YOURSAY 'One is driving about in a Lamborghini in the name of 'usahawan', whilst the dumbers are scraping to pay for their Protons.'
City Hall rejects permits but traders to go ahead
Fairnessforall: These people sold hawker stall space in a residential area - isn't that an offence as it amounts to cheating and selling something that does not belong to you.
Why is the Kuala Lumpur City Hall keeping quiet instead of charging them with cheating as well as vandalism.
Is it all right for anyone to go around painting roads and building as they like? This is ridiculous.
This shows that the mayor is just doing a sandiwara. He should have already sent his people to repaint the road and to charge these hooligans with vandalism.
Dr Jacob George: Will one million Bersih supporters now gather peacefully at the same spot and prevent this form of continued criminal intimidation and breaking of City Hall's by-laws for their vulgar political agenda?
Foodforthought: This is a case of dumb and dumber. Kuala Lumpur Petty Traders Action Council chairperson Jamal Md Yunus is demonstrating to keep cronyism ala approved permits (APs) alive, whilst the dumbers are led down the garden path.
One is driving about in a duty-free Lamborghini in the name of 'usahawan', whilst the dumbers are scraping to pay for their Proton's hire-purchase payments.
Nah! Nah! Nah!: Mayor, go apply for a court order. Then have the Federal Reserve Unit (FRU) and police put up barricades with barbed wires and get ready the tear gas and water cannon.
Hang Tuah PJ: The KL mayor has said that "to gather in a peaceful assembly in front of her (Ambiga Sreenevasan's) house, it's all right...".
So what are we waiting for? Let's have the true Bersih 4.0 in front of Ambiga's house and drown these freaks out.
So what say you all?
Anonymous #62211637: Why the double standards? That it is okay to have a peaceful assembly in front of Ambiga's house. What about the Bersih 3.0 that this same clown said ‘no' to?
Dataran Merdeka is a public space. Why did the DBKL mayor say ‘no' to the use of Dataran, but ‘yes' to these people who do not pay taxes and try to extort money by saying they lost money on April 28.
But as it appears they will never be able to prove they lost RM200,000 or RM300,000 or whatever they claimed.
DBKL should ask them to leave. Police, bring your tear gas and water cannons. Do the same as you did at Dataran.
Louis: The mayor should have permitted Bersih 3.0 to use Dataran in the first place. If it had done so, the assembly would have been peaceful. Everyone would benefit from it, and most of all, the would-be petty traders and hawkers.
Samuel Ng: For these petty traders, please use another name other than ‘Bersih'. We don't want Bersih to be misrepresented and associated by this group of Malaysians. I suggest you use ‘Kotor'.
Chris Wong: Again, don't let a handful of people make you think that they are the minority or even the silent majority.
You will need to make some noise and take direct action, but don't follow their way which includes lying about who they really are, acting by intimidating others, and lying some more about what their intentions are.
These are all trademarks of Umno.
Anonyxyz: All these staged provocations are currently the norm in a Malaysia, so much so that we are now starting to wonder to what destructive stage will the BN government and the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) allow it to deteriorate.
The only surprise that I have is the pathetic response of Ambiga's neighbours. Such behaviour does contribute indirectly to the lawlessness in the country right now.
By refusing to stand up to their private space rights irrespective of whether they are pro- or anti-Bersih or Ambiga, as citizens, they can lodge police reports to PDRM about their residential neighbourhood being threatened.
Aren't they angry about their daily lives being disrupted by hooligans?
I wonder really that is a high-end residential area whereby residents there are supposed to be well-educated and know their rights, or they are just cowards.
Ali Ibrahim: It is obvious that there are some really big fish behind all these small fries.
Dr Chin Tu Lan: Please let them do what they want. Let them make make a fool of themselves. The rakyat will see their immaturity and stupidity. They are trying to dirty the word "bersih". We welcome you, Kotor 4.0.
Dood: Let me get this straight: These petty traders are protesting a loss of income from the Bersih rally, and yet they are apparently willing to dish out thousands to buy lots for an illegal intimidation attempt in front of someone's house?
And what about those people who were giving free burgers and taking time out to do this publicity stunt earlier? Complaining of loss of money, yet dishing it out in stupid stunts like this like there's no tomorrow?
Cannon: Now that DBKL has rejected the applications of the traders, if these persons seek to defy the law, the City Hall must act to enforce the law.
DBKL was able to enlist the full power of the state to stop Bersih 3.0 from encroaching Dataran Merdeka.
The people expect DBKL to show the same degree of commitment in law enforcement to deal with these traders if they break the law in front of Ambiga's house.
The whole country is watching.
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