To all the lonely Malaysians – Dr Lyana Khairuddin

This article first appeared in The Star Online on 1 June 2019. 

“I ALWAYS feel that I have achieved very little. My conclusion is that when you’re a true Malaysian, you are a very lonely person.” This famous quote by Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim published in The Straits Times on Tuesday, Feb 21, 2006, resonates profoundly.

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Poor nutrition causes child stunting

This article first appeared in the New Straits Times on 9 May 2019. 

THE Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia and the Jeffrey Sachs Centre on Sustainable Development, in their latest publication Stunting in Malaysia: Costs, Causes and Courses for Action, has called on the government to make childhood stunting a national priority and to have policies to tackle the underlying causes.

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ERIA and Bappenas Hold High-Level Policy Roundtable on Indonesian Manufacturing Development Strategy

Jeffrey Cheah Institute for Southeast Asia, Sunway University contributed and participated in the High-Level Policy Roundtable on Indonesian Manufacturing Development Strategy. Professor Shandre M Thangavelu, Vice President of Jeffrey Cheah Institute for Southeast Asia, Sunway University was invited to contribute to industrial development strategy for the next phase of growth (2020-2024) of the Indonesian economy.

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