The fall of the corrupt

IN Ayi Kwei Armah's book, The Beautyful Ones are Not Yet Born, the protagonist ...

2018-05-17T11:52:35+00:00 17th May 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on The fall of the corrupt

Tun M: Privatisation to Downsize Government

Tricia Yeoh, IDEAS' Fellow, spoke with BFM on whether privatisation will work this time.   ...

2018-05-16T10:56:25+00:00 16th May 2018|Podcast|Comments Off on Tun M: Privatisation to Downsize Government

Malaysia’s new leadership line-up strengthens Mahathir’s hand

Mahathir Mohamad named three Cabinet ministers and announced the establishment of a Council of ...

2018-05-15T09:54:26+00:00 12th May 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on Malaysia’s new leadership line-up strengthens Mahathir’s hand

Government knows best

IN April 2009, Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak famously pronounced that "the era where the ...

2018-04-17T15:37:07+00:00 28th March 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on Government knows best

A new civil society-political relationship?

OVER the last few weeks, speculation has been rife that several prominent civil society leaders ...

2018-04-17T16:06:11+00:00 1st March 2018|Opinion|Comments Off on A new civil society-political relationship?

Dialog: Thoughts on Tunku’s Timeless Thinking

  IDEAS is having a special deal with Gerakbudaya in conjunction with Tunku Abdul ...

2018-02-08T03:09:36+00:00 8th February 2018|News|Comments Off on Dialog: Thoughts on Tunku’s Timeless Thinking

A wider asset declaration scheme

It is encouraging that 30 opposition parliamentarians recently agreed to declare their assets under ...

2017-11-21T03:30:05+00:00 23rd November 2017|Opinion|Comments Off on A wider asset declaration scheme

Budget perks for civil servants won’t go far

PETALING JAYA: Although civil servants appear to have benefited from Budget 2018, a think ...

2017-11-21T01:56:41+00:00 21st November 2017|Opinion|Comments Off on Budget perks for civil servants won’t go far

Commentary: Are civil servants the biggest winners in Malaysia’s 2018 Budget?

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government tabled a generous pre-election budget for 2018, as was ...

2017-11-20T07:46:13+00:00 19th November 2017|Opinion|Comments Off on Commentary: Are civil servants the biggest winners in Malaysia’s 2018 Budget?

Reducing illicit trade in Malaysia

While it is positive that Malaysia is projected to be the world’s 24th most ...

2017-11-07T02:24:00+00:00 9th November 2017|Opinion|Comments Off on Reducing illicit trade in Malaysia