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Topic: New Economic Policy

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COMMENT | When Dr Zakir Naik commented that those who wish to deport him must also consider asking our ‘old Chinese guests’ to leave, it left me dismayed.
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AUGUST 19 — Recently, it saddened me very much to see Lim Kit Siang being heckled at a dinner.
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LETTER | The recent statement by Daim Zainuddin says Malaysia should change the New Economic Policy (NEP), adopted in 1971 which is based on race, with a new one based on needs.
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The New Economic Policy started out with the best intentions, but over the years, it has become a polarising policy associated with discrimination on one hand and entitlement as to rights on the other...
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LETTER | For a long time, there has been growing concern for the need to revise or even remove the New Economic Policy (NEP) that was adopted in 1971 after the May 13 infamous riots.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysians must work together to address fundamental educational issues and help strengthen the economy, according to Lim Kit Siang (pix).
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MP SPEAKS | The Malay Economic Action Council (MTEM) should give the needs-based affirmative action policy mooted by PKR president Anwar Ibrahim a chance.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 5 — The Bumiputera agenda has not lived up to expectations and it’s high time for a new approach to be implemented, says former finance minister Tun Daim Zainuddin.
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Former Finance Minister Daim Zainuddin (above) has backed a needs-based approach to help the country's poor.
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya’s chief adviser Daim Zainuddin today called for a shift in affirmative action from a race-based approach to one that is needs-based.
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LETTER | Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia (GBM) welcomes the pledge of PKR president Anwar Ibrahim to accelerate the transition from race-based affirmative action economic plans to one that is needs-based ...
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The Malay Economic Action Council (MTEM) has come out against the recent declaration by PKR president Anwar Ibrahim that the New Economic Policy (NEP) must be replaced by needs-based policies.
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JULY 30 — No one can deny that there were times when the affirmative action policies adopted by Malaysia were entirely necessary for the stability of the nation.
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PETALING JAYA: An economist who helped design the New Economic Policy (NEP) has urged the government to turn its plan for needs-based affirmative action into a formal policy.
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PKR president Anwar Ibrahim’s statement that he will accelerate the transition from race-based affirmative action economic plans to one that is needs-based when he becomes the prime minister will on...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has reaffirmed its commitment to see a balanced form of development that prioritises environmental sustainability as much as economic dimensions.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's prime minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim said yesterday that the government intends to accelerate a needs-based economic policy set by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 26): Pakatan Harapan intends to come up with an economic policy that does not govern the country base on ethnicity, PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's prime minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim said on Friday (July 26) that the government intends to accelerate a needs-based economic policy set by...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 26): Pakatan Harapan intends to come up with an economic policy that does not govern the country base on ethnicity, PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Anwar Ibrahim today said the affirmative action policy will be continued after he takes over the premiership, but based on needs rather than on race.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim intends to accelerate a needs-based New Economic Policy set by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad under his leadership.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 26 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government is doubling down on its promise to dismantle race-based economic policies and the man tasked to press down on the accelerator is the next-...
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Last week, I wrote about the origins of the New Economic Policy (NEP) and how a group of civil servants and others worked out the details.
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PKR president Anwar Ibrahim is a brave man.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Anwar Ibrahim tonight said the race-based New Economic Policy (NEP) must go, saying this was not sustainable in the long run.
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THE World Bank report on the declining efficiency of the civil service in recent years has generated much argument as to its accuracy and objectivity.
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YOURSAY | ‘The Malays are as much a victim of government policy as the non-Malays think they are.’ Is hoping for meritocracy futile?
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COMMENT | Article 8 (1) of our Federal Constitution states that all Malaysians are equal under the law and enjoy the equal protection of the law.
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As the politics based on “race” continues to preoccupy our politicians, we would be wise to instead focus on the issues that benefit the “people”, namely, the climate crisis, the toxic polluti...
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COMMENT | As the politics based on “race” continues to preoccupy our politicians, we would be wise to instead focus on the issues that benefit the “people”, namely, the climate crisis, the tox...
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IN my last article, I took us along memory lane through the 60s and 70s when our education was world class.
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LETTER | I’m writing this in response to the letter “Matriculation quota: Respect the Federal Constitution” by Associate Professor Mohd Hazmi Mohd Rusli.
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Getting affordable education as a Malay is like shooting fish in a barrel.
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MAY 23 — Getting affordable education as a Malay is like shooting fish in a barrel.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 — The Shared Prosperity economic model mooted by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has piqued the interests of economists and political analysts alike.
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LETTER | Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammed yesterday gave a historic and pleasant present to all Malaysians in a special address to the people on the first anniversary of the Pakatan Harapan gov...
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PRIME Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad gave a historic and pleasant gift to all Malaysians during a special address to the people on the first anniversary of the Pakatan Harapan government’s rule in...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): The ‘Shared Prosperity’ economic model announced by the Government provides a radical breakthrough for fundamentally new socio-economic policies, says ASLI’s Centre for Pu...
