YOURSAY ‘I post this question to the JPJ. Can a number bid by Mr ABC be registered to a car owned by Mr DEF?'
Liow fumbles over number-plate queries
Lim Chong Leong: Health Minister Liow Tiong Lai is lying again. Firstly, there is no allocation. So someone must be paying for it.
For someone to be paying for it, how can it be a matter for ministry officers or the Road Transport Department (JPJ)?
And if there is no allocation, then it is not money coming from left hand to right hand. So MCA president Chua Soi Lek is also lying.
Even if there is an allocation, wouldn't it have been better if some private rich individual bid for it and let the government make some money from outside instead of taking money from left hand to right hand?
D4f: I post this question to the JPJ or anyone out there who can help with the answer. Can a number bid by Mr ABC be registered to a car owned by Mr DEF?
Mr Futt Choy: The journalists did their job very well. They asked the right questions. We should have more like them who are fearless to ask questions of public interest.
The two MCA leaders are clearly making fools of themselves. MCA deserves to be wiped out in the coming general election.
Chris Wong: This is stand-up comedy delivered free in front of the mass media. I think both should resign and become comedians, because both have demonstrated their propensity to make us laugh at the depths of their stupidity.
Gordon Gecko: Indeed, there is no need to pay RM400 for a ringside seat to see comedian Russel Peters performing Live in Malaysia. We have these two senior comedians from MCA who are equally funny and hilarious.
Disgusted: We still want to know who owns MCA1, the previous highest record bid for a number-plate. Who paid for it? It must be a MCA bigwig. Who else would want an MCA number-plate?
Tanteo: Its scary, isn't it? These are the people who are supposed to represent the Chinese community. These three jokers in the photograph are tainted one way or the other. Be very afraid.
Hero325: This episode shows that a lot of journalists dislike government leaders, they have a soft spot for opposition. That's why they play up this issue.
Even if the car plate is paid by the minister, why the hue and cry over it? These people were just trying to undermine the government in order to help Pakatan to win.
Kheng: Liow Tiong Lai (LTL) said the number 15 was nothing special to him. But in the same breath, he said the number was used on his grandfather's car. So, it must have meant something to him after all.
Caripasal: Since Liow and his ministry did not make the payment, the money must have dropped by itself from the sky. If another person is paying for him, it is corruption.
Fair&Just: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) should investigate as they also 'investigated' political aide Teoh Beng Hock for the sum of RM2,400, while this case involve many times more, RM24,000.
The source of the money cannot be determined so far and not budgeted for in the ministry, so this could be real corruption as compared to Teoh's case which is just an allegation, and where a death had occurred.
Abasir: The minister has an additional problem - he does not understand a question asked in English. It appeared that he did not understand the meaning of "who paid".
But evasive answers aside, it is very possible that someone who needs the support of his ministry or someone who has submitted a proposal or someone vying for a contract has put up the money. The question is who?
The answer will be available at JPJ, which has acknowledged the amount put up. As they say, follow the money.
SMC77: Liow has made a fatal mistake in avoiding the questions.
As a minister and MP, Liow can come out and say, "I earn enough money to pay for the number plate". There is nothing wrong if you used your salary (unfortunately it is not the case here) to pay for it.
If AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes decided to be a politician one day, will we question him if he wants to spend millions on WWW1 if he earns enough money from legitimate sources?
Please use your brain to think about it.
Www.15: Umno = You help me, I help you. MCA = Left hand to right hand.
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