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Tourism Tax Will Continue to Be Imposed on Airbnb
KUALA LUMPUR: The government will continue to impose tourism tax on Airbnb accommodation even though it is not recognised by local authorities (PBT), said ...
Five of Seven Pan Borneo Highway Package Works Underway
KOTA KINABALU: The Pan Borneo Highway project delivery partner, Borneo Highway PDP Sdn Bhd (BHP) is confident that the Phase 1 of the project can be comple...
Government Urged to Expedite Building Menumbok-Labuan Bridge
KOTA KINABALU: The Federal and State governments have been urged to expedite the implementation of the Menumbok-Labuan bridge, upon completion of a feasibi...
Sarawak LRT Project to Commence 2019, Says Chief Minister
Sarawak could have its LRT project started by 2019 subject to feasibility studies, Sarawak chief minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg was quoted ...
Government Working on Guidelines for Airbnb
Unhappy budget hotel operators and the like must wait a bit longer for guidelines to be drawn up for Airbnb operators, who have a free reign in the booming...
Give Hoteliers Grace Period for Tourism Tax
Hoteliers must be given a grace period for the implementation of tourism tax, said Kota Kinabalu Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KKCCCI) presiden...
Tourism Tax Kicks Off!
The hotly-debated tourism tax has finally kicked off on Friday (1 September) amid confusion and furore after a deferment last month. There are still severa...
Explain Tourism Tax to Sarawak, Sabah
Minister of Tourism and Culture Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz has been asked to explain the mechanism of the tourism tax to the Sarawak and Sabah state governments...
No Tourism Tax for Malaysians
Malaysians holidaying in the country can heave a sigh of relief as they will not be hit by the new tourism tax. This came after the Government decided to o...
Wait Till Next Year to Implement Tourism Tax
The best time to implement tourism tax in Sarawak is early next year, says Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Ha...
Tourists Will Flock Nearby Countries if Prices Up
Any price hike in tour packages resulting from the implementation of tourism tax will drive potential tourists to nearby countries, which are offering simi...
Tourism Tax Deferred!
Sabah Hotel Association (SHA) has welcomed the plan by the state government to meet with its Sarawak counterpart to discuss the implementation of the Touri...
Spared From GST
The initial decision to impose Goods and Services Tax (GST) on more than 60 food items was revoked on Monday, June 19. The Royal Malaysian Customs Depar...
Hotel Bookings Cancelled
Tourism industry players from the accommodation sector are very worried about the implications the implementation of the Tourism Tax 2017 on them. Sabah...
Don’t Delay Projects, Said Ministries
Do not delay project implementation because it takes time to plan its kick-off, the Chief Secretary to the GovernÂment warned ministries and agencies. ...
Government Emphasises Balance in Development
The government is emphasising on balance in implementing development projects in both urban and rural areas, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad...
Kota Marudu Developing Into Economic Growth Centre
This district is fast developing as the economic growth centre of the north. To date, Kota Marudu has 593 operating shop lots and 65 more are still unde...
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