Lim Kit Siang

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Lim Kit Siang

Race quotas, politics led to falling UM standards, says World Bank study

Posted: 17 Oct 2011 06:05 AM PDT

by Leslie Lau Executive Editor The Malaysian Insider Oct 17, 2011 KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 — A World Bank publication has found that standards at Universiti Malaya have fallen and the institution has been kept at a disadvantage because of race-based admission quotas and political interference in university management. In contrast, Singapore's decision to prioritise [...]

Malaysian confidence dives as global recovery ends, says survey

Posted: 17 Oct 2011 04:18 AM PDT

By Lee Wei Lian The Malaysian Insider Oct 17, 2011 KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 17 — The largest-ever global survey of finance professionals by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) shows that all signs of the global economic recovery have disappeared. The confidence level in Malaysia also deteriorated markedly in the survey as out of [...]

Save Kampung Tambatuon

Posted: 17 Oct 2011 01:16 AM PDT

In May this year I visited Kampung Tambatuon at the foothills of Mount Kinabalu and which will be totally drowned in a proposed RM450 million Tambatuon Dam project. Although the proposed Tambatuon Dam had been mooted for two years, there had been no proper and full consultation by the relevant authorities, including the MP for [...]

5 transformation measures for Malaysia

Posted: 17 Oct 2011 01:13 AM PDT

Proposals which would have given meaning to 2012 Budget as a National Transformation Policy The theme of of the 2012 Budget is: "National Transformation Policy: Welfare for the Rakyat, Wellbeing of the Nation." It is supposed to be a very important budget as it is open up a new decade of National Transformation Policy or [...]

Judicial tribunal for AG and Ct of Appeal judge

Posted: 17 Oct 2011 01:06 AM PDT

b) Judicial tribunal into serious allegations of graft and abuse of power against Attorney-General Abdul Ghani Patail In the past few months, many serious allegations of graft and abuse of power had been made against the Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail notably by the former Kuala Lumpur CID Chief Mat Zain Ibrahim in a [...]

Teoh Beng Hock and Sarbaini – victims of MACC

Posted: 17 Oct 2011 12:52 AM PDT

3. Continued degradation instead of restoration of independence, professionalism and integrity of key national institutions in the country. (a) Great flaw of TBH RCI report – failure to affix responsibility for TBH's death on MACC despite evidence galore The Teoh Beng Hock Royal Commission of Inquiry did not contribute to the restoration of public confidence [...]

Political ploy or genuine democratisation?

Posted: 17 Oct 2011 12:35 AM PDT

2. The undemocratic clampdown on July 9 peaceful Bersih 2.0 rally for fair, free and clean elections. Democratic and political transformation must be furthest from the mind of a government which could mount the undemocratic clampdown on the July 9 Bersih 2.0 rally for free, fair and clean elections, launching mass arrests, locking down the [...]

Why Malaysian universities fallen so low in international rankings?

Posted: 17 Oct 2011 12:29 AM PDT

Is Malaysia on the cusp of a major national transformation to restore national unity, achieve excellence and regain international competitiveness after the slew of policy initiatives, like the "1Malaysia, People First, Performance Now" and the impementation of the Government Transformation Programme (GTP) with seven National Key Result Areas (NKRAs), Economic Transformation Programme (ETP) with 12 [...]

Najib’s many firsts in 2012 Budget

Posted: 17 Oct 2011 12:15 AM PDT

Prime Minister-cum-Finance Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's 2012 Budget achieved many "firsts" in Malaysian parliamentary and budgetary history. First, it beat all the other 53 budgets since 1957 in being the greatest cornucopia of goodies for votes in the forthcoming 13th general elections to reach out for voter support from a whole swathe of targetted [...]

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