The 1Week That Was (13 – 19 Feb 2012)
13 February 2012
Increase in crime rates calls for new strategies, complete change of mindset, strong ethical values, very strict enforcement, and strong, effective leadership to enhance safety. I’m gratified that the Royal Malaysian Police responded well to this call and came on board to be part of our NKRA.
~ International Conference on Principles Policing: Rule Of Law, Public Order And Sustainable Development
14 February 2012
It was a historic moment this day as some 4,000 applicants from the Indian community received their citizenship identification documents after decades-long wait. The MyDaftar campaign has successfully met its objective in addressing long-standing issues of statelessness.
~ Identity Document Award Ceremony for Mydaftar Campaign
15 February 2012
Today we are dealing with a more challenging environment. The views from one or two individuals can sometimes become viral in such a short time. It is therefore very important for us to continue in fostering understanding and awareness amongst us through dialogue.
~ Luncheon with Religious Leaders in conjunction with the World Interfaith Harmony Week 2012
16 February 2012
I launched the SAMUR project (Ammonia Urea Sabah Petronas) in Sipitang, Sabah today. It is a world-scale project, which would bring several changes to the Sipitang area upon completion. An estimation of 1.2 million tonnes of urea will be produced there annually and amounting to some US$4.8 billion yearly in export value.
17 February 2012
From having 70% of its people belonging to the poor group, Sabah’s average income per capita now stands between the richest and poorest states. This is the result of a clear and effective national development agenda.
~ Launch of Sejahtera Aquaculture Mini Estate (Mesej) in Kampung Nala, Lahad Datu, Sabah
18 February 2012
‘Transformasi’ is far better than ‘Reformasi’. ‘Reformasi’ is about demanding change, demonstrating in the streets, creating disorder, chaos. But ‘Transformasi’ is orderly, systematic, well-planned change for the country.
~ Malaysian Chinese at The Political Crossroads