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Minister flags cost of living as concern ahead of Malaysian polls

Inflation in Malaysia has reached an eight-year high in March before easing in April. Things have been looking up for the Malaysian economy with growth last quarter at the fastest pace in two years.


THE cost of living is a key concern among Malaysian voters, according to a member of Prime Minister Najib Razak's cabinet, setting the stage for it to be a major campaign topic in polls expected within months.

There is a "general expectation" among the public that elections...

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