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i-Sinar: The Ones Left Behind

Dr. Shankaran Nambiar, Head of Research, Malaysian Institute of Economic Research

03-Dec-20 18:30

i-Sinar: The Ones Left Behind

The government's decision to allow an increase in withdrawals from EPF Account 1 has attracted some criticism for missing out on vulnerable groups, including those working in the informal economy. We speak with Dr. Shankaran Nambiar for his thoughts on this, and explore ways to provide financial assistance to these groups.

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Produced by: Tasha Fusil

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn


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