Top 10 issues of 2017?


Are these the Top 10 issues in 2017?

“‘Very Strange’ 3Q Labour Report? – record 258,700 jobs lost? (Dec 13)

Raise taxes to increase spending: $31b Budget surpluses 1997-2016?” (Nov 19)

Billions from HDB flats, resale levy, etc? (Dec 12)

Khazanah’s returns: 9.3% p.a. – CPF?” (Nov 30)

Increase in healthcare spending, but still the same funding?” (Dec 7)

ComCare: $130m (no increase) in economic downturn, rising unemployment?” (Dec 10)

Gambling reaches record high, but 151st media said … ?” (Nov 24)

How many investigated for “illegal public assembly”?” (Nov 30)

MOE needs to (unfairly) protect itself from competition?” (Nov 29)

Football is round like our head?” (Dec 19)

What are your thoughts on the above and any other issues?

Leong Sze Hian

About the Author

Leong Sze Hian has served as president of 4 professional bodies, honorary consul of 2 countries, an alumnus of Harvard University, authored 4 books, quoted over 1500 times in the media , has been a radio talkshow host, a newspaper daily columnist, Wharton Fellow, SEACeM Fellow, columnist for theonlinecitizen and Malaysiakini, executive producer of Ilo Ilo (40 international awards), invited to speak more than 200 times in over 30 countries, CIFA advisory board member, founding advisor to the Financial Planning Associations of Indonesia and Brunei. He has 3 Masters, 2 Bachelors degrees and 13 professional  qualifications.