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New Internet Policy: February 2018

Brief Introduction

I’ve been a programmer and writer for about 5 years now, and the most challenging part is always the beginning. There are thousands of choices to make, tasks to complete, and things to talk about. 229 more words

Blog

Mahathir Changes Malaysia’s Political Equation

January 10, 2018

Mahathir Changes Malaysia’s Political Equation

by Mariam Mokhtar

https://www.asiasentinel.com

The battle lines for Malaysia’s 14th General Election have been laid, with the 92-year-old former Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohamad, teaming up with Malaysian opposition parties in a bid to oust the current premier, Najib Abdul Razak, and wrest power away from the United Malays National Organization, which has led the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition since independence in 1963. 1,785 more words

Politics

Politics and the Changing Face of Corporate Malaysia

January 3, 2018

Politics and the Changing Face of Corporate Malaysia

by Chua Su-Ann

http://www.theedgemarkets.com/article/state-nation-politics-and-changing-face-corporate-malaysia

Dr. Edmund Terence Gomez and Dr. Jomo Kwame Sundaram

THE face of Corporate Malaysia has changed many times over the decades and it is not driven by pure market forces. 1,195 more words

Governance

Beware Public Private Partnerships

November 29, 2017

Beware Public Private Partnerships

By  Jomo Kwame Sundaram

Prof. Jomo Kwame Sundaram

Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are essentially long-term contracts, underwritten by government guarantees, with which the private sector builds (and sometimes runs) major infrastructure projects or services traditionally provided by the state, such as hospitals, schools, roads, railways, water, sanitation and energy. 882 more words

Politics

Jomo: Whither the Malaysian economy ?

October 17, 2017

Jomo: Whither the Malaysian economy under Najib Razak?

http://www.malaysiakini.com

Malaysia’s Worst Finance Minister Najib Razak–Fiscal Mess, Heavily in Debt and Lowest Reserves in Asia. 2,214 more words

Governance

How not to be poor, Irwan Serigar-style

October 3, 2017

COMMENT: This is going to be a rather brief reaction to my friend Nadeswaran’s article. It is easy  for Mr. Siregar to comment about foreigners like Indonesians, Bangladeshis and Filipinos making a living. 949 more words

Politics

Tricia Yeoh's Advice to Malaysian Prime Minister-- Don't provide misleading information to foreigners

August 18, 2017

Tricia Yeoh’s Advice to Malaysian Prime Minister– Don’t provide misleading information to foreigners

by Tricia Yeoh@www.freemalaysiatoday.com

Speak the Truth, Keep Your Promises and Act with Conviction… 1,177 more words

Governance