The ban on the motorcycle ride share app Dego Ride by the Transport Ministry shows that they do not have a grasp of who KLites are and what their cost of living is.
The media, or more specifically the entertainment media, plays a very important role beyond serving as a form of escapism and enjoyment.
It just seems too arbitrary a process to warrant a website to be formed and managed by a government ministry and agency.
Like it or not, they are the government of the day and they are the ones who now have the responsibility to resolve the issue.
If you were to read the news, you wouldn’t go by a day without seeing how the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is doing its job.
It’s democratisation of religious interpretation, I guess, and we will never have to face the burden of thinking for ourselves.
We need to be encouraged to challenge interpretations, ideas and thoughts.
We have seen this kind of politics in Malaysia for many years. Now, it is just amusing (and also worrying) to see it happening in the first world, too.
I think I may have a suggestion. How about we increase the salaries of our cabinet ministers and government officials?
The suggestion that is being mooted by the minister comes across as too off the cuff and without any valid research and basis.
It is unfortunate that Faiz has to become the example of the moment, and it is definitely unfair for him.