Ministers Abdul Rahman Dahlan and Khairy Jamaluddin should stop defending Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak for signing an MoU with Hindraf prior to GE13 which he had no intention of fulfilling

Media Statement by Dr. Ong Kian Ming, MP for Serdang on the 24 February 2014 in Kuala Lumpur

In the past week, two Ministers – Abdul Rahman Dahlan, Minister of Urban Well-being, Housing and Local Government and Khairy Jamaluddin, Minister of Youth and Sports – have taken to twitter to attack former Deputy Minister, P Waythamoorthy, for resigning his position and for asking Prime Minister Najib to resign for failing to fulfil his promises made in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the BN and Hindraf prior to the 13th general election. Both Ministers are disingenuous in their defence of the Prime Minister in that they make no mention of the contents of the Hindraf MoU and to what extent the Prime Minister has failed or succeeded in implementing the promises outlined in this MoU.

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Disciplinary action must be taken against Dato Fuad Hassan, Director of Jabatan Hal Ehwal Khas for violating the Code of Conduct and Regulations for Public Servants

Press Statement by Dr. Ong Kian Ming, Member of Parliament for Serdang, on 24th October 2013 in Kuala Lumpur

According to the Regulations for Public Servants (Conduct and Discipline) 1993 Circular [P.U. (A) 395/1993], Senior Management officers (Kumpulan Pengurusan Tertinggi – KPT) and Professional and Management officers (Kumpulan Pengurusan & Professional – P&P) are prohibited from taking part in politics. Officers cannot:

a)      make any public statement, whether oral or written, which presents a biased view on matters which are political party issues;

b)      engage in canvassing support for any candidate in a general election, by-election, or any election to any office in any political party;

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‘Duplicitous, dysfunctional and directionless’

(Also published on Malaysiakini)

This week marks the first 100 days of the Najib administration since May 5, 2013, when BN won 60 percent of parliament seats with only 47 percent of the popular vote.

Najib Abdul Razak has the distinction of being the first Malaysian prime minister to hold on to the reins of power without having won the majority of votes.

He has further distinguished himself by presiding over a duplicitous, dysfunctional and directionless government. If this is a sign of things to come, the next five years will, if Najib lasts that long, see things in the country going from bad to worse.

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