Decentralisation in Malaysia

By Ong Siou Woon

April 2012 PI SEMINARS
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A roundtable on “Decentralisation in Malaysia” was held in the Penang Legislative Assembly Hall on February 24 to discuss the contentious issue of decentralisation of governance in the country. The speakers at the roundtable were YAM Tunku Zain Al-‘Abidin Tuanku Muhriz, founding president of the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (Ideas), Prof Woo Wing Thye, executive director of the Penang Institute and Liew Chin Tong, Member of Parliament for Bukit Bendera.Tunku Zain, the first speaker of the day, said,...

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Ong Siou Woon

is the Chief Operating Officer of Penang Institute. This YSEALI alumnus was trained in urban planning and she finds learning about nature and food a never-ending journey.