Biography of the Author Khor Yu Leng

Khor Yu Leng

Contributor to CNA, Asia's leading English-language news platform.

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  1. A scale model of planned development at Forest-City on one of the man-made islands on the Malaysian

    Commentary: The rise in Johor property prices and the myth that Singapore buyers are responsible

    Are foreigners pushing up property prices in Johor? Political economist Khor Yu Leng says the data shows domestic factors are also at play.
  2. Pakatan Harapan supporters

    Commentary: Pakatan Harapan’s successful campaign strategy, informed by data, powered by people

    Data highlighting Malaysians’ key concerns helped the Pakatan Harapan connect with voters and formulate a winning strategy in Malaysia’s 14th ...
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    Commentary: Malaysia’s mid-week polling day may impact voter turnout in Johor, Kelantan and East Malaysia

    Calling a Wednesday polling day is unusual and unprecedented, and it puts the opposition at a clear disadvantage, says one political economist.
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    Commentary: Playing palm oil politics ahead of Malaysia’s general elections

    A recent European Union effort to exclude palm-based biofuels and Malaysia's reaction suggests a strong contest is underway in courting FELDA ...
  5. Proton cars

    Commentary: Post-Proton, Malaysia still dreams of a national car

    Questions about whether Malaysia may invest in building up yet another national car manufacturer have opened up a wide range of possibilities, ...
  6. Johor Causeway

    Commentary: Johor-Singapore tolls and the impact on commuters on both sides of the Causeway

    The removal of the Eastern Dispersal Link toll is a welcome move for commuters who have seen new fees, charges and tolls over recent years, says ...
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    Commentary: Anonymous letters and whistle-blowers persist in modern day Malaysia

    Anonymous letters continue to shine a spotlight on certain leaders and call attention to wrongdoing, which can be a positive development as ...
  8. In Singapore, Grab cut driver incentives after its merger with Uber.

    Commentary: On both sides of the Causeway, Grab’s grand ambition hits road bumps

    Amid higher fares and lower incomes for drivers after the Grab-Uber merger, many Malaysians aren't standing by idly, says Khor Yu Leng.
  9. HSR blueprint Malaysia station

    Commentary: Did the KL-Singapore high-speed rail unravel because of costs? Note other railways in Asia

    Political economist Khor Yu Leng takes a look at the economics of the HSR between Singapore and Malaysia and how it compares to other notable ...
  10. Grab vs Gojek file photo collage

    Commentary: Malaysia’s big motorbike-hailing debate mulls over wrong problems

    Amid discussions about motorbike-hailing, it’s worth taking a step back to see how to truly tackle the challenge behind this discussion – ...