The First Penang In Asia Lecture Series


Malaysia must improve its education system and also empower the states
By Marisa Heah

PROF DATO WONG WING THYE, professor at University of California at Davis and chair of the international economic advisory panel to the Penang state government, was the first speaker at Penang Institute’s Penang in Asia Lecture Series on July 29, 2011 at the Wawasan Open University.

In June, the International Monetary Fund issued a downward revision of its global economic growth forecast of April 2011 to show smaller growth for developed countries and stronger growth for developing countries.

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