Voters unhappy with poor economic plans

PETALING JAYA – Poor economic planning, rising prices and corruption are among the top three concerns raised by respondents of a survey in Cameron Highlands.

The survey by the Institute of Strategic Analysis and Policy Research (Insap) involved 300 respondents of ethnic Chinese background who were interviewed during a two-day period in the first week of the by-election campaign in the parliamentary seat.

“Among the top issues cited by respondents were lack of comprehensive economic planning in the country (64.6%), rising cost of living despite the abolition of GST (63.6%) and corruption (48.8%),” said Insap deputy chairman Dr Pamela Yong.

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