Water management: Selangor can borrow buckets from Penang

By Tricia Yeoh

December 2009 VOICE IN THE CROWD
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The new political situation in Malaysia means greater diversity in how problems are perceived and how they can be solved. Policy competition between states also means that each state has more opportunities to learn from others. This is welcome because some of the challenges these states face today are enormous.REPORTS of the intense water battle in Selangor have featured in the mainstream media throughout 2009. Most of these speak of tensions arising between the Selangor State Government and the Federal...

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Tricia Yeoh

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