When people think of the World Bank, the image they often see in their minds is one of a global financial institution that provides loans to developing nations to raise their standard of living. That is basically the picture...
The comments by the head of the European Commission delegation to Malaysia, Thierry Rommel, have triggered a storm a controversy with a lot of attention focused on the New Economic Policy. He said the rationale for expressing his concerns...
Much of the negotiations surrounding the TPPA have been shrouded in secrecy, and there has been little media analysis even though the stakes are high. Lim Mah Hui discusses what the TPPA all about.On 14 June, news portal...
The revolt in the Arab world is not just about getting rid of authoritarian leaders and dictators. It is also about ending economic injustice and exploitation.http://www.youtube.com/v/IL-n_mpG_YsThe media would have us believe that the popular discontent is solely due to...
So Wolfowitz goes without being held accountable for his criminal scheming against Iraq.After I wrote the piece below, an academic friend told me, "Although he did have to step down, it was hardly a fall -- guy walks away...
When I attended the Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund in Singapore, one thing I quickly realised was how even language - the common everyday words we are familiar...
While attending the Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Singapore, I soon realised that a slick makeover job, a real PR job, was underway.In recent years, these two...
As Malaysians concerned about the environment march from Kuantan to Parliament, the World Bank has warned that all nations will suffer the effects of climate change.http://youtu.be/4pC_gszrjAkEarth, we have a problem. Forget the scientists; you know it is a...
The IMF's call for Malaysia to expedite a goods and services tax (GST) and slash subsidies is part of its larger - and now widely discredited - neo-liberal agenda. The IMF itself is struggling for relevance now as many...

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