Having ridden into power on a wave of public anger over rising costs of living, the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government has begun casting its eye on Malaysia's many lopsided deals and monopolies, as it tries to reduce prices of basic goods and services.
The government has taken the popular step of abolishing the 6 per cent goods and services tax (GST), but this move has mainly helped businesses, while the prices of teh tarik in cafes and milk powder in supermarkets have not fallen.
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