Archive for October, 2015

October 2, 2015

Malaysia Taking Syrian Refugees? Really?


PM Najib gave this commitment in his UN speech yesterday. The Malaysian Insider reported (read here) that “Malaysia ill open its doors to 3,000 Syrian migrants over the next three years to help alleviate the refugee crisis.” Najib was playing politics to the world stage in an attempt to show that Malaysia was caring. He said that “we must respect our common humanity … People around the world cry out for our help. We cannot, we must not, pass on by.”

Applause indeed. Fantastic rhetorics made by our very own PM Najib.

Now, back at the homefront where his own people are suffering due to economic pressures caused by the severe depreciation of the Ringgit against the US Dollar, the severe cashflow problem for businesses caused by GST, the overall quality of life and higher cost of living for all Malaysians, have fallen on deaf ears, or so it seems.

When will Najib say such appeasement to the Rakyat? Malaysians are waiting for him to first talk and then walk the talk. He appears not to appreciate the terrible plight of Malaysians but he can talk of the pain of the Syrian refugees. If he cannot take care of the people here in Malaysia, why is he taking Syrian refugees and wanting to make their lives terrible by joining our pain? All for a political stunt?

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