30 May '11, 4am

Will Khaw be able to clear up the mess left to him by Mah Bow Tan?

That Marbok Tan is the Main cause of all the problems wherever he goes.. be it at MOT or MND. At MOT his main concern is $$$ and more $$$ for the gahmen. First he introduced COE then followed by ERP – so-called noble measures to control and manage the massive traffic congestion. His short term solution to long term problems ONLY brought huge and massive revenue$ to his ministry with his specially designed tender system for bidding of COEs. Next his system of ‘controlling’ traffic congestion with the erection of ERP – copied from ancient Chinese bandits of charging people/carts a fee when they passed through their ‘controlled checkpoints’ from one prefecture to another. One IMPORTANT factor Marbok Tan purposely chose to ignore is the infrastructure of our whole road system. During his tenure, he concentrated ONLY the inflow of revenue. He chose to neglect the infrastructure...

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