The fallacy in Malaysia’s brain drain policy is that our policymakers seem to take it as an independent phenomenon – like leaking holes that can be plugged by swift, random intervention, says Nicholas Chan.
The economy, while serving fabulous wealth for a few, has also seen a capital flight, writes Martin Jalleh. Leaders remain in denial or indulge in flip-flops on economic policy as they tout farcical reforms.
It is time to stop the current way of carrying out affirmative action, says Rani Rasiah. Affirmative action must be carried out on condition the human development element is emphasised: recipients must be participants of the process, involved in decision making at all levels.