28 Dec '11, 1am

Economic Transformation Program: Government Fails To Answer Issues Raised: THE government’s response to my speec...

THE government’s response to my speech delivered on 15th December titled Debunking ETP: Widening Income Gap has failed to address the signifcant issues raised. As I had said, the ETP is not only an obsolete economic policy but is calculated to impoverish the nation even further by benefitting the rich minority at the expense of the poor majority. Come 2020, seven to 8.3 million Malaysian citizens will be earning less than RM1,500 monthly and will be consigned to the urban poor category. This represents 51% of the nation’s workforce in 2020, as compared to 56% for 2009 which is a dismal increase of 5%. For all the fanfare and self-serving publicity extravaganza that came with the ETP unveiling, this indeed is a serious let down for the people. An economic program that fails to substantially improve the income of the majority while actually increasing the number of the poore...

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