Terence Gomez is embarking on a massive project investigating quantitatively the influence of government-linked companies in the Malaysian economy. The dominance of government in business and in the economy¬†is no mystery. What is special here is that he is analyzing¬†the numbers more comprehensively than many had done before. He is currently focusing his research at […]

And so, in the media, it is reported that Malaysia’s external debt (some were more careless by giving the impression that it was total debt, just to make a sexy, alarmist headline for the clicks) increased by more than three folds. This is one of those deplorable reporting: Malaysia’s external debts grew by more than […]