(It is not the first time the Malaysian authorities had some differences with Interpol. This is from the Wikipedia – Journalist Hamza Kashgari, who in February 2012 fled his home country of Saudi Arabia to avoid prosecution for apostasy, and was subsequently arrested in Malaysia. The Royal Malaysian Police initially asserted that they had arrested Kashgari because they had received an Interpol Red Notice request to do so.… [Click to read the rest] “Governance 101: MH370 Tragedy – Interpol Hits Back at Malaysia”
(Whether it is a private jet or a public abuse of trust and power – such nonsense cannot be tolerated at any level even for a high ranking politician’s wife. Just because it is approved by the Cabinet, don’t these people who fly have some internal conscience or they are just corrupt to the core?… [Click to read the rest] “Governance 101: Now Anybody Can Fly Free On Taxpayers Money?”
(F5E jet fighters are considered obsolete in the current jet age but it is still part of our air defence system – no one should forget about that! Image source: Wikipedia)… [Click to read the rest] “F5E Poser”
Let’s state the obvious…
(Politicians and soiled diapers need to be changed often and for the same reason – cartoon source: http://davies.lohudblogs.com)
We elect politicians into office so that they can be our servants and not to be our masters.
We elect politicians so that they can make the best deal for the rakyat, not to make best deal for themselves.… [Click to read the rest] “Mission to ‘Mars’”
(It is not cheap to run a Formula 1 team even for winning teams – Image source: Forbes)
There are pros and cons to the Government’s latest adventure into Formula 1. We thought we had a taste of Formula 1 with Petronas’ involvement and Alex Yoong in the driver’s seat but in the Malaysia Boleh spirit, we are getting ourselves one notch up in this very expensive sport
Sepang International Circuit (SIC), a joint partnership involving the government and a consortium of Malaysian entrepreneurs for the 1Malaysia Formula One Team project, has allocated between 8,000 and 12,000 hectares for the development of the Made-in-Malaysia F1 team headquarters
Then Paul Tan in his blog reported
… [Click to read the rest] “Governance 101: What is Malaysian Formula 1 Team Cost?”
According to SIC CEO Razlan Razali, the HQ will be fully equipped with manufacturing and development facilities including a wind-tunnel and costs could be in the millions or even billions.
Things seems to be heating up for some seasoned politicians…
RPK has been talking a lot about Samy Vellu and how Indians got screwed in Malaysia Today – here and here (nothing fancy and much revolves around the well known Maika & MIED scandals). The “latest” evidence to surface is not so new – it was given to ACA way back in 1994 and they did nothing.… [Click to read the rest] “Politician’s Petty Cash”