What was the Penang Government was thinking when they came out with this bright idea?
I agree that winning the silver medal in the Olympics is no small feat – to be one of the best in the world and therefore it deserves the right rewards and gratitude but don’t you think giving “Datukship” has gone a bit too far?
GEORGE TOWN:Olympic silver medallist Lee Chong Wei is to be made a Datuk by the Penang Government.
Another datukship wasted on another young promising Malaysian.
What is this? Certainly datukship in Malaysia is coming down to a whole new level. What next? Datukship for those who can eat the most sausages within a minute? Don’t be surprised – it could happen!
We appreciate Lee Chong’s winning in the Olympics but at this rate of handing over Datukships for any achievements under the sun, we may come to a situation where the non-Datuks will be minorities.
It would have been better if any method of rewards could have been granted by the State Government but granting Datukship….is just too soon, too high.No tags for this post.