No more easy contracts for Bumiputera even if it means losing votes, says Dr Mahathir

Chan Kok Leong

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the New Economic Policy has over the years granted many business and scholarship opportunities to the Bumiputeras, who have abused the privilege. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, September 1, 2018.

THE new Pakatan Harapan government will not hand out “easy contracts” to Bumiputera companies to sell even if it means losing support in the next general election, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Dr Mahathir said the government would terminate existing contracts that were found to have been been sold for a quick profit.

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  • Great speech Tun. Now walk the talk.

    Posted 1 year ago by Sabah One

    • When one comments anonymously, he has zero credibility to demand accountability.

      Posted 1 year ago by Lee Yih Ven

  • First case, yang mengaku panglima Melayu anak buah Datok Maharaja Lela......UITM Tapah.....

    Posted 1 year ago by Azis Yusoff

  • Great to have both Tun and Anwar to leads this congress.

    Posted 1 year ago by Wei Kuan Tan

  • Pm made a strong and honest Speech at the Bumi Conference today . He deserves. Our full support for advising the Bumi entrepreneurs frankly ! After about 50 years of the NEP , too few Bumi businessmen have enjoyed sustainable development and progress ! Too many have become dependent on Crutches as Pm has boldly stated repeatedly ! The future faster pace of development depends on the quality of our education system , More Competition and more Meritocracy . Please go for Genuine Help for all the Poor regardless of Race and Religion and the outdated policy of Ketuanan / Supremacy
    And we will all be more united and s Happier Country ! Let this be our 2018 Merdeka Resolution - to build a strong Malaysian Race and not focus on Malays and that too mainly on the Malay elite !
    I hope the PH Givt and all Moderate Malaysians will rally around Tun Mahathirs call for new enlightened policies in the New Malaysia! Maju Malaysia !
    Ts Ramon Navaratnam

    Posted 1 year ago by Ramon Navaratnam

  • IF Tun Dr. M thinks that historically Malays can be weak in upgrading themselves, then no harm in having a shorter-term Ministry for Malay Affairs established to brainstorm their problems & to provide solutions, long-term or otherwise? Malays, like our Orang Asli here, and Orang Asal in Sabah and Sarawak, should not lag behind so much the others?..

    Posted 1 year ago by MELVILLE JAYATHISSA

  • It's already late, hopefully not too late. New dawn, cash is not King. TDM, well said. Let's stop the cash hand out, replace it with skill and knowledge.

    Posted 1 year ago by Ramli Sirap