Economy in jeopardy

Foong Wai Fong

Modified 20 May 2008, 4:45 am

The way the Barisan Nasional government announces its response to various crises almost inevitably involves the spending of billions of ringgit.

Two images are conjured up by this approach: first, Malaysia’s pockets are so deep that we will never run out of money; and second, we can buy our way out of our economic woes.

Malaysia cannot afford this for too much longer.

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