At a recent talk on the GST, I asked those present what they thought “GST” stood for. Most of those present responded, “Goods and Services Tax”. Then, I showed them a cartoon by Zunar which described GST as “Golfing, Shopping,...
Photo credit: PSM Operations Room, Sungai Siput http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45dZZdOV_W8 So Jeyakumar Devaraj of Parti Sosialis Malaysia has finally triumphed over S Samy Vellu. When I spoke to him early this morning, he sounded tired but happy. It had been a long, long...
I don’t know about you, but I didn’t watch Najib’s Budget 2016 speech. I thought it would be too painful to listen to. Not just because of the bad news but because of the thought of what could/might have...
Was the 1992 blackout across wide swathes of the nation avoidable? Was it to pave the wave for the privatisation of TNB? Selangor Kini, bearing the copyright of the Selangor state government, has published a report about former TNB CEO...
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...