New Digital Services Systems Service Tax

New Digital Services Systems Service Tax

New Digital Services Systems Service Tax for Foreign Registered Persons (FRP) in Malaysia   Guideline for Filing Procedures Available Online The Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) announced a new service tax that will be applicable for digital services systems applicable to those registered as foreigners. The announcement was made by the RMCD on 30 March…

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SSM Initiatives Announced to Ease MCO Burden

SSM Initiatives Announced to Ease MCO Burden

SSM Initiatives Announced to Ease Movement Control Order (MCO) Burden   New Initiatives to Help Corporations Ease Their Burden The Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) announced seven new initiatives to help the corporate sector ease their burden during the Movement Control Order (MCO). SSM made the announcement on 10 April 2020. Out of the 7,…

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Economic Stimulus Package 2020

Economic Stimulus Package 2020

RM20 Billion Economic Stimulus Package 2020 Unveiled in Malaysia   Malaysia Government Unveil RM20 Billion Economic Stimulus Package to Offset Covid-19 The Government has announced a RM20 billion Economic Stimulus Package 2020 to offset the economic impact from Covid-19 fallout. To mitigate the impact on the Malaysian economy, the Economic Stimulus Package 2020 is meant…

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Invest in Malaysia Most Attractive Option to Japanese Investors

Invest in Malaysia Most Attractive Option to Japanese Investors

Invest in Malaysia Still Viewed as an Attractive Option by Japanese Investors   Malaysia Seen as Affordable and Better Geographically for Businesses The weaker economic environment globally is not stopping Japanese investors as they continue to view options to invest in Malaysia optimistically.    Among the reasons Japanese firms viewed Malaysia favourably is the affordable…

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Palm Olein Contract Unveiled on Bursa

Palm Olein Contract Unveiled on Bursa

The First Palm Olein Contract Unveiled on Bursa The World’s First Options Contract Is Officially Unveiled on the Stock Exchange The Palm Olein Options contract was successfully unveiled on Bursa Malaysia Sdn. Bhd on January 13. It is the first such options contact in the world. The contract was launched on the Bleached and Deodorised…

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Bursa Malaysia Expects Higher Growth

Bursa Malaysia Expects Higher Growth

Bursa Malaysia Expects Higher Growth in 2020 The Chief Executive Officer for Malaysia’s Stock Exchange, Bursa Malaysia, is expecting 40 new listings to be added next year. The listings include not just larger companies, but also small to medium-sized businesses. The inclusion of small to medium-sized businesses is made possible due to incentives such as…

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Data Protection Changes to Occur in Malaysia

Data Protection Changes to Occur in Malaysia

Data Protection Laws Changes to Occur in Malaysia A recent cybersecurity leak involving a pay portal at the Universiti Malaysia Sabah has prompted the government to put out a call for stronger data protection laws. The security leak happened through the UMS e-pay portal, compromising thousands of students and their private information. This is the…

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New Economic Corridor Development in Malaysia

New Economic Corridor Development in Malaysia

Plans in the Works by Malaysian Government to Create New Economic Corridor A new economic corridor development will be put forth to the Economic Action Council (EAC), announced Malaysia’s Economic Affairs Minister. The proposal for the new economic corridor is being deliberated by the Ministry of Economic Affairs before it reaches the EAC. It is…

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