Malaysia

Report

14 Mar 2019
38

In May 2018 Malaysia underwent its first regime change in its political history. This analysis identifies four key areas that the new administration must deal with in the next twelve months: the Malay Agenda/Bumiputra Policy; the 1963 Malaysia Agreement (MA63); political Islam; and a clear...

Discussion paper

8th World Summit on Arts & Culture, 2019
11 Mar 2019
48

This discussion paper examines how governments, cultural organisations, creative practitioners, thought leaders, representatives from other sectors and citizens can, and do, work together to actively lead intercultural cooperation and to challenge current conditions.

Report

31 Jan 2018
265

This research suggests the single most effective strategy for achieving digital inclusion in Sarawak is to provide remote villages with reliable, affordable, publicly accessible internet infrastructure.

Report

Assistance to Malaysian Ministry of Transport in support of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 on 7 March 2014 UTC
3 Oct 2017
344

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau has published its final report into the search for the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared on 8 March 2014. It was the largest search of its type in aviation history, covering several million square kilometres of the ocean's surface and...

Discussion paper

18 Sep 2017
7

The study draws on a number of computerised databases to chart the ebb and flow of the maritime campaign in the Indonesia-Malaysia Confrontation from 1963 to 1966 through the quantitative analysis of Operations Research.

Journal article

25 Jul 2017
3

Decision-making (DM) at the early building design stages is essential to optimise sustainability performances. Nevertheless, the current methods of optimising building sustainability are complex as they involve multiple design variables and performance objectives. With the development of building information modelling (BIM), complicated buildings can be...

Journal article

18 Jul 2017
4

Nigerian government has begun to develop plans that will address green buildings and environmental sustainability, a matter and issue on which Malaysia has wide-ranging experiences. Through a comparative study on green building policies in Malaysia and Nigeria, the study identified important lessons relevant to Nigeria...

Report

8 May 2017
107

Links between Bangladeshi and Southeast Asian extremists appear to be growing, fuelled by ISIS and increasing population movements across the region

Briefing paper

Insight Series Vol 4 - Maritime piracy and kidnapping in the Sulu-Celebes Sea
1 May 2017
10

This paper seeks to explore the significance of maritime piracy and kidnapping in the Philippines, the emergence and significance of the ASG within the tri-border area, the Philippines government response to maritime piracy and kidnapping and the future implications and opportunities for the broader Indo-Pacific...

Blog post

20 Sep 2016
69

Amid the Philippine Government’s ongoing campaign of extrajudicial killings of suspected drug dealers and addicts, and reports that Indonesia is looking to emulate aspects of this approach, it is timely to recall similar previous anti-crime campaigns in south-east Asia.

Report

18 Jul 2016
442

To date, relatively little attention has been given to the experience of people seeking asylum being 'warehoused' in our region. While the policies of the country in which they are residing also impact on their experiences, it is clear from researchers, non-government organisations (NGOs) that...

Conference paper

3 May 2016
4

Due to the arising concern for sustainability in built environment, numerous green building certification and rating systems are available throughout the world including Green Building Index (GBI) and GreenRE which were introduced in Malaysia in 2009 and 2013 respectively. However, the current methods of measuring,...

Report

29 Jan 2016
112

Geoblocking and Global Video Culture explores the cultural implications of access control and circumvention in an age of VPNs. Featuring seventeen chapters from diverse critical positions and locations – including China, Iran, Malaysia, Turkey, Cuba, Brazil, USA, Sweden and Australia.

Contributors: Ramon Lobato,...

Report

7 Jan 2016
249

On October 4, 2015, 12 Pacific Rim countries concluded negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership. If ratified by all, the agreement could raise GDP in member countries by an average of 1.1 percent by 2030. It could also increase member countries’ trade by 11 percent by...

Report

15 Dec 2015
123

Overview

Although the prime focus of Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has been on establishing a state—a caliphate—in the Middle East, it has also sought to gain a presence beyond that area. Southeast Asia is one region that’s now receiving...

Journal article

1 Dec 2015
17

World heritage status ratifies the enduring significance of a specific place for all of humanity. Inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage register not only formally recognises the local, national and international importance of place, but equally creates a range of externalities that are often construed...

Policy

6 Nov 2015
190

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a free trade agreement (FTA) that will liberalise trade and investment between 12 Pacific-rim countries: New Zealand, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Viet Nam.

As the Depositary of the TPP...

Commentary

Article

27 Sep 2015
34

A "redshirts" movement in Malaysia has emerged from the politically charged interaction between three key organising principles in Malaysian public life: race, religion and a sixty-year-old government in crisis.

They reflect a confluence of forces unleashed by the critically important election result in 2013,...

Report

24 Sep 2015
144

Not much is known about the ways in which assessment data have actually been used in education policy to date. Understanding the role of assessments in informing system-level decision-making is a first step towards helping stakeholders improve the design and usefulness of assessments. Moreover, this...

Overview

 

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