The consumption tax was raised from 5 per cent to 8 per cent on April 1, 2014. -Nikkei Asian Review
Malaysia implemented a new goods and services tax from Wednesday to broaden the taxation base and narrow its budget deficit. -Nikkei Asian Review
Zhou worked as a factory girl at a different glass company before starting her own business in 2003. -AFP
Warren Buffett said he would not raise interest rates significantly if he ran the Federal Reserve. -Reuters
Total value of S'pore-listed stocks climbs 0.8 per cent from February to an all-time month-end high of S$987.5 billion. -BT
But hard for some SMEs to relocate staff. -BT
Casino revenue for the city plunged a record 49 per cent year-on-year in February. -AFP
Businesses are affected over the GST, despite having prepared since Parliament approved the tax. -ST
The S&CC rebate will be disbursed over the months of April, July and October this year. -AsiaOne
Prices of non-landed private residential properties declined in all market segments, as they did in the previous quarter. -AsiaOne