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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): The special officer to the Finance Minister Tony Pua has denied news that the PH Government is considering imposing a soda tax on soft drinks like Coca-Cola.
“The government is considering all options in order to increase the revenue for the national coffer, but nothing has been decided,” he told reporters at the Parliament lobby here today.
Pua, who is also the Damansara MP, was commenting on a report in a news portal which quoted him as saying that the Pakatan Harapan government is considering imposing a soda tax to boost its coffers.
KUALA LUMPUR: Asian markets was a sea of red in the morning session despite paring gains after China announced that it would be holding talks with Washington in late August at the White House's invitation.