Monthly Archives: January 2007

Malaysia’s half-century of independence overshadowed by race tensions

This year should be a time for celebration in Malaysia as 2007 marks the country’s 50th anniversary of independence from colonial ruler Britain and the birth of the multicultural nation. But instead many are lamenting an alarming slide in race

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Najib outlines 3 main factors for skilled and ‘holistic’ Malaysian

The country can have a rich pool of educated and highly-qualified workforce by 2020 with the development of a skilled and innovative “holistic Malaysian,” Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.  Najib outlined three main factors for both the Government and

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Rafidah:Malaysia has competitive edge to win foreign direct investment

Malaysia has managed to build a competitive edge over other countries to win foreign direct investment (FDI), said International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Rafidah Aziz.  “We have to welcome the investors and not treat them like statistics. We

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Weaknesses in the toll concession arrangements

First, the toll concession arrangement was largely a means of taking the responsibility for contractor selection and contract supervision out of the public domain to be passed on to private businesses. Second, the financial risks and obligations to pay for

Posted in bernas, [s]toll hike

Mahathir says cabinet is not very knowledgeable and sometimes stupid

“What you have is a cabinet which is not very knowledgeable all the time because it is not made up of experts but politicians (and) some politicians like myself can sometimes be stupid.” “The cabinet merely gave approvals in principle

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Najib: BN government will defend Chinese schools

The Chinese community should not fear that the Government will one day do away with Chinese schools, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.  He said this was because the Government had amended the Education Act 1961 to

Posted in kosong, najib, pilihanraya

Transparency International-Malaysia (TI-M) asks why is water concession secret

Transparency International-Malaysia (TI-M) said the government should explain why the government’s water concession agreement with Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor (Syabas), and the auditor-general’s report on its non-revenue water (NRW) reduction are classified under the Official Secrets Act (OSA). In a

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