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It’s the system that turns good leaders bad

 People do not want to believe that if you have an intrinsically bad system, you are good at the beginning, but you are eventually going to degenerate. But people don’t want to accept this. Let’s assume Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak is a good person (he probably is) but the system which sustains him is … Continue reading

Hisham dismisses ex-IGP’s claims as distraction from Umno assembly

KUALA LUMPUR  — Tan Sri Musa Hassan’s claim yesterday that the government interferes in police matters is merely an attempt to divert attention from the ongoing Umno general assembly, party vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said today. The former IGP claimed Hishammuddin was among the ministers and politicians whom he claimed would regularly interfere in … Continue reading

Pampasan Landasan Keretapi Maut: Mana Suara Umno?

Dewan Pemuda Pas Pusat hari ini mendesak UMNO mengotakan janjinya untuk memberikan pampasan kepada 72 ribu mangsa atau waris keluarga yang terlibat dengan pembinaan landasan keretapi maut yang tujuh puluh peratus daripadanya adalah dikalangan kaum Melayu Landasan ‘keretapi maut’ itu terletak di Nong Pladuk di Kanchanaburi, Thailand ke Thanbyuzayat di Burma (kini Myanmar) yang sepanjang … Continue reading

Hishammuddin dodges Musa’s claim, says will respond later

KUALA LUMPUR — Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein declined today to respond to an accusation from Tan Sri Musa Hassan that he had allegedly interfered in police business during the latter’s term as Inspector-General of Police (IGP). The Home Minister reasoned that he had yet to read Musa’s statement, which was made during a press conference … Continue reading

Paul Krugman: Fiscal Cliff Is ‘No Way To Run A Country’

A single word comes to Paul Krugman’s mind when trying to describe the U.S. political system: “dysfunctional.” The Nobel Prize-winning economist expressed his frustration with the government’s endless budget wrangling, especially over the so-called fiscal cliff, during a Wednesday interview with WNYC, a public radio station based in New York City. “It’s no way to … Continue reading

Pemilik Pangsapuri Kos Rendah Terima Potongan Cukai 25%

  SHAH ALAM : Pemilik pangsapuri kos rendah boleh mendapat potongan 25 peratus cukai pintu daripada Pihak Berkuasa Tempatan (PBT) walaupun tidak wujud Badan Pengurusan Bersama(JMB) atau Jawatankuasa Pengurusan Bersama (JMC) di pangsapuri mereka. Menurut Exco Perumahan, Pengurusan Bangunan dan Setinggan, Iskandar Abdul Samad berkata, potongan diberikan terus kepada pemilik ketika membuat bayaran cukai pintu … Continue reading

Street chaos if Pakatan loses GE13, Umno reps agree

KUALA LUMPUR – Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was right to warn of chaos should Pakatan Rakyat (PR) lose the next general election, Umno leaders have said, agreeing with the former prime minister that the federal opposition has a penchant for hosting street protests to get its way. Leaders met on the sidelines of Umno’s 66th … Continue reading

PBT S’gor diarah lulus kebenaran merancang

SHAH ALAM: Kesemua Pihak Berkuasa Tempatan (PBT) di Selangor diarah untuk meluluskan kebenaran merancang yang dipohon pemaju hartanah untuk pembangunan industri baru di negeri itu. Menteri Besar Selangor, Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim berkata arahan itu dikeluarkan kerana Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Syabas) tidak mampu untuk menyedia dan menyalurkan bekalan air kepada pemaju … Continue reading

UMNO-BN amal ‘Pecah Perintah’, PR amal konsep ‘Bersatu dan Perintah’

Presiden PAS, Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang ketika berucap pada perasmian Muktamar PAS ke-58 di Kota Bharu, baru-baru ini menyatakan bahawa PAS bersedia mengambilalih kuasa pemerintahan Persekutuan dengan rakan lain dalam Pakatan Rakyat (PR). Rakyat Malaysia kini dalam dilema untuk membuat keputusan pada Pilihan Raya Umum ke-13 (PRU-13), untuk memilih PR menggantikan BN mentadbir Putrajaya, … Continue reading

What’s up 1Care?

It is hard not to mention President Barack Obama when it comes to politics and healthcare policy. Having retained the West Wing for the second term, one of Obama’s landmark legislative achievements is the 2010 health law reform that aims to expand health coverage and contain the cost. Malaysia is at the crossroad, aiming to … Continue reading

Corruption In Malaysia Cannot Be Measured By Public Perception Alone, And The Public Should Not Deny The Government’s – Ideas

The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) today released an interim research report on anti-corruption initiatives in Malaysia.  This interim report is an attempt to compile the first “history” of the fight against corruption in Malaysia by providing an overview of initiatives taken by various agencies, groups and organisations over the last few decades. … Continue reading

Peniaga Kompleks PKNS Setuju Dengan Pemindahmilikan

PETALING JAYA : Persatuan Peniaga Kompleks PKNS Shah Alam telah bersetuju dengan rancangan pemindahmilikan Kompleks PKNS kepada anak syarikat PKNS, Private Real Estate Co (PREC) untuk meningkatkan daya saing perniagaan. “Persatuan bersetuju dengan langkah korporat PKNS menerusi pindah milik aset kepada PREC iaitu anak syarikat milik penuh PKNS yang khusus dalam pengurusan dan pelaburan hartanah, … Continue reading