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Does Budget 2024 Address the Needs of the Working Class?

Alex Ong, Labour Rights Activist & Malaysian Coordinator of Migrant Care

17-Oct-23 15:00

Does Budget 2024 Address the Needs of the Working Class?

Last Friday, the MADANI government tabled the largest budget ever in Malaysia’s history, with a total allocation of RM 393.8 billion. The question is does the budget address the needs of the working class, particularly the B40 and shrinking middle class?

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