Media Statement on Budget 2023 by Jaideep Singh and Frederik Paulus, Research for Social Advancement (REFSA) on 5 October 2022.
马来西亚智库义腾研究中心（REFSA）在7月28-29日与弗里德里希·艾伯特基金会（FES）成功联办题为 “亚洲新地缘政治与全球未来新秩序：对东南亚的影响” 的区域地缘政治圆桌会议。与会者在会议中探讨面对美中紧张局势、俄乌战争和南中国海争议等的全球大环境下，东盟国家在地缘政治及经济活动可以扮演的角色。
Media statement by REFSA on our partnership with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), successfully hosted a regional roundtable titled “The New Geopolitics of Asia and the Global Order of Tomorrow: Implications for Southeast Asia”. The dialogue explored the geopolitical and economic role ASEAN countries should play in navigating global issues, such as the US-China tensions, the Russia-Ukraine war and the South China Sea dispute.
Press statement made by the Chief Minister of Penang, YAB Chow Kon Yeow, made on 28 July 2022 with regards to Penang and the wider nation's role in foreign policy discourse.
While Budget 2022 puts Malaysia on the right track in terms of providing short-term assistance for households and businesses, we believe that it could go further in setting the stage for long-term policymaking.
While remediating the continued impact of the pandemic in 2021 should be the main preoccupation of Budget 2022, it should also aim to include steps to the future direction of the economy and the need to build back better.
Dr Ong Kian Ming, together with Frederik Paulus and Jaideep Singh, have outlined key wishlist items to be addressed head on by the upcoming 12th Malaysia Plan to ensure a robust and action-oriented policy roadmap to Build Malaysia Back Better.
We need to address the challenges of building public trust head-on so that businesses and communities can confidently head towards a new normal as the country reopens.