Friday, 14 May 2021


1. COMMENT | Shahzad Ahmed – a systemic murder?
(Compass Points/Current Affairs)
... that poverty breeds ill-health, while ill-health perpetuates poverty. Ill health diminishes incomes and increases healthcare costs. Low incomes contribute to ill health via a multiplicity of deprivations ...
Saturday, 01 May 2021
Monday, 05 April 2021
3. Time for a New National Policy?
(Compass Points/Current Affairs)
... stated that the twin aims of the NEP were the restructuring of Malaysian society to a) correct the economic imbalance between the races and b) the eradication of poverty. The method by which the government ...
Thursday, 01 April 2021
4. Local Councils and Poverty
(Social Inclusion Act/In Focus)
Why Wigan Council has made it their own responsibility to consider poverty     As charities, Just Fair and The Equality Trust continue to campaign for the socio-economic duty to be included ...
Friday, 26 February 2021
5. A Silver Lining...
(Social Inclusion Act/In Focus)
... growth and the shrinking relative size of the working-age population will account for a third of the decline in headline GDP growth by 2050 Poverty incidence and vulnerability of older persons increases ...
Wednesday, 25 November 2020
6. Families on the Edge (Issue 2) October 2020
(Social Inclusion Act/In Focus)
... into poverty.   The first report analysed the immediate socio-economic impact of the COVID-19, with a focus on the relevance, adequacy and accessibility of key COVID-19 mitigation policies and other ...
Friday, 30 October 2020
... to quality education.”   IDEAS CEO Tricia Yeoh commented, “Orang Asli children continue to face tremendous barriers in accessing the quality education they require to escape the poverty cycle. The ...
Monday, 26 October 2020
8. 90 Million at Risk of Poverty...
(Social Inclusion Act/In Focus)
90 million at risk of poverty Economic fallout from Covid-19 could push huge number currently on brink to fall into financial hardship The world has made great strides in alleviating poverty ...
Thursday, 22 October 2020
9. So please. Tax Us. Tax Us!
(Compass Points/Current Affairs)
... like us. Immediately. Substantially. Permanently. The impact of this crisis will last for decades. It could push half a billion more people into poverty. Hundreds of millions of people will lose their ...
Wednesday, 22 July 2020
10. UNSR Praises Malaysia for raising PLI, but...
(Social Inclusion Act/In Focus)
Former UN Special Rapporteur praises Malaysia for raising poverty line but says updated figure still too low...     In reference to the government's announcement yesterday that the absolute ...
Monday, 13 July 2020
11. National Poverty Line Income Revised!
(Social Inclusion Act/In Focus)
National poverty line income revised to RM2,208   Malaysia's Poverty Line Income (PLI) has been revised to RM2,208, according to the calculations based on the 2019 methodology, said the Department ...
Friday, 10 July 2020
12. Govt. Rebuts Ex-UN Rep
(Social Inclusion Act/Media)
Govt rebuts ex-UN rep, will announce new poverty rate based on 2019 methodology   Putrajaya today rebutted the accusation of former UN special rapporteur Philip Alston that it was backtracking ...
Wednesday, 08 July 2020
13. Comments by Malaysian Government on UNSR Report
(Social Inclusion Act/In Focus)
  The Government's comments on the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty report at link below:-      ...
Monday, 06 July 2020
14. Malaysia Backtracking on Poverty Commitment
(Social Inclusion Act/In Focus)
Malaysia Backtracking on Poverty Commitment   New York (6 July 2020) – “Malaysia’s new Government has performed a backflip on its predecessors’ commitment to take poverty seriously,” said Philip Alston, ...
Monday, 06 July 2020
... articles 1 and 2\ Individuals Jeyakumar Devaraj Source :  ...
Saturday, 22 June 2019
16. Activist group calls for anti-poverty law
(Social Inclusion Act/Media)
    KUALA LUMPUR: A grassroots movement has urged the government to introduce a law aimed at arresting the alleged growth of poverty in Malaysia.   Addressing a forum here, Saya Anak Bangsa ...
Tuesday, 23 October 2018
...    Haris Ibrahim of Saya Anak Bangsa Malaysia (SABM) said although allocations for poverty eradication projects amounted to RM88 billion from 1970 to 2010, the majority of the B40 group was still well ...
Friday, 21 September 2018
... and Sarawak ] ) with a single people, to end the inter-generational cycle of poverty that UMNO/BN have miserably failed to address, leaving some 30-40% of anak Bangsa Malaysia with little reason to believe ...
Friday, 21 September 2018
... Inclusion Commission (SIC), as prescribed in the proposed legislation, to address the serious issues of poverty, inequality and marginalization in our society. For those of you who are unfamiliar ...
Monday, 27 August 2018
20. Dear Dr M
(Jati Diri/A Relevant Life)
... of vocation with ethnicity. Noble goals. Taking into account the oil and gas revenue that came into federal coffers soon after, had the NEP been faithfully implemented, the high incidence of poverty ...
Monday, 27 August 2018
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