Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: Bernama/DPA

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