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UPDATE: Sales & Service Tax Implementation

Dear Valued Guests and Agents, The Malaysian Government recently announced the implementation of the Sales & Services Tax (SST) that will take effect on 1st September 2018. This tax will be imposed on the hospitality industry therefore it is with much regret that all packages and services sold from the 1st September henceforth will be subject to 6% Sales & Service Tax. In the meantime, you may obtain further information on SST from the Royal Malaysian Custom Department website at https://mysst.customs.gov.my/ Thank [...]

Bajau Laut

Regular visitors to the rig will often look into the distance and see communities of people who live on the sandbanks around the rig. Commonly known as ‘sea gypsies’, or ‘Bajau Laut’, these communities are found living in stilt huts and boats, known as ‘lepa lepa’, right across the Celebes Sea (and within Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Myanmar – although many are deemed to be stateless). Around the are there are estimated to be approximately 3000 Bajau Laut, and [...]