Category Economy

Ending low pay

The Malaysian economy is at a crossroads. Indeed, Malaysia as a nation is at a crossroads. The most important question concerning the Malaysian economy is the presence of a huge ­“educated underclass” in our midst. Malaysia has a relatively well-educated population, with a tertiary education…

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Four major challenges confronting us

I attended the Progressive Alliance conference titled “Asia’s Social Democratic New Deal for Peace, Democracy, Recovery, Sustainability” in KL over the weekend. The conference was officiated by DAP Secretary-General Sdr Anthony Loke. DAP International Secretary Sdri Jennie Lasimbang and the Conference Convenor Sdr Howard Lee…

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Rental Housing

This morning, I asked a supplementary question in the Johor State Assembly to the EXCO for Housing and Local Government Dato’ Haji Mohd Jafni bin Md Shukor on the question of housing.  Housing is a major concern raised by many ADUNs. The Speaker bundled 5…

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