Month March 2012

导致大马淡出国际 刘镇东促首相撤换外长

(吉隆坡14日讯)民主行动党升旗山议员刘镇东抨击外交部长拿督斯里阿尼法失责,导致大马在国际社会的代表性减少,并促请首相撤换外长人选。 他在国会走廊召开新闻发布会上说,他在本月10日向国会秘书处提呈口头问答询问,要求外交部长说明在2009年至2012年受委期间,在布城与吉隆坡的外交部的出席率、亚庇与金马尼士(Kimanis)的到访率以及官访国外的次数。但遭国会秘书拿督鲁斯美以有关问题需直接询问部长有关职务而驳回。
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Anifah needs to work harder

Media Statement by Liew Chin Tong, DAP International Secretary and Member of Parliament for Bukit Bendera in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday 13th March 2012: Anifah needs to work harder I have put these questions to the Foreign Minister, Dato’ Sri Anifah Haji Aman, for this…

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In search of a new, competent Foreign Minister

Media Statement by Liew Chin Tong, DAP International Secretary and Member of Parliament for Bukit Bendera in Kuala Lumpur on Monday 12th March 2012: In search of a new, competent Foreign Minister Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Najib Razak should take the opportunity of the leaving-but-staying…

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Did the King really congratulate the PM?

I refer to the Malaysiakini report Royal address: What MPs say. One of the most confusing parliamentary conventions is that of the Royal Address. The New Straits Times’ headline (April 30) read, ‘Uphold people’s trust, King tells Parliament’ while The Star said, ‘Keep the peace…

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Push for greater state autonomy

Saturday March 10, 2012 EXCESSIVE regulation will stop a country from becoming a knowledge-based economy. To prevent this, more research on decentralisation is necessary, Penang Institute (PI) execu- tive director Dr Woo Wing Thye said. “This is a major research area not because the Oppositions…

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经济转型计划马哈迪主义还魂

由表现管理与传递单位一手推动的经济转型计划,其中备受关注的莫过于131项总值1770亿令吉的“入口点计划”。然而,行动党升旗山国会议员刘镇东却指出,经济转型计划其实只是“马哈迪主义”还魂,令我国走回依靠工程计划推动经济的旧路。 他指出,由国家经济咨询理事会所拟定的新经济模式,表现管理与传递单位原本是负责推动政府转型计划,而该理事会是负责推动经济转型计划。 他表示,该理事会所拟定的最初经济转型计划中,其实完全没提及“入口点计划”,只有8项“策略性改革倡议”(Strategic Reform Initiatives),以落实整体的经济改革。
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ETP a reincarnation of Mahathirist policies, says Pakatan

KUALA LUMPUR, March 8 — The Najib administration’s ambitious Economic Transformation Programme (ETP) is nothing but a continuation of policies practised during the Mahathir administration, Pakatan Rakyat lawmakers said last night. The opposition lawmakers charged that the ETP placed an over-reliance on its 113 Entry-Point…

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最低薪金应有全盘配套.民联:让企业享优惠

吉隆坡6日讯)民联认同政府制定最低薪金的做法,惟民联认为这应是一个全面的配套,如让企业享有优惠,协助企业提升技术水平及缴付高薪水;让小市民真正享有高薪水后促进消费,循环刺激经济活动,以启动高薪金、高生产力以及高技术水平的经济模式。
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