Scenario: you have been a partner in a coalition of parties that make up the ruling government of the day. Due to unfavourable circumstances, your party had a fallout with the majority party, and are mulling pulling out of the coalition.
Monday, September 29, 2008
Friday, September 26, 2008
Seriously... these few days the quality of my blog postings has deteriorated to a level where even I am ashamed to read my own blog!
Thursday, September 25, 2008
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Do we really need LRT in Subang Jaya? What's wrong with a good and reliable buses and taxis? This is starting to look more and more like a money milking machine, rather than a proper public transportation system...
Monday, September 15, 2008
Why is my headline today about an African country thousands of kilometers away from my homeland?
Friday, September 12, 2008
What happens when you have to deal with incompetence? Not just incompetent people, but incompetent organizations, incompetent processes - just pure incompetence everywhere you go?
Frustration sets in, knowing that you can't do much about it. Sure you can intervene for a temporary solution. But once you get out, the situation returns to status quo. No improvement takes place. All your hard work goes to zero and the cycle starts all over again.
Monday, September 08, 2008
Thursday, September 04, 2008
When building a modern kitchen, it's common to ask ourselves what we want to install for our cooking area. Typically, nowadays we want a combination of cooker hood, gas hob and built in oven. The problem is, I have zero knowledge on these things! So how to choose the correct product?
Tuesday, September 02, 2008
Out of an annual budget of RM200 billion, almost 75% is purely operational. What this means is that we only have RM50 billion to pump into development, foreign investment, and social welfare. A cursory glance at the trend graph below shows that in just 10 years, operational expenditure has increased by 300%, indicating the critical degree of inefficiency and bloat in the government today.
We need to see a break down of this RM150 billion, to identify where this money really goes to!