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M40 Households Slip Into B40 Category

Dr. Shankaran Nambiar, Head of Research, Malaysian Institute of Economic Research | Charlene Murray, Service Director, Women’s Aid Organization | Dr Carmelo Ferlito, CEO, Center for Market Education

22-Sep-21 18:00

M40 Households Slip Into B40 Category

According to the PM, more Malaysians are slipping into poverty because of the pandemic. We look into what this means by first, understanding the statistics and what needs to be done. Then, we expand on reports that suggest women are returning to abusive partners because of financial pressures. Finally, do we need to be worried about structural unemployment?

Image Source: Towfiqu barbhuiya, Unsplash

Produced by: Adeline Choong, Loo Juosie, Azlyna Mohd Noor, Alia Zefri

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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Tags:  Evening EditionInside StorySocial IssuesB40M40Poverty LineDomestic ViolenceStructural UnemploymentGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingPolitics, News, Current Affairs


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