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Doing It Together Is The Way To Go

I believe Malaysia is a truly blessed country. The resilience and spirit of togetherness of its people in the face of a pandemic and the challenges as a result has made us a stronger nation. I hope we will never again be divided by which community we are from, but instead be united by what we can achieve as one people.

2021 Unity Wish Lists That Will Get You Thinking

New digital technology is empowering cities to define the best policies for a more sustainable, inclusive and citizen-centric future. Faster access to reliable and timely data, virtual twins and collaborative platforms make it possible to implicate multiple stakeholders and reconcile their interests whilst mitigating emerging risks from climate, to health, safety and security.

Building a better sustainable life

New digital technology is empowering cities to define the best policies for a more sustainable, inclusive and citizen-centric future. Faster access to reliable and timely data, virtual twins and collaborative platforms make it possible to implicate multiple stakeholders and reconcile their interests whilst mitigating emerging risks from climate, to health, safety and security.

RMK12 cannot be mere continuation of previous plans, says Dr.Wee

The 12th Malaysia Plan is an important policy instrument guiding the country’s development for the next
five years and the forum was organised by the Institute for Strategic Analysis & Policy Research
(INSAP) to gather views and input from experts and industry representatives to be submitted to the
Economic Planning Unit later this month.

COMMENTARY: POST-BUDGET 2021 VOTE

Budget 2021 got through the policy stage on 26th November 2020 after Parliament approved it through
a voice vote. A total of 13 opposition lawmakers from Parti PEJUANG Tanah Air (PEJUANG) and Parti
Amanah Negara (AMANAH) stood, in an attempt to force bloc voting, however, since there were fewer
than the 15 lawmakers needed to force bloc-voting, Budget 2021 successfully got through the first
stage of voting.

MALAYSIA-CMCO Closure of Schools: Security & Safety Prevails

The majority (72%) of respondents who took part in this quick poll expressed their agreement to the
closure of schools and nurseries until end of the year due to the rising number of positive Covid-19 cases
but they have also expressed concerns over the ability of children to keep up with academic learning via
online-classes. Others have also raised the issue of having no one to care for their child when both
parents have to work, and seeking the services of sitters would increase costs.

Struggle of Malaysian SMEs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is an unforeseen global phenomenon which has thrown the economy into chaos and effectively put
commerce at a standstill. It has affected most businesses, including the small medium
enterprises (SMEs) and micro SMEs which make up a significant 98.5 percent of
Malaysian businesses (SME Corporation Malaysia, 2020).

Drive with care at flood-prone stretches, motorists told

RAUB: Motorists are reminded to drive with care when passing flood-prone stretches in view of the year-end monsoon season, says Senator Datuk Seri Ti Lian Ker.

The Deputy National Unity Minister said of late, unpredictable weather saw the former mining town here being hit by heavy rainfall.

Civic sector’s transition for nation-building very important

The role of civic sector and how it interacts with society has to be rewritten and continue to evolve with the new norm due to the changes brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, INSAP Chairman, Senator Dato’ Sri Ti Lian Ker tells the International Conference on Nation-Building 2020 held in Bangkok, Thailand.

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