Martin Jalleh looks at how loss of confidence in key government institutions is undermining competitiveness.
Jasmine Tea complains about petty bureaucrats and poor service at some government departments. Just who is serving whom?
The recently revealed (and stalled) new remuneration scheme for the public service (SBPA) is, to say the least, appalling and vulgar: it reportedly feeds top government officials more than they can chew while leaving those in the lower rungs with paltry sums.
Even as the country’s debt level rises, the bureaucracy remains bloated, bleeding the fiscal budget, observes Martin Jalleh.
From the listed projects, it appears that we are returning to the era of mega high-status, expensive projects which will provide little value-added to the Malaysian economy, says Lim Teck Ghee.
Tired of the long waits and the "tutup" counters? It's time to improve the image of the civil service? Here are some useful tips.