Ferguson, Tim
December 2008
Forbes Asia;12/22/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 22, p7
The article reflects on the present global financial crisis and the measures adopted by the governments of various Asian countries to improve the overall economic situation. It comments that the outgoing Prime Minister of Malaysia, Abdullah Ahmad Badawi has promised continued state support of the small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) sector. It is suggested that Thailand and Malaysia should try getting a global business going without cargo or people going in and out.


Related Articles

  • Budget Balances Goals.  // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 2;Nov2005, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p1 

    This article presents information on the Malaysian budget for the year 2005-2006. Malaysia will not run a balanced budget in either 2005 or 2006, according to fiscal plans presented by Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi in September. Malaysia has run a budget shortfall since 1998, when...

  • Politics: It boils down to the economy. Russell, Edward // FinanceAsia;Dec2008/Jan2009, p64 

    The article discusses the political debate on global economic crises management under the leadership of Malaysia's Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi. It states that the move has created disagreement within the ruling of the United Malays National Organization (Umno) party and Abduallah's...

  • Coalition faces oblivion.  // Asian Pacific Post;9/25/2008, p34 

    The article focuses on the controversies surrounding Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi.

  • Political Overview.  // Malaysia Defence & Security Report;Q1 2009, p9 

    The article presents an overview of the political condition in Malaysia as of the first quarter of 2009. It mentions that Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi will not seek re-election as the leader of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), giving way to Deputy Prime Minister Najib...

  • Country Risk Summary: MALAYSIA.  // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 2;Nov2003, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p6 

    General elections in Malaysia are due by November 2004 and could, in theory, be the undoing of the new Prime Minister, Abdullah Badawi. Abdullah will want to hold elections early so he can capitalize on the coalition's current strength and gain his own stamp of approval. The danger is this...

  • Country Risk Summary: MALAYSIA.  // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 2;Sep2004, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p6 

    No abstract available.

  • MALAYSIA.  // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 2;Dec2004, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p8 

    The article discusses political and economic condition of Malaysia. Prime Minster Abdullah Badawi has vowed to work harder to tackle corruption amid growing criticism of his failure to fulfil his election pledges. But Badawi, who took office a year ago, declined to say whether he will accept an...

  • Abdullah Leads Malaysia To The Spotlight.  // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 2;Mar2005, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p6 

    This article reports that Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah is maintaining the delicate balance of controlling his ruling party while meeting election pledges to root out institutional corruption. As Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi heads towards his first anniversary in power this March, he...

  • Malaysia: Country Forecast: Political Framework.  // Political Risk Yearbook: Malaysia Country Report;2003, p31 

    Presents information on the politics and government of Malaysia. Career background of Deputy Prime Minister Abdullah bin Ahmad Badawi; Primary political role of the Democratic Action Party; Influence of the government on the business community.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics