Malaysian Insider has a commentary which raises valid questions about Valuecap. It compares and contrasts the RM5 billion injection of EPF funds into Valuecap with the US bailout of financial institutions using taxpayers' money. Will Valuecap throw good money after...
When big ticket infrastructure projects such as highways, tunnels, bridges and airports are pushed through, the lack of proper business plans and robust cost-benefit analyses is often glaring. In the process, costs are underestimated (we have seen happening...
Great, more high-rise buildings, concrete and congestion... Why is Hunza announcing changes in property development density and not the local government via a press conference? Was there any public consultation before coming up with such a decision? This from The Star....
The latest Aliran Monthly focuses on the situation in Sarawak. The political outlook there does not look rosy for Taib Mahmud and the other BN component party leaders who are so dependent on his patronage. For more information, go to the...
Graph from oilnergy.com Having identified one of the main sources of public disenchantment, the BN-led government, with one eye firmly on the Permatang Pauh by-election campaign, has cut the price of petrol from RM2.70 to RM2.55 - a reduction of...