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KL 'needs policies that create inclusive growth'

UN report says the positive effects of the affirmative-action New Economic Policy (NEP) have faded. It has instead skewed distribution of wealth and bred dependency and graft

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DESPITE continuing economic growth, Malaysia's middle class remains small - at 20 per cent of total households - which a United Nations report has attributed to limited upward social mobility and the unequal distribution of wealth and opportunities.

Kuala Lumpur

DESPITE continuing economic growth, Malaysia's middle class remains small - at 20 per cent of total households - which a United Nations report has attributed to limited upward social mobility and the unequal distribution of wealth and opportunities.

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