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People-friendly budget expected from Najib ahead of election

Mr Najib has already rolled out billions of ringgit worth of handouts for palm plantation settlers and armed forces veterans.

Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Najib Razak will aim to reduce unhappiness over rising costs of living when he unveils his 2018 budget on Friday, ahead of an election that must be held within 10 months.

Prices rose sharply in Malaysia - where household debt is among the...

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