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Sabah's Unemployment Conundrum

Ariff Adi Putera Anwar, Research Officer, Institute for Development Studies

23-Aug-23 07:45

Sabah's Unemployment Conundrum

Recent statistics show that Sabah recorded the highest jobless rate in the country, accounting for 29% of total unemployed, despite the state ranking fifth highest in terms of GDP. Why is a relatively rich state unable to provide jobs for its residents? We speak to Ariff Adi Putera Anwar, Research Officer at the Institute for Development Studies (Sabah) for analysis.

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Produced by: Moh Heng Ying

Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Wong Shou Ning, Mark Tan


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