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Putrajaya unveils measures in revised budget to make good revenue shortfall

Mr Najib says that cash payouts to lower-income households would be continued, and that civil servants would still get their annual increment.

Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA has based its revised budget on the assumption that oil prices will be at US$30 to US$35 a barrel, but remains committed to meeting its fiscal deficit target of 3.1 per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP), even as it plans to offset a forecast revenue shortfall...