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Customs Department blames ‘unethical traders’ for inflation and absolves GST

— The Consumer Price Index released by the Statistics Department showed a jump in price of consumer goods and services since the GST was introduced last April. https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/328538 — The price hikes were mainly caused by unethical traders who arbitrarily … Continue reading

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Famous Kayu Nasi Kandar restaurant in Bukit Jambul raided for selling roti telor at RM2.50!

— Someone told me on Facebook that he ate roti telor a few days ago at KLIA1 and paid RM17. — When it rains, it pours! It’s getting lots of press. BAD press. The latest bad news is the complaint, … Continue reading

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Are some Chinese-medium schools collecting GST?

— One parent said that there were about 200 schools around the country that were imposing GST on extracurricular activities. The Rakyat Post GST imposed on extracurricular activities KELANA JAYA, May 15, 2015: Parents, who send their children to Chinese vernacular … Continue reading

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When S. Ambiga spoke her mind…

— Anti GST Rally, 1st May 2015: The Rally and Consequences — S. Ambiga: The sight of the youngsters in handcuffs and chains had a profound effect on many of us who saw them. I remember trying to make them feel … Continue reading

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GST-related ‘crimes’ and other offences; and unexpected consequences

— Breaking News: Malaysiakini Survey on Impact of GST on Household Expenses — A May 2 StarBiz report quoted several associations and analysts who said they were seeing a slowdown of between 20% and 50% in business for retailers in the … Continue reading

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The Service Charge: Yes, we have to pay unless we don’t go inside…

— WE HAVE TO PAY THE 10% SERVICE CHARGE. Loose lips sink ships is an American English idiom meaning “beware of unguarded talk”. American World War II poster by Seymour R. Goff, also known as Ess-ar-gee. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loose_lips_sink_ships) It took only … Continue reading

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Mydin will absorb the GST of 6%. So will MR D.I.Y.

— Kinibiz APRIL 13, 2015 5:58 PM No post-GST price hike for Brand’s products Cerebos (M) Sdn Bhd, the producer of Brand’s products, announced that its products’ prices will not increase with the implementation of the goods and services tax (GST). … … Continue reading

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What they give and what they take away: Budget 2015

— BUDGET 2015 — khalidkarim ‏@khalidkarim 12h12 hours ago Who & by how many Big Macs each income group is benefitting from the Personal Income Tax.BR1M is just a cover up. … — HOW WONDERFUL, YOU MAY THINK. “No GST … Continue reading

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Malaysiakini’s TOP 10 NEWSMAKERS & NEWS 2013

_________________________________________________ TOP 10 NEWSMAKERS 2013 Malaysiakini And the Newsmaker of 2013 is… 7:39AM Dec 31, 2013 ROSMAH MANSOR IS NEWSMAKER OF THE YEAR 2013 Rosmah is the second woman to have won the award outright, which was first given out … Continue reading

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