Change of Mayor Too High-Handed to Ignore

By Tricia Yeoh

November 2012 STATES OF REFORM
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The MBPJ building
With a string of surprising transfers being made in the MBPJ, including the mayor, many questions are being raised about the structure of command at that level. For the sake of effective and good governance, it is time to discuss new solutions.The issue of federalism and the need for decentralisation of government control emerged yet again during the recent Selangor fiasco of its MBPJ mayor’s transfer.On October 1, the MBPJ mayor, Datuk Mohd Roslan Sakiman, was given a 24-hour notice...

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Tricia Yeoh

has previously worked with the Selangor state government and is now attached to a market research consultancy.