Households clear winners in SST trade-off, says CIMB Research
KUALA LUMPUR: Households are the clear winners in the trade-off under the proposed Sales and Service Tax (SST) which will be reintroduced on Sept 1, as they will receive RM23bil in disposable income through reduced tax collection.
NEW YORK: Oil prices dropped about 2 percent on Friday, weighed down by falling U.S. stock markets, while weak economic data from China pointed to lower fuel demand in the world's biggest oil importer.
LOS ANGELES:Darlene Coker knew she was dying. She just wanted to know why. She knew that her cancer, mesothelioma, arose in the delicate membrane surrounding her lungs and other organs. She knew it was as rare as it was deadly, a signature of exposure to asbestos. And she knew it afflicted mostly men who inhaled asbestos dust in mines and industries such as shipbuilding that used the carcinogen before its risks were understood.