Spend more for faster recovery, says forum on Budget 2021
The government should not be afraid of incurring a larger budget deficit and should borrow more to speed up economic recovery. Immediate efforts should focus on supporting those who have lost jobs or have reduced income. The creation of better jobs will be vital as we recover, and the health & education sectors are areas the government should stimulate.
Labur dalam sektor penjagaan kesihatan dan pendidikan tangani guna tenaga tak penuh
Pengembangan sektor pendidikan awam dan penjagaan kesihatan awam akan mewujudkan peluang pekerjaan dan meningkatkan pendapatan ketika permintaan buruh sektor swasta dilihat lemah, serta membantu Malaysia mendepani dua cabaran jangka panjang, iaitu perubahan teknologi & demografi.
Budget 2021: Job creation as the number one economic agenda
The creation of good jobs and securing livelihoods through decent pay should be of first and utmost importance in the nation’s economic agenda as we battle through this pandemic turned economic crisis as a “national mission” in a “whole of government” approach.
Apa harapan rakyat menjelang pembukaan sesi Parlimen?
Koordinator Program REFSA Fakhrurrazi Rashid mengulas tentang harapan rakyat menjelang Belanjawan 2021 bersama Astro Awani.
Budget 2021 marks the opportunity to usher in New Economic Paradigm
This will require a shift in mindset, moving away from fiscal discipline and balanced budgets, toward a new paradigm where the state fully assumes its role as catalyst for the economy and as anchor investor in uncertain but transformational ventures.
Malaysians need more high paying jobs, says Chin Tong
There are huge challenges societies have to face due to the COVID-19 crisis, and the state needs to think about how to play a more active role in creation of high-paying jobs.
Govts should spend, not obsess over increasing debt, say economists
Governments should not obsess over increasing debt with borrowing, as now is the time to spend to mitigate the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic
10th Annual South China Sea Conference, Session Three
Our Research Director, Ivy Kwek shared her view about Malaysia’s position in striking a balance in dealing with the tensions.
Consider This: South China Sea (Part 3) – Malaysia pivot to China?
Our Research Director, Ivy Kwek speaks about Malaysia-China relations and the significance of the visit of the Chinese defence minister to Malaysia.