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ASEAN BUSINESS: OUTLOOK 2021

Malaysia to shoot for post-crisis growth; polls may be called

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Covid-19, its economic fallout and a rocky year in politics set Malaysia back in 2020. Its tourism sector took a damaging hit. Above: Visitors at the Boh Tea Centre in Cameron Highlands in Pahang state.

Kuala Lumpur

THIRTY years ago, when then-Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad introduced Vision 2020, he would have had little inkling on how differently things would turn out for the South-east Asian nation.

Under Vision 2020, better known as Wawasan 2020 to Malaysians, the...

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