Tag: Ramon Navaratnam
After the May 13 riots, Abdul Razak Hussein set up a core group which included non-Malays to work out the New Economic Policy which has succeeded in some aspects and failed miserably in others.
Ramon Navaratnam labels US’ inclusion of Malaysia in the watchlist as 'cowboy economics' and 'isolationist'.
Subsidi hanyalah penawar jangka pendek kepada satu masalah jangka panjang, iaitu kelayakan graduan tidak memenuhi keperluan pasaran.
Economists say the situation is temporary as the deflation will likely turn into inflation by this quarter.
Inevitable technological advancements will see most losing their jobs, so civil servants are being urged to improve themselves and acquire new skills.
Ramon Navaratnam believes local banks are now strong enough to face more competition, which will benefit the business environment.
Desentralisasi merupakan tonggak utama bagi mengatasi masalah perkembangan ekonomi yang perlahan di negara ini.
Putrajaya perlu menggariskan rancangan yang jelas bagi mengurangkan kos dan pergantungan pada minyak untuk tempoh 3 tahun akan datang.
As petroleum prices slide, Ideas recommends a review of subsidies among measures to sustain the Malaysian economy.
The former minister urges Putrajaya to get on with the business of governing and delivering on their promises to the people.
Ramon Navaratnam says it is counter-intuitive to continue profiting from the tobacco industry.
Boo Cheng Hau says there is no need to fear that the MACC will have too much power but an anti-graft NGO and a former MACC adviser say it can lead to abuse.
It's daft and unMalaysian, says the veteran economist.
Chairman Ramon Navaratnam says the people have been waiting with bated breath for the revelations of the CEP report.
The government should show more concern for the poor than for monopolists, says G25's Sheriff Kassim.
A G25 member says civil servants can give to Tabung Harapan as individual citizens.
However, Ramon Navaratnam urges better debt reporting according to methods used by international rating agencies.
Ramon Navaratnam says the anti-graft body should not wait for reports to be lodged.
Ramon Navaratnam berkata bajet perlu dilaksanakan secara pragmatik bagi mencerminkan realiti semasa ekonomi dan kewangan, termasuk 0% GST yang mengurangkan hasil bajet.
It may not only encourage the government to be lax in debt management but may cause the government to expect the people to bail it out of debts in future too, warns Ramon Navaratnam.
Bekas ketua Transparency International dan seorang ahli Parlimen DAP mempertahankan pelantikan Shukri Abdul selepas dikritik kerana tidak di bawa ke Parlimen.
Anti-corruption watchdog says this is to pave the way for a review of graft cases linked to those critical of the former administration.
Perhaps politicians say ‘vote wisely’ because it has become habitual, or perhaps it is a sales gimmick to make us feel we are wise if we vote for them or their party.
Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute director Ramon Navaratnam says when it comes to the civil service, everyone must insist on efficiency.