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ANNUAL REPORT 2019

IDEAS Annual Report 2019

Read highlights of our journey in 2019: Advancing a competitive economy, ensuring trust in institutions and promoting an inclusive Malaysia.

ABOUT IDEAS

About IDEAS

Learn about the values that shape our work and meet our distinctive community of thinkers, researchers and advocates.

IDEAS ALOUD

IDEAS Aloud

IDEAS Aloud is a podcast series by the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS).  In this series, we discuss current issues through the lens of liberty and freedom. We will also upload selected recordings of our events.

UPCOMING EVENTS

IDEAS 10th Anniversary Dinner on 20 Feb 2020

20 February @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

NEWS & OPINIONS

Does the government need the golden shares in hand?

KUALA LUMPUR, 17 February 2020 - Following global best practices, the government should start moving away from having direct involvement in the management of government-linked companies (GLCs), especially through golden shares. This is because, as ...

A respectable place

Written by YAM Tunku Zain Al-‘Abidin, founding president of IDEAS Published in The Star on 14th of February 2020 MALAYSIA’S performance in the recently-released Economist Intelligence Unit’s Democracy Index 2019 is our best ever, ranking ...

Fiscal constraints could push BNM to cut OPR again

KUALA LUMPUR, 13 February 2020 - Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) may not have much choice but to ease monetary policy further by making another cut on overnight policy rate (OPR) to help boost the economy, ...