Economists: Extraordinary stimulus needed to save jobs and the vulnerable

Annabelle Lee

Modified 27 Mar 2020, 4:55 am

With expectations of a recession due to the Covid-19 pandemic, economists surveyed by Malaysiakini have called for more protection for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as well as vulnerable groups in the government’s forthcoming economic stimulus plan.

They also advised against corporate bailouts.

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin is set to announce what he termed a "comprehensive" package today...

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