Pampering the nepotists

Opinion  |  Manjit Bhatia
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So now the parliament’s speaker, senate president and their deputies will see their monthly allowances increased quite dramatically, although it is their first increase in 29 years.

But, come on: how many ordinary Malaysians ordinarily earn RM7,000 a month? This is incidentally the size of the speaker and senate president’s entertainment allowance – which now is about to rise to RM9,860.

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