Month October 2011

Tweets on Bajet 2012

#Bajet2012 total expenditure RM232.83bn; Budget 2011 original amount RM214bn. Pakatan Budget 2012 RM220bn. #Bajet2012 Najib projects a 5-5.5 percent growth rate. Pakatan projects a 4-4.5 percent growth rate. #Bajet2012 Najib’s deficit 4.7% of GDP (on d basis of 5-5.5% growth) while Pakatan’s deficit is 4.4%…

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Tweets on Belanjawan 2012

#belanjawan2012 total expenditure RM232.83bn; Budget 2011 original amount RM214bn. Pakatan Budget 2012 RM220bn. #belanjawan2012 Najib projects a 5-5.5 percent growth rate. Pakatan projects a 4-4.5 percent growth rate. #belanjawan2012 Najib’s deficit 4.7% of GDP (on d basis of 5-5.5% growth) while Pakatan’s deficit is 4.4%…

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Post Budget Dialogue 14 Oct (Fri) 5.30pm @ PSDC, PG.

Penang Institute (formerly known as Socio-Economic & Environmental Research Institute, SERI) is once again organizing its annual Post Budget Dialogue. We are cordially inviting you to participate in this dialogue. The details are as follows: Date : 14 October 2011, Friday Time : 5.30pm –…

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It’s an all gain, no pain budget?

Bukit Bendara MP and DAP strategist Liew Chin Tong said: “It is a budget to raise election funds for Umno. The inability to reform makes me feels that this will likely be Barisan Nasional’s final budget.” Liew also said the budget would only give jobs…

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Pakatan budget ‘not a vote-buying attempt’

Pakatan Rakyat yesterday came out in defence of its shadow budget, dismissing claims that it is offering bonuses to win over votes in the next general election which can be called anytime now. Speaking at a forum on the shadow budget in Shah Alam, PKR…

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How Pakatan aims to finance its budget

Pakatan Rakyat today defended its “prosperity for all” budget, saying that the fund to finance its RM220 billion allocation would come from various existing revenue sources, loans and other measures to improve income. The opposition’s 2012 “shadow budget” was criticised for being too simplistic, with…

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