Economists urge govt to focus on reopening economy


Bernard Saw

A woman behind barbed wires in Selayang, Selangor, which is cordoned off under an enhanced movement-control order to curb a Covid-19 outbreak. Red zones should remain no-go areas, says an economist. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, April 29, 2020.

ECONOMISTS are pressing Putrajaya for a plan to lift movement restrictions on more sectors as the daily number of new Covid-19 infections in Malaysia continues to drop.

They told The Malaysian Insight it is time to focus more on the economy but agreed that industries and sectors that require large numbers of people to be in close proximity should not be prioritised.


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  • with a semburit at the helm for this, pray that this can be done in a well planned manner. he might start with message parlour first

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