Factionalism in Bersatu is shaping national politics in the same way UMNO?s factionalism did decades earlier, writes our guest. But how did the relatively small and new Bersatu came to have such an impact on the stability of the current government? Melisa Idris and Sharaad Kuttan speak to Bridget Welsh,
Join a discussion of Sarawak’s response to COVID-19 and the unique challenges the state faces with Dr. Sim Kui-Hian. From addressing the rural-urban divide to managing vulnerabilities and Sarawak’s long border with neighbors, Dr. Sim lays out the approaches the state has taken. He highlights the role of technology and cooperation with the local community.
What imprint will Covid-19 have on Southeast Asia? In the first few months of the pandemic attention has focused on health, and the socio-economic spillovers. These will continue to evolve and deepen as the crisis unfolds.
Join a discussion on how Malaysia’s Selangor state’s approach to COVID-19 complements and differs from the measures implemented by the Ministry of Health of the federal government with two members of the Selangor State Task Force on COVID-19 – former minister of health Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad and Dr Helmi Zakariah. The discussion highlights the role that analytics, technology and science play in addressing the public health challenge of COVID-19.
Prominent regional consultant Rafiq Jumabhoy discusses how businesses are responding to COVID-19 and the shifts that are taking place in key sectors – travel, retail and manufacturing. He points to how work and businesses will shift in the post COVID-19 environment, with special attention to Malaysia.