[#Infographic] Pre-Budget 2013: The Rakyat’s Guide

It’s federal government Budget time again! In the weeks leading up to 28 Sept – the day our Prime Minister tables Budget 2013 – REFSA will release a series of vibrant and easy-to-digest infographics to illuminate fiscal choices and crucial decisions made on our behalf.

First up – the Budget is about choices:

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[1] Cartoon and quote taken from “The Budget is about choice – one RM here means one RM less elsewhere” contained in the book The Budget: How the Government is Spending OUR Money by Teh Chi-Chang. Published by REFSA (Research for Social Advancement), Oct 2009.

[2] “In reference to the proposed 1Care for 1Malaysia”. Available at http://www.moh.gov.my/press_releases/262. Retrieved 30 Aug 2012.

[3] “For first time since Merdeka, crime-busting a priority”. Available at http://my.news.yahoo.com/first-time-since-merdeka-crime-busting-priority-051912463.html. Retrieved 30 Aug 2012.

[4] Teh Chi-Chang, UMNO-nomics: The Dark Side of the Budget (Research for Social Advancement (REFSA), 2012), Pg 77.


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