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Businesses should make profit, not drive Bumi economic agenda



Businesses should make profit, not drive Bumi economic agenda



Diyana Ibrahim

Diyana Ibrahim

Updated 8 hours ago ·
            Published on 9 Nov 2019 9:57 PM ·



Economist Prof Edmund Terence Gomez says if Malaysian Chinese tycoons are to be held accountable, then so should their Malay contemporaries. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Kamal Ariffin, November 9, 2019.

BUSINESSES should not be counted on to implement the government's socio-economic agenda to uplift Bumiputeras, because profit should be the main motivation for a company, economist Prof Dr Edmund Terence Gomez said.

Speaking at a forum today during an exchange on Malay affirmative action policies, Gomez said profit-making and social work should not be mixed.


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