Government has an important role in supporting Malaysia’s knowledge economy, says think tank

3rd May 2018, Kuala Lumpur- IDEAS organised a Roundtable Discussion entitled “Malaysia’s path to a ...

2018-05-15T15:45:33+00:00 4th May 2018|Building a knowledge economy, Media Statements|Comments Off on Government has an important role in supporting Malaysia’s knowledge economy, says think tank

Smaller cigarette packs not the answer to curb illicit trade

To start off, it was the tobacco industry, and not the government, that proposed to ...

2017-10-30T01:48:56+00:00 30th October 2017|Building a knowledge economy, News|Comments Off on Smaller cigarette packs not the answer to curb illicit trade

Policy Paper No. 43: Reining in the IGP’s Power: Decentralisation as an option

Download PDF Download Executive Summary This paper examines decentralisation ...

2017-10-23T04:02:22+00:00 17th October 2017|Building a knowledge economy, Policy IDEAS|Comments Off on Policy Paper No. 43: Reining in the IGP’s Power: Decentralisation as an option

Can smaller cigarette packs deter the illicit trade?

Legally sold cigarettes in Malaysia come in packs of 20. Now, the government has proposed ...

2017-10-13T07:20:21+00:00 12th October 2017|Building a knowledge economy, News|Comments Off on Can smaller cigarette packs deter the illicit trade?

Think tank tells Putrajaya to come clean on fuel price formula

PETALING JAYA: The unhappiness among the people over increases in fuel prices can be subdued ...

2017-09-05T07:36:55+00:00 24th August 2017|Advancing a Competitive Economy, News|Comments Off on Think tank tells Putrajaya to come clean on fuel price formula

Is your wallet getting lighter and lighter?

PETALING JAYA: The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (Ideas) has voiced concern that the ...

2017-08-15T03:14:03+00:00 15th August 2017|Advancing a Competitive Economy, News|Comments Off on Is your wallet getting lighter and lighter?

Cool ASEAN heads in Bandung

Bandung is now the coolest city I've been to in Southeast Asia.I don't mean in ...

2017-08-03T05:56:31+00:00 5th August 2017|Building a knowledge economy, Opinion|Comments Off on Cool ASEAN heads in Bandung

Reformasi: A tale of Indonesia’s success

PETALING JAYA: Nearly two decades have passed since the world witnessed the bloody May riots ...

2017-08-02T05:30:12+00:00 2nd August 2017|Advancing a Competitive Economy, News|Comments Off on Reformasi: A tale of Indonesia’s success

Policy Paper No. 42: Will Our Public Universities Have Financial Autonomy?

Download PDF Download Executive Summary Public universities in Malaysia ...

2017-08-18T08:46:23+00:00 31st July 2017|Building a knowledge economy, Policy IDEAS|Comments Off on Policy Paper No. 42: Will Our Public Universities Have Financial Autonomy?

E-hailing firms may reconsider biz models

The move to regulate the e-hailing industry will likely lead to increased costs and force ...

2017-07-31T04:45:47+00:00 31st July 2017|Advancing a Competitive Economy, News|Comments Off on E-hailing firms may reconsider biz models