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Debate 2.0: DAP & MCA: Whose policies benefit the country more?
At a press conference held on May 30, 2012, at the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI), Dr Michael Yeoh announced that the second debate between MCA president Chua Soi Lek and DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng will be held on July 8, 2012. The debate, known as 'Debate 2.0: DAP & MCA: Whose Polices Benefit the Country More?', will be at the Sunway Pyramid Convention Centre. The time allocated for the debate is two hours, that is from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm. The debate will be conducted in English. The topics that will be covered on are: • Education • Healthcare • Economic Prosperity • Community Service • National Unity • Public Welfare • Poverty Alleviation The rationale behind the choice of the topics is that as the election is just around the corner, the debaters will get to discuss their public policies and the public will get to see which party has better policies. The debate will continue the series of public policy discussions that ASLI had been promoting for a long time. Yeoh said that it is important because there a greater need to focus on public policy issues that are important to the country and to different communities. He thinks that for politics in Malaysia to develop to a greater level we need to be able to debate on issues and public policy matters rather than be emotional and criticize personalities. Half an hour will be given for a panel to post questions. ASLI will select a panel of three persons, who are academicians or newspaper editors. The <b>...</b>