Media Statement : SPAD is correct with school bus fares

Kuala Lumpur, 31 October 2014 – The Land Public Transport Commission’s (SPAD) decision to let school bus operators negotiate bus fares with parents is a progressive step forward in ensuring the costs are decided by market mechanisms. Unfortunately, for reasons unknown SPAD has not adopted the same attitude towards express bus operators. The Federation of [...]

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BFM : Is there money in NGOs?

Non-Governmental Organizations have never been immune to financial constraints regardless of their impact. The social enterprise ServeBetter is organizing a national conference called FundNGO2014 on how NGOs can enhance their approach in managing and funding their social programmes. We have in the studio with us ServeBetter’s executive director SP Nathan, and he is joined by [...]

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Morality and the Rule of Law: Inspirations from Raja Aziz Addruse

Inspirations from Raja Aziz Addruse: Morality and the Rule of Law’ was a lecture by Tunku ‘Abidin Muhriz delivered at the 3rd Raja Aziz Addruse Memorial Lecture, a lecture series organized by the Malaysian Bar Council. In this lecture, Tunku ‘Abidin relays a personal account of Raja Aziz Addruse, a prominent and influential advocate who [...]

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CALL FOR PAPERS: IDEAS’ Giving Voice to the Poor: Malaysian Education and Low Income Households

The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) is a Malaysian think tank dedicated to promoting market-based solutions to public policy challenges. We publish research papers to shape the opinions of policy makers, parliament members, relevant government officials and public in general. IDEAS is inviting submissions for papers from academics, think tanks, researchers, postgraduate students interested [...]

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