'Significant' issues remain with NAFTA renegotiations: Mnuchin
WASHINGTON: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Monday significant issues remained in talks between the United States, Mexico and Canada to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement(NAFTA).
"There are still some very significant, open issues," Mnuchin said in an interview on ...
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus tomorrow may include the following: Econpile Holdings Bhd, Apex Healthcare Bhd, Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia Bhd, Daibochi Bhd, Dialog Group Bhd, Hock Seng Lee Bhd, KPJ Healthcare Bhd, Sarawak Plantation Bhd, Sunway Construction Group Bhd and Warisan TC Holdings Bhd.
Econpile Holdings Bhd secured a contract worth RM30.1 million to undertake piling and sub-structure works for a development on Jalan Kia Peng from Richmore Development Sdn Bhd.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): The special officer to the Finance Minister Tony Pua has denied news that the PH Government is considering imposing a soda tax on soft drinks like Coca-Cola.
“The government is considering all options in order to increase the revenue for the national coffer, but nothing has been decided,” he told reporters at the Parliament lobby here today.
Pua, who is also the Damansara MP, was commenting on a report in a news portal which quoted him as saying that the Pakatan Harapan government is considering imposing a soda tax to boost its coffers.