Petronas is accused of violating a United Nations arms embargo by providing fuel to military aircraft in Sudan. Geoffrey York of the Globe and Mail reports.
The rakyat want to know why, when Petronas and TNB are making indecently huge profits, Malaysians are made to pay for the hefty price hike. Together we must demand that the government make public the detailed accounts of Petronas and TNB, asserts Ong Eu Soon.
Jika harga petrol dan tarif elektrik naik, semua harga barangan dan perkhidmatan akan naik. Kos hidup rakyat akan naik. Apa yang akan berlaku kepada rakyat yang kebanyakkannya berpendapatan rendah? Adakah pembayaran rebet RM625 dan RM150 akan dapat mengurangkan beban rakyat? Tidak sama sekali, tegas Jerit.
Why is the BN-led government allocating billions of ringgit for the construction of petroleum-based infrastructure under the East Coast Economic Corridor (ECER)? Our special correspondent raises a few disturbing questions.
We take umbrage to Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s statement which was reported in the NST on 31 December 2007. He was quoted as saying, “The country will go bankrupt if the government reduces oil prices, which are sky-rocketing in the world market. It is not possible for the opposition to bring fuel prices down. It simply does not make sense…they are just trying to fool the people.
“We can use Petronas’ profits to reduce fuel prices, but only if we forego development projects like building schools and universities.”
Anil Netto dives into the Auditor General’s Report, and discovers that ‘goodwill’ has its price: RM4 billion over four years, to be exact.
K George writes to the Prime Minister, urging him to take just and appropriate action on the issues that have tarnished his 'Mr Clean' image. "Makethe battle against corruption your priority, make accountability your trademark, act justly and fairly without fear or favour and seal your leadership and restore your waning credibility," he urges.
Let us not allow future generations to blame us for frittering away the nation’s rich oil resources, says Anil Netto.