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.

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Covid-19 : Defeating the “Invisible Enemy”

March 30 (KRI) – By the time the World Health Organization (WHO) officially designated Covid-19 a pandemic on 11 March 2020, there were 118,000 confirmed cases and 4,291 deaths in 114 countries1. By 29 March, these numbers had risen to 638,146 confirmed cases and caused 30,105 deaths across 202 countries …

COVID-19 Control : Break Down Foreign Workers’ Barrier to Care

March 25 (KRI) — As the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) sweeps across Malaysia, foreign workers, especially the undocumented, are amongst the most vulnerable. They often are forced to live in cramped conditions that lack basic sanitation, making them at high risk for contracting and spreading the coronavirus.

Health of the Nation : Measuring Burden of Disease

April 2 (KRI) - Assessing the health status of a population has conventionally been done by focusing on mortality. However, this does not take into account diseases that do not necessarily kill people but cause suffering to those who live with them i.e. morbidities.

Covid-19: Short-term Response, but not Short-term Thinking

March 26 (KRI) - We like to throw around big numbers, perhaps to calm investors and appease credit rating agencies. But it fails to assuage growing anxieties on the ground, especially workers and households who are inundated with basic concerns of survival and solvency.

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, …