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PEMERKASA: More of the Same?

Does the Pemerkasa package mitigate short term socio-economic effects of the pandemic while contribute to guiding long term economic growth of the nation?

Economy of Tomorrow

What digital economy do we want?

By revisiting and aligning adjacent policies like competition, data privacy and social protection, we can develop a dynamic and innovative economy that uses digital technologies to the fullest, for the greater good of everyone.

Economy of Tomorrow

利益相关者资本主义

此文延续上一篇《重谈官联公司角色》,这篇评论将会着重探讨拥有国有资金的公司该如何确保“马来西亚人的经济安全和经济尊严“这一原则为其存在目的,进而与政府一起推动我国经济发展。

Economy of Tomorrow

重谈官联公司角色

官联公司/官联投资公司不应该模仿私人企业以利益最大化的方式操作。在赚取利润的同时,也必须谨记其社会责任,除了最大限度地减少对环境的破坏、减缓气候变迁,也为小市民创造良好的就业机会,参与贡献,创造出一个公正和繁荣的社会。

Economy of Tomorrow

Rethinking the National Defence Industry

There is no doubt that Malaysia has potential to be a producer of various arms and other defence accoutrements. However, this potential must be guided with the right objectives and principles in mind to produce the relevant outcomes.

Good Governance
Good Governance

疫苗来了,然后呢?

新冠疫苗的接种计划随着疫苗抵达大马而掀开帷幕,然而疫苗的课题也在大众与政府之间掀起了一场激烈的讨论。义腾研究中心研究员,罗以欣讨论在疫苗仍旧稀缺的情况下,政府在疫苗分发上扮演着什么样的角色,以让大部分民众都得以接受疫苗接种,从而进一步地控制新冠疫情。

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Democracy

LCS fiasco at critical crossroads

Malaysia’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program is now at a difficult crossroad. The program was slated to see its first delivery in April of 2019, with the remaining ships being delivered every six months after that. It is now March 2021, nearly two years since the original due date, and it would appear no end is in sight for the troubled procurement project.

Good Governance

As a nation, we can’t be flying blind forever

Few in Malaysia are serious about policy discourse. It is understandable for a poor nation but unusual for a middle-income nation with a relatively well-educated population such as Malaysia. The consequence of not having serious policy discourse is that policies are made on the fly and often based on personal preferences, whether genuine or being swayed by interest groups or partisan considerations. There are some explanations.

Democracy

Memikirkan semula GLC/GLIC di era kapitalisme pemegang taruh

There are three fundamental questions that we need to consider when it comes to government-linked corporations (GLCs) and government-linked investment corporations (GLICs). First, should the State get involved in the economy? Second, should the GLCs/GLICs, which are essentially agents of the Malaysian State, act as if they were private actors Third, what purpose should GLCs/GLICs serve in the new era of stakeholder capitalism? Article in Malay.

Economy of Tomorrow