Opinion 2017-03-10T07:54:12+00:00

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Budget 2019: The question is ‘why tax’, not ‘which tax’

2018-11-01T16:24:23+00:00 1st November 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on Budget 2019: The question is ‘why tax’, not ‘which tax’

There has been much speculation over the budget in the last few days, particularly on which new taxes might be announced following the prime ...

1st November 2018|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , |

What to expect from new digital tax

2018-10-30T11:46:52+00:00 30th October 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on What to expect from new digital tax

During the recent midterm review of the 11th Malaysia Plan, the government sent its clearest signal yet that it plans to introduce a new ...

30th October 2018|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , |

Are we obsessed with testing?

2018-10-22T10:28:31+00:00 22nd October 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on Are we obsessed with testing?

Everyone wants better education- It is one of the few sentiments that all Malaysians across all divisions can agree on. The previous government spent ...

22nd October 2018|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , |

Malaysia’s development financing institutions need rebooting

2018-10-15T12:13:05+00:00 15th October 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on Malaysia’s development financing institutions need rebooting

Policy makers often justify the high cost of infrastructure investments with the belief that they are supply led, that is, the demand for their ...

15th October 2018|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , |

Knowledge -Key to growth in Malaysia

2018-10-10T14:25:36+00:00 10th October 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on Knowledge -Key to growth in Malaysia

The global economy is undergoing a structural shift in which increasing proportions of economic growth come from knowledge-based industries. Countries that excel in product ...

10th October 2018|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , |

Sharing economy: What Malaysia needs to do?

2018-09-24T16:48:23+00:00 24th September 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on Sharing economy: What Malaysia needs to do?

When the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (Ideas) Malaysia released the first edition of Timbro Index of Sharing Economy last month, Malaysia’s ranking ...

24th September 2018|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , |

Leveraging our unique federalism

2018-09-21T14:32:56+00:00 21st September 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on Leveraging our unique federalism

Travelling in Croatia up the Dalmatian coast last week by road, I was fascinated at having to cross into a little bit of Bosnia ...

21st September 2018|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , |

Reminders behind the familiar

2018-08-24T11:45:46+00:00 24th August 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on Reminders behind the familiar

In going through the motions of familiar rituals one sometimes needs to be reminded of why one is doing them. In Seri Menanti on ...

24th August 2018|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , |