Articles Tagged By National Budget

The Ticking Time Bomb of Affordable Housing

If the list of eligibility requirements for the affordable housing project is anything to go by, many Malaysians who have registered for PR1MA would have gotten a PR1MA house as soon as the developers would want to sell it. The problem is, it d...

What Is The Future Of Affordable Housing In Malaysia

In Malaysia today the demand for property remains strong even though property prices continue to increase. However, according to statistics from Bank Negara, it shows that applications for housing loans declined during the first eight months of 20...

The Budget 2016 Have Your Requests Been Fulfilled

Let us take a quick look at some of the key financial events during 2015. Malaysia’s government introduced the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) back in April 2015. The cost of living has grown sharply since with the implementation of...

Ringgit depreciate interest rate investments currency

Most readers will have been through the 1997 Asian currency crisis but how many of us still remember the panic brought about by the disastrous slump of the Ringgit that lasted for a year? Today, our beloved currency, which is also the Asia's worst...

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It’s been barely a month into 2015 and we received news that Budget 2015 has been revised effective on 20 January, adjusting their fiscal deficit target to 3.2% instead of 3%. Is this a result of bad government planning? Do they need to fork out m...

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So, oil prices are falling drastically and you’re not sure how to feel about it. What was USD110 per barrel of oil in June 2014 is now trading under USD50 per barrel. On one hand, Yay! Cheaper gas! Cheaper flights! Lower inflation! What’s not to l...

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The collective voices of the Malaysian public were made audible in the scheduling of Budget 2015; an initiative from the government to lend its ears to the rakyat and their plights. And as if in unison, the one cry that resonated was clearly th...