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KUALA LUMPUR: The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (Ideas) is urging the new government to work immediately to resolve the twin pandemic and economic crises currently faced by the nation.
KUALA LUMPUR: Bigger is better in battered Malaysian equities as investors expect larger stocks to outperform smaller ones in the second half of this year
The lowering of the voting age to 18 will see the empowering energy of youth in compassing our nation’s future.
As I write this column, I am travelling on a train from Paris to Amsterdam. One of the things I enjoy the most in my post-political life is being to travel freely without having to worry about a phone call with a complaint that a house has burnt down or there is a flood somewhere.
ONE YEAR after a historic regime change, Malaysia’s politics remain a combustible cocktail of sleaze and power lust. At least the economy is on the right track, even if it’s nowhere close to fulfilling its potential.
IF the bill reducing the voting age from 21 to 18 passes in Parliament, one group of voters for GE15 could be as young as 15 years old today.
FINALLY, the Pakatan Harapan government has admitted that it is not able to fulfil its pre-election pledge of abolishing tolls. For ordinary folk, it will not go down well, for now.