30th Jun 2020

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Life in Quarantine

Good morning. I did my once a week shopping at 8.30 am. It still took me an hour. I think going forward, I will try to do twice a week but for shorter half hour…

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30th Jun 2020

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Government announcement on the MCO at 4pm today

There will be a 4pm announcement on the MCO today. I hope the government is making its decision based on good data, science and public health, and not purely for commercial considerations. Political considerations, in…

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30th Jun 2020

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In order to contain the spread of COVID-19, we must safeguard rights of foreign workers

I will be having a web seminar at 3 pm today with several ASEAN MPs. The event is organised by ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) to look into the issue of challenges faced by…

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30th Jun 2020

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Warm welcomes for the wage subsidy scheme, however, is it sufficient?

I welcome the prime minister’s announcement on increasing the wage subsidy scheme. However, until more economic data is disclosed, I am not sure if it will be sufficient. There is also a glaring lack of…

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30th Jun 2020

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Community funds utilised to support frontliners and the most vulnerable

Good morning. Last Monday, exactly a week ago, I wrote that the federal government has approved RM100,000 of community funds for Opposition MPs. In the same posting, I stated that the amount is suppose to…

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