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Malaysia tweaks GST scheme

Following protests by users of prepaid mobile services, GST for top-ups on prepaid mobile services will be based on usage

This is the sixth week since Malaysia implemented the GST. For about two decades, Malaysians have received subsidies on things such as food, petrol and electricity.

Kuala Lumpur

AS Malaysia settles into the sixth week of a new 6 per cent goods & services tax (GST) that has attracted its fair share of consumer complaints, the treatment of prepaid reloads has received the most flak even though the additional charge had amounted to as little as 60...

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