Job losses in Malaysia rose 42 per cent in the January-March quarter compared with the same period last year. Photo: EPA-EFEJob losses in Malaysia rose 42 per cent in the January-March quarter compared with the same period last year. Photo: EPA-EFE
Job losses in Malaysia rose 42 per cent in the January-March quarter compared with the same period last year. Photo: EPA-EFE

Malaysia unveils US$8.2 billion package to save jobs amid coronavirus recession

  • The new measures will fund 40 initiatives to help businesses and put cash in the hands of citizens
  • The package comes amid rumours that members of Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin’s coalition are defecting to support Mahathir Mohamad
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Job losses in Malaysia rose 42 per cent in the January-March quarter compared with the same period last year. Photo: EPA-EFEJob losses in Malaysia rose 42 per cent in the January-March quarter compared with the same period last year. Photo: EPA-EFE
Job losses in Malaysia rose 42 per cent in the January-March quarter compared with the same period last year. Photo: EPA-EFE
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