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Haniza Talha - Landscaping New Politics

Posted: 29 Mar 2013 09:11 PM PDT

Haniza Talha - Landscaping New Politics


Posted: 29 Mar 2013 01:21 AM PDT

[Kenyataan Media - 25 Mac 2013]

Pengumuman Pemberian Permit Teksi Bukti Program Pakatan Rakyat Lebih Baik


Pengumuman Dato' Seri Najib Tun Razak bahawa 1,000 permit teksi akan diberikan kepada pemandu-pemandu teksi terpilih mengesahkan beberapa perkara.

Pertama, ia pengakuan terbuka Umno/Barisan Nasional bahawa dasar dan program ekonomi yang dicadangkan oleh Pakatan Rakyat (melalui Dasar Bersama, Buku Jingga dan Manifesto Rakyat) benar-benar memenuhi citarasa dan tuntutan rakyat.

Kedua, ia mengesahkan bahawa program-program ini mampu dilaksanakan dan tidak mengundang kesan kewangan yang buruk, seperti yang dituduh oleh Umno/Barisan Nasional.

Ketiga, ia membuktikan terdesaknya Dato' Seri Najib Tun Razak sehinggakan beliau tidak lagi mempunyai perasaan malu untuk menciplak idea dasar dan program yang dibawa oleh Pakatan Rakyat.

Pun begitu, saya mengkritik sekerasnya kenyataan Dato' Seri Najib Tun Razak yang cuba mengumpan pemandu teksi untuk mengundi Barisan Nasional. Ucapan beliau berbaur ugutan politik apabila beliau menyatakan bahawa pemandu teksi perlulah "bai'ah" (mengikat janji) untuk mengundi Barisan Nasional jika mahu mendapatkan lebih banyak permit persendirian di masa hadapan.

Setakat ini, Umno/Barisan Nasional terus gagal untuk mengumumkan manifesto mereka sendiri. Sebaliknya, Dato' Seri Najib Tun Razak menciplak idea dasar Pakatan Rakyat dan mengumpan rakyat dengan berjanji akan melaksanakan program-program Pakatan Rakyat itu sekiranya Barisan Nasional menang dalam Pilihanraya Umum ke-13.

Oleh sebab itu, saya tidak hairan lagi kenapa Dato' Seri Najib Tun Razak tidak berani berdebat secara terbuka dengan Dato' Seri Anwar Ibrahim mengenai dasar-dasar dan program ekonomi. Beliau nampaknya tidak mempunyai idea dan kepakaran ekonomi kerana sering terpaksa bergantung kepada idea orang lain, termasuklah idea Pakatan Rakyat sendiri.

Saya pasti pemandu-pemandu teksi yang ada di seluruh negara faham bahawa pengumuman Dato' Seri Najib Tun Razak hanyalah satu gimik politik untuk menenangkan kemarahan mereka selama ini. Penyelesaian berpanjangan isu permit teksi ini terletak di tangan Pakatan Rakyat yang mula-mula sekali memperjuangkan isu ini.


Pengarah Strategi

25 MAC 2013

Kos Program Pakatan Rakyat dalam Manifesto Rakyat

Posted: 29 Mar 2013 01:11 AM PDT

[Kenyataan Media] Kos Program Pakatan Rakyat dalam Manifesto Rakyat

Berikut adalah kira-kira kos program Pakatan Rakyat dan sumber yang akan membiayainya yang dibentangkan dalam sidang media hari ini.

Kos Manifesto Rakyat 2013




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27 Februari 2013


Anwar Ibrahim

Posted: 29 Mar 2013 07:19 PM PDT

Anwar Ibrahim

Siri Jelajah Merdeka Rakyat Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim Ke Pahang (P- Indera Mahkota & Paya Besar)

Posted: 29 Mar 2013 07:15 AM PDT

30 Mac 2013 (Sabtu)

1) 5.30 – 7.00 ptg – Sepetang Bersama Anwar Ibrahim
Lokasi: Green Rock Cafe, Sg. Isap 2

2) 7.15 – 8.30 mlm – Solat & Tazkirah Maghrib
Lokasi: Surau Pak Man Teh, Cherating

3) 9.00–12.00 mlm– Ceramah Perdana Pakatan Harapan Rakyat
Lokasi : Markaz PAS, Balok Makmur, Beserah

4) 9.00-12.00 mlm – Ceramah Perdana Merdeka Rakyat
Lokasi: Felda Lepar Hilir 1, Gambang

5) Barisan Penceramah:
i. YB Dato' Seri Anwar Ibrahim
ii. YBhg Dato' Fauzi Abdul Rahman
iii. Laksamana Pertama (B) Haji Imran Abdul Hamid
iv. YB Fauziah Salleh
v. YB Leong Ngah Ngah
vi. Ustaz Mokhtar Senik
vii. YBhg Andan Sura
viii. YBhg Murni Hidyah Anuar

