Cat on the prowl

By Tricia Yeoh

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Two years ago, when Malaysia’s Parliament gained a strong opposition and the federal government lost control over the northern states, one benefit became clear to most people. The shift in the balance of power could lead to a healthy competition in policy-making. Any measure undertaken in one state which shows positive results will be difficult for others to ignore. We see that happening already where transparency policies are concerned.Transparency and accountability were key themes in the electoral campaign of opposition...

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Tricia Yeoh

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