Can Malaysia afford the RMCO extension?

With no end in sight to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) always looked likely to be extended. The big question though is whether Malaysia can see itself through to Dec 31.

In other news, Barisan Nasional wins big in Slim, durian farmers are raising a stink in Raub, and after a month with no Covid-19 fatalities, we suddenly have two! Oh, and by the way, even though celebrations this year were muted, we’d still like to wish you Selamat Hari Kebangsaan!