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Malaysia Must Prepare For An Economic Slowdown

BANGKOK, Thailand: With the latest World Bank’s forecast warning that most economies will grow much slower in 2024 and 2025, Malaysia must be very cautious as the local economy is directly exposed to global events.
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Stop The Burial Of Truth In The Case Of Amri Che Mat

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: We call upon your government to stop the attempts to bury the truth in the case of Amri Che Mat who was enforced disappeared on November 24, 2016, in Kangar, Perlis, seemingly targeted for being a Shia Muslim.
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Politicians Come And Go, But The Elite Are Permanent In Malaysia

BANGKOK, Thailand: Governments do change in Malaysia. Each incoming administration will have its own narratives and specific agendas. However, policies will be generally very similar, and based upon the same principles as the previous government. In and around the executive and administrative government is a network of elite people, who collectively yield massive power. The actors can be seen in GLCs, corporations, royal households, civil servants, the judiciary, police, and within the executive itself. This massive power is however, hidden due to its fragmentation, and unseen influence its membership carries.
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Is Malaysia Ready For A Global Recession?

BANGKOK, Thailand: With the latest World Bank’s forecast warning that most economies will grow much slower in 2024 and 2025, Malaysia must be very cautious as the local economy is directly exposed to global events.
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Beijing's Dangerous Flirtation With Hard Power Intimidation

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: The  2023 China Standard Map issued by the country's Ministry of Natural Resources  has raised the ire of many countries including India and Malaysia is not a new playbook by Beijing, as this has been ongoing for years.
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Is Giving Immunity To Syed Mokhtar In The Public Interest?

BANGKOK, Thailand-When former prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin was hauled to court on charges involving bribery, money laundering, and abuse of power, many were perplexed that there was no co-accused in the case. If Muhyiddin had received bribes, then the person or people who gave the bribes should also be charged.

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Has Anwar Begun His Own Version Of Ops Lalang?

BANGKOK, Thailand-Since the Anwar administration came to power, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has been extremely busy since the chief commissioner Azam Baki made a visit to Anwar’s office with a bunch of files, soon after Anwar was sworn in as PM.

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A Scandal Many Magnitudes Greater Than 1MDB

BANGKOK, Thailand-As the Covid-19 pandemic is becoming endemic, the actions and decisions made by key government members at the time, must be reviewed.

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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.

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Alleged Misappropriation Of Billions Of Ringgit – The Urgent Need For Further Oversight And Transparency

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim announced that the previous Perikatan Nasional (PN) administration had allegedly misappropriated tens of billions in ringgit in violation of proper procedure. The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4 Center) is horrified at these revelations and demands that investigations are undertaken thoroughly, and transparently and that those found responsible should be swiftly brought to justice.

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The Silence Is Deafening!

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--I was not surprised at last Tuesday’s decision and the sideshow that followed on Thursday and Friday.

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PSSC On Anti-Hopping Amendments Is A Case Of Better Late Than Never

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (BERSIH) welcomes the decision of the Government and Pakatan Harapan (PH) to refer the vote on a constitutional amendment on Article 10(3)(a) to a Parliamentary Special Select Committee (PSSC) on anti-hopping bills.

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A Criminal Scheme To Loot And Launder Public Funds

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein recently announced that the government will proceed with the troubled littoral combat ship (LCS) procurement project.

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