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  [...]
By Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz About a hundred metres from what was the main structure of Fort Lukut in the district of Port Dickson is a now-fenced-up well known as the “Perigi Beracun”, once filled with toxic liquid into which cri [...]
By Hafiz Noor Shams Malaysia requires multiple reforms. Development in recent years proves that moving away from the status quo is incredibly hard, however. This is due to opposition mounted by beneficiaries of the current system,  [...]
By Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz Sitting days in Parliament since the last general election have consistently been exciting, and this week’s is no different, as the splendour of the Opening Ceremony quickly gave way to less thespian p [...]
By Hafiz Noor Shams What a wonderful piece of news. That aptly describes my reaction upon learning the request of the Penang state government to the Election Commission to organize two local elections in the Pearl of the Orient thi [...]
Central government should understand the real feelings of state loyalty, historical context and potential efficiency gains and superior policymaking that decentralisation through our federal system could provide.  [...]
By Hafiz Noor Shams Prices of the same tradable items in different places tend to converge in a perfectly efficient market. Theoretically, motivated by profits, individuals and entities act as arbitrageurs. They will continue to ar [...]
By Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz So the leader of the Opposition has apologised for the poor selection of candidates for the last general election. “It’s my fault that certain candidates that I had chosen for the general electio [...]