YOURSAY 'Can you all look at the bigger picture and don't fall into the BN's trap? Just keep your internal problems internal.'
After Penang, new fire for DAP in Perak
Tell the Truth: I think it is time for Pakatan Rakyat leaders to stop all these bickering among one another. You are only giving fodder for Umno-BN to plan more attacks on Pakatan.
DAP national chairperson Karpal Singh and Penang DCM II P Ramasamy should stop acting like children and stop being sensitive about each other's comments. Nobody is interested in your dirty linen. Start using your time and effort to do more for the rakyat.
Same thing with former Selangor PAS commissioner Hasan Ali and PAS. If Hasan and former deputy president Nasharuddin Mat Isa are guilty - and we know they are - then shut them out of the party.
Now Perak DAP secretary-general Nga Kor Ming is making headlines with a tailoring contract. If you cannot resist temptation, don't get into politics. It's not worth the while.
Nga has been doing a good job, but please maintain your dignity by being an exemplary politician. If Pakatan continues to do this, I will spoil my vote.
Anonymous_3e0b: Despite having experienced and survived the many traps laid by your political opponents, some people in DAP are still numb and dumb to apparent snares. A public spat, especially between senior party leaders, is a bane for downfall.
Wang Mari: DAP national vice-chairperson M Kulasegaran, what are you trying to prove? The general election is coming and you are just trying to help Umno and MIC? Why talk to the media when this can be done internally. Kula, you want to give ammunition to Umno-BN?
Babi-tamer: An 'MIC' uprising in DAP? Yes, have an internal investigation on this matter. If Nga is involved or found guilty, he has to go.
If he is not involved, the mischievous 'MIC' bloke should be either disciplined or sacked. There are no two ways about this.
It is about time the party puts its house in order. Although, at the moment, it is a minor issue, the fire must be checked before it goes out of control.
AyerTawar: It has already been reported that:
1) Of all the local councils in Perak, only one went to a tailor shop with Nga's wife having minority shares.
2) The price was cheaper by RM200 as compared with what the BN paid for.
3) Nga asked those who were not happy to take the case to MACC (Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission) and blogger Ahmad Sofian Yahya has indeed reported it to MACC. Should we not let the pro-BN MACC investigate the matter?
The bottomline is this... Do you believe that MACC will let a DAP fighter such as Nga off the hook if he has done anything wrong?
Cala: One wonders whether the two camps have gone through the DAP's internal mechanism for possible resolution to the issue. If not, why?
If they have, what is the finding? Similar to political donations, Malaysia has yet to have a proper set of rules with respect to what is permissible and what is not.
I am suggesting that Kula first seeks a resolution of the issue within the party, before it is brought into the spotlight.
Onyourtoes: Look, Kula, if you have problem with the current Perak DAP leadership, please try to resolve it. Why must everybody have an ambition beyond his capability or ability? Why try to split hair?
We know when an act is an act of dishonesty and when it is genuine business at arm's length. What is wrong if one of the company related to a DAP leader is doing some business with the state government if the deal are above broad and value for money?
If we can't look at the big picture, we can't do great thing. I am not supporting Nga because I know him or he is a Chinese. Maybe it is the Indians, after years of racism in this country, who can't accept Chinese leadership.
Let me remind you fellows: Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye?
ONG: Nga Kor Ming claims that he had nothing to do with the lounge suit deal and that his wife was merely a sleeping partner in the said company.
Women, Family and Community Development Minister Shahrizat Abdul Jalil claims that she had nothing to do with the NFC (National Feedlot Corporation) deal which belongs to her husband and children.
Former PM Dr Mahathir Mohamad claims that he was not even a sleeping partner in his children's companies, which benefited from government contracts and bailouts.
Will DAP veterans like Lim Kit Siang, Karpal Singh and Chen Man Hin allow the party's reputation to be sullied by Nga?
James1067: Politics and business do not mix. If they do, then it creates a situation where you provide your enemy ammunition to attack. The opposition must go through great lengths not to make such mistakes.
As for this situation, it would be advisable to sort it out within the party as soon as possible, instead of giving your enemy the ammunition to use it against you.
KSD: If the company was formed after the last GE and Nga was, sorry to put it so harshly, dumb enough to let his wife become a sleeping partner in a company that was tendering for a government project, then he deserves to be hit with all the criticism.
In short, though it is on a much lower scale, isn't this exactly what Shahrizat is being blamed for?
Lets Be Fair: This really proves that Pakatan means business with truth. No member of this coalition should go overboard with the power and mandate given to them.
Thanks, Kula, for making Pakatan stand by its policies. It's much better than Umno's perpetual covering up of its members' wrongdoings. One up for Pakatan.
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