The World Bank has released a report on Malaysia ‘s public sector performance. In the report the Bank says that Malaysia’s civil service is doing better than most of its regional peers. However, the performance of the Malaysian civil service has plateaued from its peak in 2014 which, threatens theContinue reading
Month: September 2019
The Future of Work
One of the most trending issue in the last few years is on the future of work. How will the nature of work change in the coming years? Already, we are seeing many adjustments being made to the workplace; more however is to come. New jobs are being created whileContinue reading
Britain suspends Parliament, pushes for Brexit deadline.
British members of parliament have denied Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the two-third majority that would allow his government to go ahead with an early general election. This is the second time the British parliament has voted down the initiative, which if passed, would schedule the election on 15 October.Continue reading
Seriously, A Culture of Poverty?
Is there such a thing as a “culture of poverty”? This question was triggered after I chanced upon an article by Anandi Mani, a professor in behavioural economics at the Blavatnik School of Government. She co-wrote a paper titled “Poverty impedes Cognitive Function”, that suggests that being poor reduces aContinue reading