Murray Hunter

Murray Hunter is an academic at University Malaysia Perlis and sometimes consults to government on development and entrepreneurship within the ASEAN region. Murrey Hunter contributes to several international media, including our partner media, The 4th Media in Beijing, Asian Sentinel and others. Murray Hunter became a regular contributor to nsnbc international in May 2013.

By Murray Hunter On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Foreign Infiltration into the Australian Public Service

Murray Hunter (nsnbc) : With Australia positioned uniquely in Asia but with its roots in the west, the government’s civil service – the Australian Public Service (APS) – seems uniquely vulnerable to foreign More...

By Murray Hunter On Saturday, September 24th, 2016

DMCA Abuse: How corporations are using US copyright law to harass and silence individuals

Murray Hunter (nsnbc) : The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) was unanimously passed by the United States Senate on 12th October 1998, and signed into law by President Clinton on 28th October the same year. More...

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By Murray Hunter On Thursday, May 5th, 2016

The emergence of a new patrimonial art

Kovach Imre Bana & Murray Hunter (nsnbc) : Metaphorically, new art trends are like volcanoes. They erupt along the tectonic fault lines of colliding and shifting cultures. No one can predict when an eruption More...

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By Murray Hunter On Friday, March 11th, 2016

Thailand and the expatriate experience

Murray Hunter (nsnbc) : Over the last few decades Thailand has attracted expatriates to the country to work, stay long periods of time to explore the country, or retire. Photo courtesy of russavia Thailand attracts More...

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By Murray Hunter On Wednesday, March 9th, 2016
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Is it time for Air Asia to reinvent itself?

Murray Hunter (nsnbc) : Within the last week Air Asia has been in the news for a couple of reasons. First, Air Asia in India made a press release announcing it had achieved a 134% growth in passenger traffic in More...

Kuala Lumpur Airport. Getting used to "Missing Links"?  Courtesy AAP, Newzulu Safiyan Salim.
By Murray Hunter On Thursday, February 25th, 2016
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The shocking truth about MH370

Murray Hunter (nsnbc) : In early March 2014, the world was captivated in a way never seen before by the news of a missing Malaysian Airlines flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, MH370. The last voice contact with More...

The end of “glorious management” for UNIMAP?
By Murray Hunter On Thursday, February 18th, 2016

How will Malaysian universities fare with massive budget cuts?

Will the departure of Professor Kamarudin Hussin as UNIMAP Vice Chancellor end the grandeur at Malaysian universities? Murray Hunter (nsnbc) : One of the key sectors in government to face budget cuts last October More...

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By Murray Hunter On Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Malaysia’s media propaganda war

Murray Hunter (nsnbc) : The Sarawak Report a couple of days ago released a damming report on the 1MDB scandal, murder of Kevin Morais, and stated that Malaysia’s premier Najib is planning to retreat from office. (archives) According More...

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By Murray Hunter On Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Islamic State’s appeal in Malaysia

Murray Hunter (nsnbc) : With the recent revelations that a youth was picked up and arrested on the way to a suicide bombing, hundreds of arrests of suspected terrorists have been made, and security is being drastically More...

By Murray Hunter On Saturday, January 16th, 2016

Malaysian Police to Increase Social Media Scrutiny This Year

Murray Hunter (nsnbc) : Amid concern by a number of Malaysian NGO’s Malaysia’s Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar announced on 12th January at a monthly staff assembly at police headquarters at Bukit More...