Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS)

Ideas urges govt to ensure thorough process in early budget tabling

by AKMAR ANNUAR / pic TMR FILE THE Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (Ideas) is calling on the government to immediately…

7 months ago

Take same action for Political Financing Bill as Anti-Hopping Law

A Private Member’s Bill has been submitted to the Dewan Rakyat secretary on July 13 for the Bill to be…

8 months ago

GST good for sustainable govt revenue

This is as GST constituted about 14% and 23% of the govt’s revenue in 2015 and 2017, respectively, while SST…

9 months ago

EPF withdrawals should be the option of last resort

by BERNAMA / pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL KUALA LUMPUR - A rule of thumb every employed person should abide by…

1 year ago

Govt urged to intervene on steel price hike

by S BIRRUNTHA / pic by BLOOMBERG MASTER Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM) has called for government’s intervention on the issue of…

1 year ago

IDEAS welcomes anti-party hopping law, limiting PM’s term

by ANIS HAZIM / pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL THE Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) welcomed the proposed anti-party…

1 year ago

CPTPP ratification will raise RM14b of GDP

by AZREEN HANI / pic source: ideas.org.my THE ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) would boost Malaysia’s…

1 year ago

Employment remains a question under Budget 2022

MEF is of the view that the job-creation initiatives under Budget 2022 would be able to reduce the unemployment rate…

1 year ago

Bumiputera contractors need proper training to improve

by HARIZAH KAMEL / pic credit: sol.uum.edu.my BUMIPUTERA contractors need proper training and the ability to procure competitive inputs in…

2 years ago

TV Pendidikan a better alternative, experts say

by NUR HANANI AZMAN / pic by BERNAMA EDUCATIONAL television (TV) programme, TV Pendidikan, can be a better alternative platform…

2 years ago

Pandemic a wake-up call for Asean on labour protection

by RAHIMI YUNUS / pic by ARIF KARTONO THE Asean countries need to improve their social and labour protection on foreign…

2 years ago

Analysts call for international borders to open

Countries should narrow the gap between relaxation of domestic and internal borders to increase trade in services sector by RAHIMI…

2 years ago

Support for SMEs a little too limited

The budget could have offered containment to recovery measures — such as opening more of the markets — rather than…

2 years ago