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Putrajaya’s Waistline - A Likely Reduction?

Christian de Guzman | Esther Lai | Gan Ping Sieu

31-Mar-16 08:35


Recently, the government announced 53 measures to optimise public expenditure in view of the current challenging economic environment. They range from a freeze on civil service hires, to a cut in government-organised events and entertainment allowances. We take a look at how effective these measures will be and if they can help the government achieve its 3.1% fiscal deficit target this year.

This is a report by Keith Kam and Wei Lynn Tang.

Tags:  Putrajayareductioncost optimizationmeasuresfiscal deficitGovernment/Regulatory/Policy MakingPolitics, News, Current Affairs

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