09 Mar '18, 2pm

[Mothership] M’sian opposition promises to abolish the GST if it wins the next general election https://t.co/xMxxmy0ZcK

While Singaporeans go back and forth over the proposed hike to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for Budget 2018, the same thing is happening in Malaysia. The opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan (PH or Pact of Hope) has released its manifesto for the upcoming general election, and they’ve promised to abolish the GST entirely — if they win. Advertisement Main aims PH’s secretariat head Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah launched the full manifesto in Shah Alam on March 8. Its five main aims are: Reducing the cost of living. Reforming institutions and policies. Encouraging a sustainable economy. Giving rights to Sabahans and Sarawakians according to the Malaysia Agreement of 1963. Creating a moderate and inclusive Malaysia. Saifuddin rejected claims that PH’s manifesto was overly ambitious, saying: “Our manifesto is a practical manifesto to improve and build Malaysia and can be implem...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/03/msia-opposition-abolish-gst/

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