Re-examine our public service 


Emmanuel Joseph

The unprecedented strike by junior doctors working in public hospitals this week has laid bare some stark realities about the treatment of civil servants. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Najjua Zulkefli, July 28, 2021.

LAST week, some contract government doctors staged a short walkout in hospitals where they serve. These doctors represented the grievances of some 22,000 of their colleagues who believe they are treated unfairly compared to their permanent counterparts.

The dissatisfaction of contract doctors is a symptom of a much larger malady: the way we treat our civil service.


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  • Totally agreed with the writers. We tell our children to work hard in school, yet when they did well in exam and their lives especially those that chosen to be a doctor, the government treats them like beggars.

    Posted 2 months ago by DENGKI KE?