Measured by gini index, Malaysia is now Asia’s most unequal society ( more than even famously unfair countries like India and China). The latest model BMWs you spotted in BSC, non-halal 12-course dinners and the lavish lifestyles of denizens of Damansara are an alien world apart from the majority of citizens in the Klang ValleyContinue reading “Finding fairness”
Looking at the lifestyle outlets sprouting up in shops and malls these days gives people the impression that franchising is the easiest way to start a business. With planning, knowledge and of course money, it can be. Franchising is when a business owner gives you the right to use his brand, product, business system to operate your businessContinue reading “How to brew the Golden Tea : Franchising in Malaysia”
From 1 January 2019 onwards RPGT will have to be paid regardless of how long you have owned your property. Real Property Gains Tax (RPGT) is the share of money you must pay to the government from the profit you make in selling your house. Previously under Najib Razak RPGT in 2014 was hiked up toContinue reading “Malaysia’s RPGT 2019: More Pain, Less Gain”
Sixty years after His Holiness the Dalai Lama made the perilous journey over the Himalayas with his family and followers to escape Chinese communist rule, more than 100,000 Tibetans remain in India where they are not officially refugees but “long-term guests”. Please read more in Dharamsala Dreaming.