After the Malaysian elections, many see widespread and far reaching changes in the country’s political system for the future. What will happen to the political system and the social and economic stability in Malaysia? How should Singaporean based companies assess and adapt to the changes?
The program is as follows:
12:45pm – 01:00pm Arrival of Guests and Registration
01:00pm – 01:05pm Welcome & Introductory Remarks by Simon Tay, SIIA
01:05pm – 02:30pm Lunch and discussion with Karim Raslan begins
Karim Raslan is a Cambridge-educated lawyer and author of three books Ceritalah which was been translated into Mandarin, Malay and Indonesian. Since leaving the law profession behind him, he now heads his consultancy firm, KRA Group, which specializes on issues concerning ASEAN.
He was a Fulbright Scholar at Columbia University, New York from November 2001 until February 2002. He has spoken at universities, research institutes and think-tanks across the world including Princeton University (USA), Stanford University (USA), the University of Columbia (USA) Georgetown University (USA), the Asia-Australian Institute (Sydney), the School of Oriental and African Studies (London), Chulalongkhorn University (Bangkok) and University Sains Malaysia.
Karim is also on the International Council of the Asia Society in New York and other Asia Pacific forums as well as being a regular commentator on Asian Affairs and moderate Islam for both regional and international media.
Karim divides his time between homes in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jakarta and Bali.
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