21 Jul '12, 7am

No to Penang port privatisation

Chua Soi Lek, during his debate with Guan Eng, complained about the poor performance of Penang port as the justification for privatisation. But whose people are managing the port now? The Edge reported that there are powerful vested interest groups, who enjoy cosy business contracts from the port – and they too are lobbying against the privatisation. The weekly cites a source as saying: “The whole port operates like a private enterprise and breaking the cabal is going to be harder than getting control over the port.” Who are those with vested interests in the port?

Full article: http://anilnetto.com/governance/accountability/no-to-pena...

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