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    Guan Eng on SST: Trust first, probe later

    Guan Eng on SST: Trust first, probe later

    SUBANG JAYA, Aug 18 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the Pakatan Harapan government will use a soft approach based on trust on businesses and traders on the implementation of the Sales and Services Tax (SST). Speaking to reporters after a briefing session between the Malaysian Royal Customs Department and traders, Lim said the Federal administration will entrust the traders to apply for exemption before taking any action against them. “Whether they are exempted or not, we give them the...

Top News in Malaysia

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Malaysia

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Life

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Eat/Drink

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Showbiz

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Sports

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Tech/Gadgets

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  • You can backup WhatsApp on Google Drive without using any quota very soon

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Drive

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