Penang’s Tender Board should be independent and no politicians should sit on it, said Penang Gerakan treasurer Ng Fook On. Ng said Gerakan was surprised to learn that Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng had appointed himself as chairman of the Board. “Lim has said before that the state government will be fair and transparent in the award of state projects. We do not know whether he can keep this promise,”…
Gerakan has always been firm in its stand on the Internal Security Act, said Youth Secretary-General Dr Dominic Lau. He said the party advocated a replacement of the ISA with a new statute called Anti-Terrorism Act that would specifically deal with threats from terrorists.  “Gerakan is against the ISA, especially detention without trial against political dissents,’ said Lau in a statement. Lau was responding to Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng’s…
Gerakan Youth secretary-general Dr Dominic Lau said yesterday it was a wise move by the Higher Education Ministry to extend the Key Performance Indicator (KPI) to all public universities in the country. He said in a statement that having KPI in public universities would improve the standard and quality of the universities and also the students.  He said it was common today for many people to pursue higher education, so…
Former Penang Deputy Chief Minister Mohammad Fairus Khairuddin should continue serving the people who have voted him in as Penanti assemblyman in the 2008 General Election. Penang Gerakan secretary Ong Thean Lye said Fairus should not neglect the interest of voters. “He has been keeping silent all this while and this is not fair as his constituents need to know what is happening,’ said Ong. Ong said before the Malaysian…
The Barisan Nasional should implement a systematic and long-term service programme for the people, said Penang Gerakan Chairman Dato’ Dr Teng Hock Nan.  He said handing out last minute goodies would not work now, especially for the young voters.  “The people want to see a fair and just Malaysia and any service or aids that needed to be given should be given, irrespective of race or creed,” said Dr Teng,…
The Gerakan has good intentions when it voiced out its views to the state government on the hardcore poor issue, said Penang Gerakan Wanita chief Ng Siew Lai.  “In fact, we are pleased that the state government is helping the poor. But what we are worried about is the method to categorise the hardcore poor and the poor,” said Ng in a statement, as there could be a shortcoming.  “For…

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