Time to reject race-based socio- economic policies

October 23, 2016 Time to reject race-based socio- economic policies by Wan Saiful Wan Jan, CEO IDEAS Tun Razak was wrong, Najib made it racist and utterly corrupt, so time to go back to Tunku Abdul Rahman’s Vision of Small but Pro-Business Government The philosophy guiding how a government relates with the people is something … Continue reading

Malaysia: Interesting Times

October 23, 2016 COMMENT: Dean Johns has always been a succinct, lucid and thoughtful writer. I enjoy his articles and am a proud owner of his books. I am also grateful to him (and Steven Gan and Premesh Chandran of Malaysiakini) for allowing me to host his pieces like this one on this blog to … Continue reading

Malaysia in the dumps

October 22, 2016 Malaysia in the dumps on account of Najib’s racist politics and bad economics by Greg Lopez http://www.eastasiaforum.org Malaysia has been governed by the same ruling coalition (Barisan Nasional) since independence in 1957. This coalition provided capable leadership to address the four cross-cutting issues that enabled high and sustainable growth. But the Najib … Continue reading

Message to Donald J. Tump: Learn to accept defeat when the time comes

October 22, 2016 Message to Donald J. Tump: Learn to accept defeat when the time comes  by Mark K. Updegrove Austin, Tex. — Richard M. Nixon, the first president to resign from office, was hardly a beacon of moral integrity. Nor was Nixon above demagogy on the campaign trail, infamously fanning the flames of Communist … Continue reading