GST. We want to see the government boldly announce the implementation of the GST in the Budget 2014 to be tabled by PM/MoF Najib Razak tomorrow. No flip-flopping.
We are one of the few remaining countries in the world that have not introduced GST. The system has benefitted ecoonomies and consumers in some 160 countries, including most of the developed economies like France, the UK, Germany, Japan, and Switzerland. In this region, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia and Cambodia have GST. Myanmar has not implemented it, perhaps because of the long-running junta rule, and Brunei will not because it has opted for Hudud instead. We have no excuses.
Unless, of course, the Government tells us it is afraid of this ...
Pakatan to protest against GST at Parliament - Suara Keadilan