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Thai PM reiterates holding election in early 2019

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Thai PM reiterates holding election in early 2019

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha reiterated on May 22 that the general election will take place in early 2019 and no sooner, rejecting the possibility of an earlier election as requested by the opposition party.

Malaysia to remove goods and services tax

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Malaysia to remove goods and services tax

The Malaysian government of new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who pledged to abolish the Goods and Services Tax (GST) during the election campaign, has announced that the rate will be cut from 6 percent to zero percent from June 1.