Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: Bernama/DPA
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: Bernama/DPA
Malaysia

Malaysia scraps civil service cash allowance, prompting backlash

  • Tens of thousands have signed an online petition calling on the government of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad to reverse its decision
  • The move will reduce the take home pay of newly hired doctors, nurses, architects and legal officers, among others, by as much as 15 per cent

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: Bernama/DPA
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: Bernama/DPA
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