Pining for a panacea


New normal: Covid-19 is here to stay, so we need to learn to live with the coronavirus and hold a general election amid the health crisis. – THOMAS YONG/The Star

IT doesn’t take a genius to suss out investors’ feelings about Malaysia. It’s not the most attractive place to do business in for a variety of reasons, and if our politicians care to speak to the various commerce chambers, they will hear it straight.

Topping the list of hindrances is the protracted political instability that has plagued the country since the 2018 general election.

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Wong Chun Wai

Wong Chun Wai

Wong Chun Wai began his career as a journalist in Penang, and has served The Star for over 35 years in various capacities and roles. He is now group editorial and corporate affairs adviser to the group, after having served as group managing director/chief executive officer. On The Beat made its debut on Feb 23 1997 and Chun Wai has penned the column weekly without a break, except for the occasional press holiday when the paper was not published. In May 2011, a compilation of selected articles of On The Beat was published as a book and launched in conjunction with his 50th birthday. Chun Wai also comments on current issues in The Star.

   

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