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  • Labour Discrimination in Malaysia: Passage Out of the Gridlock? 

    Aun, Lee Hwok (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2017-05-30)
    Labour discrimination poses complex, prickly and necessary questions for Malaysia. With widespread discontent over graduate unemployment and limited job opportunities, it looks set to be a campaign issue in the country's 14th General Elections, due by ...
  • Indigenous Peoples Work to Raise Their Status in a Reforming Myanmar 

    Morton, Micah F. (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2017-05-22)
    The IP coalition's efforts are taking place amidst Myanmar's transition to democracy and capitalism, a key component of which has entailed the contentious peace process between the national government and numerous Ethnic Armed Organizations (EAOs). IPs ...
  • Malaysia's Transformasi Nasional 2050 Brings Bold New Style, but to What End? 

    Aun, Lee Hwok (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2017-05-11)
    Malaysia's Transformasi Nasional 2050 (TN50), a long-term development blueprint announced by Prime Minister Najib Razak in his 2017 Budget speech, is ushering in a bold new mode of policy making. An endeavour to compile people's ideas and aspirations ...
  • The End of the TPP: Symptoms of American Decline and ASEAN's Response 

    Narine, Shaun (ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute, 2017-04-19)
    The US lacks the political and ideological flexibility needed to adopt reforms that are necessary for it to successfully manage the social and economic effects of globalization. Until it does, public resistance to multilateral trade agreements will ...

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