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The Indonesian government has said it would provide at least 10.3 trillion rupiah ($744 million) in subsidies for workers,...
Malaysia: Zero-sales tax paradise for just three months

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After effectively scrapping the unpopular six-per cent goods and services tax (GST) on June 1, Malaysia’s new government will re-introduce a refined sales and...
New US tariffs sad news for Malaysian solar panel exporters

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Malaysia as the largest photovoltaic (PV) exporter to the US internationally with a market share of 30 per cent of PV imports is likely...
Malaysia 2016 budget: Taxes up for the rich, higher minimum wage

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Embattled Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak unveiled a proposed 2016 national budget on October 23 that delivers benefits for the poor while raising taxes...
Malaysia’s pump prices among lowest globally – thanks to subsidies

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Malaysians enjoy some of the lowest petrol pump prices among the major world economies, according to a new study by UHY, the international accountancy...
Malaysia: Bumiputera, poor hit most by subsidy cut

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The Malaysian government's subsidy cuts may lead to a higher incidence of poverty among Malays and Bumiputera in Malaysia, with the urban poor expected...
IMF backs Malaysia’s subsidy cuts, GST

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has backed the Malaysian government's decision to cut subsidies this year and eventually introduce a goods and services tax...
Malaysia: Cost of living surges

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Cost for food, electricity and transport is rising fast in Malaysia, with some items and services becoming as much as 50 per cent more...
Top official: Malaysians are ‘ungrateful’ for subsidies

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Malaysia is not facing an economic crisis and Malaysians were "ungrateful" for the current subsidies they receive from the government, Deputy Finance Minister Ahmad...
Is ASEAN willpower finally strong enough to cut subsidies?

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In light of recent news, the answer is apparently yes. Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines have finally demonstrated the political will necessary to remove...

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According to the latest data released by the World Bank, more people than ever have dipped below the international poverty line, due in large...