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  • Towards a meaningful tax on sugar — Malaysian Dental Association

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    Towards a meaningful tax on sugar — Malaysian Dental Association

    NOV 12 — The Malaysian Dental Association welcomes the tax on sugary drinks. It is a small nod on the part of the government in recognising the role of sugar in the...

  • Article 153 empowers temporary affirmative action, but cannot resolve majority-minority tensions — Lee Hwok Aun

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    Article 153 empowers temporary affirmative action, but cannot resolve majority-minority tensions — Lee Hwok Aun

    NOVEMBER 12 — In our conflicts over Malaysia’s proposed ratification of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD), we are...

  • Malaysian companies at risk to email scammers — Vincent Choy

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    Malaysian companies at risk to email scammers — Vincent Choy

  • Cabinet meeting minutes must be recorded and be made publicly accessible — Kadir Danial Kadir Roslan

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    Cabinet meeting minutes must be recorded and be made publicly accessible — Kadir Danial Kadir Roslan

  • Free breakfast for all schoolchildren, not only B40 — Derek Kok

    3 days ago

    Free breakfast for all schoolchildren, not only B40 — Derek Kok

  • CAP and SAM alarmed over proposal for hotels in Penang Hill — S.M.Mohamed Idris

    3 days ago

    CAP and SAM alarmed over proposal for hotels in Penang Hill — S.M.Mohamed Idris

  • Don't sign ICERD — Mohamed Amir M. Hussain

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    Don't sign ICERD — Mohamed Amir M. Hussain

  • Three major unaddressed/unrecognised challenges to health of Malaysian children — Amar-Singh HSS

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    Three major unaddressed/unrecognised challenges to health of Malaysian children — Amar-Singh HSS

  • Ratifying ICERD a commitment to civil discourse — Yu Ren Chung

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    Ratifying ICERD a commitment to civil discourse — Yu Ren Chung

  • Embracing automation to build a sustainable future — Sakari Kuikka

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    Embracing automation to build a sustainable future — Sakari Kuikka

  • PTPTN in Budget 2019, a progressive move — Lim Pau Hua

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    PTPTN in Budget 2019, a progressive move — Lim Pau Hua

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  • Hope for ex-offenders and Orang Asli in Budget 2019 — Wong Young Soon

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    Hope for ex-offenders and Orang Asli in Budget 2019 — Wong Young Soon

    NOVEMBER 8 — It is indeed heartening to see that in the first national budget of the Pakatan Harapan government, it has taken a bold step to help in the reintegration into...

  • Protecting the royals and firewalling the people of Malaysia — Rais Hussin

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    Protecting the royals and firewalling the people of Malaysia — Rais Hussin

    NOVEMBER 8 — 1. Only 4.5 per cent of the world's global population of seven billion people live under some kind of full or semi democracy, where elections can be held, and...

  • Malaysia must accept gender equality recommendations during Universal Periodic Review — Women's Aid Organisation

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    Malaysia must accept gender equality recommendations during Universal Periodic Review — Women's Aid Organisation

    NOVEMBER 7 — Malaysia’s third Universal Period Review (UPR) will take place on November 8, 2018 in Geneva. The UPR is a UN mechanism wherein states review the human rights...

  • The paradoxical usefulness of ‘useless’ higher education — Adrian WJ Kuah

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    The paradoxical usefulness of ‘useless’ higher education — Adrian WJ Kuah

    NOVEMBER 7 — Two bits of news related to higher education caught my attention recently. The first was the release of the 2017 Joint Graduate Employment Survey in September, in...

  • Budget 2019: More incentives needed to build a digital Malaysia — Chiew Kok Hin

    1 week ago

    Budget 2019: More incentives needed to build a digital Malaysia — Chiew Kok Hin

    NOVEMBER 5 — AIMS Data Centre hopes that the Government will look into providing more incentives and exemptions for IT players, both local and foreign, in order to grow the...

  • Autonomy for Sarawak, one step at a time — Philip Wong

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    Autonomy for Sarawak, one step at a time — Philip Wong

    NOVEMBER 5 — Chairman of Council of Eminent Persons Tun Daim Zainuddin has recently stated that he would have granted Sarawak and Sabah autonomous status if it were up to him....

