Category Social

Rental Housing

This morning, I asked a supplementary question in the Johor State Assembly to the EXCO for Housing and Local Government Dato’ Haji Mohd Jafni bin Md Shukor on the question of housing.  Housing is a major concern raised by many ADUNs. The Speaker bundled 5…

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Why Wee Ka Siong’s policy-thinking is flawed

In a front-page interview with China Press on 30 May, Transport Minister Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong made two important statements: First, there are too many vehicles on the road. Having 33 million registered vehicles is comparable to Malaysia’s population of 33.8 million. Second, the…

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Driving cars should be a luxury instead of necessity

I fully support DAP Secretary-General Sdr Anthony Loke’s call for the government to address the serious traffic situation in the country, especially in cities. As former Minister of Transport, Anthony is concerned about the increasingly serious traffic congestion which inevitably would cause anxieties and mental…

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Slowing climate change and building resilience for Johor

Earth Day statement by Johor Opposition Leader Liew Chin Tong on 23 April 2022 After the massive floods in December 2021, I hope on this Earth Day in 2022, Malaysians would at least agree that climate change is not fictional and not something distant that…

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