Deep state influence v parliamentary power

Emmanuel Joseph

As powerful as the deep state may be, elected representatives are higher up on the lawmaking ladder. The question is, have they the courage to rock the boat? – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 4, 2019.

CLAIMS of a deep-state machinery working against the government’s interests recently surfaced.

It has been suggested that hidden hands triggered the actions of organs of state and enforcement agencies in some cases, and stonewalled various reform initiatives by Putrajaya.

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  • In 1957, Malaya had about 3000 UK trained English teachers. One of the conditions of selection was to serve in rural areas during the compulsory service few years. Many from urban areas had to serve in East coast areas. The rural areas were getting very good teachers. Our standard of English was among the highest in the world. What happened? How many % of these teachers migrated or left teaching and served other sectors of the country. The first Edu. Minister declared in the Razak Report of 1956 - English and BM as compulsory subjects in all schools. How can something compulsory fail? This is how ;deep state works.

    Posted 2 months ago by Citizen Pencen