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January 13, 2012

MPs in Conversation

The People's Voice - Getting Parliament to Listen

On 25 November 2011 in the Bar Council Auditorium, KAS had the honour of having a panel of Members of Parliament together with a social activist and a representative from the trade union to talk about how the Parliament listens to the concerns of Malaysian citizens. more…

December 9, 2011

Forum and Round Table

Debating Malaysia's Economic Model

On 7 December 2011, in Universiti Tun Abdul Razak, a team of researchers presented their preliminary ideas on how to push the economy of Malaysia forward based on policies and economic models from Germany and other countries. Germany's strong economy and its resilience in times of economic crisis have spurred the team to investigate how its policies could be applied in a Malaysian context. more…

March 23, 2011

Book Launch at the Parliament

The Speaker of Parliament commends the commitment of KAS

The latest guide to the Lower House of Parliament, entitled "Understanding the Dewan Rakyat" was officially launched by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia on 23 March 2011 at the Parliament. In his speech, he praised the commitment of KAS in the development and production of the guidebook, and hopes for further cooperation with KAS for the promotion of participation and parliamentary system in Malaysia. more…

March 23, 2011

CSR Workshop

MIM-ARM Foundation Certificate in CSR

The MIM-ARM is for managers to begin the journey toward understanding how responsible management can create value by doing good. Managers learn to manage the "triple bottom-line" – economic, social and environmental performance as a measure of commercial success. more…

March 3, 2011

Book publication

60 Tahun Ekonomi Pasaran Sosial

What is the Social Market Economy? How is it different from other economic models? KAS and Institute for policy Research (IPR) offer for the first time a Malaysian language translation of the important collection of articles about the Social Market Economy - "60 Years of Social Market Economy." Also available is a downloadable pdf of the book in full. more…

November 15, 2010

MIM-KAS CSR Dialogue

Going Green: A Significant Contributing Factor in CSR Development in Malaysia

In the face of Malaysia's economic growth, companies in Malaysia face the risks of climate change and polluted environment. It is, therefore, crucial that a sustainable environmental growth model is applied to manage these changes. To help achieve this end, this dialogue offers participants the chance to address its related issues and challenges. more…

September 1, 2010

Najib Tun Razak meets Parliamentarians

Leaders of the CDU-CSU Majority Group in the Lower House of the German Parliament on information talks in Malaysia

To experience the political and economic transformation of this region, to learn about the integration of people from different religious and ethnical background, to elaborate on pressing issues in areas such as international politics, human rights and the protection of minorities, talks were held with the Prime Minister of Malaysia, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Archbischop and Representatives from various religious groups in Malaysia on 26th August 2010.

March 15, 2010

Freedom Film Festival 2010

The official launch of Freedom Film Fest 2010

With funds and support from the European Commission, the Freedom Film Fest is back to dare you to document. On 11 March, it was officially launched at HELP University College to a crowd of staunch FFF fans. Click on the arrow for further details: more…

January 8, 2010

Voters and Parliamentarians in Dialogue

MP Watch: Eye on Parliament

From the middle of January, The Nut Graph, an online news site will start a section online to give voters and Parliamentarians a platform to dialogue. All 222 Members of the Parliament will be giving the readers and voters responses to current political questions throughout the next 12 months. KAS Malaysia is involved in developing and funding the project.

November 4, 2009

Minister Dompok visiting KAS in Berlin

The Way to Copenhagen: Development and Climate Protection!

The Malaysian Minister for Plantation, H.E. Bernard Dompok, will be delivering a paper at an Expert-Panel in preparation of the Copenhagen Summit on 12th November 2009, starting 06:00 pm at the Academy of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Berlin.