Today – The Star , quoted saying that the poverty line for Urban areas is RM3,000. Years ago, when I first started work RM3,000 was a lot of money. But I guess, times change – cost goes up. Geeze…
Read more here The Star
This is seriously not funny. Imagine – a university graduate with an excellent degree in Computer Science or Engineering – could probably be given a job that will pay them in the region of RM2000 to RM2500. If they are lucky, the could probably get somewhere in the region of RM3000. But given the fact that not ALL Malaysian goes to university. Imagine the quantum of “poor” people, as defined by the article….
Maybe its time to consider minimum wage…
Today, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) somewhat realised that the Government is losing money from excessing contract – The Star .
What I don’t understand is that, this particular problem has lurking around the Government for years and years. In fact for some, the Government sector is a cash cow – with hundreds of percent of profit margin. Why can’t:
Guess – we all know what’s happening. I believe, in order to change, we have to change ourselves first – before we expect others to change