Malaysia Has Its 14th Government - Lean, Mean Machine With a Vow to Keep It Clean
Within three days of leading the charge slaying the Barisan Nasional at the polls, Tun Dr Mahathir finally announced the first three cabinet positions in the government’s executive line-up. In the background, for the first time, a Council of Elders will hover to lend much-needed eminence grise.
I have had enough of plus size jokes – no, Mr Editor, I won’t get into trouble with being politically incorrect about body shaming and such like. I have also had enough with jokes about the nation’s kitchen needing a new cabinet. Now, a little after 5 pm on a rainy Saturday evening, our new and invigorated country has got more than just its kitchen remodeled; we have the seeds of a brand new, refreshed and capable CABINET! PKR and...
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Razak Chik is a journalist of long standing beginning with editorial stints in New Straits Times, business reporting with Malaysian Business as well as capital markets coverage with Investors Digest. He seeks to inculcate the practice of ethics, pursuit of truth and fairness in journalism that will form the platform for universal prosperity.