M'sian civil service is not bloated, Govt looking at ways to improve


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  • Monday, 27 Jan 2014

BEFORE I start talking about how we can and are doing things differently in the civil service, let me clear up this common misconception that the civil service is bloated.

Many comparisons have been made with other countries by simply taking the number of people who are termed public servants and comparing them as a proportion of the population. However, the problem is that no account is taken of who are considered to be civil servants.

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