[VIDEO MANIFESTO] Harapan Rakyat: Harga Minyak Turun

Posted: 29 Mar 2013 02:57 AM PDT

[VIDEO] Harapan Rakyat: Turunkan Harga Kereta

Posted: 29 Mar 2013 02:51 AM PDT

Malaysia Faces Capital Flight, Falling Trade Surplus

Posted: 29 Mar 2013 01:40 AM PDT

Asia Sentinel

More things for voters to worry about

As the Malaysian election draw near, two worrying aspects of the country’s economy are very much in evidence. They are just pointers but significant ones to a bumpy future.

This may seem a surprise to outsiders who are rightly impressed with the strength of the nation’s external position – RM139 billion (US$44.36 billion) in foreign exchange reserves and a record of huge annual current account surpluses dating back to 1998. Monetary policy is restrained and inflation is low.

But signs of concern are not just to be found in data but in anecdotes of behavior. One such anecdote that recently came to light courtesy of a Vanity Fair magazine article on London property is that Malaysians have now joined the ranks of Russian oligarchs, Nigerian oil plunderers and the latest generation of Gulf sheiks in paying astronomical prices for houses and apartments in the classiest parts of London. It may be an indication that some of the country’s richest citizens are voting with their money if not their feet in advance of what appears to be a very tight election.

According to estate agency Jones Lang & Wootton last year Malaysian buyers accounted for 17 percent of all buyers of new top-of-the-line central London dwellings. In other words almost as many Malaysian are buying as Britons, who accounted for only 19 percent of this market. Identifiable Malaysians figure as buyers of One Hyde Park, the most expensive new building in London overlooking Hyde Park and others probably lie behind the various anonymous offshore companies which figure as owners of most of the owners of apartments ranging in price from US$12 million to US$50 million.

It is hard to imagine that these are safe investments compared with Malaysia, given that the market is thin, the properties are often left unoccupied and that further price gains must rely on yet more flood tides of easily gotten wealth. Such floods have always been associated with commodity booms or banker banquets. London property has long been a destination for flight capital and bankers absurd bonuses, one.

But what does the Malaysian role now tell us about flight capital from an outwardly stable nation? And about the prospects for the commodity price boom of the past 10 years not coming to an unpleasant end?

That takes us away from London anecdote to actual data out of Malaysia itself. January saw Malaysia’s trade surplus sink to RM3.3 billion, less than half that of the same month a year ago. Of course one should not read much into one month’s figures but a downward trend evident in 2012 looks to be gaining momentum. Then total exports rose only 0.9 percent while imports rose 5.9 percent and the overall surplus fell from RM 124 billion to RM94 billion.

The worrying aspect is not imports, which need to be rising if capital spending is doing so but the trend in exports prices. Palm oil was down 27 percent, gas down 6 percent and rubber down 19 percent. These may have further to fall and continue the reversal of the huge terms of trade gains made over the previous decade.

Of itself this need not be a worry but for the other aspects of the external account. The services account has always been in the red and is no particular cause for concern. Tourism is strong and the Islamic financial sector too. The RM64 billion deficits last on combined services, transfers and investment income is growing but should be quite manageable even if the trade surplus slides further.

There are more worrying issues given the likelihood that gas and palm oil prices at least are looking at a sustained downturn as new projects come on stream globally and China’s demand for resources slows as the economy shifts emphasis.

One is that direct investment outflow is now almost twice foreign direct investment – RM51 billion against RM29. Some of this is doubtless one-off as Petronas has invested heavily in foreign oil and gas projects as its own profits have boomed and Malaysian banks have been buying overseas, especially in Indonesia. But there must be questions about the likely rates of return on much of this capital.

An even bigger question is how much has been squandered in lesser known ventures, particularly by politically connected and government linked- companies with scant accountability to shareholders. Some too is likely to be flight non-Malay flight capital preferring expensive but seemingly secure assets in Australia, the US or even London to the higher returns which ought to be available in younger, faster growing Malaysia.

Recorded portfolio investment still shows a plus – inflow of RM59 billion against outflow of RM36 billion in 2012. But the country has failed to regain the favor it once had with foreign fund managers and despite its growth record and strong currency the Malaysian stock market has lagged well behind most in developing Asia and emerging market generally. The main reason given, that local individual investors are bigger players than in many other markets. is that confidence in both short-term political stability and the longer term prospects for non-bumiputras is weak.

There is nothing new about the latter which is also reflected in the “errors and omissions” in balance of payments data. This is invariably a large negative number – RMB 33 billion in 2012. Again, on its own, it is not a sign of any particular worry.

