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.
12th Malaysia Plan: Jobs should be the top priority
As Ismail Sabri Yaakob was forming his cabinet in August, I suggested for the presentation of the 12th Malaysia Plan to be postponed to a slightly later date to accommodate…
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.
Rethinking GLCs/GLICs in a time of stakeholder capitalism
This article was originally published on REFSA website on 14 Feb 2021 There are three fundamental questions that we need to consider when it comes to government-linked corporations (GLCs) and…
A bipartisan approach towards the federal Emergency
DAP Johor urges the Johor State Government and Menteri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad to emulate the Selangor and Penang Governments in announcing a significant sum of financial aid package for the people of Johor, particularly small businesses.
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.
12th Malaysia Plan: Time to Steer the Nation towards a Dynamic Growth Path
Muddling through as we did in the past two decades would only exacerbate the current grim reality: Malaysians are voting with their feet and moving abroad in search of better opportunities.
Instead of Windfall Tax, Hire Malaysians to Replace Foreign Workers to Share Prosperity
Our economy needs the manufacturing sector to move towards less reliance on foreign labour.
Budget 2021: Job creation as the Number 1 economic agenda
No other economic concern is more important than the question of jobs. We should place the agenda of job creation front and centre. And the Government should be the catalyst…