Month November 2018

Malaysia as a Maritime Nation

Adapted from a speech  by Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong at the Royal Malaysian Navy’s “Human Capital Transformation” Seminar on 27 November 2018 I am honoured to deliver the Keynote Address and officiate the inaugural Royal Malaysian Navy Human Capital Transformation Seminar today. First,…

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BUDGET: BEYOND THE SPEECH

Media Statement by Liew Chin Tong on 4th November, 2018 in Kuala Lumpur The Budget Speech of the Finance Minister receives the most attention and sets the direction for the economy. Although, the many Malaysians who think that the Speech is the only Budget document,…

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The centrality of decently paid jobs

I want to start by offering a vision for Malaysia’s future: Society’s income distribution will transition from its current triangle shape, which is large at the bottom, into a more equitable diamond structure, anchored in the centre by a strong and stable middle class. Each…

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