Landslide at Bukit Antarabangsa. People killed. Properties destroyed. Lives traumatised.
Residents banned from returning to their homes due to safety reasons.
Police and security staff deployed to 'guard' the area.
Government announces RM70 million plan to 'strengthen' slopes around the area.
Security staff move out almost immediately upon the announcement. I still see a couple of bored pegawai polis there in the mornings. Sometimes. Night time? Nobody. Priorities?
Some equipment (which incidentally don't really instill any confidence in anyone seeing them. Like some discards from some abandoned construction sites.) arrive accompanied by some workmen who look like untrained immigrants from a neighbouring country.
And then......the BIG push.....................our Kerajaan's idea of making sure things get done for the rakyat's benefit the quickest, most efficient way.......
They erect this........
I don't know how much will come off that RM70 million to pay for this. Look at it. It's not exactly an A4-sized proclamation. It is a full sized eyesore anchored to the ground by solid concrete pillars. Telling me that it is a project of the Federal Government. Like it is a gift. So say "Thank you" you ungrateful scum.
A sign that will stand the test of time!!! Don't know about the hill slopes though. Doesn't seem to matter even. As long as it is a.....
PROJECT KERAJAAN PERSEKUTUAN!!!