The squeezed middle

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  • Saturday, 20 Dec 2014

File photo of construction work in progress for PR1MAAlam Damai, Cheras earlier this year. Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah warns that affordable housing, even with PR1MA, is currently beyond the reach of fresh graduates and the lower middle class.

Without integrated policies to help them tackle the rising cost of living, the sandwich class faces a bleak 2015

LAU (not her full name) is a real estate agent earning just under RM100,000 per year, which puts her at the upper end of the middle class.

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