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Concern over Malaysia's growing household debt

15 November 2013 Last updated at 01:01 GMT

With some 60 Malaysians declaring bankruptcy every day, there is growing concern in Malaysia about household debt.

The government is offering advice to consumers about how to manage their borrowing.

But household spending has helped carry the economy through difficult times.

Jennifer Pak reports.

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