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Malaysia unveils US$80 billion biggest ever budget in feel-good boost to post-Covid recovery

Malaysia on Friday unveiled its biggest ever budget with Finance Minister Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz indicating the government was well aware that businesses and residents required continued state aid with the battle against Covid-19 “still raging”.Analysts said the large spread of beneficiaries across social groups under the spending plan showed the government was seeking to boost a rising nationwide “feel good” factor as the economy – roiled for months – picks up following a phased reopening…

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