All posts tagged 'economy'

Autopsy of a failed government

A civil servant’s worst nightmare takes form in the annual Auditor General’s report, a revealing autopsy of the year’s …

WHAT THE BUDGET DIDN’T ADDRESS…

Malaysia is rich with natural resources including petroleum and natural gas, how could more than half its citizens earn …

Bankrupt by 2020?

The Barisan Nasional government must either be clairvoyant, or in denial. Its 5% – 6% growth projection for 2012 …

Stretching your ringgit: A pre-budget analysis

Thirty-year-old marketing executive Johan’s life hasn’t changed since Prime Minister Najib Razak rolled out BN’s “big is better” Budget …

Highest Investments For First Half of 2011

Selangor has continued to ace the investment scorecard when it received the highest investment amount in the country at …

Selangor To Issue Own F-Class Licenses

 The Selangor state government will be introducing its own contractor classifications and issue its own F-class license for both …

Royal Forest Reserve Opened For Crony’s Benefit

Perak DAP state chairman and Sitiawan state assemblyman (ADUN) Ngeh Koo Ham has queried the Perak BN state government …

Curbing profiteering on affordable homes

Selangor is considering two rules to prevent profiteering from its affordable home schemes. They include restricting the transfer of …

BN leaders Question Penang’s Open Tender System

  Penang MCA Women Wing chief Tan Cheng Liang open questioning of why the Penang state Irrigation and Drainage …

The Economist Praises Penang

  Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng’s open tender policies are helping Penang regain its lustre as a ‘global …