Excerpt from a report in The Sydney Morning Herald on 8 Jan 2014:
“Most Australians think asylum seekers who arrive by boat are not genuine refugees and there is strong support for the Abbott government to treat boat arrivals more harshly.
“A nationwide opinion poll by UMR Research shows that 59 per cent of people think most boat arrivals are not genuine refugees.
Continue reading “We’re like Australia”
Excerpt from Liew Chin Tong’s statement on the 11th Malaysia Plan:
(Liew is DAP strategist and MP for Kluang)
Pemandu given too much money
“Najib has Pemandu, Talent Corp, Teraju, UKAS (Public-Private Partnership Unit), and many other new agencies which compete for influence with EPU. In particular, Pemandu has an unjustifiably huge budget to implement the various alphabet soups like NKRAs, NKEAs.” – Liew Chin Tong
Continue reading “Rancangan Malaysia ke-11: Konsultan didahulukan”
In the mind of the ordinary rakyat, what we call the “government” usually equals the prime minister and his cabinet.
The government however further comprises “the entire federal public service from the highest to the lowest, including of course the police force and the armed forces”, according to Tun Mohamed Suffian Hashim, the late Lord President.
Tun Suffian also stressed that the government, although powerful, must nonetheless conform to the law. Continue reading “Koyak lah when cabinet ministers begin channeling Marina Mahathir”