Penang Institute

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NEWS: 檳州研究所出谋献策 独立智囊团擬定明確方向

Source: Oriental Daily 政府在擬定关乎人民利益的政策时,政策的好坏將对民眾產生长远影响。无论如何,目前的联邦、州或地方政府,究竟是凭感觉或利益擬定政策,有进行良好的研究及分析,抑或有本身的智囊团出谋献策?

Decentralisation in Malaysia – Asking the difficult questions

*a reflection post roundtable discussion on decentralisation jointly organised by the Office of the Penang State Speaker, Penang Institute and IDEAS Malaysia. After the March 8 general election in Malaysia, the debate on decentralisation has gained momentum. For decades now, state and local governments have surrendered power to the federal government in Kuala Lumpur and … Continue reading

NEWS: 沈志強:威省市局照顧外包清潔工人‧明年或落實最低薪金制

News report on recent Min Wage Forum coorganised by Penang Institute and the State Committee for Human Resource chaired by YB Prof. Ramasamy. In the report below, I was quoted on my statement about the new policy to implement the Malaysian workers’ quota and floor wage for indirect workers in MPSP beginning next year. Also … Continue reading

Nobel Prize winner coming to Penang!

Penang is set to be a true cultural and intellectual capital of Asia; in December, Penang Institute is proud to host the 1996 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics, Professor Sir James Mirrlees who will deliver the 2nd Penang in Asia Lecture. Professor Mirrlees’ lecture is entitled, “Finance and the Current Recession”. The Lecture … Continue reading