It was reported in TheStar back in February 2021 that Petronas had contributed almost RM1.2 trillion since 1976 to the national budget income. In Budget 2020, the Government projected a one-off special dividend of RM30 billion from Petronas which represented 10% of the overall RM297 billion income. The question is how long Petronas can continue to contribute significantly to the national budget? Source: Petronas
Today Malaysia recorded 6,075 new COVID19 infections, with 2,251 of the cases was from the State of Selangor which had continued to be the state with the highest number of cases for the last few months. Infographic source: Malay Mail.
It is said that there is a sudden increase in the number of cases due to the Selangor State Government’s initiation to open numerous testing centres in the state.
I really wonder whether we will ever cross the finishing line to be a developed country if highly political, religion and seditious matters are played on public grounds on regular basis, turning one Malaysian against another based on hearsays, political hidden agendas and highly charged emotions.
(It is ok to fight for one’s religion and beliefs but it should be a fight for the betterment of mankind and not be used for political means. Image source: http://sathyasaibaba.wordpress.com)
One of the oldest tricks in the book especially in Malaysia – if everyone’s attention is on one particular issue, create a diversion to distract the attention and hope people will forget about the older issue. Image source: www.saent.com
(Will Putrajaya makes decisions that involve taxpayers money that will benefit Malaysians as a whole or make decisions solely based on the political standing of the State Governments? Image source: http://mir.com.my)