The South China Sea is one of Malaysia’s most strategic but vulnerable maritime domains, with long-standing territorial disputes and rising tensions. In an ISIS webinar, REFSA Research Director Ivy Kwek address the socio-economic challenges and impact facing SCS today.
In a Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) forum, REFSA Communications Director Iskandar Fareez discusses the pitfalls of the current GLC ecosystem, their role in battling the ongoing pandemic and the need to reorient their purpose to achieve inclusive and sustainable growth.
[Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy x REFSA Forum] Vaksin COVID-19: Antara Keraguan, Tahyul dan Fakta
Despite the Ministry of Health’s survey indicating that at least 2/3 of respondents are willing to be vaccinated against COVID-19, there is a significant proportion that remain hesitant, even opposed. This may even include healthcare professionals, members of parliament and learned members of society. This discussion is an opportunity for queries to be raised and addressed by those concerned. Webinar in Malay.
[Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy x REFSA Forum] COVID-19 Vaccines: Doubts, Myths and Facts
Despite surveys conducted by the Ministry of Health indicating that at least 2/3 of respondents are willing to be vaccinated against COVID-19, there is a significant proportion that remain hesitant or even opposed towards the existing vaccines. This may even include healthcare professionals, members of parliament and learned members of society. This forum is intended to provide a platform for discussion and an opportunity for queries to be raised and address by those concerned.
The COVID-19 pandemic and its repercussions have unveiled many fault lines in our systems particularly in the way we organise and design our urban areas and living spaces. Youths in particular, continue to work in the cities but are increasingly finding it difficult to live anywhere near the cities. Today’s pandemic is not the first crisis to hit our cities and it will not be the last. Urban rejuvenation and facilitating better cities to live, work and play should be at the forefront of our effort to build our society back better.