Unit Perancang Ekonomi harus kaji secara rapi apakah sebabnya harga rumah sedang melambung tinggi, ujar Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj.
Pendekatan ini telah membawa kerajaan ke mengurangkan cukai koporat dan memindahkan beban cukai ke atas rakyat biasa, manakala harga rumah melambung tinggi, ujar Jeyakumar Devaraj.
The 2014 Budget does not provide any new strategy to resolve the socioeconomic problems of young Malaysians especially in the areas of jobs and debt, says Steven Sim.
With corruption costing our country RM10bn a year and government overspending and wastage going as high as RM28bn, it is critical to plug the ‘leakages’ and curb corruption, says Steven Sim.
Kos “overrun” dalam badget 2011 adalah RM24bn, ujar Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj. Apakah kesan ini terhadap defisit dalam belanjawan kita untuk 2011?
Cow projects in Malaysia get funded to the tune of up to RM250m. So why can’t we earmark urgent and adequate funds to ensure that all our rural schools are made safe for our children once and for all, wonders Andrew Aeria.
Subramaniam Pillay looks at the worrying rising trend of federal government debt and wonders if Malaysia will go bankrupt. At our current rate of borrowing, it won’t take long before we become another Greece.
Lim Mah Hui looks at budgeting in the Penang Island Municipal Council and suggests several steps for improving the process.
Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj reacts to a sugary budget that fails to tackle the serious challenges facing the nation.
Tax reliefs are a very regressive form of government subsidies to the taxpayers. The richer the taxpayer, the more subsidies she receives from the government. Thus it is unfair and inequitable, writes Subramaniam Pillay.