  • Clear benefits to road users who qualify for Budget 2019 ― Boo Soon Yew

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    Clear benefits to road users who qualify for Budget 2019 ― Boo Soon Yew

    NOVEMBER 5 ― As one of many who will gain from Budget 2019, I applaud the benefits laid out especially for us the road users. The Fuel Subsidy of 30 sen per litre for RON 95,...

  • Malaysia should abolish the death penalty entirely without delay — Tan Zhong Yan

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    Malaysia should abolish the death penalty entirely without delay — Tan Zhong Yan

    NOVEMBER 4 — The recent announcement by the Malaysian government to abolish the death penalty has received divisive responses – on one hand, it was hailed by human...

  • A brief history of marital rape — New Sin Yew

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    A brief history of marital rape — New Sin Yew

    NOVEMBER 4 — There are times when a law[1] has been around for so long, no one remembers how it came about in the first place. One example is the infamous “marital rape...

  • Budget 2019 will bring more entrepreneurs into the digital space — Christophe Lejeune

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    Budget 2019 will bring more entrepreneurs into the digital space — Christophe Lejeune

    NOVEMBER 2 — Lazada Malaysia welcomes the Government’s efforts to further drive the digital economy forward and bring more entrepreneurs nationwide into the digital space. The...

  • Budget 2019: Positive first steps towards transforming healthcare but falls short in sustainable financing — Galen Centre

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    Budget 2019: Positive first steps towards transforming healthcare but falls short in sustainable financing — Galen Centre

    NOVEMBER 2 — The Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy congratulates the government for ensuring that the commitment to healthcare is not only maintained but further...

  • Budget 2019 demonstrates Malaysia’s commitment to accelerate Industry 4.0 — Albert Chai

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    Budget 2019 demonstrates Malaysia’s commitment to accelerate Industry 4.0 — Albert Chai

    NOVEMBER 2 — Budget 2019 demonstrates that Malaysia is stepping up its commitment to accelerate the development of Industry 4.0. We commend measures such as the Industry...

  • Budget 2019 will contribute to positive growth outlook — Ooi Chooi Lee

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    Budget 2019 will contribute to positive growth outlook — Ooi Chooi Lee

    NOVEMBER 2 — Malaysia’s National Budget 2019 saw a series of policies and investments that will contribute to a positive growth outlook for the nation, especially through the...

  • Death penalty has no place in today’s society — Ambiga Sreenevasan and Ding Jo-Ann

    1 week ago

    Death penalty has no place in today’s society — Ambiga Sreenevasan and Ding Jo-Ann

    NOVEMBER 2 — The death penalty is due to be abolished. Despite positive feedback from some quarters, not all Malaysians are convinced. In the Q&A below, Ambiga Sreenevasan...

  • Time for Jho Low to stop hiding and surrender  — Lim Lip Eng

    1 week ago

    Time for Jho Low to stop hiding and surrender — Lim Lip Eng

    NOVEMBER 2 — The cardinal principle of law in both Malaysia and US is any accused is “presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty” as correctly stated by Jho Low thru...

  • Dear YBs, your attendance in Parliament does matter to us — Aaron Denison

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    Dear YBs, your attendance in Parliament does matter to us — Aaron Denison

    NOVEMBER 2 — I remember going to school almost every day because my mum would give a lecture on how school attendance matter regardless of whether you learn anything or not....

  • Call for urgent repeal of the Sedition Act — Centre for Independent Journalism

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    Call for urgent repeal of the Sedition Act — Centre for Independent Journalism

    NOVEMBER 2 — The Centre for Independent Journalism is appalled that once again we have to issue a statement urging Pakatan Harapan MPs not to call for the use of the Sedition...

  • Sedition Act in alignment with ICERD hate speech requirement — Centre for Human Rights Research & Advocacy

    1 week ago

    Sedition Act in alignment with ICERD hate speech requirement — Centre for Human Rights Research & Advocacy

    OCTOBER 31 — Reference is made to our recent statement of 26 October 2018 titled No Rush to Ratify Treaties. We refer also to the statement of the Malaysian Alliance of Civil...

  • The business case for net zero in Malaysia — Malaysia Green Building Confederation

    2 weeks ago

    The business case for net zero in Malaysia — Malaysia Green Building Confederation

    OCTOBER 29 — This letter is in response to Malay Mail’s article, dated 18 September 2018, titled “Putrajaya says no to nuclear energy, but keen on coal from East...