FedEx Online Webinar - Understand the EU VAT Changes and Explore KPMG Tax Compliance Solutions

The European Union (EU) has made some important changes to its value-added tax (VAT) rules, which came into effect from July 1, 2021. All businesses will be affected, but the changes will mainly affect business-to-consumer (B2C) sales and online marketplaces based outside of the EU, as well as EU-based businesses selling to consumers in the EU.
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Selangor Launches Supplementary Covid-19 Vaccine Scheme, Eyes 165,000 Shots Daily by August

The implementation of the Selangor Vaccination Programme (Selvax) by the state government along with additional doses provided by the Special Committee on Covid-19 Vaccine Supply will lead to a projected vaccination rate of 165,000 by August, said Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari.

He said once the programme begins, Selangor is expected to see 135,000 doses administered by the end of July.

“With the Selvax programme, we target an addition to the vaccination capacity reaching 43,500 doses a day,” Amirudin said during a special live-stream presentation.

This will be accomplished through 26 locations which include vaccination centres (PPV) community halls, mobile PPVs, health clinics, and private hospitals around Klang Valley.

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Closing the Global Vaccination Gap – What the EU is Doing

Hoarding of Covid-19 vaccines has been a theme in the public debate in Malaysia in recent days, and in this context, the European Union (EU) has been mentioned.

We – 15 Ambassadors of the EU and its Member States in Malaysia - recognise the actions and efforts that Malaysia is not sparing in order to contain the pandemic.

We wish to share facts and precise figures about what the EU is doing regarding the global vaccination gap, including some observations about the very important cooperation with our Malaysian partners.

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Live webinar: Standard Chartered Global & Malaysia's H2 2021 Outlook

Standard Chartered will be hosting a live webinar: Standard Chartered Global & Malaysia’s H2 2021 Outlook, on Thursday, 8 July 2021 at 10:30AM MYT (+8 GMT).

This live webinar will touch on the financial market outlook in the second half of the year, as the global economy continues to recover but the pace and distribution of the recovery remains highly uneven – as well as Malaysia’s expectancy to see recovery with the global economic rebound and further progress in the domestic vaccination programme. Join Standard Chartered for this live webinar where their Global Research team zooms in on Asia and share their views on Malaysia’s outlook.

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NextGenerationEU: Commission carries out €800 million of first payments to foster crisis repair and resilience

The Commission has today disbursed €800 million in payments under NextGenerationEU, the temporary instrument to finance Europe's recovery and foster a greener, more digital and resilient economy after the pandemic.
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Here are the highlights of the latest SOPs for National Recovery Plan, Phase 1 as of 29 June 2021:

Areas Involved:


Effective Period:

29 June 2021

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