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UEC special review committee to submit report by end-October

Committee chairman Eddin Khoo says it intends to meet MPs on Oct 16 to collect more views.

What has become of Syed Saddiq’s policies and principles?

We have yet to see the details of his e-sports blueprint and how he can move it away from the cronyism and lack of expertise that plagued us before.

The Cabinet should ask: Will this unite or divide Malaysians

In the past, several policies or their implementation served to divide Malaysians, but in the New Malaysia, all policies should be geared towards forging unity

Don’t use education for political gain, urges SAPP

SAPP deputy president Richard Yong says Sabah should be given autonomy to manage its education matters.

Politicians are failing our education system

We should work towards making national schools the schools of choice for all Malaysians.

Academic tells how PH can avoid making a mess of public...

Denison Jayasooria calls for review panel before policies are made public, and says the people are losing confidence.

Will Anwar roll back Mahathir’s Bumiputera policies?

PM-in-waiting must tell Malaysians what he intends to do when or if he takes power.

The government needs financial literacy, too

We are so foolishly obsessed with more Malaysians holding university degrees for prestige reasons that we overlook the economic and sustainability aspects of university education.

Dr M has to do what he has to do

The country is in dire need of solutions and the PM cannot be playing 'Mr Nice Guy' all the time.

China’s Xi urges financial risk prevention while seeking stable growth

Xi says it is necessary to focus on preventing risks on the basis of steady growth, while strengthening the countercyclical adjustment of fiscal policy and monetary policy.

Taiwan’s traditional medicine stores struggle on life support

Taiwan's approach contrasts with that of China and Hong Kong where authorities have pushed policies to boost and export traditional medicine.

UK economy shows signs of Brexit strain in first week of...

Data shows the housing market had its worst 12 months since 2013 last year.

Are we getting the changes we voted for?

Every day, there is talk about scandals, debts, wastage, poor governance but have we even begun to harvest some of the low-hanging fruit?

Anwar: Don’t neglect poor and marginalised

Incoming PKR president stresses on need for affirmative action to be vigorously promoted based on needs.

Malaysia slips 14 spots in Economic Freedom ranking

Think tank says although Economic Freedom of the World 2018 ranking is based on 2016-2017 data, there is a need for comprehensive review of economic policies.

‘Govt repeating mistakes of old in handling GLCs’

Economist questions why government following what previous administration did despite saying it wanted to reform GLCs.

We need more data to fix mental health issues, says MP

Subang MP Wong Chen says the government cannot formulate policies 'based on gut feelings'.

Be clear on China-related policies, business body tells Putrajaya

The Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce says 'vague and ambiguous' statements by government leaders could impact the economy.

BOJ’s Kuroda: no rate hike ‘for an extended time’

The BOJ pledged to keep interest rates "extremely low" for an extended period and adjusted policy so it could buy stocks and bonds more flexibly.

China says Trump’s ‘America First’ policies are hurting US

The Chinese Communist Party’s top newspaper issued a rare direct criticism of President Donald Trump’s agenda, saying his “America First” policies were hurting his own people and fomenting discontent in the country.

Ties with Japan will be raised to higher level, says Saifuddin

Foreign minister says this is in line with importance being given to Malaysia's relationship with Japan and Look East Policy 2.0.

SME Corp should come under us, says Entrepreneur Development Ministry

Ministry says this will ensure entrepreneurial policies will be more holistic and comprehensive.

It’s easy for politicians to talk

We had high hopes when the new government came into power, but many of those hopes seem still unfulfilled.

Government to review foreign access to local car market

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says even 'Milo tin' cars can enter the local market, but Malaysia's cars are not allowed into foreign markets.