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ALL these years people have talked about how Malaysia’s poverty line income (PLI) is way too low and that we have been understating the amount of poverty in the country. Some even go as far as to say that the amount of poor in Malaysia could well be increasing. But when we set a minimum wage based on reference to the PLI for households in Malaysia, there was a lot of outrage over this. “How are we to be able to make ends meet and show a profit” the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) ask.
WHAT gives me a major attack of the blues is the oft-repeated charge that transformation occurs only in the already developed areas, citing for instance the urban transport plan for Kuala Lumpur.
I LOVE to fish – you could say I am mad about fishing. I forget everything, I am relaxed, I am focused on what I am doing and the time just flies. And when I get a catch on the line – thats something else altogether. You have to try it for yourself.
COMING from Sarawak and as a former Shell employee, I know very well how important the oil and gas (OG) industry is not just to Sarawak but the whole of Malaysia. But we have to move beyond being largely upstream producers to increase value at every link in the entire chain.
SOMETIMES it helps to stop and think about our purpose - the reason for our being. That helps us to focus on what we should be achieving – our doing.
ONE of the complaints that we regularly get about our economic transformation is that the Government is too heavily involved in business; it has too many Government-linked companies (GLCs) and that these companies are being given preference over others.
THAT the Kuala Lumpur/Klang Valley area needs great improvement in public transport is undeniable for upwards of five to six million people who live and work in this area, with many of them having to commute long distances to get to work.
WHEN we talk about corruption, we are not talking about a fight against corruption or a battle against corruption. We are talking about a war against corruption fought on a broad front with many battles, some lost and some won, over a period of years before eventual victory.