Malaysia

Education 101: Abolish Vernacular Schools – Right Call But Wrong Reasons

Vernacular School literacy Education Malaysia

The sticky issue of vernacular schools is back again and this time riding on a dumb notion that students from the vernacular school are unable to master the national language Bahasa Malaysia and thus faces a bleak future. We have a high literacy rate in the world but we keep screwing up with silly experiments and dubious political intentions. Map source: Our World in Data

I guess when the country has run out of pressing issues to talk about, they will fall back on the dumb issues that touch on race and religion.

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Budget 2022: Pre Budget 2022 Statement, Some Points to Ponder

Petronas Budget Expenses Government Financial Economy

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

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