A Good about-turn

I welcome the widening of the scope of the RCI,  set up to probe procedural aspects of MACC’s mode of operation, to include the finding of the cause of death of the late TBH.

The authority has finally bowed to public pressure to do so, but it could have avoided much heartache and anger if it has included the finding of the cause of death as one of the reference points in the RCI , following the open verdict by the coroner’s court. This exposes that the authority has not really been able to gauge  pubic sentiments, and this failure of reading the pulse often leads to flip flop decision, even though the flip-flopping is not as bad as under the previous administration.

The RCI should be given a free hand to run its investigation, like in the case of the black eye incident of Anwar. As I have said so many times on this issue, no stones should be left unturned in the quest to find out who is responsible.

However, any findings and recommendations by the RCI must be followed up, in order for the public to regain their trust in future commissions of inquiry. Many people have already expressed their skepticism whether such commission would be effective, given that the Royal Commission on Police force’s recommendation of setting up of IPCMC has not been implemented.




11 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. oncheng
    Jan 27, 2011 @ 12:54:34

    Could this be another sandiwara??


  2. CYC
    Jan 27, 2011 @ 16:05:38

    If there is no subsequent follow up on the findings of RCI, then it will be just another CIRCUS to parade at TENANG buy election.


  3. clearwater
    Jan 27, 2011 @ 16:34:16

    Dare we hope for truth and justice to prevail ? Is it even remotely possible ? Alas, the cynic in me says no. It is another time buying diversion ; a convenient political move by BN. Please let me be proven wrong. Just for once.


  4. CYC
    Jan 28, 2011 @ 11:39:19

    A classic about turn during Tenang by election : Both CSL and KTK said they supported the reapplication of Segamat Independent School whereas Muhyiddin said cabinet had decided decades ago that no more new Independent School will be allowed. So, MCA and Gerakan are lying and pretend they have no part in the cabinet decision. Dr, do you still think worth to associate with party that covered up the truth. What integrity still left with these parties ?


  5. CYC
    Jan 28, 2011 @ 16:14:40

    MCA and Gerakan unveiled super menu to Tenang voters. But voters should not be fooled to trust the menu per se. They should instead dictate what they desire to eat. KTK and CSL are just the waiters who can’t /allowed to cook according the menu. They don’t even know if the ingredients are at their disposal. I am not saying PR is good but Bn is definitely rotten beyond repair.


  6. klm
    Jan 28, 2011 @ 16:21:28

    After the result of the Kugan case, I am very doubtful that we will see justice with Teoh Boon Hock’s RCI. What seems fair could be foul. The deed is rank and it smells to heaven.


  7. CYC
    Jan 28, 2011 @ 16:31:01

    Human Rights Watch gave Malaysia a D- for our sandiwara for so called govt’s effort to improve the same. Yet KTK said not long ago that we are on tract to transform under Jibby’s leadership. He should be given an A+ for his effort to defend the indefensible. This is my early new year gift to Gerakan’s President.


  8. klm
    Jan 28, 2011 @ 16:41:18

    Dr Hsu and All

    In case I don’t come online during the Chinese New Year holidays, wish you all:

    A Happy Chinese New Year From Me

    Ti ta ti ta Chinese la pa cheer
    Chinese New Year is here
    Rabbit is the new sign
    And Tiger is left behind

    Kong Zi, Kong Zi, Kong zi ni
    Happy Chinese New Year from me
    Health and Happiness to you
    And you and you and you

    Business plan come to fruition
    Career, every step a big promotion
    Grand children add new cheer
    For babies, tis the very special year

    Pass examinations with flying colours
    And life fill with beautiful flowers
    Next election, big big win
    Throw the monkeys out, know what I mean

    Kong Zi Fa cai
    And A Happy New Year


  9. CYC
    Jan 28, 2011 @ 17:05:45

    Dr Hsu, Klm, Disgusted,..and the rest,

    Wishing all of you :Happy Chinese New Year
    Wan Se Ru Yi
    Xin Xiang Se Zheng.

    Anfd finally, my sincere apology for whatever mistake or nasty comment that may have hurt you in one way or another.


  10. Dr Hsu
    Jan 29, 2011 @ 15:21:41

    klm, CYC
    Thanks for the greetings. Hope both of you as well as other readers of this blog a very Happy and prosperous year of the rabbit.


  11. disgusted
    Jan 29, 2011 @ 21:37:23

    Dr Hsu,

    Wishing you and your family, good health and happiness.

    and all readers in this blog:

    Happy New Year


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