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By Saeed Azhar and Umesh Desai SINGAPORE/HONG KONG, June 2 (Reuters) – Lurking beneath Malaysia’s solid investment-grade sovereign rating is a risk posed by a $14 billion investment fund that is not even generating enough cash from operations to cover interest costs. Regarded as a cross between a sovereign wealth fund and a private investment […]

BY THE MALAYSIAN INSIDER Dec 18, 2013 Pollster Merdeka Center today revealed that half of those surveyed in its recent poll said they “do not believe in the government’s statements about the economy”. The Public Opinion Survey 2013 revealed that 21% of the respondents “strongly disbelieved” any government statement, while the remaining 33% “somewhat disbelieved”. […]

Shahrir Samad calls for end to sugar monopolies

BY THE MALAYSIAN INSIDER Oct 30, 2013 Backbenchers Club chairman Tan Sri Shahrir Abdul Samad (BN-Johor Baru) today called for an end to sugar monopolies in the country now that the sugar subsidy has been removed. “With the subsidy removed, the sugar industry should be liberalised. Import of the commodity should be allowed for instance […]

GST & YOU – 8 October 2013

By Malaysian Insider Sept 14, 2013 Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa melancarkan buku terbarunya berjudul ‘Berdialog dengan Gereja sebuah Travelog kedamaian’, yang menceritakan bagaimana usaha PAS untuk mendekati golongan bukan Islam khasnya Kristian di negara ini. Majlis peluncaran awal itu di disempurnakan Pengarang Analisis dan Rencana, The Malaysian Insider, Zulkifli Sulong, di Petaling Jaya. Buku […]

士布爹区国会议员郭素沁于2013年9月15日在吉隆坡发表 的文 Media Statement by Teresa Kok, DAP MP for Seputeh in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday, September 15, 2013 ————————————————————————————————— (吉隆坡15日讯) 行动党士布爹区国会议员郭素沁批评 首相纳吉昨天宣布的系列强化土著经济措施,以回报 在大选时支持国阵的马来人和土著,并强调将永远保 障马来人和土著的命运的言论,根本就与《一个马来  西亚》的概念背道而驰。 她说,“正副首相昨天的言论,已经标志着《一个马 来  西亚》的口号和概念已经是名存实亡。” 她呼吁首相解答以下的问题: “第一,为何首相不宣布协助全体马来西亚人的措施 ?难道我国独立50多年后,政府仍不能推行《大马人 优先》的政策?” “第二,政府于1971年经已推行种族扶弱政策,但是在 数十年后的今天,政府仍然宣布这些政策没有达致目 标。 政府应该告诉人民,为何这系列政策会失败, 而这次的措施又是否会成功?” 郭素沁说,以种族为基础的扶弱政策强化种族意识, 破坏全民团结的努力。因此,政府最需要做的是推行 以需求为主的扶弱政策。

Some businessmen in the Green technology field have doubts over the PV Solar quota under SEDA. They suggested I ask parliament what are the companies that take up the PV Solar quota. In the written reply from the Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water, he did not list down the companies that took up […]

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