4.5% Growth? What About Our 25% Drop In Reserves?

By Eyes Wide Open The government announced a 4.5% economic growth for the last quarter. This is immediately hailed in all the MSM as a recovery for Malaysia due to the success of the government’s pump priming. Really? Consider this analysis published in the Asian Sentinel: ———————— Malaysia’s Disastrous Capital Flight Written by Our Correspondent … Continue reading

The malay genesis – an alternate view

‘Malaysianisation’ of the Melayu identity By Dr Helen Ting Many of the arguments used regarding Malay identity are really peculiarly ‘Malaysian’ in dissonance with the wider reality and history. For instance, most of us would presume, or are told that all indigenous Indonesians are culturally Malay. However, in Indonesia, the term Melayu typically denotes only … Continue reading