Regional Outlook, Global Perspective

MALAYSIA-DO THE RIGHT THING PROPERLY TO SUCCEED

MALAYSIA-DO THE RIGHT THING PROPERLY TO SUCCEED
Malaysian parliament building, Jan 2014. Wikimedia Commons

The Star-Oct 21

The recent reports encapsulated a thorny issue that has underlined a perennial problem for Malaysia. The State of Households 2018 showed the big problem of income disparity where residents in the richer states have a lion’s share of income in the country. The one that stands out is real average income between the top 20% households (T20) and the middle 40% (M40) and bottom 40% (B40) households, which has almost doubled compared to two decades ago.

Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/opinion/columnists/the-star-says/2018/10/21/do-the-right-things-properly-to-succeed/#wVr0BGVw6lxEhDAu.99

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