The Penang High Court acquitted the freshman Finance Minister, Lim Guan Eng, of corruption involving the purchase of a home at below market price from an interested party, Phang Li Koon, because Guan Eng had approved her land conversion application.
The issues boiled over in 2016, in the island-state where Guan Eng was chief minister for ten years till last May.
If Pakatan lost on May 9, there would be no betting man on the island or on its mainland settlement, Seberang Perai, wagering Guan Eng would have escaped jail.
You have to hold your breadth and maybe your disbelief when someone opens up the NEP (New Economic Policy) debate at a late dinner in Chilli’s Midvalley.
Surprisingly it ended up being fairly amicable.
There were two strands of thought. The veered away – that the policy started with many noble intentions and was necessary in the climate it came into being and has borne some tangible and longstanding benefits to the nation – however in the last twenty years or so has been sabotaged by the Umnoputras for self-engrandisement. Continue reading “The leader of will”→
What a stupendous idea, but in these crazy days why not?
I was in Shah Alam on Friday, and I saw on the terraces of the state stadium the proud monster banners of the rocket. And you have to think, DAP is part of the Selangor government and pretty much control two other states, maybe they’d get used to being a governing party?