The Alternative View M Shanmugam

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24 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

US-China trade war does not favour the GE

The alternative view by M. Shanmugam
THE guessing game over when the general election will be held has been going on for some time now.

Election fever: A file picture showing voters queuing up to check their voting details at a school in Ampang for the previous election. The five-year mandate given to Barisan Nasional ends on June 24.
25 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

Unemployment among graduates needs to be sorted out fast

PROBABLY, for the first time, there are some clear statistics on the state of unemployment among youths in Malaysia, especially graduates.

Jobs fair: A file picture showing youths looking for jobs at a fair in Sarawak. Among the youths in the workforce, the percentage of those unemployed is higher among those with a tertiary education compared to the ones without a tertiary education.
12 Sep 2015 | 7:00 AM

Being in denial is dangerous

A TOP executive of a leading automobile company was exasperated by the repeated delays of his fellow managers in “shifting” the unsold stock of cars they had in their Malaysian operations.

18 Apr 2015 | 7:00 AM

PAC should not wait for Auditor-General

UNTIL the end of last month, Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed, as chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), stayed away from any form of auditing works in relation to 1Malaysia Development Board (1MDB). The responsibility was solely with the Auditor-General, Tan Sri Ambrin Buang.

Nur Jazlan admits that the scrutiny on PAC has heightened in the last two weeks.