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Economic survival under an extended movement control order

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Acknowledging the negative impact that the pandemic has had on the economy, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yasin announced that specific industries would be allowed to reopen in stages. BFM speaks to economist Rajah Rasiah, a distinguished economics professor, about which sectors are crucial to resucitating the nation’s economy and whether we are already in the midst of a global recession.

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