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Rantau's By-Election Up for Grabs

Dr Hamidin Abd Hamid, Research Fellow, ILHAM Centre

09-Apr-19 07:15

Rantau's By-Election Up for Grabs

00:00 - The government plans to impose a digital tax of 6 percent on foreign digital services by 1st January 2020 to broaden the government’s tax reach. According to Deputy Finance Minister Amiruddin Hamzah, the digital tax will “provide a level playing field among local and foreign companies.”

06:25 - Rantau by-elections will begin on Saturday, April 13. However, the early voting starts today. This election will be looking at a four-cornered fight which includes Umno heavyweight, Deputy President and former Negri Sembilan menteri besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan of Barisan Nasional (BN).

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