A Year Of Living Under COVID-19: Employment, Income and Mental Health

Over the past year, many Malaysians saw their employment, business and incomes decline due to the pandemic. We take a closer look at the impact of these changes on mental well-being.

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A Year Of Living Under COVID-19: How Isolation and Working From Home Affected Malaysians’ Mental Health

Over the past year, Malaysians have spent more time indoors and endured social restrictions. We look at how this has affected mental well-being.

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A Year Of Living Under COVID-19: How the Year-Long Pandemic Impacted Malaysians’ Overall Mental and Physical Well-being

Around this time last year we surveyed how the first MCO was affecting the mental health of Malaysians. A year in, how has people’s sense of well-being changed?

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Why Suicide Should Not Be A Crime in Malaysia

On World Mental Health Day, we call for building an empathetic and care-based framework to deal with the problem of suicide.

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Safer Spaces: Integrating Mental Well-being Features Into the Urban Built Environment

Rethinking how public housing and public spaces are designed and how urban communities can benefit.

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How the MCO Affected Income, Jobs, and Mental Well-Being

How have the shifts in employment and income during the MCO affected mental well-being in Malaysia? A look into the financial situation of Malaysians in a time of public health crisis.

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MCO and Mental Well-Being: Home Sweet Home?

What is the state of mental well-being in Malaysia during the MCO? We look at this and how it relates to living conditions.

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The Financing Of RapidKL Bus Services Needs A Major Rethink

Lower ridership during CMCO has led to bus route cuts in the Klang Valley. Can the current funding model keep buses running and prioritise the interests of the public? We argue for a fundamental review.

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Is Your Area A Transit Oasis Or A Transit Desert?

Where are people transit-deprived and where are they transit-rich? Using Shah Alam as a case study, we show the distribution of transit deserts and transit oases there, with an extra layer of property prices.

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What Is The Plan For Public Transportation In A COVID-19 World?

While the MY30 public transportation pass is commendable, we ask what are the policy commitments for getting public transportation back on track in the new normal.

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Comment: National Transport Policy 2019-2030

The recently-announced national transport policy has good high-level messages but lacking in necessary specifics.

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Set Public Transportation Data Free

Make real-time public transport information public, free and useable.

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Getting Around: Towards a Decent Daily Commute

Adoption of public transport is still relatively low in Klang Valley and other metro areas. What are the key issues we face in commuting by public transport? We summarise the main problems, propose some solutions and suggest some minimum standards.

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