June 16, 2021 House of Trust

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Malaysian School Closures cost RM80 billion a year

June 2, 2021

June 2, 2021

THE Centre for Market Education and Bait Al-Amanah published a new policy brief, The Economic Impact of School Closures in Malaysia,...

“Malaysia-US Relations and the Biden Administration: Mapping Excitement, Managing Expectations” by Abdul Razak Ahmad, Kuik Cheng-Chwee, and Khor Swee Kheng

April 19, 2021

April 19, 2021

*Image source: The Washington Post This article was published in ISEAS Perspective 2021/46, 16 April 2021 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Malaysia, like...

FMT Article: What’s blocking Malaysia’s climb to high-income status

March 17, 2021

March 17, 2021

This article written by Imran Ariff was published in Free Malaysia Today. PETALING JAYA: Political tampering with the economy is...

Rethink the EPF Withdrawal Scheme

March 25, 2020

March 25, 2020

As part of the revised economic stimulus package, Employees Provident Fund contributors under the age of 55 are allowed to...

Covid-19: Act Fast & Do Whatever it Takes!

March 24, 2020

March 24, 2020

As of March 24th 2020, there are already over 384,000 cases of Coronavirus worldwide, with 16,591 deaths. Though over 102,000...

Senarai Kabinet Malaysia 2020

March 9, 2020

March 9, 2020

Menteri Kanan – Menteri Perdagangan Antarabangsa dan Industri YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin AliTimbalan Menteri: Datuk Lim Ban Hong (akan...

Response to Economic Stimulus Package 2020

March 4, 2020

March 4, 2020

The stimulus package was still announced despite the past week’s political headwinds, indicating the commitment of the interim Prime Minister...

Rethinking Classifications of Poverty in Malaysia

February 14, 2020

February 14, 2020

Khazanah Research Institute recently published a short opinion piece entitled “Are Both the B40 and M40 ‘Poor’? Evidence from an...

International Affairs Update (Week 1 of February 2020)

February 13, 2020

February 13, 2020

A. Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) What is it? Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from...

Weekly Economic Update (Week 1 of February 2020)

February 5, 2020

February 5, 2020

I. Bank Negara Malaysia reduces Overnight Policy Rate[1] (OPR) to 2.75 percent 25 basis point reduction (second time in less than 6...