We help companies understand how politics and other subjective variables are shaping the business environment in Malaysia as well as the interlinkages between Malaysia and the people of the region. Such variables may be difficult to quantify, but nevertheless can have a critical impact on investment performance and therefore have to be factored into the decision-making process, which is the function of our services.
If you can’t beat them, join them. If you can’t join them, break them. And if you can’t break them, co-opt When you’ve dug yourself into a deep hole using a pickaxe, it’s tough to dig yourself out using a toothpick. That, in essence, is the Najib government’s predicament: the harder it tries to extricate itself from the quicksand of scandal-tainted RM336.64 million national cattle farming project. the deeper it gets sucked in.
Over the better part of last year the country has been engaged in a debate on corruption and misuse of position to enrich families Some ministers have gone to jail and Anwar started a mass movement. Paranoia is a psychotic disorder in which a person feels persecuted by others. … examples everyday of people who are not to be trusted: corrupt politicians, …
Misuse of a position of power; … In this light petty corruption appears as a defensive strategy that people must resort to because thei
WA fish rots from the head down – never from the tail up. This embedded culture of corruption has led to squalid misgovernance. The rot is reflected in leakages in MNREGS which hurts the poor the most. It abets the builder-mafia-politician nexus which drives millions to live in slums as land is appropriated illegally. It is responsible for corrupt municipalities, power and water shortages, a slow judiciary and a brutalised, politicised police force.
To stem the rot, reform must begin from the top. The Indian public, long a mute spectator to its own plunder, has finally awoken – thanks partly to Anna Hazare’s crusade as well as to sections of the media still uncompromised by vested business and government interests.
It is for the people now to assert their collective will on those we elected to serve us but who have betrayed our trust. The message to them at the next election must be unequivocal: govern or goithin months, the companies he favoured, which had no sectoral competence or background in
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“The loan agreement signed in 2007 covers a loan period of 20 years with a grace period of three years. The repayment scheme is to commence from the first day after the end of the grace period by way of annual instalments over 17 years at 2.0% per annum.