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MALAYSIA-2019 BUDGET: MIND THE INCOME GAP

MALAYSIA-2019 BUDGET: MIND THE INCOME GAP
Sandakan, Sabah: Plywood Factory, Mar 2016. Wikimedia Commons

The New Straits Times-Oct 30

Malaysians are very concerned about the growing income disparity and are hoping that the 2019 Budget, Pakatan Harapan’s first ever, will help mind it.  It was perhaps inevitable in the early years of Malaysia’s economic progress when the fruits of industrial development went directly to a small number of business owners.

Read more at: https://www.nst.com.my/opinion/leaders/2018/10/426400/2019-budget-mind-income-gap

First published in: The New Straits Times

 

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