More than 90 per cent of close to 5,000 respondents have voted a resounding 'No' to the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) on a poll put up on the Customs Department's website. You can still vote here.
What is the dispute between the Selangor government and the federal government over water supply and distribution in the state all about? Essentially, the state government wants to take over water operations in the state because it feels that the...
This is a good question, especially now that the government plans to introduce GST, which will add and spread the tax burden to everyone. Instead of a regressive tax like the GST, what we need is a progressive tax...
Is the GST really unavoidable? Blog reader bigjoe99 writes: I actually blame the opposition for their failure to educate the public on how GST is such a failure of the Umno/BN govt. Truth is if we get rid of...
Hong Kong's GDP grew 6.5 per cent in the first half of the year, but the poor are struggling with expensive housing and food prices. Sound familiar? Check out this Financial Times video. Is this the model we want...
The new US ambassador to Malaysia, James Keith is urging both Malaysia and the United States to conclude a Free Trade Agreement after an earlier deadline in June was missed. Of course, the US stands to benefit far more in...
Hop along and take a look at Ani Arope's latest article on his Facebook page. On 23 June, he wrote in his Facebook Notes: What I said to the Star Editor some 5 years ago, I stand by it. In...
Of all the 200-odd arrests over the last couple of weeks, none is a more glaring instance of injustice than the cruel detention without trial of Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj. As a journalist, I have known Jeyakumar for over...
Samy Vellu's men might have swept the top posts in the MIC party elections, but the future of race-based politics and parties remains distinctly bleak. Leaving aside the lack of renewal in the party's top leadership, the reality is...
This is the online petition to Najib from the 'Gabungan Bantah Cukai GST Malaysia'. You can sign the form here. Petisyen membantah 6 peratus Cukai Barangan dan Perkhidmatan Saya sebagai rakyat Malaysia dengan kebebasan bersuara seperti yang dijamin...

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