While the Malay vote was split three ways at the last election, it has not fazed Pakatan Harapan’s unquenchable priority to dominate Malay support.
But let’s remove the facade, about this congress
It was a Malay agenda event, not a bumiputera agenda setting congress. The double speak of using the Borneo population to up the relevance of the numbers, in terms of population percentage and also the size of poverty is very old.
Perhaps it should be discarded? Because uplifting all of the Bumiputera was not the point.
“Petronas paid out a total of RM26.839 billion in royalties to the Federal Government and the state governments of Terengganu, Sabah and Sarawak for the financial years ended March 2004 till March 2007.” http://www.Malaysianinsider.com May 14 2008
Here’s an idea, why not pay the royalties from Petronas direct to Malaysians. Most of of it to the residents of Trengganu, Sabah and Sarawak. If the oil is from there, then the money should be channeled for the present and long term benefit of the people of these states. Continue reading “Petronas money direct to the People”→