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Monday, November 24, 2014

EPL Football: Crystal Palace 3 : 1 Liverpool

Liverpool is out of form. Its manager is thinking hard to get good results.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Children with developmental problems and disabilities

10% children have developmental problems and 1% disabilities. The Government must consider how to handle these problems such as having competent specialists.

Obesity is getting worse in Malaysia

Mckinsey Global Institute says that more than 2.1 billion people globally--or nearly 30% of the world's population--are now overweight or obese. Obesity is blamed for 5% of all deaths.
     Obesity costs US$2 tril (RM6.7 tril) in healthcare and lost productivity.
     English medical journal,Lancet, indicates that out of 30 million Malaysian population, 45.3% are obese. The situation is getting worse.

Friday, November 21, 2014

RON95 subsidy:The Government must explain the new measures.

Media reports petrol RON95 subsidy will end on 1 December, 2014. This type of subsidy is complicated. The Government must reveal new measures to deal with it, assisting those who need help and preventing abuses.

Stimulate prospective fathrrs with electric current to simulate the pain of childbirth

Media reports a hospital in China stimulates the stomach of prospective fathers with mild electric current to simulate the pain of childbirth. This is not as bad as that in real thing. Many men queue up to have the experience.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Malaysia has 20 million Internet users: improve Internet quality and penetration rate

Malaysia has 20 million Internet users compared with over 600 million in China. The Internet conference in Wuzhen, China, attracts many prominent people. Malaysia should improve the Internet quality and penetration. The control must be reasonable.

Kepong Taman Beringin incinerator project: ministerial promise

Today,I reminded the Minister Datuk Abdul Rahman his promise on the Beringin incinerator project including separation of rubbish, open tender, latest technology and value for money.

Proton Saga: Rm1.7 billion for R&D: still waiting for good performance.

The Economic Council approves once more a grant of RM1.7 billion for Proton research and development such as advanced integration technology. We are still waiting for good performance. We see that Indonesia and Thailand have their own automobile industry.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Prime Minister's Question Time in Malaysia?

Some members including Datuk Seri Anwar asks Datuk Sri Najib whether Malaysian parliament can have Prime Minister's Question Time.The answer is no. The English parliament has.

Compensate 20 highway concessionaires RM558.69 million to defer tool hike

Deputy Works Minister Datuk Rosnah confirms in the House that the Government pays RM558.69million to 20 highway concessionaires to defer the increase in toll rate. (The allocation is RM458.69 million and the supplementary allocation will be RM100 million.) The implementation of GST and the less bright economic situation next year are factors.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Better and more efficient public transport?

The Chairman of Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) Tan Sri Syed Hamid wants better and more efficient public transport to achieve the model share of 40% by 2030. Now, it is 20%.. All concerned especially SPAD must make greater efforts to improve public transport such as commuter, Rapid KL, LRT and MRT.

Can MAS become a true business company?

Khazanah pays RM1.5 billion to buy out the remaining shares of MAS. The Government adds RM6 billion to save the company once more. MAS embarasses. Will it be a company doing true business?

Monday, November 17, 2014

An estimated 35.8 million people enslaved in the world

An estimate shows that 35.8 million people are enslaved in the world in various fields such as plantations, houses and centres of prostitution. All concerned especially governments must take effective actions.

Programme to plant 1 million trees in Cameron Highlands?

Environment Minister Datuk Seri Palanivel has a programme to plant 1 million trees in Cameron Highlands within 3 years. We want genuine action and effective monitoring.

Documents on the record of birth to stateless children

The Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib wants to give documents on record of birth, not birth certificates, to stateless children in Malaysia. We do not know their number.They are here and the social problems are complicated.

MH17 crash: wreckage begins to be sent to Netherlands

The Dutch team begins to discover and to send the wreckage to the Netherlands. From the damaged parts, it may find evidence of the cause of the disaster.