| BR1M, 1Msia Clinic, book vouchers and various other direct aid have|
helped improve quality of life, especially for the lower-income people
Updated: How government foresight helped boost your income and the economy amid global vagaries: Malaysia's average household income rose 7.2 per cent between 2009 and last year while per capita gross national income jumped 49 per cent (no typo here!) despite global economic slowdown (think Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, the UK etc).
Cheapest place for a litre. Click h e r e for more details on Deutsche Bank's latest report on the cities of the world, and what makes Kuala Lumpur one of the best for value. Government subsidies, for eg, makes Malaysia the cheapest place to buy a litre of petrol.
No, of course those politicians did not bother mentioning that to us ....