Monthly Archives: March 2015

What will be taxed with GST in Malaysia?

KUALA LUMPUR: Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be implemented effective April 1, 2015 and the rate is fixed at 6%. Sales tax of 10% and service tax of 6% will be replaced with GST. Under GST, most of the … Continue reading

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How Lee Kuan Yew built Singapore – Lessons for Iskandar planners

The late Mr Lee felt poor housing conditions in Singapore’s early years would negatively impact the population and focused on improving the public housing system while pushing for more green spaces. For Singaporeans, the name Lee Kuan Yew is synonymous … Continue reading

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Iskandar confident of RM30bil investment target of 2015

Based on its achievements since launching nine years ago, the Iskandar Malaysia economic growth corridor is confident of achieving the RM30 billion target set for new investments this year. According to Iskandar Regional Development Authority (Irda) Chief Executive Officer Datuk … Continue reading

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Buy Singapore Properties, still a good mid to long term investment

If you read the news recently, you would have seen that Singaporeans have formed the largest group of foreign investors from Asia who are buying up foreign properties worth US$11.9 billion. Astoundingly, the city-state beat out China even though the … Continue reading

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UMLand Unveils Opal Residenz at Seri Alam

United Malayan Land Bhd (UMLand) has further added to the extravagance of its Bandar Seri Alam township in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor with the introduction of Opal Residenz. Held on 20th March 2015, the pre-launch and unveiling ceremony of the development … Continue reading

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Arc @ Austin Hill selling 20% below market at RM390 psf

Arc @ Austin Hills Serviced Apartments, opened for sales at 20% below market price from RM385 psf! Freehold with Golf course and swimming pool are avails from only RM255K for 650sf two bedrooms and RM350K for 850sf three bedrooms! Please … Continue reading

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Iskandar sees growing Japanese interest

Iskandar Malaysia has witnessed a steady increase in interest from the Japanese, due to its proximity to Singapore and conducive environment, revealed United Malayan Land Bhd (UMLand). According to its group chief executive officer Datuk Charlie Chia Lui Meng, the … Continue reading

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