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.
One would think that after the many decades of floods, we would be experts not just in the rescue and humanitarian aid department, but also in the flood prevention department.
I would not expect a graduate starting to work today to survive on the starting salary that I received almost two decades ago.
The systematic affirmative action that is implemented in the country ensures that there are more bumiputeras in universities.
I’ve always identified myself as a Malay my entire life. Except in kindergarten, when I told everyone I was an English boy because I spoke English.
By the very fact that Umno holds the majority and authority in the government, it is by default its policies that become national policies.
People like Zawawi are not ignorant. His kind has no hope and can’t be helped any more. But people like Mak Tam can be saved. In fact, they could be the vary saviours that Malaysia needs right now.
We already have a model healthcare system that is working well for the people, so let’s not try to worsen it.