By Arveent Kathirtchelvan Amongst members of the cabinet, YBM Yeo Bee Yin manages to consistently get numerous plaudits on her achievements and qualifications. The Cambridge postgraduate never fails to impress the masses with her strong stances and boldness in handling environmental matters alongside scientific advancement. However, it seems that this universal acclaim is misguided, as … Continue reading MESTECC, The Best Ministry?
By Arveent Kathirtchelvan Recently, I wrote an article entitled ‘We Are Wasting Our Potential’ discussion how research and development can propel Malaysia to a greater epoch. I coined this restructuring of the economy as ‘Proactive Reindustrialisation’ as a step to reverse the premature deindustrialisation affecting Malaysia currently. As part of this restructuring, one thrust I … Continue reading Proactive Reindustrialisation, Part 1: Nuclear Power
By Arveent Kathirtchelvan I found out recently, to, honestly, no real surprise, that the Malaysian Nuclear Power Corporation (MNPC) has finally been decided to be closed. This devastated me to no end, and annoyed me the same amount. I thought of all the nuclear experts I have met so far, all the PhDs, all that … Continue reading We Are Wasting Our Potential
On the 24th of April 2019, #Liberasi Founder and Chief Coordinator, Arveent Srirangan Kathirtchelvan, joined by Dr. Mohd Syukri Yahya from the Malaysian Nuclear Society (MNS) and Datin Zarina Masood from Women In Nuclear Malaysia (WiN) visited the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) to hand over a memorandum entitled ‘Memorandum … Continue reading #Liberasi: Memorandum Supporting Nuclear Power
By Arveent Kathirtchelvan Following-up from my recent article on the Lynas issue, I noticed, especially in the comments section, a lot of criticism on issues I have covered before. Soon after, I read the letter signed by quite a number of CSOs led by Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas concerning their apprehension towards toxic wastes, going … Continue reading Confusing Environmentalists