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Transparency and Good Governance

The Fall of the Corrupt

First published in theSun here, on 17 May 2018. IN Ayi Kwei Armah’s book, The Beautyful Ones are Not Yet Born, the protagonist is …

Notes on a New Nation, Day 6

Notes on a New Nation Day 6, Post-GE14 (15 May 2018) The slowest news day since the election, so we shall keep …

A wider asset declaration scheme

First appeared in theSun here, on 23 November 2017. IT is encouraging that 30 opposition parliamentarians recently agreed to declare their assets under …

Reducing illicit trade

First appeared in theSun here, on 9 November 2017. WHILE it is positive that Malaysia is projected to be the world’s 24th most …

Why the budget speech is not enough

First published in theSun on 26 October 2017 here. THE prime minister presents the budget each year in Parliament with great fanfare. Although …

Ideas of Freedom

First published in theSun on 31 August 2017, here. OVER the last four years, I am proud to have been part of a …