Malaysia's poverty line too low, says Kian Ming

  • Nation
  • Friday, 19 Oct 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: A higher poverty line would better measure poverty rates in a high-income nation, says Deputy Minister of International Trade and Investment Dr Ong Kian Ming.

"As wages climbed and we became a middle-income nation, we didn’t increase the standard for what is considered decent living above the poverty line.

Ong Kian Ming Poverty , Malaysia