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| November 9, 2017
It makes sense what these MPs have done. It is extremely noble in fact and should be welcomed, says Gomez.

UM's lecturer says it should be supported, but economists warn of dangerous precedent if it goes ahead. More ››

November 5, 2017
COMMENT
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Writer says proposal by Chief Secretary to the Government Ali Hamsa does not go far enough, if new committee's... More ››

| October 20, 2017
Mahathir is right in proposing a review and improvement of our tax policies, says Ramon.

Two economists have contrasting views on former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's suggestions on abolishing GST without affecting govt's... More ››

| September 28, 2017
NUCC

A laundrette's discriminatory policy revives interest in proposals made by the NUCC in 2014. More ››

| September 28, 2017
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It's unfortunate that politicians have to intervene in the promotion of qualified civil servants, says Ramon Navaratnam. More ››

| September 23, 2017
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Ramon Navaratnam backs Bersih 2.0 campaign to ease voting for East Malaysians residing in peninsula, calling requirement to go... More ››

| September 6, 2017
Navaratnam says another issue affecting the proficiency of the civil service is that civil servants are hired based on race and not merit.

Ramon Navaratnam and Johan Ariffin agree steps must be taken to reduce the massive civil service. More ››

| August 16, 2017
ramon-zahid

'Civil servants owe loyalty to God, king and country, not political parties.' More ››

and | August 13, 2017
What were the culprits trying to accomplish, asks Paulsen.

Prominent lawyers Eric Paulsen and Ambiga Sreenevasan condemn attack during Nothing to Hide 2.0 forum, saying it is a... More ››

| August 6, 2017
Irwan-Siregar-dap

Petaling Jaya Utara MP Tony Pua says treasurer-general Irwan Siregar Abdullah must volunteer information on earnings from these directorships. More ››

| August 4, 2017
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Ramon Navaratnam says high growth rates are irrelevant in the long run if the bureaucracy remains bloated. More ››

July 24, 2017
COMMENT
Ramon

Writer says poor enforcement of education ministry's circular is seeing school heads and staff being allowed to ignore instruction... More ››

July 11, 2017
COMMENT
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Intelligence is also essential, says writer, as 'dumb candidates' who are passive in Parliament either have no confidence to... More ››

June 24, 2017
COMMENT
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Education ministry must present report card to public annually, or more frequently, on the progress achieved to reduce bullying. More ››

May 6, 2017
COMMENT
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MACC chief commissioner Dzulkifli Ahmad's proposal for candidates contesting in GE14 to undergo a background screening for corruption is... More ››

April 19, 2017
COMMENT
ramon-leaer

Leaders must bear full responsibility for their good or bad performance, as it is them and not the advisers... More ››

| April 3, 2017
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Sunway Group corporate adviser Ramon Navaratnam agrees however, that corruption, wastage and leakage need to be stopped. More ››

March 22, 2017
COMMENT
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It is time that Malaysia emulate the United Arab Emirates and appoint a Minister of Happiness. More ››

March 13, 2017
COMMENT
ramon

We have become unnecessarily exclusive for the Bumiputeras and this could undermine our strained national unity and national wellbeing,... More ››

| March 9, 2017
ramon-1

Some civil servants live beyond their means because they try to live it up like people above them, says... More ››

March 2, 2017
COMMENT
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The EC must go all out to cooperate with the Rakyat to register the four million eligible voters, as... More ››

February 17, 2017
COMMENT
Penjawat-Awam

Political masters must stop pampering and appeasing those in the civil service but act stronger so they are not... More ››

| February 17, 2017
Ramon-Navaratnam

Ramon Navaratnam suggests that Putrajaya rope in the World Bank for the commission he proposes. More ››

February 2, 2017
COMMENT
Navaratnam says another issue affecting the proficiency of the civil service is that civil servants are hired based on race and not merit.

The costs of maintaining the civil service, at RM74 billion in 2016 for salaries and allowances, is not sustainable. More ››

| January 31, 2017
michealyeoh

CPPS is placed 100th in the world and fourth in Southeast Asia and the Pacific, while Asli is placed... More ››

| January 24, 2017
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Former senior civil servant Ramon Navaratnam says it is wrong for anyone to want to intimidate a child or... More ››

| January 14, 2017
ramon

Experts react to an activist's warning against heavy indebtedness to China. More ››

January 4, 2017
COMMENT
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Cuepacs can play a vital role in helping the government and MACC, to reduce corruption by encouraging more civil... More ››

December 30, 2016
COMMENT
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Water sustains our very lives and is too precious to be left exclusively to the politicking and fancies of... More ››

| December 27, 2016
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Ramon Navaratnam menggesa ahli akademik memberi bukti substantif bagi mengelakkan kekeliruan untuk memastikan ia tidak bermotifkan politik. More ››

| December 27, 2016
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Former treasury deputy secretary-general says USM lecturer must back up claim that Malaysian urban middle class 40% poorer with... More ››

December 15, 2016
COMMENT
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UN-inspired SDGs are a good platform for the country to grow and in conjunction with TN50 announced by the... More ››

December 5, 2016
COMMENT
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There appears to be a serious disconnect between the ruling political leaders and the poorer masses of Malaysians.. More ››

| November 4, 2016
ramon

Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam berkata masa depan kini pada Asia, bukan lagi Eropah atau Amerika Syarikat dan United Kingdom. More ››

October 18, 2016
COMMENT
ramon

With globalisation and world economic transformation taking place, we have to be more innovative in our Budget planning, implementation. More ››

October 4, 2016
COMMENT
ramon-paul-low

If tax exemption for political donations is allowed together with no limit to election campaigns, then tax evasion and... More ››

September 29, 2016
COMMENT
Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam

Government should introduce a Report Card on Competitiveness, to keep track of our efforts to make improvements, in comparison... More ››

September 14, 2016
COMMENT
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Already many Hindu temples and Christian churches have been attacked, and yet when bigots condemn other races and religions,... More ››

September 5, 2016
COMMENT
Ramon-Navaratnam

The G25 needs to expand its membership, and not only among leading non-political Malay leaders, but to non-Malays... More ››

August 15, 2016
COMMENT
Mohammad-Ibrahim

With socio-economic, political image abroad hurt by US DoJ actions over funds linked to 1MDB, Mohammad Ibrahim should have... More ››

| August 11, 2016
ramon-malaysia

Ramon menyarankan perdana menteri mengambil tindakan segera bagi mengelakkan masalah berkaitan ekstremisme serta rasuah bertambah serius dan menghancurkan negara. More ››

| July 12, 2016
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Ketua SPRM perlu ada integriti yang tinggi kerana tiada gunanya memilih seorang yang mempunyai rekod perkhidmatan tercemar atau diragui... More ››

July 11, 2016
COMMENT
Ramon

Malaysians await appointment of new number one in anti-graft body, as it will show the Government`s sincerity and political... More ››

July 7, 2016
COMMENT
Ramon-Navaratnam

World Bank's Malaysia Economic Monitor report on 'Leveraging Trade Agreements' is a good benchmark to assess the Finance Ministry... More ››

June 3, 2016
FMT LETTERS
Ramon-Navaratnam

There is genuine fear among Muslims and non-Muslims, that the proposed legal changes could lead to punishments, such as... More ››

| May 12, 2016
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The government must consult its stakeholders before implementing major policies, says Ramon Navaratnam. More ››

| July 21, 2015
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Ramon Navaratnam laments the lack of 'good hard news' about the Malaysian economy. More ››

| July 20, 2015
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Economist Navaratnam says the government may have to ignore local opposition More ››

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