Happy New Year to all Malaysians

Happy New Year to all Malaysians

May yours truly take this opportunity to wish all readers, commenters and other Malaysians a Happy New Year. May you all be blessed with good health, happiness and prosperity always. Hopefully 2012 will be a better year for us all. It is hoped that we will have less politicking and more nation building in whatever we do.



Another nail in MAS coffin?

Updated @ 7:50 pm on 28-12-2011: Please read these two interesting articles, “Azman Mokhtar and Rashdan must go – Part 4” & “Another Khazanah-Amokh failure [updated]. Another interesting write up, “Heads to roll in Khazanah”.

On 28 July 2010 under the leadership of YM Tengku Azmil, MAS signed an agreement with Lembaga Tabung Haji to provide Haji Charter services to Jeddah and Madina for the 2010 / 2011 Haji Season. Read HERE. Yours truly believes that MAS has been providing the Haji Charter services since 1960 as part of its national service which should be applauded. Your truly has just been informed from a reliable source that its New Business Plan is not going to renew the said Haji Charter services from 2012 onwards due to the same old story that it was “UNPROFITABLE”. It was for the same reason that MAS had terminated the Firefly’s routes for its jet services from JB to East Malaysia and MAS routes from Kota Kinabalu to cities in Japan, Korea, Australia and etc. Continue reading “Another nail in MAS coffin?”

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all Malaysians

Merry Christmas to all

May I take this opportunity to wish all my readers of Christian faith a Merry Christmas and for my non-Christian Malaysian friends have a pleasant holiday. For those Malaysians who are taking this opportunity to balik kampung, drive safe and berhati-hati di Jalan raya. May I also wish all Malaysians a Happy New Year.

MAS paid 8 month bonus in 2010 to Firefly staff!

The key players in the secret MAS-AirAsia share swap and the so-called Comprehensive Collaborative Framework.

On 21-11-2011 MAS MD, En Ahmad Jauhari Yahya (AJ), told the Public Account Committee (PAC) in the presence of Tan Sri Azman Mokhtar, the ex-business partner of Rashdan when they were in BinaFikir Sdn Bhd, that Firefly made a loss of RM89 million! Read HERE. Yours truly has been reliably informed that as a mark of appreciation of the Firefly’s overall staff performance last year, MAS management rewarded members of staff of Firefly with bonuses from as high as 8 month and as low as 4 month salaries based on their respective performance. Continue reading “MAS paid 8 month bonus in 2010 to Firefly staff!”

MAS paid US$3.35 million under anti-trust law in US

Updated @ 12:25 am 19-12-2011: Please readAzman Mokhtar must Go (part 3)” by Jebut Must Die and judge for yourself.

Updated @ 12:30 am 15-12-2011: MyCC to investigate into the MAS -AirAsia share swap comes Jan 1, HERE.

MAS has announced on 18-02-2010 that 0n 16-2-2010 it had received a complaint filed in the US District Court for Eastern District of New York on behalf of Benchmark Export Services and six other plaintiffs against MAS and 11 other defendants on the allegations of price fixing airfreight shipping services and fuel surcharge and etc. MAS has denied such infringement. On 11-7-2011 MAS paid US$3.35 million as an out of Court settlement which can be considered as the lowest settlement sum under anti-trust laws. Continue reading “MAS paid US$3.35 million under anti-trust law in US”