Residents wear face masks at home in Kampung Baru, a traditional Malay village in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP Residents wear face masks at home in Kampung Baru, a traditional Malay village in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP
Residents wear face masks at home in Kampung Baru, a traditional Malay village in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP
Nadia Jalil
Opinion

Opinion

Nadia Jalil

Coronavirus: for Malaysia’s economy to survive and recover, its stimulus package needs more firepower

  • The country’s wage subsidy programme has been criticised for its inadequacy in helping businesses retain employees
  • This is likely to hit SMEs – which make up nearly half of the economy, and employ more than 60 per cent of Malaysia’s workers – particularly hard

Residents wear face masks at home in Kampung Baru, a traditional Malay village in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP Residents wear face masks at home in Kampung Baru, a traditional Malay village in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP
Residents wear face masks at home in Kampung Baru, a traditional Malay village in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP
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