Below is the full text of the speech by YAM Tunku Zain Al-’Abidin Muhriz, President of IDEAS, at the Fifth National Congress on Integrity themed “Unity with Integrity”, on Thursday 13 May 2010, at Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies, [...]
Below is the full text of the Opening Speech by YAM Tunku Zain Al-‘Abidin Muhriz, President of IDEAS, at IDEAS-SEDAR Roundtable on Local Election, on Wednesday 12 May 2010, at Wawasan open University, Kuala Lumpur.  [...]
By Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz Sir Robert Peel, Home Secretary of the United Kingdom, established London’s Metropolitan Police Service in 1829 according to certain principles, most importantly that “the police are the public and the [...]
Date: Wednesday, 19 May 2010 Venue: Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Please note that this is a by-invitation only event. YAM Tunku Zain al-Abidin ibni Tuanku Muhriz, President of IDEAS, is scheduled to speak at this annual event organised  b [...]
By Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz Citizens of Commonwealth countries in the UK have the right to vote in local, parliamentary and European elections: a right not extended to EU or US citizens, ‘special relationships’ notwithstanding.   [...]
By Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz Tax deadlines are here again, and Borang BE sits on my desk waiting to be filled in.  It’s eight pages long, and it asks me to recall how much I spent on books and computers in 2009.  Of the four count [...]
By Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz A grammatical point to prefix this article: the proper name for the day on which we commemorate our fallen heroes is “Warriors’ Day” – with the possessive apostrophe after the “s”, i.e. a day for many  [...]
By Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz The Prime Minister must be very pleased with the response to his 88-paragraph keynote address on Tuesday.  In the age of Obama it’s difficult to portray oneself as a reformer without sounding slightly  [...]