Sub Focus Areas: Equitable Economic Development
13 Jul 2021
By Amirul Hamza bin Abdullah, Research Analyst Institut Masa Depan Malaysia (MASA) Two years into the outbreak of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has shown that the pandemic affected more than just health and the global economy. Therefore, both health and the economy shall need a long time to recover and return to a new normal livelihood.
1 Jul 2021
By Rafiqa Nabila Rumaizi Research Intern, Institut Masa Depan Malaysia Malaysia is perceived as committed and progressive when it comes to attaining gender equality and promoting women's rights. Recently, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin stated that the government has always advocated and would continue to support the notion of women's empowerment. But the data seems to suggest otherwise.
3 Mar 2021
By Amirul Hamza bin Abdullah, Research Analyst Institut Masa Depan Malaysia Malaysia will start its inoculation process from the end of February 2021 until February 2022. The vaccination will be a tool to rein in a spike in infections and reactive economy to optimize resources that recorded its worst slump in over two decades last year. Malaysian government targets to vaccinate at least 80% of the total population by February next year.