By Arveent Kathirtchelvan Tomorrow will be the dawn of a new May Day, the first (and last, hopefully) to be celebrated during the Covid-19 pandemic. Many have pointed out how the nature of work has fundamentally changed due to all of the adaptations businesses had to undertake in handling the pandemic. Pundits alike have coined … Continue reading The New (Capitalistic) Normal
By Arveent Kathirtchelvan Over the past few weeks, the Pakatan Harapan government has shown an increased reliance on neoliberal rhetoric to keep their regime afloat. Unfortunately, this behaviour will only result in more economic contraction, rather than increased prosperity. At this time, there must be a shift in the way we see the economy for … Continue reading What Is To Be Done With The Malaysian Economy?
A Proposed Solution for Downstream Industries in Malaysia By Arveent Kathirtchelvan Now that the Lynas Advanced Materials Plant (LAMP) saga seems to be settling down, Malaysia should start focusing on how to take advantage of it to maximise the potential of rare-earth related industries to thrust the economy. This can be done in multiple ways, … Continue reading State-Oriented Rare Earth Expansion
By Arveent Kathirtchelvan In part 3 of our Proactive Reindustrialisation series, we focus on not creating a new industry but reinvigorating the much-maligned agriculture industry of Malaysia through a close collaboration between the farming and scientific communities in expanding the production and cultivation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). What are GMOs? Whilst GMOs can be … Continue reading Proactive Reindustrialisation, Part 3 (a): Genetically Modified Organisms (Crop Cultivation)
This article is written following the Malaysian Student Leaders’ Summit XII and focuses on Session 2A entitled Think Asean. by Goh Jun Long If I were to sum up the Session 2A of the most recent Malaysian Student Leaders Summit (MSLS) on the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) title “Think ASEAN” in one … Continue reading ASEAN Economic Community and National Sovereignty