Thusitha de Silva

Thusitha de Silva has been working in the financial media for over 20 years.
Thusitha de Silva
Thusitha de Silva has been working in the financial media for over 20 years.

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The View | Sugar tax and other punitive measures won’t help Malaysians become healthier

The Malaysian government is following in the footsteps of some of its Asean neighbours in introducing the tax, even when evidence of its effectiveness is far from definitive. Public health problems like obesity require a more nuanced policy.

1 Jul 2019 - 12:28PM

The Malaysian government is following in the footsteps of some of its Asean neighbours in introducing the tax, even when evidence of its effectiveness is far from definitive. Public health problems like obesity require a more nuanced policy.

Sugar tax and other punitive measures won’t help Malaysians become healthier