Concern then focuses not on any one factor but the convergence of negative factors. The foreign exchange position is so strong for now that it would take a Black Swan event to create any sense of crisis in the foreseeable future. But the ability of the government to sustain economic growth with large budget deficits would certainly be threatened at a time when rural incomes and palm oil and gas profits were reducing both under pressure.

Malaysia is moving from a position where it could afford massive capital outflow, perhaps even welcome it as reducing domestic inflationary pressures, to one where outflow becomes a self-reinforcing problem of the interaction of politics and economic. As it is Malaysia’s strength over recent years has been more due to the commodity cycle than to the investment in people and industries that can get it out of the “middle income trap” to high income status. The money has been there but not the other inputs.

For sure Malaysia remains an attractive investment opportunity given its good infrastructure and wage and other costs which are competitive given its level of skills and facilities. But so long as its own people prefer to look overseas for political reasons the nation’s promise cannot be fulfilled.

Siri Jelajah Merdeka Rakyat Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim Ke Kedah

Posted: 28 Mar 2013 07:44 PM PDT

31 Mac 2013 (Ahad)

1) 8.00–12.00 mlm – “Dinner” Bersama Masyarakat Tionghua
Lokasi: Dewan Taman Berjaya, Alor Setar

2) 9.00–12.00 mlm – Ceramah Perdana Pakatan Harapan Rakyat
Lokasi: Bilik Gerakan Utama PKR, Batas Paip, Kuala Kedah

3) 9.00 -12.00 mlm – Ceramah Perdana Merdeka Rakyat
Lokasi: Mini Stadium Insaniah, Alor Setar

4) Barisan Penceramah:

i. YB Dato' Seri Anwar Ibrahim
ii. YB Dato' Saifuddin Nasution
iii. YB Teng Chang Khim
iv. YBhg Dato' Wan Salleh Wan Isa
v. YB Lee Boon Chye
vi. YB Nasir Mustafa
vii. YB Lee Guan Aik
viii. YB Dr Ismail Salleh
ix. YBhg Gooi Hsiao Leung
x. YB Low Choo Kiang
xi. Dr Toh Kim Woon
xii. Dr Aman Ismail
xiii. Sdr Mohd Eekmal Ahmad

Anak Muda Kampung Nak Senang

Posted: 29 Mar 2013 11:18 AM PDT

Anak Muda Kampung Nak Senang

Majlis Bandaraya Alor Star turunkan bendera PAS?

Posted: 28 Mar 2013 07:39 PM PDT

Majlis Bandaraya Alor Star telah melakukan tugas mereka dengan cukup professional dengan menurunkan bendera-bendera parti politik di negeri ini yang menghalang pandangan lalulintas. Walaupun Menteri Besar di Kedah adalah dari parti PAS, bendera PAS yang menghalang pandangan lalulintas telah diturunkan.  Bolehkah Majlis Pebandaran Seremban, Majlis Perbandaran Nilai, Majlis Daerah Rembau, Majlis Daerah Kuala Pilah mencontohi Majlis Bandaraya Alor Star?

Alor Star puts safety first
28 March 2013

ALOR STAR: The Alor Star City Council (MBAS) is coming down hard on political parties which put up their flags indiscriminately in the city.

To date, it has removed 700 flags, belonging to both sides of the political divide, which had caused inconvenience to the public.

MBAS enforcement division chief Saifullizam Othman said most of the flags were taken down for causing traffic obstruction or blocking the view of road users.

Saifullizam said besides obstructing traffic, the flags were also an eyesore in some places.

"They are not allowed to put up the flags at the traffic lights or roadsigns," he said.

"We have reminded all political parties on the matter. We have yet to throw the book at them but we will do so if they continue to flout the guidelines on the putting up of party flags and banners," he said when asked about the council's operation to remove these flags.

He said those who continued to ignore the council's warning would be slapped with a fine and that they could even face a year's jail.

Berapa banyak bekas ADUN PKR, PAS N.Sembilan kumpul harta?

Posted: 28 Mar 2013 03:50 PM PDT

Selepas 5 tahun berkhidmat sebagai Wakil Rakyat atau sebagai Ahli Dewan Undangan Negeri iaitu ADUN di Negeri Sembilan dari 26 Mac 2008 sehingga 27 Mac 2013 sehingga terbubarnya Dewan Undangan Negeri Sembilan dengan sendirinya secara otomatik, berapa banyak harta yang telah dikumpulkan oleh bekas-bekas ADUN Pakatan Rakyat di negeri beradat ini?

