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Narrowing The Development Gap

Dr. Francis Hutchinson, Senior Fellow, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute

05-Oct-21 07:45

Narrowing The Development Gap

The 12th Malaysia Plan has stated that 50 percent of the total basic development expenditure, will be channelled to the states of Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis, Terengganu, Sabah and Sarawak. The rationale being to narrow the development gap. Dr Francis Hutchinson, Senior Fellow at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute gives a history lesson whilst telling us what the solutions are.

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Produced by: Shazana Mokhtar

Presented by: Wong Shou Ning, Philip See


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Tags:  12th Malaysia PlanMalaysiaRegional state developmentDevelopment ExpenditurePublic PolicySustainabilityGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingEconomy, MarketsPolitics, News, Current Affairs


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