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End 'unrealistic' election promises like junking GST, politicians told

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A former MCA leader has called for politicians to refrain from making “unrealistic” election promises such as abolishing taxes and tolls, as well as increasing subsidies.

“Of late, we notice there has been a rise of populism among aspirants from both sides of the divide.

“This includes the proposal to bring back free plastic bags, abolishing tolls with colossal compensation, and revisiting old promises like removing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and increasing (the) subsidy for fuel...

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