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Malaysia Votes: General Election 2018, Economic Policy, and Singapore-Malaysia Relations

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16 Apr Malaysia Votes: General Election 2018, Economic Policy, and Singapore-Malaysia Relations

Ahead of Malaysia’s General Election, Prime Minister Najib Razak and the ruling Barisan Nasional have worked to strengthen their support via stimulus plans. The Malaysian economy is on track for good growth this year, boosted by exports, domestic consumption, and public spending. However, Dr Mahathir Mohamad and the Pakatan Harapan have sought to remind the public about recent governance scandals, and have questioned the surge of Chinese investment into Malaysia.  Malaysia’s economy and the credibility of BN’s leadership will be deciding questions in the GE, though Malay issues have also risen to the forefront, with PAS also forming its own coalition. What lies ahead for Malaysia? What will this mean for the country’s economy, and Singapore-Malaysia ties?

Speakers: 

Mr. Manu Bhaskaran, Director of Centennial Group International and Founding Director & Chief Executive Officer, Centennial Asia Advisors

Mr. Song Seng Wun, Economist, CIMB Private Banking

A text summary of this event is available.


Original Event Details

Date: Monday, 16th April 2018
Time: 5:30pm – 7pm (Registration begins at 5:30pm; Talk commences at 6pm)
Venue: Singapore Institute of International Affairs
60A Orchard Road (Level 4M) Tower 1,
The Atrium @Orchard, International Involvement Hub,
Singapore 238890

Registration:
This event is exclusive to SIIA members only. If you wish to express your interest in joining the talk, please kindly email us at [email protected]

 

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