New Straits Times
PM: I'm aware ... (HL)
Byline: Brendan Pereira
KUALA LUMPUR, Thurs. - Little seems to be happening. Contracts are drying
up. Election promises have been put on the backburner.
Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi set the record straight on these
sentiments in arguably one of his most important speeches since becoming
Prime Minister of Malaysia in November 2003.
He conceded that malaise and inertia continued to be a problem in
certain sectors, and the pace of reform slow. But the situation was not
as gloomy as painted by the doomsayers, saying that significant progress
had been achieved over 18 months and there was more to ...
Friday, May 6, 2005