Anyway, it is good that political parties, state governments and even federal government are competing to win over the hearts of the young and the old, benefiting the people in general. But of course, it depends on our financial capability, and hopefully not out of borrowings just to please the voters before a general election.
I listened to a Youtube clip of YB Nga Kor Ming's speech in Bahasa Malaysia and among other things, it seems Pakatan proposed to pay out Rm1,000 annually to each senior citizen, if they were to take over the federal government! Wouldn't that be nice? Before anyone asks whether the government is able to afford such generosity, I believe it is possible if there is good governance, no leakages and wastage. It is all a matter of changing our priorities from rewarding cronies with large sums of public funds to rewarding more of those really in need.