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UMNO’s 61st AGM : Race relations highlighted

October 22, 2010

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The UMNO 61st AGM on 21 Oct opened with strong messages from our Prime Minister Najib and Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin about curbing talks and debates on racial issues and Malay rights. I’d said this comes at an appropriate time. I respect their frankness on this subject but disillusioned by their sincerity. Both are just […]

Najib’s RM 5 billion Menara Warisan

October 15, 2010

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Today in Parliment, our Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib  presented his 2011 budget. As before , the theme and message is always a ” people’s budget”  . It is  again a mix bag of spending, development plans, incentives, etc , a repackaging of old wine in a new bottle. What immediately strike me was his […]

1 Malaysia Development Berhad reported profit of RM 425 million – True of False ??

October 9, 2010

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Will our PM, Datuk Seri Najib answer DAP’s Tony Pua queries on the reported 1MDB’s profit of RM 425 million ?  It is a nice sounding publicity stunt for the Prime Minister BUT what is really the true numbers and on what basis are these profit figures derived from ?  Now that Najib had reported […]

Chinese businessman who had benefit from Malaysia’s NEP

October 9, 2010

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From the blog of Datuk Zaid Ibrahim : The success stories of the Chinese under NEP are plentiful and are well known. NEP for this purpose means hugely lucrative patronage preference system. As the Prime Minister’s brother Nazir Razak himself says, the NEP has become bastardised. What he doesn’t say explicitly is that the NEP, […]

Malaysia : KEY Political Risks

October 4, 2010

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Malaysia has unveiled ambitious plans to boost its economy by mobilising hundreds of billions of dollars of private investment, although questions remain over whether the money will materialise. Prime Minister Najib’ s cut in fuel, gas and sugar subsidies in August triggered a political backlash that may see him holding off more reforms ahead of […]

The MARCH TO PUTRAJAYA by Kim Quek now available for download

October 3, 2010

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On 30 Sep, The Home Ministry has issued a ban against KIm Quek’s  book ‘The March to Putrajaya – Malaysia’s New Era is at Hand’, for inciting hatred against the constitution. The ministry’s secretary-general Mahmood Adam said the book, written by author Kim Quek, is “not suitable for general reading”. He said the book contained […]

Najib Cabinet reshuffle in accordance with 1Malaysia concept ?

September 30, 2010

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The weak-kneed Cabinet decision on the latest anti-1Malaysia offence of the Biro Tata Negara (BTN) is a great disappointment and shame and the greatest disservice to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s 1Malaysia concept. In the first place, why was the announcement of the Cabinet decision to ask the Chief Secretary to investigate the latest […]