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Shared Prosperity

We need to rebuild a dynamic and sustainable economy where Malaysians from all walks of life can live with dignity. Deliver growth that creates decent jobs, with reforms that would lead to more resilience, competitiveness and inclusivity in our economy.

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Get out of the rot: Think system

To move forward in turbulent times, Malaysia needs to end silos and band-aid, piecemeal solutions in our reform efforts. We have to think system. It means getting all the acts…
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Time for a Covid reset

A year ago, I published my book “The Great Reset” in a modest attempt to explain how the once-in-a-century Covid-19 crisis is going to reset our politics, the economy and…
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Vaccine passport between Malaysia and Singapore a major priority

The flow of people at the Malaysia-Singapore border is the most important factor to the Johor economy. Prior to the border closure, many Johoreans and Malaysians from other states travel to work in Singapore. Businesses in the Johor Bahru area are also highly dependent on Singaporean visitors.
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RESET & REFLECT: Ushering Malaysia 2021

The year 2020 has been unprecedented in many ways. We were faced with the greatest political, economic and health crises in many years. The crises exposed our weaknesses. We may be angry with the Sheraton move. The economic and Covid-19 crises may cause us to despair. But as we end the year 2020 and move into 2021 I hope we’re still optimistic.
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Brief comment on Fitch Ratings

Yesterday, Fitch Ratings downgraded Malaysia’s credit rating to BBB+ from A-, citing the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and the political uncertainty as two main reasons.
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