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By Wan Saiful Wan Jan, for Thinking Liberally, The Star, 15 March 2017 I was lucky to be introduced in 2014 to a group of Dutch expatriates living in Malaysia.  They have been volunteering at several refugee learning centres in Kuala Lumpur.  When [...]
By Tricia Yeoh In August 2015, I visited France at a time when the Syrian refugee crisis was just unfolding, causing much uncertainty and consternation. The discussions I had with academics and policy analysts then centred on the trends that seeme [...]
By Wan Saiful Wan Jan, for Sin Chew Daily, 11 March 2017 Anyone interested to objectively study the topic of affirmative action must read the seminal book by Thomas Sowell entitled “Affirmative Actions Around the World”.  The global study of affir [...]
First published in theborneopost by Tunku Zain Al-’Abidin FOR years now, it has become the norm that when a group of senior diplomats, businesspeople or civil society activists assemble to discuss Malaysia, among the first topics of conversation w [...]
First published in Malay Mail. MARCH 10 — I was back in school for eight days across the last two weeks, sent by a company where I’m a director for a course in finance at INSEAD Singapore, in the hope that I will be a more effective board member a [...]
Chief Secretary to the Government, Tan Sri Ali Hamsa, recently said the 30% quota of women in decision making roles in the public sector had been successfully met. Catch IDEAS Senior Executive in Communications Shaza Onn on BFM’s Evening Edi [...]