Berapa banyak harta, berapa banyak aset, berapa banyak saham, berapa banyak rumah, berapa banyak wang, berapa ramai isteri, berapa banyak pistol, berapa banyak kereta mewah yang telah dikumpul serta berapa banyak duit telah dibawa ke luar negara oleh bekas ADUN Sikamat dari PKR iaitu Tn Hj Aminuddin Harun, oleh bekas ADUN Paroi dari PAS iaitu Tn Hj Mohamad Taufek Abd Ghani?

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Posted: 29 Mar 2013 11:06 AM PDT


Umum tarikh p’raya di N Sembilan ikut perlembagaan – Pakatan

Posted: 29 Mar 2013 01:46 AM PDT

SEREMBAN 28 Mac: Peguam Negara atau penasihat undang-undang negeri diminta menjelaskan tentang tarikh bagi pilihan raya Negeri Sembilan, berdasarkan peruntukan perlembagaan.
Pengerusi Majlis Pimpinan KEADILAN negeri, Dato Kamarul Baharin Abbas berkata, ini kerana tarikh pilihan raya di negeri itu perlu diadakan sebelum 18 Jun 2013.
Katanya, berdasarkan perkara 55 (1 ) dan (4) perlembagaan persekutuan,  ia menyebut pilihan raya perlu diadakan dalam tempoh enam bulan daripada tarikh persidangan Dewan Undangan Negeri (DUN) berakhir.
Kamarul Baharin
Ia juga dijelaskan dalam Jadual Kelapan [Perkara 71] – Peruntukan yang hendaklah Dimasukkan ke dalam Perlembagaan Negeri di bawah seksyen 9. (1) Raja hendaklah memanggil Dewan Undangan dari semasa ke semasa dan tidak boleh membiarkan enam bulan berlalu antara persidangan yang akhir dalam satu penggal dengan tarikh yang ditetapkan untuk persidangan pertamanya dalam penggal yang berikutnya.

Menurut Kamarul, berdasarkan perkara itu, tarikh akhir DUN Negeri Sembilan bersidang ialah pada 18 Disember 2012, yang bermakna  persidangan DUN penggal berikutnya mesti diadakan sebelum 18 Jun 2013.
"Ia bermaksud pilihan raya di Negeri Sembilan perlu diadakan selewat-lewatnya pada pertengahan atau minggu ke 3 bulan Mei 2013,"
"Jadi kita minta peguam atau penasihat undang-undang negeri untuk memberi penjelasan mengenai peruntukan perlembagaan ini, supaya tidak melanggar peruntukan," ujarnya ketika mengadakan sidang media di Ibu Pejabat KEADILAN di Jalan Tuanku Antah, Seremban tengahari tadi.
Turut hadir Pengerusi DAP Negeri Sembilan, Loke Siew Fook, Pesuruhjaya Pas Negeri, Mohd Taufek Abdul Ghani dan pimpinan Pakatan Rakyat Negeri Sembilan.
Sementara itu, Loke Siew Fook berkata, berdasarkan proses pilihan raya yang tertera dalam laman web Suruhanjaya Pilihan Raya (SPR), suruhanjaya itu sepatutnya mengeluarkan writ bagi memaklumkan tarikh penamaan calon dan pilihan raya.
"Apabila berlaku pembubaran Parlimen atau Dewan Undangan Negeri atau terdapat kekosongan di luar jangka, SPR akan mengeluarkan writ iaitu surat kuasa untuk menjalankan pilihan raya kepada Pegawai Pengurus.
"Pada masa yang sama satu notis pilihan raya akan diwartakan dan ditampal di tempat-tempat yang mudah untuk semakan orang ramai. Notis tersebut akan mengandungi tarikh penamaan dan tarikh pengundian yang akan dijalankan," ujarnya memetik proses berkenaan.
Bagaimanapun katanya, ia berbeza dengan pengumuman suruhanjaya itu sejak awal yang memutuskan pilihan raya umum akan dijalankan serentak di semua negeri.
"Sedangkan tidak ada peruntukan dalam perlembagaan menyebut perkara ini. Kita tak tahu bila tarikh pilihan raya umum. (Perdana Menteri) Najib belum dapat ilham bilakah ia akan adakan.
"Dalam konteks pilihan raya negeri, ia tidak terikat dengan parlimen. Tak kira parlimen bubar atau tidak bubar, DUN mesti mengadakan pilihan raya segera. SPR perlu buat proses ini secepat mungkin," ujarnya.
Dalam pada itu, Mohd Taufek menggesa penjawat awam agar tidak menyertai mana-mana program kerajaan yang bersifat politik, selepas pembentukan kerajaan sementara.
Katanya, SPR perlu mengeluarkan garis panduan jelas berhubung perkara itu agar ia tidak menjejaskan proses ketelusan pilihanraya di negeri itu.

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