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MAY 10 — The Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammed gave a historic and a surprise and pleasant present to all Malaysians, in a Special Address to the people, on the first Anniversary of the Pakata...
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PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government should have a ‘needs-based policy’ to help the poor, especially the B40 group, irrespective of race, said DAP secretary general Lim Guan Eng.
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THE country is facing yet another controversy of its own making – the matriculation programme for university entrance or matric, for short.
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PETALING JAYA: Academic Teo Kok Seong says the matriculation programme was created to boost the participation of Bumiputera students in public universities, which became a priority after the New Econo...
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The next stage in Malaysia’s catching-up process requires that economic growth be knowledge-led and not just capital-led.
Malaysia | New Economic Policy | NEP | Reform | PPP | Government expenditure | OECD | PPP | Thailand | Chile | Mexico | 59 | 2012 | 832 | 51 | 48 | 47 | 2011 | 53 | 860 | 701 | 2011 | 52 | 49 | 50 | 1 | 307 | 51 | 65 | 55 | 1970 | 53 | 48 | 2011 | 2011 | 2012
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PETALING JAYA: M Kula Segaran and Khairy Jamaluddin got into a war of words on Twitter over who’s playing the race card ahead of the Rantau by-election tomorrow.
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KOTA KINABALU: Institute for Development Studies (IDS) Sabah chairman Simon Sipaun says the affirmative action policy is a failure as it has only benefitted the elite few and caused divisions in socie...
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The future economic direction of the country raises questions for the curious.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A think-tank and research outfit today called for policies which are parallel to the aspirations of Malaysians, while not neglecting the B40, after the failure of the affirmative action ...
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Historians will compare the 14th general election with the aftermath of the May 13, 1969, racial riots, when Malaysia was last “redefined” with a new sociopolitical compact and the introduction of...
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I refer to A Kathiresan’s piece “Malaysian agenda vs Malay agenda: The battle begins”.
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Gerakan president Dominic Lau has accused the Pakatan Harapan government of perpetuating a race-based economic policy and backtracking on its Malaysian agenda.
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All development policies of Malaysia state directly or indierctly that “national unity” is the overall goal.
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The ministry of international trade and industry (MITI) will be issuing a statement regarding an allegation that Putrajaya has approved 38 new open approved permit (AP) holders.
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KUALA LUMPUR: It is time for all political parties, be it the opposition or the ruling government, to promote racial harmony instead of pushing for race-based politics for their own agenda.
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PETALING JAYA: An analyst has urged Pakatan Harapan (PH) to launch its own Bumiputera agenda to increase Malay support amid talk of further cooperation between PAS and Umno and the use of a common log...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 4 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim remains unfazed over news that PAS and Umno might contest under a single banner during the 15th general election.
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COMMENT | Malaysia has once again been given the chance to re-make itself.
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MCA president Wee Ka Siong recently invited all 222 MPs to the party’s Chinese New Year open house.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bumiputera contractors are in dire straits and want the government to give them jobs in mega projects.
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FEBRUARY 21 — Most fair-minded and thinking Malaysians, and especially non-Malay Malaysians, will enthusiastically support the Group of 25, for their bold agenda for action by the Economic Action Co...
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LETTER | G25 welcomes the formation of the Economic Action Council (EAC) chaired by the prime minister, with an illustrious list of members, including independent professionals and economists who a...
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There is no longer any need to introduce policies akin to the New Economic Policy (NEP) "exclusively for the Malays", but instead one that will benefit all races, Umno secretary-general Annuar Musa sa...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — Rich Malays must not expect and enjoy privileges which could otherwise be channelled to more deserving Malaysians in the country, Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa sa...
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COMMENT | The constituency of Semenyih is reminiscent of Malaysia (or Malaya) in the 1950s.
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COMMENT | It may be useful for us to be reminded of how we spiralled downwards from being an Asian tiger to become a nation on the verge of economic disaster, one beset by racial and religious tension...
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PETALING JAYA: An Umno leader has called for a needs-based approach in helping the Bumiputera community, saying it was time rich Malays were stopped from reaping benefits from the government.
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On June 12 last year, while delivering his keynote address at the 24th Nikkei Conference on the Future of Asia, Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Malaysia could achieve developed nation status provided that th...
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YOURSAY | ‘These schools are meant to help the poor, those of rural areas and the disenfranchised.’ Maszlee: B40 quota for boarding schools won't affect top students Khalid alWalid: The 60 perce...
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We will be starting the new year with our hopes for a ‘new’ Malaysia dashed by the announcement of Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad that the Bumiputera Agenda (expiry date 1990) will continue.
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COMMENT | We will be starting the New Year with our hopes for a New Malaysia dashed by the announcement of Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mahathir that the bumiputera agenda (expiry date 1990) will conti...