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A Year Of Living Under COVID-19

Part 3: Employment, Income and Mental Health

Over the past year, many Malaysians saw their employment, business and incomes decline due to the pandemic. We take a closer look at the impact of these changes on mental well-being.

Over the past year, many Malaysians saw their employment, business and incomes decline due to the pandemic. We take a closer look at the impact of these changes on mental well-being.


Research Safety Nets

The Case for A Fair Work Act

Part 1: Responding to Malaysia’s Changing Employment Landscape

The government is mulling new legislation to ensure the welfare of gig workers. In Part 1 of this research series, we argue for first clarifying what ‘gig work’ covers and for having laws that define what fair work means for all workers.

The government is mulling new legislation to ensure the welfare of gig workers. In Part 1 of this research series, we argue for first clarifying what ‘gig work’ covers and for having laws that define what fair work means for all workers.


Research Public Goods

A Year Of Living Under COVID-19

Part 2: How Isolation and Working From Home Affected Malaysians’ Mental Health

Over the past year, Malaysians have spent more time indoors and endured social restrictions. We look at how this has affected mental well-being.

Over the past year, Malaysians have spent more time indoors and endured social restrictions. We look at how this has affected mental well-being.


Research Societal Contracts

Bahagian 2: Sokongan Terhadap Hukuman Mati di Kalangan Rakyat Malaysia – Bila dan Untuk Apa?

Bagaimanakah sokongan rakyat Malaysia terhadap hukuman mati berubah dengan jenayah dan situasi yang berbeza? Kami menjawab persoalan ini melalui kajian persepsi atas hukuman mati di Malaysia.

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Bagaimanakah sokongan rakyat Malaysia terhadap hukuman mati berubah dengan jenayah dan situasi yang berbeza? Kami menjawab persoalan ini melalui kajian persepsi atas hukuman mati di Malaysia.

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Bahagian 1: Sejauh Manakah Rakyat Malaysia Menyokong Hukuman Mati?

Jawapannya bukan semudah ‘Ya’ atau ‘Tidak’

Adakah rakyat Malaysia benar-benar menyokong hukuman mati? Kami meninjau persoalan ini dengan mendalam melalui kajian ini.

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Adakah rakyat Malaysia benar-benar menyokong hukuman mati? Kami meninjau persoalan ini dengan mendalam melalui kajian ini.

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Malaysia’s Fake News Ordinance: Rigid Rules For A Nuanced Problem

It is time to move away from punitive modes of managing fake news.

It is time to move away from punitive modes of managing fake news.


Research Public Goods

A Year Of Living Under COVID-19

Part 1: How the Year-Long Pandemic Impacted Malaysians’ Overall Mental and Physical Well-being

Around this time last year we surveyed how the first MCO was affecting the mental health of Malaysians. A year in, how has people’s sense of well-being changed?

Around this time last year we surveyed how the first MCO was affecting the mental health of Malaysians. A year in, how has people’s sense of well-being changed?


Covid-19 Clusters in Overcrowded Prisons and The Role of Malaysia’s Drug Laws

The costly repercussions of our country’s response to minor drug offences.

The costly repercussions of our country’s response to minor drug offences.


Editorial Safety Nets

Lesen P-Hailing: Adakah Malaysia Memerlukannya?

Rancangan untuk melaksana lesen “p-hailing” adalah supaya penunggang penghantaran dapat diselia. Dapatkah matlamat ini dicapai melalui pelesenan? Kami renungi.

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Rancangan untuk melaksana lesen “p-hailing” adalah supaya penunggang penghantaran dapat diselia. Dapatkah matlamat ini dicapai melalui pelesenan? Kami renungi.

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The Capitol Hill Riot And Its Lessons On Hate Speech

A terrible day in history and a reminder of the need to manage hateful speech.

A terrible day in history and a reminder of the need to manage hateful speech.


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