Yong: English is key for M’sia to remain competitive


PETALING JAYA: Malaysia needs to maintain a population that has a high proficiency in English to remain competitive because the country is highly reliant on international trade, a leading local business leader said.

Royal Selangor International Sdn Bhd chairman Tan Sri Yong Poh Kon said the nature of Malaysia’s economic structure being dependent on international trade requires the labour force, particularly graduates, to have a strong command of English language.

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