Only recently, 1 November 2013, a business press report told us how well TNB had performed in 2013.
The Penang state government has come up with yet another budgeted deficit, RM255m for 2014, even though the actual results in previous years have shown surpluses. 2012 – RM114m actual surplus – Accumulated reserves RM825m (as at end-2012) 2013 – RM262m budget deficit (but surplus expected) 2014 – RM255m budget deficit
The pay hikes for the Selangor Mentri Besar, executive councillors, Speaker, deputy Speaker and assembly members are excessive and come at a time when the rakyat are feeling the pinch of the higher cost of living. What do you think? Looks like the poll below shows less than 50 per cent of you think the pay hikes are justified.
Some people in Sarawak appear to be getting jittery about social media. Now comes this clampdown on civil servants there. Could this be a move to plug “leaks” about real leakages?
The Bishop of Rome, Francis, has railed against corruption again, severely chastising those who donate to the church on the one hand while stealing from the state and the poor on the other.