Penang touts 'marhaen' state budget for 2018


Looi Sue-Chern

THE Penang government has called its state budget 2018 “Belanjawan Marhaen” (a budget for the many) that covered the ordinary people, men and women, and working families, as the state “futureproof” the lives of its citizens in the new digital economy.

Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, who tabled the state budget for next year today, announced a number of new initiatives for areas including healthcare, women empowerment, and public transport.


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  • On the 2nd. Nov 2017 at 1:18PM, a reputable online news provider, The Malaysian Insight had published my opinion article (op-ed) under the Insight section. I had assiduously dissected from the constitutional & administrative well-enshrined legal principles, the functions of Representative Democracy & Elected Representatives Duties and the oft-repeated sentence of Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address petaining to representative governance, accountability, moral responsibilities & public duties inter alia other topics and subjects.
    It is undoubtedly with the same resonance that the honourable Chief Minister of Penang had sedulously laid down the Penang Peoples Budget 2018 as reported on 2.11.2017 in the implementation of their vision and mission of representative democracy & responsible public accountability in providing good governance in their discharge of public duties.

    These are common noble values taught in Montfort Primary & High School Batu Pahat.

    https://www.roketkini.com/2017/11/02/belanjawan-marhaen-utamakan-ibu-tunggal-pelajar-petani-dan-nelayan/

    https://www.themalaysianinsight.com/s/21095/

    Posted 3 years ago by Hakimi Abdul Jabar