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AS Malaysia faces the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), the battle is on to defend the welfare and livelihoods of people in the bottom 40% of household income. Three economic support packages have been announced.
Despite the uncertainty over how long the Covid-19 saga will last, we actually have a precedent in the SARS outbreak where most countries were then on a path of economic stimulus for six months before a return to some semblance of normalcy. Here are some of the suggestions for the administration.
PETALING JAYA: The government will consider increasing the initial RM450mil allocation for 15 million people in the e-Tunai Rakyat initiative should the number of applicants increase, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
PETALING JAYA: The MCA has slammed the government over its lack of proper planning for the rollout of the e-tunai Rakyat initiative, which saw e-wallet systems overwhelmed by the response.
WHAT the Pakatan Harapan government has done to look after the people’s welfare pales in comparison with the initiatives carried out when Umno and Barisan Nasional were in power, says Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
PUTRAJAYA: Describing poverty as an obstacle to Malaysia’s progress towards a developed nation, the Prime Minister wants civil servants to help tackle the issue by giving the poor advice and guidance on how to overcome it.
PUTRAJAYA: Poverty can only be beaten by helping the poor boost their income through government initiatives, not by just handing out financial aid, says the Prime Minister.