Tag: open tender
If direct negotiations had gone ahead, government would have lost more than RM500 million, says finance minister.
The request for proposal will be launched after 3 months, says minister Yeo Bee Yin.
Both the projects, for airports in Penang and Kulim, will be carried out through the private finance initiative, says the finance minister.
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says a private company will be picked through open tender by the end of this year.
Mohamaddin Ketapi says the current ministers are transparent with government tenders.
The finance minister says it will in fact allow Bumiputera contractors to secure more projects fairly and transparently.
Finance minister says the fuel subsidy mechanism, originally targeted at B40 low-income earners, may also be extended to help the M40 group.
Government will award open tender for the project next year.
Open tenders use the same specification, but an RFP is subjective and open to rigging and abuse. Infrastructure projects should not be chosen by the RFP method used by the Penang state government.
A source says the anti-graft agency took documents from the economic planning and development department.
Bukit Bintang MP says the average selling price was RM200 per square foot when it could have fetched RM1,000.
Writer calls for Penang government to follow guideline to avoid any allegation of corruption, which can occur even in the case of an open tender.
The Penang chief minister says MACC has yet to respond on why the undersea tunnel and three main roads project is deemed to have corrupt elements
Penang chief minister says the state’s sale of Peel Avenue land to a hospital firm will result in RM2 billion investments for a private hospital.
Pandan MP says he is ready to be sued by the Kota Belud MP.
The DAP MP says each square foot costs RM400 but was sold for RM74, and that the A-G’s Report has raised concerns about the ability of the developer to carry out the project, but City Hall defends its actions.
DAP MP asks who are among the ‘English language experts’ and ‘evaluation panel’ that led to the approval for the foreign textbooks.
DAP and PKR MPs question Utusan Melayu Bhd’s experience in supplying such equipment.
Treasury secretary-general says this is the case even if there is a directive from the prime minister or other ministers.
Previously, the state Forest Department director could issue these licences without referring to the state cabinet.