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The Institute of Strategic Analysis and Policy Research (INSAP), established in 1986, is one of the pioneer think-tanks in Malaysia, focusing on political-economic research. A not-for-profit organisation, INSAP develops long-term strategies and policies which are relevant to the interests and aspirations of Malaysians. Since its early days leading to its corporatisation in 1995, INSAP has produced strategic reports and recommendations for the Malaysian government. 


An anti-viral economic booster

FEBRUARY 20 — The outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus sent shockwaves around the world as nations hastily assembled together stimulus packages in the wake of this unforeseen event. The Institute of Strategic Analysis and Policy Research (INSAP) are greatly concerned about this and are monitoring the situation closely.

P176 Kimanis By-Election : Fence Sitters – The Last Frontier

JANUARY 17 — As voters prepare to vote in the P176 Kimanis by-election, the key question of who will win, will be known officially Saturday (Jan 17) when the Election Commission announces the winner, likely around 10pm, or earlier barring hiccups.

TAR UC facing political annihilation by MOF

The Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) issue has now become the interest of national debate with many versions and much spin surrounding the funding – or rather the renouncement of funding – for this institution which had been established way back on Feb 24, 1969 as a non-profit, …

Contractual obligation of Federal Govt to TAR UC remains unfulfilled

THE Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) issue has now become the interest of national debate with many versions and much spin surrounding the funding, or rather the renouncement of funding, for this institution which was established way back on Feb 24,1969, as a non-profit, private university college in …

TAR College grant a legal obligation on federal govt, says think-tank

PETALING JAYA: An MCA-linked think-tank has accused finance minister Lim Guan Eng of turning TAR university college into a political pawn in a personal quest to get at the MCA. Pamela Yong, deputy chairman of the Institute of Stratergic Analysis and Research (Insap) said the federal government was legally obliged to …

Relocation of Indonesian capital may affect Sabah, says think tank

KOTA KINABALU: The relocation of Indonesia's capital to Kalimantan may not bode well for Sabah, says a think tank. Institute of Strategic Analysis and Policy Research (Insap) deputy chairman Dr Pamela Yong said this was because of several factors such as lack of facilities and connectivity to the new capital.

Go beyond NEP and focus on all, says think tank

INSAP deputy chairman Dr Pamela Yong said Malaysia’s affirmative action policies contributed to dissension and discord rather than increasing social cohesion, but the way forward should be a focus on all Malaysians regardless of skin colour.


September 6, 2019

Chinese are joining Wataniah. This as proof that the Chinese are now willing to lay down their lives for our nation, Malaysia. Therefore, please stop questioning Chinese loyalty to country for we are all Malaysian.

May 30, 2019

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has finally admitted that Bersatu and Pakatan Harapan (PH) are playing the racial card when he defended Education Minister Dr Mazlee Malik’s announcement on the increased intake of matriculation students from 25,000 to 40,000 out of 42,000 public universities places available.

May 6, 2019

One year since winning a historic gen­eral election, the Pakatan Harapan government is in a race against time to fully deliver on voters’ expectations. At the heart of the rakyat’s dissatisfaction so far are cost of living …

March 21, 2019

NAMPAKNYA DAP sangat iri hati dan masih takut terhadap MCA kerana parti komponen Barisan Nasional (BN) itu masih memiliki organisasi akar umbi yang kuat – dua institut pendidikan tinggi dan pelbagai platform jangkauan masyarakat.




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