DISCRIMINATING THE CHINESE, ARE WE? It'd be interesting to see if CREC, the China company that was given two Letters of Intent by Malaysian government when Mahathir was PM to undertake the double-track Gemas-JB project, would be disappointed for the third time during bilateral talks today.
It's been rumored that the Economic Planning Unit in the PM's Department has suddenly become keen to award the project through open tender instead of direct nego.
The India parties undertaking the same project got theirs through G-to-G arrangement. Direct nego. Took them only two years to secure the deal.
The China company has waited 10 years! And now someone in the EPU wants to ...
The powers that be may want to look at this very, very closely.