Tag: think tank
Former minister says public policy must be evidence-based, rational and innovative.
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.
Despite reducing the cost of Brexit, the think tank didn’t shift its position on the UK’s EU departure.
The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs says the tax would increase prices for consumers and businesses.
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.
The International Republican Institute says its activities in Malaysia were non-partisan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Acting CEO Ali Salman says IDEAS will also strengthen its position as a public policy research organisation, without fear or favour.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Malay rights group says government must be transparent about investment deals so Malaysians are kept well-informed of the benefits reaped.
Think tank chief Wan Saiful Wan Jan says Malaysia needs to move towards a future without race-based economic policies.