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.
Bagaimanakah sebuah negara kecil dengan rakyat sekecil 30 juta orang akhirnya mempunyai jurang pendapatan antara paling lebar di rantau ini, ujar Anas Alam Faizli.
What sort of message to a nation endowed richly with racial and religious difference, is the PM and his government sending to all Malaysians, wonders Patricia Martinez.
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.