Malaysians on welfare struggle to get by

By most standards food is relatively cheap in Malaysia but that’s of little comfort for anyone living on a dollar a day.

    Malaysia has been praised for reducing poverty and achieving rapid economic growth in recent decades.
     
    But not everyone is benefitting.
     
    In fact some people are struggling to put food on the table, as Al Jazeera's Stephanie Scawen reports from the capital Kuala Lumpur.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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