(Still, remember the “no spoon” scene in The Matrix? Do you understand the meaning of the scene? I had always thought of it as something not real and yet you see it with your own eyes. Same goes for wastage of taxpayers money. Image source: Matrix Fans)… [Click to read the rest] “Economy 101: Wastage of Taxpayers Money, The Denials”
(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?”
(Here lies the problem with governance – some people have no sense of responsibility whatsoever just because they are spending money that does not belong to them and they know that if they can waste the taxpayer’s money without any care or prudence, they will not be punished even if it was reported by the Auditor General.… [Click to read the rest] “Governance 101: Whack The Wrongdoers Hard, Please!”
(In the Global Competitiveness Report 2010–2011, Malaysia ranks 25 out of 139 countries where public spending & governance is somewhat better managed than the rest but then again, if one reads deeper into the report, Malaysia’s ranking is only 4.2 out of the full 7 on the mark. We are no where close to our neighbour down south who ranks at the top at 6.1 despite their limited natural resources, human resource and living space)… [Click to read the rest] “Governance 101: Wasteful & Short-Sighted Again”
With no new ideas, it has now turned into a “battle of the bottles”, so some quarters say.
… [Click to read the rest] “Hulu Selangor Poser 4”
Former Selangor Umno liaison chief Dr Mohd Khir Toyo believes that the repeated attacks on PKR Hulu Selangor by-election candidate Zaid Ibrahim’s past as a drinker was a good campaign strategy.
(News snippet – the one that got screwed for Hulu Selangor by-elections, both Samy and Palanivel – Image source: The Nut Graph)… [Click to read the rest] “Blogging 101: News Snippets As At 16 April 2010”
At times when MAS is increasing it’s airfare due to escalating expenses and keep posting huge losses, the last thing that we would expected from them is a RM1.5 million expenditure for some paintings.