poverty, the daily editorial likened accumulating wealth to fertilising soil with fertiliser, suggesting that only through this process can the ground be enriched sufficiently to yield bountiful harvests.

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