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Sugary drinks tax to fund healthy breakfasts for schoolkids

Geraldine Tong

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Modified 19 Mar 2019, 12:03 pm

Revenue generated by the tax on sugary drinks will be used to fund a free and healthy breakfast programme for all primary school children next year, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

"Beginning next year, the government will use the revenue collected from this tax to provide free and healthy breakfast programme for all primary school children...

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