Automatic voters’ registration
It should be noted that this amendment requires the support of two-thirds votes in Parliament and can only be achieved if all parties agreed to it. Moreover, if the system is implemented it will also affect revision, demands and protest against the Electoral Roll.
Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof, Election Commission chief, insisting that it would be difficult to implement the automatic voters' registration system in the country because it will have a significant impact on the overall electoral system in Malaysia
The EC is an independent body set up under the Federal Constitution to register voters and conduct elections. The EC could have drafted laws and presented it to a minister to be tabled in Parliament but he now gives excuses just before retirement.
Maria Chin Abdullah, Bersih chairman, claiming EC chief Aziz had all the time to implement reforms since taking over the helm of the EC in 2008, but chose not to do so
PTPTN and civil servant salaries
There are civil servants whose pay slip is left with only RM19, what will they eat then? Cuepacs would also like to remind that we will not hesitate to withdraw the decision to allow civil servants to have their salaries cut to pay PTPTN.
Azih Muda, Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) president, considering to withdraw the authorisation for the National Higher Education Loan Fund (PTPTN) to make salary cuts for civil servants if the agency continued to implement maximum cuts
The people are greedy and are making massive money at the expense of public health.
Fuziah Salleh, Kuantan MP, claiming that many landowners were raping the land for profit
Our findings showed that there was aluminium, arsenic, mercury, and manganese. The mining activity worsened the water quality.
Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar, natural resources and environment minister,
Given the current political climate, there has been a lot of speculation about PAS cooperating with Umno. We are prepared to cooperate on issues touching on the interests of the masses.
Mohd Amar Nik Abullah, PAS vice president
Touch ‘n Go
Please be informed that GST will NOT be imposed on Touch ‘n Go reload transaction starting 1 Jan 16. GST are applicable ONLY for reload fee of RM0.50 to the respective reload agents eg. Retail merchants, Petrol service stations, participating banks (for auto-reloads in Zing cards & reloads at ATM & CDM).
Touch ‘n Go Sdn Bhd, denying that Goods and Services Tax (GST) would be imposed on Touch 'n Go reloads on top of those already in place