Taking bigger than baby steps to transform the economy

By Tricia Yeoh

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Centralised planning may have certain advantages, but serious engaging of sub-national players is vital to the efficacy of nationally initiated projects, especially when these players govern the most industrialised states in the country. The continued political divide sees the Pakatan Rakyat (Pakatan) states grouping their resources to construct viable economic programmes to attract foreign investments.PENANG CHIEF MINISTER Lim Guan Eng recently demanded that the Prime Minister Department’s Performance and Management & Delivery Unit (Pemandu) gives a formal presentation on its...

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Tricia Yeoh

has previously worked with the Selangor state government and is now attached to a market research consultancy.