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MALAYSIA’S PERSPECTIVE ON THE INDO-PACIFIC
This policy paper identifies and highlights relevant actions and strategies enacted by Malaysia through bilateral and multilateral platforms. These include the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the group of former British colonies of the Commonwealth, the Organization of Islamic Countries (OIC) and the loosely formed Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) between Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. The latter was bu- ilt upon the Anglo-Malayan Defence Agreement, which was signed on 12 October 1957 and was subsequently replaced by the FPDA. This defence arrangement was agreed on after Britain’s commitment to cease military activities east of the Suez Canal. Malaysia had to rethink its strategic defence and security policies to compensate for the British protection.
Short Videos on Gender Equality, Women's Rights, and Feminism
Perbincangan mengenai isu gender, hak wanita dan feminisme semakin popular di Malaysia. Namun begitu, ramai orang termasuk pelajar universiti mempunyai pemahaman yang samar-samar mengenai isu tersebut. Tidak semua kursus mengajar isu jantina sebagai sebahagian daripada kurikulum pengajian mereka dan beberapa kursus mengajar isu jantina pada peringkat seterusnya dalam kursus mereka.
Malaysia Outlook Conference 2023
The Malaysia Outlook Conference (MOC) is a platform for researchers, businesses, experts, and policymakers to come together to discuss and debate national public policies toward creating a better Malaysia while treading uncertainties in the new year. This year, MOC will again gather more than 100 experts. Hosted by IDEAS Malaysia since 2021, it has a strong following among policymakers, policy analysts, economists, civil society, and academics, as a platform to engage in robust discussions on issues.
Anwar Ibrahim’s first 100 days in office
Germany´s President Frank-Walter Steinmeier visits Malaysia. He will meet Anwar Ibrahim, the new Prime Minister. Mr. Anwar leads a broad coalition, which includes previous arch-rivals. He spent 25 years in opposition, ten of them in jail due to politically moticated convictions. As Prime Minister, Mr. Anwar has to strike a delicate balance to secure his and his government’s positions. Tricia Yeoh, CEO of Malaysia´s Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs, analyses Anwar Ibrahim´s first 100 days in office.
The General Election (GE) Lab: PN BEST
The General Election (GE) Lab: PN BEST workshop is an interactive training program designed to prepare candidates and their election teams for upcoming elections. The objective of the workshop is to review past election results and draft a coalition's direction and strategy, encapsulated by the slogan PN BEST
Telenisa new program #TanyaTelenisa will be aired every Thursday on Twitter Space. Telenisa is part of Sisters in Islam, Telenisa is a free legal advisory service to women and men on their legal rights under the Islamic Family Law and the Syari’ah Criminal Offences Law.
Perception towards Liberalism in Malaysia 2016-2021
As a whole, liberalism as a word has not reached a wider proportion of the community as only half of the respondents have heard about the term itself. There are no significant changes in this aspect for the past five years as the percentage of the population who have heard about liberalism sustained around 50% except for year 2018 when the percentage of people who have heard of liberalism was at its highest (61%).