New Poverty Line - Big Step Forward, But Is It Enough?
Philip Alston, Former UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty
After decades of maintaining a National Poverty Line that many criticised was misrepresentative of the true scale of poverty in the country, Malaysia recently made the decision to revise the line to RM2,208.
Philip Alston, a vocal critic of the previous line, commends this as a step forward, but is it enough?
Produced by: Roshan Kanesan
Presented by: Roshan Kanesan
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