FOR sure, Parti Keadilan Rakayt (PKR) has serious problems. But what to make of Datuk Zaid Ibrahim whose image as a principled politician is at odds with his apparent tendency to quit when expectations are not met?
Where’s the national health scheme?By Koh Lay Chin
More than two decades have passed and the National Health Financing Scheme still seems up in the air in terms of concept and implementation. Will it be a flat-rate or not? Will it take a year or ten? Despite continuous studies on the proposed scheme, is Malaysia anywhere closer to a health financing scheme which is affordable, fair and accessible to all levels of society?
Who wants snap polls?By Ding Jo-Ann
What are Barisan Nasional leaders saying about the 13th general election? Read about it in Found in Quotation.
Malay Malaysians under siege? Utusan Malaysia reportsBy Ding Jo-Ann
Are Malay Malaysians really under siege? Are non-Malay Malaysians becoming the majority? Read what Utusan Malaysia has to say about this in Found in Quotation.
Moving ParliamentBy Ding Jo-Ann
IS Parliament moving? Is it being renovated? Do our ministers know what they’re talking about when they make public announcements? Find out in Found in Quotation.
Dilemma over BatuBy Gan Pei Ling
Confusion reigns over the status of Batu MP Tian Chua because of a lack of understanding about what the constitution says. Found in Quotation says it all.
Government postponementsBy Gan Pei Ling
From security guards’ wages to introducing the GST and new third-party insurance, the government seem unable to implement what it says it will when it says it will.
Contradictions on sports betting licence?By Deborah Loh
“[We] don’t want to appear as though we encourage gambling and gaming but it will arise, in any case. They (illegal bookies) will do it. So, the question is whether it’s a good idea to leave them on their own, unregulated, or if the government should try to regulate and do it in such a […]
Dr M and “subsidy mentality”By Deborah Loh
“I cannot predict how much longer this (affirmative action) will go on but at the moment, we are trying out… some kind of experiment… by withdrawing some of the protection in education.” “We want to see whether they will be able to withstand the competition or not. Obviously if they prove themselves able to, we […]
Samy Vellu’s exit plansBy Deborah Loh
“I will not leave the party like a fool but I swear I will destroy the people who tried to destroy the party.” MIC president Datuk Seri S Samy Vellu, when announcing that he would step down from his presidency in late 2011, eight to nine months before his term ends in May 2012. Two […]