Now Everyone Can See The Chairman of PAC At Work – Part 1

The extremely learned YB Datuk Nur Jazlan, Chairman of PAC and former Chairman of UDA
The extremely learned YB Datuk Nur Jazlan, Chairman of PAC and former Chairman of UDA

 

Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is a Select Committee set up by Parliament. Its role is to overseeing or scrutinising government expenditures approved by Parliament.  Generally, in the Westminster style of Parliament like ours, by convention PAC normally take up matters raised in the Auditor-General (AG)’s Report.

 

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Does AirAsia deserve to be the “Golden Child” / “Ibarat Anak Mas”?

Rt: Tan Sri Tony Fernandes must be pleased that the Government has declared that AirAsia is the "Golden Child".
Rt: Tan Sri Tony Fernandes. He must be pleased that the Government has declared that AirAsia is the “Golden Child” / “Ibarat Anak MAS”.

AirAsia has been complaining so much about the delay and the escalating costs of KLIA2. The said complaints were  highlighted by YB Tony Pua as usual.  Please “Tony Spins, Tony takes it up”. Continue reading “Does AirAsia deserve to be the “Golden Child” / “Ibarat Anak Mas”?”

Tony spins, Tony takes it up

Model of the state of the art KLIA2

“When KLIA2 was first proposed, Malaysia Airports (MAHB) said it would cost RM2 billion, a figure that was later revised to RM2.6 billion. Then came news that the terminal would cost RM4 billion, double the original estimate. Now there’s talk that the bill could go as high as RM5 billion. That makes no sense — the low-cost terminal will now cost much more than KLIA. Yes, I asked for a new terminal but one that has simple facilities. Did it have to cost 20 times our present LCCT?” Continue reading “Tony spins, Tony takes it up”