Economy needs immediate stimulus package, with eye on the long-term
While the stimulus package primarily aims to tide over workers and businesses through tumultuous short-term economic currents, the government should also evaluate these measures with an eye on the long term, and look to promote a transformation of the economy to new growth sectors and higher productivity, and prepare the workforce for the future.
The Singapore factor in the Malaysian labour market
With a stimulus package due to be announced soon, the government has a great opportunity to work towards a skills-oriented labour market and hence prioritises the wellbeing of Malaysians. As a starting point, we should consider the Singapore factor in the Malaysian labour market.
清廉指數佳績鼓舞改革 | Malaysia climbs up in global Indices: a motivation to reform
The encouraging headway Malaysia made in the Democracy Index and the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) ranking is a great motivation for the government to continue pursue its reform agenda.
保守勢力反撲，協商民主此路不通？| The return of conservatism and populism, consociationalism no longer works?
REFSA revisited Arend Lijphart’s concept of consociational democracy and emphasized the importance of Pakatan Harapan to maintain as a coalition in the middle.