Will we stagnate with the status quo?


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Will we stagnate with the status quo?
By Zan Azlee

JUNE 7 — During the election period last month, I was pretty adamant about wanting to see change, whether it be a change in government, or at least a change in governance.

I had many discussions, conversations and even debates with fellow journalism colleagues, friends and family about this. One of the conversations I had was about how if the federal government were to change, or even if certain ministers or MPs were to lose, what effect it would have.

One of the first things that came to my mind was that many businessmen who operated because of their “network” in the government would be out of business.

Say, for example, if a local businessman was awarded a project by the local MP because they were friends or acquaintances. What would happen then if that MP lost during the election and the opposing party took power in that area? Would that local businessman lose business? [Click to read the full article at The Malaysian Insider]

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