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Day: September 3, 2019

CAP calls for a Royal Commission of Inquiry into Malaysia’s poverty scandal

Last week U.N. special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, announced that Malaysia had been fudging its poverty measurement and that it’s poverty rate is much higher than official reports. Instead of an official poverty rate of 0.4%, Malaysia’s real poverty rate is at an estimated 15%. What it means is that Government policies of the recent past have not been...
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