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Monday, October 31, 2016

Inflation in Malaysia

Khazanah Research Institute says inflation in Malaysia is 3.6% whereas the Government presents it as 2.4%. The Ministry of Consumerism explains to the House that enforcement by itself does not change inflation rate. The increase in the ptice of goods is due to many factors such as the original price of farmers, the cost of transport and the value of ringgit.


Saturday, October 29, 2016

Happy deepavali

Happy deepavali.


Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Condolences to the families of 6 hospital patients who died in a fire in Johore.

Condolences to the families of 6 hspital patients who died in a fire in Johore yesterday.


Tuesday, October 25, 2016

National debt RM655.7 billion

Datuk Seri Najib tells the House that, up to June this year, the total of national debts is RM655.7 billion, that is 53.5% GDP, Gross Domestic Product. Malaysians want the Government to reduce the burden. Don't increase national debts.


Monday, October 24, 2016

Malaysia and maize

Agriculture Minister Datuk Seri Sabri Chik tells the House that Malaysia imports 3 million tonnes of maize a year and needs 400000 hectares to plant suitable species. The ministry is experimentng. Our neighbour, Thailand, can plant three crops of paddy a year and it also grows maize.


Sunday, October 23, 2016

Foreign investment in Malaysia

World economy is not good. Datuk Seri Najib says that the Government has approved foreign investment totalling RM28 billion such as Osram nearly RM5 billion. Malaysians want to know the actual projects like building factories, taxes, environment and employment including foreign workers.

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

The Government collects nearly RM30 billion

"With the recent fall in oil prices, it is estimated a loss of Government's revenue by RM30 billion a year," says Datuk Seri Najib in the House. "I am pleased to report, the GST collection has reached nearly RM30 billion by 19 Octobrr  2016." The Government must be fair. It must monitor prices of goods and services effectively.


Friday, October 21, 2016

RM495 million for flood mitigation projects

Datuk Seri Najib tells the House that Budget 2017 allocates RM495 million for flood mitigation projects. We hope the Government implement these projects effectively. Climate change results in severe floods.


Many visit parliament on budget day

This is budget day. Many visit the House that is congested. The public want to know proposals from 2017 budget of RM206.8 billion.


European spacecraft landed on Mars

European spacecraft, Schaparelli, has landed on Mars. But, the tracking station does not know where it is. This is a problem of space exploration.


Thursday, October 20, 2016

High tides and mangroves

Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi has told the House that hightides occur twice a months as the noon is nearer the earth at that time. Serious hightides erode sea shores. He says that since 2006 the Government has spent RM50 million to plant 6 million mangrove trees. Ho many still survive? In the past 10 years, is the number of mangrove trees desyroyed more than 6 million?


Wednesday, October 19, 2016

European spacecraft on Mars

European and Russian spacecraft will land on Mars. It will bore the surface of the star to find signs of life. Human beings exolore outer space.


The effects of climate change

The Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi has stated in the House that the earth temperature in Malaysia, averaging 28.5 °C, has not changed since 1969. Climate change such as warming of the earth causes bad effects.

The Paris Agreement under the United Nations is effective on 4 November, 2016, with reduction of greenhouse gases emissions starting from 2020.

According to the minister, Malaysia has yet to follow the conditions in the above-stated agreement.


Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Goods and Services Tax stays

Malaysian Second Finance Minister Datuk Johari has told the House that GST continues. The Government must monitor effectively prices of goods and services.


Friday, October 14, 2016

2017 Digital Economy Year

Datuk Seri Najib wants to make 2017 Digital Economy Year for Malaysia. We hope that the Government review thoroughly internet education and security in the country and then improve them.


Free Anwar

Free Anwar


Thursday, October 13, 2016

Wells Fargo Chief Executive Officer resigns

Wells Fargo Bank of America created three million false accounts. 5000 members of staff have lost their jobs. Now, Chief Executive Officer, Stumpf, has resigned because of the scandal.


Monitor government costing more than RM500 million

'Previously, there was and now, we want to enforce it using a task force ( for every project involved)," says the Chief Secretary Tan Sri Ali Hamsah.

We hope that the task force comprising Auditor-General and Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission is effective. What happens to the supervision of Malaysian government projects costing below RM500 million?


Wednesday, October 12, 2016

More senior citizens in Malaysia

The number of senior citizens in Malaysia is increasing from 3 million. They need various facilities and assisstance. We call on the Government to have a thorough study of the problem and to come up with workable solutions.


Monday, October 10, 2016

Cursive calligraphy

This cursive calligraphy shows a quotation from Hou Han Shu, a saying from the founder of the Eastern Han Dynasty, meaning excessive greed. A few plunder billions and damage the country.


Sunday, October 09, 2016

Political funding

Chairman of Political Funding Consultative Council Datuk Paul Low insists on revealing the names of controbuters, failure to submit the statement on the money contributed is an offence and the controller must be independent. As political funding concerns political workers, the council must be seen to be truly not favouring any side. It should get their views. The controller must be effective and really independent.


Raising parking fees in KL

There are too many cars and too few parking spaces in cities. Kuala Lumpur City Hall wants to overcome this problem. It ecourages city folks to use public transport and increases parking fees. It must enforce fairly and reasonably, getting rid of a few persons who exploit the situation.


Friday, October 07, 2016

Aged healthcare

"The Aged Healthcare Act will be tabled," says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S Subramaniam. As the number of  Malaysian senior citizens is more than 3 million, the nation requires  better laws and regulations for them.We wish the Health Ministry will explain its efforts.


Thursday, October 06, 2016

Nearly 3 million senior citizens in Malaysia

Nearly 3 million Malayians are 60 years and above. Some are abandoned by their children. Occasionally, those in care centres are abused as reported in Klebang, Malacca,showing two senior citizens being abused. All people must treat senior citizens well.


Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Political workers and funding

Political funding involves political workers. They must be consulted on this matter. They have to understand laws and regulations. On the other hand, enforcement agencies must be seen to be effective, fair and just.

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Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Mangrove and forest reserves

We want the Forestry Department to clarify the situation of forest reserves in Malaysia. We are also worried about what is said to be 637164 hectares of mangrove forests in the country. What is meant by clear felling and the ways it is implemented?


Sunday, October 02, 2016

Stem the ivory trade

Poachers kill Afican elephants for tusks to supply the illegal ivory trade. They will hunt these animals to extinction unless effective ways are found to stop killings and smuggling . As a major market, China must do something to stop the trade.


Logging in Kelantan has not been checked

"Logging in Kelantan has not been checked since March 2016," said The Malaysian Timber Certification Council. The minister for Natural Resources and Environment Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi  must clarify what actually happens.


Saturday, October 01, 2016

Minister denies 7248 hectares Kelantan forest reserves destroyed

Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi denies the news that 7248 hectares of forest reserves in Kelantan have been destroyed. He says that the Forest Department monitors the development. Let the public know the real situation of forest reserves in Malaysia.


The hike in the price of petrol

In Malaysia, the price of petrol RON95 and RON97 goes up by 10 sen a liter and disiel by 5 sen. The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumerism must explain the true situation.