Sunday, March 16, 2008

Hmmm... Unhappy with the recent election results, Penang UMNO voices out to cancel all mega projects in Penang, including the 2nd Penang Bridge.


Supporting the call by Umno Penang for all BN mega projects in Penang be stopped, Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam put the blame on voters who decided that they did not want the major projects by voting in for the opposition.
"We have to stop all major projects to Penang as this is what the people wanted. If we continue with the project it would be almost impossible for us to regain control of the State in the next General Elections,” the Malacca Chief Minister said.

"If we stop all major projects, the people would realise what they had lost and would then come back to the BN. This is the only way we could recapture the State in the future from the opposition," he told reporters after visiting the Menara Taming Sari project near Dataran Pahlawan along Jalan Merdeka, here, today.

The proposed Penang mega projects include those planned under the Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER), the second Penang Bridge, the light monorail transit system, the Penang Outer Ring Road, the Penang Sentral and the RapidPenang bus service.

"The people in Penang have clearly rejected development and they want a change," he said.
In the March 8 polls, Umno only won two parliamentary seats and 12 state seats in Penang.

It's weird isn't it? IMO, fine it's fair saying tht since the opp is in control, let them develop the states then. But this mega project was under negotiation even before the election. It spells sore-loser outright to me with this statement.

From what i've gathered, the decision on future plan still lies in Pak Lah's hands. I sincerely hope he'll make a wise decision.

What i interpret is this, from tht statement above, it feels like being ruled by an oppressive regime. I.e. "if u don't vote for me, u're gonna get it."

Tht's the reason why your party lost.

Voted for change


Samuel said...

believe me la.... if la those stupid douche bags going to cancel all those projects in penang just because the citizen had exercised their rights and choose the type of government they wanted for them...

they mind as well they start planning on how to pack up their things... because I am pretty sure nobody wants a douche bag to lead the people...

furthermore, canceling the project just to show us that we had made a wrong choice.. WTF... is more like revenge on the citizen!

MyKy said...

Tau takpe.. Can u say oppressive regime? Come on say it wit me, O.. Pre. Sive.. Re.. Gime..

Samuel said...

more like oppressive regime run by douche bags..