State Government Without
Opposition in Terengganu
This scenario materialises when a single political party holds sway over both the legislative and executive branches of a state. While this setup offers certain advantages, such as expedited decision-making procedures, it also brings about certain drawbacks that could potentially impact the democratic health of the state.
Flash Flood in Baling: More Questions than Answers
In the past year, at least eight states in Malaysia have experienced severe flash floods. These occurrences are warning signs of the extreme changes the climate is experiencing, requiring swift and immediate action. Recently, the flooding in Baling, Kedah was reported to be its “worst ever” flood, killing gumtree individuals and causing many others to be displaced.
Flood Management for Selangor
Urban flooding is unforeseen and has broad impacts, from the disturbance of everyday life to the spread of waterborne diseases. As it is commonly associated with climate change, the poor are hurt the most by urban flooding, for their capacity to prepare and rebound from damages is significantly weaker than other classes.
Cybersecurity: Protecting Privacy, Identity & Property
The digital age has made technology a critical tool for Malaysia’s economic, social, and political development. However, utilisation of technology pervades the lives of individuals, businesses, and governments in both positive and negative manners.
How can we improve Malaysia's election process?
Since the last general election in 2018, Malaysia has undergone a further three elections all occurring at the state level. The elections of Sabah, Melaka and Johor all had different factors and trigger points, but all occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the first election in Sabah causing another outbreak that eventually resulted in Malaysia’s second nationwide lockdown.
This article will discuss the short-term effects of these closures, and then take it a step further to predict the long-term effects on our existing socioeconomic gaps.
While blockchain technology is still in its infancy, there have been several applications, especially in financial services and public sector which evidences that blockchain technology is revolutionary. Undeniably, with developments in the digital sector, adoption of this technology has become necessary for Malaysia to grow as an accountable and transparent digital economy.
Digital Upskilling: Dissecting the Challenges and Opportunities Malaysia Faces in Embracing Digital Disruption
As the country works to protect lives and livelihoods, the digital world and related connectivity become all the more urgent and relevant, particularly in relation to providing skills development opportunities and social protection.
Unequal Mobility in Kuala Lumpur
30 October 2023
The city attained a commendable result on Public Transit Sub-Index which assesses how well cities manage their public transport systems and how many commuters use them. It is measured based on the speed of public transit, distance from one station to another, the integration of different transportation modes (i.e., walking, riding public transport, cycling, etc.), and how many people utilize public transport. The report also indicates that Kuala Lumpur has benefited from public transport services such as Bus Rapid and Rapid Rails, driven by autonomous technology.