Ex-IRB DG Hasmah Abdullah to lead tax reform committee

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 14): Former Inland Revenue Board (IRB) director-general (DG) Tan Sri Hasmah Abdullah has been appointed as the chairperson of the newly-established tax reform committee. In a statement today, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said Hasmah has 37 years’...

FGV’s CEO Zakaria suspended with immediate effect

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 13): FGV Holdings Bhd has suspended its group president and chief executive officer (CEO) Datuk Zakaria Arshad with immediate effect. FGV said the board of directors has issued a notice of inquiry to Zakaria today, following the conclusion of...

Stronger Whistleblower Act wanted, says deputy minister

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 13): Malaysia needs a stronger Whistleblower Protection Act with the public feeling protected if they report any wrongdoings. Economic Affairs Deputy Minister Senator Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin said it was important to ensure that people were confident...