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GST double standards unfair to Malaysians

Stephen Ng  |  Published:  |  Modified:

COMMENT | A poem in Malay has been disseminated widely through social media:

Pisang emas dibawa belayar,

Masak sebiji di atas peti,

Cukai GST rakyat kena bayar,

Syarikat China boleh dikecuali

Briefly, in my own words, it means that while Malaysian citizens of all races, religions and social backgrounds have to pay goods and services tax (GST), a Chinese corporation gets to enjoy zero GST.

This really puts me off, not because I do not agree to the Customs Department granting the China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) relief from paying GST...

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