Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who has delayed a decision to cut allowances for newly hired doctors and other professionals from “critical” civil service sectors. Photo: Reuters

Malaysian ministers’ perks under scrutiny as Mahathir delays cuts to civil service cash allowance

  • Malaysia’s government came under fire after a decision to cut allowances for newly hired civil servants such as doctors
  • Cabinet ministers were urged to lead by example, after it emerged they receive cash perks of US$6,000 a month, plus first class flights as part of a holiday allowance
Topic |   Malaysia
Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, who has delayed a decision to cut allowances for newly hired doctors and other professionals from “critical” civil service sectors. Photo: Reuters
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