To what extent will this Kanasai Gomen go to prove its idiocy and its inability to govern the nation? RM3 million a month in Gaji Buta hiring housewives and students to supplement the existing enforcement officers to monitor the prices of goods?
Now, the law states that all sellers must display the prices of goods, failing which, actions can be taken. Correct? Isn't it simpler and more effective to impose on the sellers to display a price list of controlled items in a visible signboard displaying a complain number for the consumers to call to complain?
It is already mentioned in this news article that the Meru wet market has a booth for consumers to lodge complain. Not enough? Or is something missing? Is it because consumers do not know the ceiling prices of price controlled items? If so, even a kid can tell you that you simply need to get the sellers to comply to display a list together with the telephone numbers to call. Better still, like the Meru wet market, have a booth!
So, RM3 million in gaji buta, huh? These so-called undercover agents only need to report IF they uncover (or discover) irregularities. Any guarantee they will be working? Who monitors them?
By the way, the list of price controlled items only totals 17 items! For goodness sake, you asked the rakyat to change lifestyle and you waste good money?
Damn it! Force the hypermarkets and wet markets and every goddamned market to display a list of the 17 items with their ceiling prices. This also educate the consumers who will immediately realise IF and WHEN they are cheated!
Kanasai! This is what a Kanasai Gomen looks like ....