How should we judge a government?

In Malaysia, if you don't watch television or read newspapers, you are uninformed; but if you do, you are misinformed!

"If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing." - Malcolm X

Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience - Mark Twain

Why we should be against censorship in a court of law: Publicity is the very soul of justice … it keeps the judge himself, while trying, under trial. - Jeremy Bentham

"Our government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy appetite at one end and no
responsibility at the other. " - Ronald Reagan

Government fed by the people

Government fed by the people

Career options

Career options
I suggest government... because nobody has ever been caught.

Corruption so prevalent it affects English language?

Corruption so prevalent it affects English language?
Corruption is so prevalent it affects English language?

When there's too much dirt...

When there's too much dirt...
We need better tools... to cover up mega corruptions.

Prevent bullying now!

Prevent bullying now!
If you're not going to speak up, how is the world supposed to know you exist? “Orang boleh pandai setinggi langit, tapi selama ia tidak menulis, ia akan hilang di dalam masyarakat dan dari sejarah.” - Ananta Prameodya Toer (Your intellect may soar to the sky but if you do not write, you will be lost from society and to history.)

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Kedai Rakyat: Najib pulling another fast one

'One has to ask, what is the point of this exercise? There are so many existing supermarkets and mini-markets that could benefit from the subsidy to bring their prices down.

Setting up these stores may save consumers some money, but they also drive the average mom-and-pop stores out of business.

Why appoint Mydin to operate these stores at such an extravagant cost to the taxpayers? Why was the tender not extended to Tesco, Carrefour, Giant and 99Speedmart which already operate mini-markets?

Since the release of the Auditor-General’s Report, it is clear that this government has a lot to explain and account for.'

More where that came from: Kedai Rakyat: Pulling a fast one by Douglas Tan


1 comment:

CLY said...

Yes, why Mydin?
Lets try this innovative idea. Just let all the existing hypermarkets, supermarkets and stores participate. A lists of 33 essential household necessities is generated and place on the Ministry of Domestic Trade website and the price of the product in each outlet being tabulated and updated weekly for the rakyat to compare and choose. This will further enhanced competition and allow price to go down further. This can be done at minimal cost.
For the rural folks, this list can be presented through the government TV media.
We will save millions of the taxpayers money.