Penang Initiatives at Enabling Decentralisation

By Dato' Dr. Ooi Kee Beng

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Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
ON 30 MAY 2022 at the newly renovated Penang State Assembly building, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow released the Interim Report of the Federal-State Relations Committee that he had established two months earlier. Below is the executive summary of that Report, titled Enabling Decentralisation and Improving Federal-State Relations in the Federation of Malaysia, reformatted for the occasion.The members of the committee, and authors of this Report are Gooi Hsiao Leung, Ooi Kee Beng and Francis Loh Kok Wah (Project Leader)....

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Dato' Dr. Ooi Kee Beng

is the Executive Director of Penang Institute. His latest book is Signals in the Noise: Notes on Penang, Malaysia and the World (Singapore: Faction Press) Homepage: