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Fix the ringgit, Tony Fernandes implores, as it dives below 4.00 to US$

His criticism reflects the concerns of corporate Malaysia amid the flagging economy and currency

"I wish our government would spend more time in fixing the ringgit instead of blocking the Internet," said Mr Fernandes.

Kuala Lumpur

AVIATION tycoon Tony Fernandes has ticked off Putrajaya for its poor management of the ringgit crisis and urged it to do more to tackle the shrinking currency, which fell to 4.006 to the US dollar on Wednesday.

His rebuke, the likes of which are rare because businesses...

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