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CME Concerned On Appointment Of Nurul Izzah Anwar As Senior Adviser

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-The Center for Market Education (CME) expresses serious concerns about the fact that PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar has been appointed as a senior adviser to Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim on economics and finance.

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Sulu Claim Fiasco: National Imbroglio Made It Worse

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-On Jan 26, Malaysians breathed a sigh of relief when the government announced that a court in Luxembourg has set aside an attachment order to seize two PETRONAS assets registered in Luxembourg. 

 

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Sulu Claim Fiasco: National Imbroglio Made It Worse

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-On Jan 26, Malaysians breathed a sigh of relief when the government announced that a court in Luxembourg has set aside an attachment order to seize two PETRONAS assets registered in Luxembourg. 

 

Anwar Is Tip Toeing Through A Minefield

BANGKOK, Thailand-Malaysia’s prime minister, Anwar Ibrahim has found the first two months into the job, metaphorically like tip-toeing through a minefield, just to survive. Many within the public are beginning to lose patience in Anwar, due to the failure to deliver any meaningful reform. They see Anwar’s administration as just a continuation of governments that went before him.

Indigenous Leaders From Sarawak Demand End To Timber Greenwashing In UK

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-An Indigenous delegation from Sarawak, a Malaysian state on the island of Borneo, is visiting the United Kingdom to launch a new UK campaign to clean up the tropical timber trade and ask the UK government to suspend the import of so-called ‘sustainable timber’ under the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme MTCS.

Quran Burning Draws Condemnation From Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-The desecration of the Quran, the holy book of those of the Islamic faith has drawn condemnation from Malaysians, with the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) being the loudest over the provocative action in Sweden.

China Urges Afghans To Ensure Safety Of Its Personnel, Institutions

BEIJING, China-China's Foreign Minister Qin Gang held a phone conversation with Amir Khan Muttaqi, acting foreign minister of the Afghan interim government, on Saturday, stressing that China hopes the Afghan side will take strong measures to ensure the safety of Chinese personnel and institutions in Afghanistan.

EU's Double-Standards On Iran's Human Rights: Business First

NEW YORK, U.S.-The European Union's charter stresses that "Human rights are at the heart of EU relations with other countries and regions. The European Union is based on a strong commitment to promoting and protecting human rights, democracy and the rule of law worldwide". 

 

Malaysia’s Economy In On Life Support

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia-On 10 Feb 2021, I wrote an opinion piece justifying why Malaysia’s economic life is terminally ill based on the sub-headings - corruption on the precipice, economy bleeding, and fiscals sucked dry.

Russo-Ukrainian War: The World Blood Pump


SMO-Since Russia’s surprise decision to voluntarily withdraw from west bank Kherson in the first week of November, there has been little in the way of dramatic changes to the frontlines in Ukraine. 

 

Poorest Learners Benefit Least From Public Education

NEW YORK, U.S.-Governments are not investing enough in those children who need education the most, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said in a report published on Tuesday, calling for equitable financing to combat “learning poverty”.