Malaise-ia

9 November 2017 By William Pesek

Najib Razak’s new budget lavishes cash on farmers, fishermen and rubber traders. But it is a transparent attempt to divert attention from the prime minister’s corruption woes without boosting competitiveness, narrowing inequality or helping Malaysia escape stagnation.

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