Long road to university autonomy

First published in theSun on 8 June 2017 here. LAST week, the minister of higher education said that Malaysia’s public universities are expected to record a rise in the QS World University Rankings this year. If this is true, then congratulations are due to the public universities concerned. However, at …

A tougher business environment

First published in theSun on 25 May 2017, here. THIS time of the year is when the Treasury begins its consultation process, collating feedback to prepare the annual budget to be tabled in October, for the following year. Over the next few months, industry representatives will submit their views and …

The economic impact of autism

First published in theSun on 13 April 2017, here. MALAYSIAN-produced film Redha (which was long-listed for the Best Foreign Language Film at …

Integration the world over

First published in theSun on 16 March 2017, here. IN August 2015, I visited France at a time when the Syrian refugee …

Drop unnecessary rules on business

First published in theSun on 9 March 2017, here. RECENTLY, the government banned the Dego Ride motorcycle service, which is hailed using …