Malaysia lost three weeks in Covid-19 battle due to political crisis - economist

B Nantha Kumar

Modified 18 Apr 2020, 9:07 am

CORONAVIRUS | Malaysia lost three weeks in its battle against Covid-19 due to a political vacuum brought by a political crisis in late February, said economist Jomo Kwame Sundaram.

Jomo, who noted that the previous Pakatan Harapan government initially kept the doors open to tourists including from China had by early February changed its position, which he described as "not too late"...

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