Housing the nation


The World Bank: There must be an economic base close by and transportation, otherwise there will be no demand.

World Bank says subsidy is not the solution. What is important is land use and availability of jobs and transportation when selling affordable housing.

DURING an Uber ride, a chatty 20-something spoke of the paddy fields he had left behind in Kedah, the “rice bowl” of Malaysia. He had just seen his mother off at the railway station and was feeling rather nostalgic.

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