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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Let’s Talk: Electoral Reform – What Are Wasted Votes?

This 9-minute video first appeared on 27 May 2019 and streams from Astro Awani’s website. 

“Our guest demonstrates the complex ways our present system creates a winner takes all game in which many votes don’t matter. We speak to political scientist Wong Chin Huat at Sunway University.” View the interview here.

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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