Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in the lower house of the Malaysian parliament. Photo: DPA

Malaysian parliament to open amid fears of ethnic nationalism and clamour for budget boost

  • Business-friendly, pro-growth budget expected to be unveiled as government looks to tackle rising cost of living and flagging economy
  • Legislative session begins amid public disquiet over a thousands-strong Malay Dignity Congress that has been accused of exacerbating the country’s racial divides
Topic |   Malaysia

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Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in the lower house of the Malaysian parliament. Photo: DPA
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