Media Statement

CME SUPPORTS A GOVERNMENT OF PEACE TO FACE THE WAR

CME SUPPORTS A GOVERNMENT OF PEACE TO FACE THE WAR WEDNESDAY, 18 August 2021: With the fall of the Perikatan Nasional government, the Center for Market Education (CME) supports the idea of a new government characterized by political peace in order to fight the healthcare and economic crises which Malaysia is facing. CME believes that …

CME SUPPORTS A GOVERNMENT OF PEACE TO FACE THE WAR Read More »

CME: THE ECONOMY CAN BE REOPENED AT A FASTER PACE, BUT ONLY IF IN SAFETY

CME: THE ECONOMY CAN BE REOPENED AT A FASTER PACE, BUT ONLY IF IN SAFETY WEDNESDAY, 11 August 2021: The Center for Market Education (CME) welcomes the change in reference benchmarks for the National Recovery Plan (NRP). “The new benchmarks based on the number of daily hospital admissions of COVID-19 patients set for states to …

CME: THE ECONOMY CAN BE REOPENED AT A FASTER PACE, BUT ONLY IF IN SAFETY Read More »

CME PROPOSES A MODERN TAX FRAMEWORK FOR MALAYSIA

CME PROPOSES A MODERN TAX FRAMEWORK FOR MALAYSIA WEDNESDAY, 28 July 2021: The Center for Market Education released a new Policy Brief titled Developing a Modern Tax Framework from Malaysia, authored by Dr Veerinderjeet Singh, a prominent tax advocate and Adjunct Professor at Monash University, Malaysia. Dr Singh observed that there is obviously a need …

CME PROPOSES A MODERN TAX FRAMEWORK FOR MALAYSIA Read More »

CME: WHY A TEST CERTIFICATE CAN BE BETTER THAN THE VACCINATION PASSPORT

CME: WHY A TEST CERTIFICATE CAN BE BETTER THAN THE VACCINATION PASSPORT SUNDAY, 18 July 2021: The prime minister Muhyddin Yassin said that the easing of restrictions for individuals who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will be decided at the National Recovery Council meeting next week. The prime minister said the proposed relaxation would …

CME: WHY A TEST CERTIFICATE CAN BE BETTER THAN THE VACCINATION PASSPORT Read More »

CME PRESENTS A REAL PLAN TO FIGHT COVID-19 IN MALAYSIA

CME PRESENTS A REAL PLAN TO FIGHT COVID-19 IN MALAYSIA MONDAY, 12 July 2021: The Center for Market Education (CME) published a new policy paper titled Fighting COVID-19 in Malaysia: Mass Testing and Other Reasonable Proposals, co-authored by Dr Carmelo Ferlito (CEO, Center for Market Education, Malaysia), Dr Salvatore Chirumbolo (Clinic Biochemical Scientist, Department of …

CME PRESENTS A REAL PLAN TO FIGHT COVID-19 IN MALAYSIA Read More »

CME: FORBID THE CENTRAL BANK FROM ENGAGING IN MISSION CREEP

CME: FORBID THE CENTRAL BANK FROM ENGAGING IN MISSION CREEP Wednesday, 30 June 2021: The Center for Market Education (CME) recently held a webinar titled THE FUTURE OF CENTRAL BANKING, an event organized by CME in cooperation with Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) – Sabah Campus, Asia-Pacific Students for Liberty and the Adam Smith Center (ASC) …

CME: FORBID THE CENTRAL BANK FROM ENGAGING IN MISSION CREEP Read More »

CME: INCENTIVIZING DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS CONSUMPTION CAN GENERATE IMPORTANT HEALTHCARE SAVINGS

CME: WAGES SHOULD BE DETERMINED BY THE MARKET, FOCUS ON EDUCATION AND LABOUR REFORMS Tuesday, 15 June 2021: The Center for Market Education (CME) published a new policy paper titled Dietary Supplements in the Malaysian Context: Policy Recommendations for Enhancing Freedom of Choice and Healthcare Savings, authored by Benedict Weerasena (CME Fellow and Economist at Bait Al-Amanah), …

CME: INCENTIVIZING DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS CONSUMPTION CAN GENERATE IMPORTANT HEALTHCARE SAVINGS Read More »

CME: REDUCING THE NUMBER OF DAILY INFECTIONS IS NOT ENOUGH

CME: REDUCING THE NUMBER OF DAILY INFECTIONS IS NOT ENOUGH Monday, 14 June 2021: According to Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, the government is studying the possibility of relaxing the standard operating procedures (SOP) under the current lockdown, if daily Covid-19 cases drop to 4,000 cases or less. The Center for Market Education (CME), …

CME: REDUCING THE NUMBER OF DAILY INFECTIONS IS NOT ENOUGH Read More »

CME-BAA: SCHOOL CLOSURES COST RM 80 BILLION PER YEAR AND PRODUCE UP TO RM 2,000 EARNING LOSSES PER WORKER

CME-BAA: SCHOOL CLOSURES COST RM 80 BILLION PER YEAR AND PRODUCE UP TO RM 2,000 EARNING LOSSES PER WORKER Monday, 31 May 2021: The Center for Market Education and Bait Al-Amanah published a new policy brief, The Economic Impact of School Closures in Malaysia, authored by Abel Benjamin Lim, Fariq Sazuki, Benedict Weerasena and Dr Carmelo Ferlito …

CME-BAA: SCHOOL CLOSURES COST RM 80 BILLION PER YEAR AND PRODUCE UP TO RM 2,000 EARNING LOSSES PER WORKER Read More »