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An exclusive interview with MalaysianPrime Minister Najib Razak
Malaysia’s New Economic Model: Risks and Rewards
Prime Minister Najib Razak vows to take Malaysia forward and transform it into a high income nation through economic and social reforms. Initial responses to this ambitious drive are mixed, details are scarce and investors play wait-and-see.Yet, Najib insists he’s got support to push ahead.
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Inside the Multi-Coloured Democracy
The power struggle in Thailand persists after fatal clashes and mysterious grenade blasts. The road map, an overture from the embattled Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, seems inadequate for the red shirt protesters and unacceptable for the yellow shirts, either. Will the reluctant generals finally intervene?
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A Vehicle to Help Maximise the FTA
Young Jai Cho, Secretary-General of Asean-Korea Center, in an exclusive interview with AseanAffairs, reaffirms the commitment made by the center to help both Asean and Republic of Korea make the most out of the free trade agreement between the parties.
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“Brother, Can You Spare A Dime?”
The Anonymous American took yet another shot at what
remains the world’s biggest economy, exploring among
other things, what has brought the United States to its present economic debacle.
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The Need for Financial Reforms in US
Paul A. Ebeling, Jnr. joins those calling for the US authorities to take a decisive action against the banks, and laments what he sees as the wrong way President Obama has chosen to stop abuses in the US banks.