Ong Tee Keat mesti menunaikan janjinya bahawa Jeti Swettenham akan siap dibina dan beroperasi pada bulan Januari 2010

Saya berharap Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat akan menunaikan janjinya bahawa Jeti Swettenham akan siap dibina dan beroperasi pada bulan Januari 2010, janganlah berputar belit seperti Pengerusi Suruhanjaya Pelabuhan Pulau Pinang Tan Cheng Liang.

Saya telah minta Menteri Pengangkutan menyatakan bila Jeti Swettenham akan siap dibina and beroperasi, dan perbadanan manakah yang akan menguruskan jeti kelak serta hasil kajian kemerosotan pelabuhan dan feri Pulau Pinang. Berapakah kerugian feri dan mengapakah bilangan feri dikurangkan.

Dalam jawapan bertulis di Dewan Rakyat pada 2hb Nov 2009 oleh Menteri Pengangkutan Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat seperti berikut:

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Gerakan has no future if its young leaders pick up the bad habits of its senior leaders

Press Statement By Jeffrey Chew Special Investment Officer to Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In George Town On 1.11.09

Gerakan has no future if its young leaders pick up the bad habits of its senior leaders by ignoring truth, continue to treat lies as facts and fail to protect its dignity. After Gerakan Penang Chairman Teng Hock Nan had broken off relations with Penang UMNO last year for shredding Gerakan President Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon’s picture, Koh had agreed to work again with Penang UMNO recently even though no apology was given. Even Teng Hock Nan is no different when he could not back up his claims that Penang Chief Minister wasted public funds spending RM 50,000 a month in maintaining PG1, when he should be changing new cars. Teng has still not shown proof that RM 600,000 yearly was spent on maintaining the Chief Minister’s official car PG1, which is nearly 15 times the current value of PG1.

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The Federal Government should not be earning from the middle and lower income groups

The Federal Government should not be earning from the middle and lower income groups RM 555 millions annually from the RM50 & RM 25 service tax on each credit/charge card and supplementary card perpetually.

DAP reiterates its opposition to the BN government’s 2010 Budget proposals to impose the RM 50 and RM25 service tax on each credit/charge card and supplementary card respectively. This credit card service tax proposals would earn the Federal Government RM 555 millions annually which would impact more on the middle and lower income groups.

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