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KJ forms think tank dedicated to centrist views

Former minister says public policy must be evidence-based, rational and innovative.

Think tank denies controversial survey part of any political agenda

The Centre for Governance and Political Studies says there is no way it could have known the recent by-elections would result in the political pacts that followed.

Pro-EU think tank trims cost of Brexit vote for UK’s economy

Despite reducing the cost of Brexit, the think tank didn’t shift its position on the UK’s EU departure.

Think tank warns against digital tax

The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs says the tax would increase prices for consumers and businesses.

Pro-gun senator heads who’s who list in US outfit linked to...

IRI chairman Dan Sullivan has opposed anti-gun laws in the US, and controversially appeared in his campaign ad showing his daughter how to handle a rifle.

US think tank denies working to undermine BN

The International Republican Institute says its activities in Malaysia were non-partisan.

Stop insulting us, ex-envoy ticks off Westerners taking credit for Najib’s...

Veteran diplomat Dennis Ignatius says the US and Britain were once 'cosying up' to the BN government, yet now claim they somehow engineered the historic political change.

Property bubble about to burst, warns think tank

IDEAS says the government should allow the bubble to burst but be prepared to carry out remedial work to ensure the economy is not badly affected.

Cyberjaya a failure, think tank study finds

In its report on Cyberjaya, IDEAS, which compared it with Silicon Valley and other hubs and looked at its stated objectives and the role of government, says failure may have been built into its design.

Risky for Umno to use own logo in Sg Kandis, say...

Hisommudin Bakar and Kamarul Zaman Yusoff feel Umno will further alienate non-Malay voters if it goes it alone for the Sungai Kandis by-election.

IDEAS re-affirms status as an independent think tank

Acting CEO Ali Salman says IDEAS will also strengthen its position as a public policy research organisation, without fear or favour.

Days of tax cuts are finished in UK, think-tank warns

Research showed that spending on education, social security and above all health looks set to rise by £20 billion a year in today's money by the end of the next decade.

IDEAS gets new boss, replacing founder Wan Saiful

Wan Saiful says although he is sad to go, he wants to take the same passion which built IDEAS to a wider audience, without saying what he actually plans to do.

MP: Kapar will see multi-cornered fight again

G Manivannan, who won the federal seat in a six-cornered fight in 2013, believes it will not affect Pakatan’s chances to win in GE14.

Drop in intellectual property ranking reversible, says think tank

Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy says the government should consider offering a voluntary licence for the Hepatitis C drug at the centre of the problem, instead of a compulsory licence.

China think tank sees output slowing as investment cools

Chinese Academy of Social Sciences also says property development investment will be restrained.

China think tank sees output slowing as investment cools

Chinese Academy of Social Sciences also says property development investment will be restrained.

Tunku a visionary, principled leader, says Tengku Razaleigh

The Umno veteran says the govt should establish a think tank that bears his name, as well as an institution, the Tunku Abdul Rahman School of Politics and International Studies, in recognition of his invaluable contributions.

Perkasa wants updates on China investments every 6 months

Malay rights group says government must be transparent about investment deals so Malaysians are kept well-informed of the benefits reaped.

IDEAS: Bumis need to ‘graduate’ from economic assistance

Think tank chief Wan Saiful Wan Jan says Malaysia needs to move towards a future without race-based economic policies.

Majority of family debts result from house, car purchases

Skyrocketing prices of houses have aggravated household debt, says economic think tank.

Majority of family debts result from house, car purchases

Skyrocketing prices of houses have aggravated household debt, says economic think tank.

Guan Eng warns Penang Institute over safeguarding state govt image

Researchers must bear in mind they're working for think tank that is funded by the state government, says Penang Chief Minister.

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