MY. Blog is the abbreviation of Malaysia Blog. MY is the country code for Malaysia.
On this blog we featuring articles written by our partners and us, that covers what is happening in Malaysia or simply the writer's thoughts about issues that happening in the country or in the world.
UUCA: Protect the students or the Opposite?
UUCA is an act that is partly under the authority of the Ministry of Education. Although the original idea was to control the administration and to operate university orderly. But the UUCA policy actually prevent the involvement of students with political parties, amalgamation of student’s bodies. Which on shortened note, the government actually build a barrier for students so their voice couldn’t be herd.
UNDI18: The Rise of Youth in Malaysia
Youth participation in politics often overlooked because the boomers will say ‘They are not ready’ or ‘They are not mature enough’ or “They are more prone to strike or to manifest their discontent than to collaborate”. Youth could be a new breeze in the politics and decision making. They can be a creative force, a dynamic source of innovations and they are fluent in digital tools. They hunger for change, they know what they can do to change the systems to make it b
Buka Puasa, Buka Parlimen: Youth Break Fast in front of Malaysia Parliament in Protest.
Hundreds of youth marcher in front of Malaysia parliament on Friday, 30th April 2021 to demand it’s reopening. Which they called “Buka Puasa, Buka Parlimen” which mean “Break the Fast, Open Parliament” (a play on the Malay word).
Wan Ya Shin
An inclusive Malaysia is vital
In promoting an inclusive Malaysia, policies to eradicate poverty should focus on empowering the poor and helping them to be competitive and not be dependent on assistance. Inclusive Malaysia is essential to rebuilding trust. The government should be for all Malaysians. The voices of the people matter. We need to recognise that despite our diversities we are all Malaysians together.
Wan Ya Shin
Equitable vs equal burden sharing in times of crisis
We should have equitable burden-sharing during these difficult times. The government should provide expanded social protection at these times. While employers should do their best to take care of their employees.