The earnings potential for the country from all this – in terms of taxes and other fees – would be staggering. Millions of Malaysians would be lifted from abject poverty, household income would soar, driving the economy further. A disclaimer – this is satire.
The financial strain exerted on the government by the sluggish global economy, a weak ringgit, Covid-19, and recent floods, could affect the Royal Malaysian Air Force’s long-term ability to effectively counter threats, in light of mounting tensions in the South China Sea.
The Royal Malaysian Air Force can make their recommendations as to the platform that best suits their Light Combat Aircraft needs, but that’s as far as it goes. Experts say the final decision lies with the government.
The pair have been operating from the same spot for three years now, offering a smorgasbord of tasty, honest, comfort food that money can buy – at insane prices.
The Hawk is getting long in the tooth, as such, Royal Malaysian Air Force initiated the Light Combat Aircraft/Fighter Lead-In Trainer programme a few years ago, as part of its ‘CAP55’, force modernisation/rationalisation initiative.
Rules should apply to all. You don’t get a pass just because you’re a foreigner. And for the ‘sovereign citizen’ types, just stay at home and shop online. Not everything has to be a cause you need to fight for, writes Haris Hussain.
The notion of ‘Keluarga Malaysia’ sounds just like the tonic this country badly needs, but as Carl Gustav Jung once said; “You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do”, writes Haris Hussain.
This is the sort of new age thinking that Malaysia sorely needs. Ministers should take a leaf from Dr Adham, Khairy and Reezal Merican’s approach to selfless service to the people, jurisdiction be damned, writes Twentytwo13’s senior copy editor, Haris Hussain.
Word is there is a special meeting tonight between Umno leaders ‘friendly’ to Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s shaky Perikatan Nasional government. The meeting was called for by “one of the more senior” leaders of the 75-year-old party.
In going through Defence Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob’s statement on the Enhanced Movement Control Order (EMCO), one is struck by the lack of a concrete plan to deal with the spike in workplace clusters. Even the current plan is not very convincing, writes Haris Hussain.
While China’s intrusion into Malaysian territory is nothing new – 89 times from 2016 to 2019 – the latest incident on Monday was clearly an escalation.
Finance Ministry’s swift action in the face of public backlash against Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman’s handling of the LRT accident is a step in the right direction.