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Get Healthy Before Standing For Election!‬

Back in early March, when the passing away of Datuk Sulaiman, the incumbent MP of Tenang, Johor, triggered a by-election in the said state, I commented on my Skype message board, urging those politicians who already know they have serious illnesses or have medical histories to not stand for election, so that we need not waste public money nor inconvenience the electors by holding yet another by-election in the event that they are successfully elected but eventually pass away during their three-years term.‬

  • 07 February 2011
  • Malaysia Nanyang
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    Rising Inflation Destabilises The Economy‬

    After the recent string of price hikes, the official inflation rate had been struggling to breach the 2% level for the entire second half of last year. The December figure freshly released by the Bureau of Statistics showed that it has finally broken through the 2% barrier to reach the widely expected 2.2% mark.

  • 07 February 2011
  • Malaysia Nanyang
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    Celebrate New Year By Getting That Load Off Your Chest

    What does the saying ‘Even though the New Year is difficult, we still get by year after year’ mean to you? As we welcome the year 2011, we are faced with soaring prices in all aspects of our life. If you flip through the newspapers, there is news about price hikes almost every day.

  • 01 February 2011
  • Malaysia Nanyang
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    The Economic Bubble In Recent Years

    In my last article, I shared my view on the further relaxation of monetary policy in developed countries and on putting into action their second round of quantitative easing, which may cause economic bubbles in the rest of the world as a result of the hot money floating around.

  • 01 February 2011
  • Malaysia Nanyang
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    Cool Down The Economy, Stoke Up Inflation

    Malaysia’s export growth has cooled significantly. The year-on-year exports in October last year grew only 1.3%, whereas the year-on-year growth in September was 6.9%, while the same figure hit a high of 36.4% in March last year.

  • 01 February 2011
  • Malaysia Nanyang
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    Challenges Of The 10th Malaysia Plan

    The 10th Malaysia Plan is the first half of a grand master plan to transform our economy and see us become a high-income nation by 2020.

  • 02 August 2010
  • Malaysia Nanyang, Malaysia Perspective
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    Road Bully At Bank Negara’s Doorstep‬

    In the 12 years that the President of Bank Negara, Tan Sri Dr Zeti, has been in office, his neutrality has been questioned by the public only twice.‬

  • 02 August 2010
  • Malaysia Nanyang, Malaysia Perspective
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    Uphill Road Ahead For Malaysia’s Economy

    It has been more than two weeks since the 10th Malaysia Plan was unveiled, and the nation is still abuzz about this grand plan, which constitutes the first half of the New Economy Model, that will steer our country through the next 10 years.

  • 02 August 2010
  • Malaysia Nanyang, Malaysia Perspective
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