Malaysia introduces new tax to tackle debt

Government unveils consumption tax for the first time to tackle soaring debt and help economy grow.

    Malaysia has introduced unpopular measures to help tackle soaring debt.
     
    Unveiling next year's budget, the prime minister said the steps, including a new tax, are needed to help the economy grow.
     
    Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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