Flashback Star#50: Drastic cuts by Govt


This cover layout by assistant chief designer Hassan Bahri of The Star won a prize for best page one design at the Malaysian Press Institute (MPI)-Petronas Malaysian Journalism Awards in 2016.

The story focused on the government’s effort to optimise public spending, especially in the civil service.

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