The optimism deficit – what's making Malaysians so unhappy?


Karim Raslan

IT’S December 2016 in Manila’s tech-hub, Bonifacio Global City.

People are having brunch at Wildflour – a hip cafe-cum-breakfast joint – before facing the daily grind. Someone in the crowd returns ashen-faced from the money changers: “The ringgit has fallen 10% against the Philippine peso.”


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  • The downward spiral of Malaysia can be pinned solely on one man .... MM ..... His policies are negatively felt even until now. We will soon become the "sick man" of Asean ..... our women will be maids, our men be migrant workers .....

    Posted 4 years ago by Malaysian First

  • If you think that your boss is a criminal, working for him will make you feel as if you are a slave . Malaysian's are unhappy i reckon, because we all feel like slaves.

    Posted 4 years ago by Nehru Sathiamoorthy