Why PN must reignite interest in the IRC
The government today should present the IRC report in Parliament to ensure that the government’s commitment to reforming the public institutions can be continued.
To set the path of economy recovery, the Government must step up job creation via a “Mission-Oriented” Industrial Policy
The RM35b PENJANA plan has its merits, but may still fall short in protecting jobs and supporting livelihoods. While some temporary reliefs are essential, the government must urgently look into a much-needed long-term economic reform for Malaysia.
Perkasa dasar sektor pekerjaan separa mahir
There is a suggestion that workers should be upskilled to increase their income during the COVID-19 crisis. But in fact, skilled workers in Malaysia are still being underpaid.
Addressing ‘new norms’ of party-hopping
Legislation like UK’s Fixed-Term Parliaments Act serves as a check and balance to the powers of a prime minister and prevent any possibilities of dissolving parliament and setting election dates based on favourable political arrangements.
Why Dewan Negara should be made part of Malaysia’s Covid-19 success story
Dewan Negara should lead to a healthy debate on policy issues rather than political rhetoric synonymous with the Dewan Rakyat. Covid-19 has been an opportunity to have a relook at the Dewan Negara as an important part of the government’s check & balance.
For Low-Income Malaysia, a lifeline amidst a crisis?
The COVID-19 crisis firmly brought into mainstream thought the benefits of robust systems of social protection.
Managing a triple crisis in Malaysia
Ever since the first case of COVID-19 emerged on 25 January, Malaysia has been battling not one, not two, but three crises.
Malaysia’s Rationale and Response to South China Sea Tensions
Malaysia’s low key attitude towards recent incidents and recommendations on how to balance between defending Malaysia’s national interests vs diffusing tensions..
Can Malaysian parliament hold a virtual conference?
At a time when the fight of Covid-19 looks to be far from over, we must adapt to the “new normal” without compromising parliamentary democracy.
復工新常態下的軍政、訓政及憲政 | The new normal post COVID-19
Coordination between government and businesses becomes important to reopening the coronavirus-closed economy while meeting public health goals.