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2012 Budget Backed By Strong Celestial Forces, Says Astrologer

By Yong Soo Heong

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 (Bernama) -- An award-winning astrologer, R. S. Maniam, says the presentation of the 2012 Budget by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak from 4.07 pm on Oct 7 will bring about beneficial changes for the rakyat because its timing was supported by positive celestial forces.

Budget 2012 Can Address Hardship Faced By Low-income Earners, Says Najib

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 3 (Bernama) -- The government's initiatives to be unveiled in Budget 2012 on Friday will help ease the cost of living of low-income earners, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said Monday.

RAM Expects 2012 Budget To Boost Aggregate Demand

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 (Bernama) -- Budget 2012, to be tabled in Parliament on Oct 7, is expected to boost aggregate demand with industrial upgrading and business support expected to remain high, says RAM Holdings Bhd.

Najib May Slash Corporate Tax In Budget 2012, Says UHY

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 30 (Bernama) -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak may announce one or two per cent cut in corporate tax in Budget 2012 in line with the consensus of tax practitioners in Malaysia, says UHY.

Brem Hopes Government Won't Raise RPGT

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 30 (Bernama) -- Property developer Brem Holding Bhd hopes the government will not raise the real property gains tax (RPGT) in Budget 2012 next week.

Tax Reduction May Spur Growth Of Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 30 (Bernama) -- A reduction in the tax rate in the 2012 Budget can spur Malaysia's growth and competitiveness, says UHY.

Naza Group Hopes Government Will Lower Car Duty Structure In 2012 Budget

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 29 (Bernama) -- The NAZA Group of Companies hope the government will lower the duty structure for cars by 20 to 30 per cent in the 2012 Budget to spur businesses to invest more and the people to spend more.

Rural Public Transportation Should Be Given Priority, Says Fomca

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 29 (Bernama) -- The Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations (Fomca) says the government should give priority to the development of rural public transportation in the 2012 Budget.