MBI, CMI are 'tools exploited by politicians', says don

Susan Loone

Modified 10 Apr 2019, 9:42 am

A university don says he sees no point for companies like Chief Minister Incorporated (CMI) or Menteri Besar Incorporated (MBI), as they were created by politicians to give them “near absolute control” over the distribution of resources in their states.

This, said Political Economy professor Terence Gomez, is particularly true in states like Melaka, Sabah, and Penang, which do not have sultans...

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