Appointment of party reps to GLCs scrutinised by govt secretariat, says Zahid
The deputy prime minister says each party within the government consults the secretariat before any proposal for appointments is finalised.
Blanket dismissal of political appointees to provide 'clean slate' for more, say analysts
Analysts say it is difficult to completely eliminate the practice of political appointments, and that individuals named to lead GLCs should have at least a minimal level of competence and integrity.
Ahmad Jazlan's second stint as Felcra chairman postponed
Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim says his deputy Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who announced Ahmad Jazlan's reappointment, has been informed of the matter.
Invest in high-impact areas, don’t compete with private sector, GLCs told
National Recovery Council chairman Muhyiddin Yassin says the government should strengthen the role of the private sector to drive economic growth.
Politicians as diplomats less harmful than politicians in GLCs, says Nazri
The Padang Rengas MP says a policy by Pakatan Harapan barring politicians from being appointed to diplomatic positions was a tactic to avoid the more pressing GLC reforms.
Now, Zahid’s men ramp up pressure on GLC heads
Efforts are underway to reach hundreds of Umno members spread across GLCs nationwide to get them to resign from their posts.
National unity, the missing vaccine
A national unity government which brings together the government, the opposition and independent individuals connected to the health sector would set the right tone.