Ending The Ultra-Poverty

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The COVID-19 has forced a spike in the extreme poverty rate, either nationally or globally. Due to the pandemic, the national rate of poverty increased from 5.6 percent in 2019 to 8.4 percent in 2020.

There is a dire need for a new framework to view the problem of poverty.

Sofiya Tamizi attempts to bring the new framework into the discussion – the Multidimensional Poverty Index.

Hutang Negara: Kebimbangan Yang Memerlukan Asas

Sidang Parlimen Malaysia telahpun meluluskan had statutori hutang negara kepada daripada 60% ke 65%. Peningkatan had statutori ini dianggarkan akan meningkatkan hutang negara melebihi RM1 Trilion.

Persoalannya sekarang, adakah kita perlu risau tentang saiz hutang kerajaan?

Ridhuan menjawab persoalan tersebut, dan menyatakan keperluan untuk membezakan bagaimana kita melihat hutang negara dan hutang peribadi.

The Asian Financial Crisis of 1997: The Beginning of the Dip of the Ringgit

Before the 1990s, Asian countries, inclusive but not limited to South Korea, Malaysia, and Thailand, experienced rapid growth and were often referred to as the Asian Tiger Economies.

However, it all came to an end in July 1997 when the Asian region was hit by one of the worst economic crises in decades. A collapse of the Thai Baht caused a domino effect in the region which was explained thoroughly by Nabhan, Demuda’s columnist.