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Thursday, November 26, 2015

Renewable energy

Energy Minister Datuk Maximus Ongkili has told the House that renewable energy in Malaysia is 6%. If hydroelectrity is included, it is 14% (excluding Bakun Dam). By 2025, it is estimated to be 23%. Reducing carbon emission is important to overcome environmental pollution and climate change.


Allocation for KL City Hall reduced over 50%

The 2016 bugetary allocation for Kuala Lumpur City Hall has been reduced from RM60 million to RM28 million. The Federal Territory minister Ku Nan has told the House that he would make sure that maintenance works will be done on main roads, monsoon drains, civic halls, community centres, pedestrian walkways, recreational facilities and parks. The ministry would need supplementary budget to make Kuala Lumpur an Eco City of world standard.


Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Cost of security

The appearance of 'Islamic State' (IS) and Al Qaeda is complicated. The series of terror attacks have taken place in many places such as in Mali and Paris. The cost of security goes up. For example, in 2016, the allocation for UK security increases by USD12 billion, France USD 641 million and Belgium USD 427 million.


Tuesday, November 24, 2015

442 private schools

According to Education Ministry, there are 422 private schools in Malaysia with167,667 pupils who are citizens and 28,700 pupils who are non-citizens. The Goverment must monitor closely to ensure quality of education.


National debt

The Finance Ministry has told parliament that Malaysia's national debt is below the statutory limit of 55% Gross Domestic Product (GDP). In 2013, the national debt was RM539.9 billion, 54.84% GDP. In 2014, the national debt was RM582.8 billion, 54.47% GDP. We must reduce national debt.


Saturday, November 21, 2015

ككواتن اسيان

دسيدغ كمونچق اسيان,  داتوء سري ناجيب هندق مغگابوغ ككواتن اسيان. كيت برهارڤ  ڤلباگاي اسڤيك ترماسوق ايكونومي دان عالم سكيتر سڤرتي ڤغهاڤوسن جريبو داڤت دڤرتيغكتكن.
Di sidang kemuncak ASEAN, Datuk Seri Najib hendak menggabung kekuatan ASEAN. Kita berharap pelbagai aspek termasuk ekonomi dan alam sekitar seperti penghapusan jerebu dapat ditingkatkan.


English Premier League, Chelsea at 16 in the league.

In the last season of the EPL, Chelsea was brilliant, becoming champion. This season, Chelsea play badly, being number 16. The manager Mourinho believes in the current players to get back to the top.


United Nations Security Council

United Nations Security Council voted to adopt French-proposed resolution to fight IS. Member nations must take all necessary measures for peace and security.


Friday, November 20, 2015

Suicidal terror attacks

At just after 9 pm on 16.11.15, we witnessed and listened to President Obama and President Hollande saying that suicidal terror attacks as seen in the Paris carnage can happen anywhere at any time. Police are on the look out for possible suicidal attacks at the ASEAN summit in Kuala Lumpur.


G20, APEC and ASEAN promise to fight IS militants

In the last two weeks, the summits of G20 in Antalya, APEC in Manila and ASEAN in Kuala Lumpur have promised to fight IS militants. Datuk Seri Najib says that there is no place for violent extremism in ASEAN. Lets hope that they are able to take effective action.


Thursday, November 19, 2015

French parliament extends state of emergency

Tonight, French parliament approves the motion to extend the state of emergency by three months, to fight IS militants. The Malaysian Government can learn from the French experience and prevent terrorists escaping the surveilance.


Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Russia intensifies bombings on IS

Russia believes that 1 kg bomb destroyed its Metrojet, killing 224 people in Sinai, Egypt, last month. It intensifies bombings of IS in Syria. Is there military cooperation between Russia and US since World War 11?