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Wednesday, 23 September 2020

The Raub Duriangate Controversy: Burn Baby Burn.

1. I read a watered-down article on the Raub Duriangate scandal by a notoriously-apple polishing overrated journalist.

2. In that article a few red herring elements were introduced. Two of which were misleading. One was that innocent Gading Sari was implicated. Two, the involvement of triad elements.

Royal Pahang Durian Group of Companies chairman Tengku Puteri Raja Tengku Puteri Iman Afzan 🟡 ☂️(seated, left) and Perbadanan Kemajuan Pertanian Negeri Pahang chief executive officer Datuk Suhaimi Mohd Yunus (seated, right) at a signing ceremony between the Royal Pahang Durian Group and Perbadanan Kemajuan Pertanian Negeri Pahang. Observing the sighing ceremony are Pahang Regent Tengku Mahkota Tengku Hassanal Ibrahim Alam Shah ibni Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah 🟡☂️(standing, second from right) and Pahang Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail (standing, first right).

3. The people besmirching the name of the Pahang Royal Family are definitely not the planters but the chinaman puppet masters behind the RPDR.

4. The first photo hardly gives credence that the royal family is implicated. The phrase 'implicated' is naughty and designed to show innocence. In reality, it's a wilful act and acquiescence.

5. The only people dragging the royal family into a quagmire are the chinamen inside the company behind RPDR. See photo 2.

6. Sources told me, in their machinations, the chinamen have a mole in Gading Sari. That mole is probably the colonel(R) fellow. As usual, the chinamen must have a fifth columnist. The usual modus operandi.

7. It's the habit of criminal or shady business entities. The chinamen had wanted to muscle in the durian industry for a long time. The creation of RPDR is the icing on the cake.

8. So the eldest daughter of the Agung is anointed as the titular chairmen paid a monthly allowance and other enticing perks. And don't forget the collobrative colonel. Stipend and the occasional charkuat sessions. Ngam ma.

9. See how the ameliorating phrase of being 'implicated' is easily debunked?

10. It's not true to say the durian farmers have agreed to the pernicious deal offered by RPDR. The claim of lopsidedness is not without basis.

11. With the monopsonistic buying a levy of RM6000 and surcharge of RM2 a kilo aren't these lopsided? Plus other onerous conditions.

12. By the way, a monopsonist is a single buyer. A monopolist is a single seller. Monopsony and monopoly are not interchangeable.

13. The Wah Kee triad is not the sole buyer as the planters are free to sell the durians to anybody. Likewise if they sell to Wah Kee the farmers have their own reasons. Wah Kee maybe illegal but buying and selling are not.

14. If Wah Kee has existed for a long time and has comitted crimes,what are the Police been doing? Expanding their waistlines and snoozing?

15. So don't say Wah Kee without thinking. People say Parthenon we say thenon, thenon....

16. It's not true to say some farmers have agreed to the RPDR deal. They have not. Why is it possible for RPDR to legalise land leasing while the farmers on their own cannot?

17. The involvement of Wilson Chang who is a DAP member and Kajang Executive Councillor makes it's deal intrinsically bad compared to RPDR's?

18. It's the knee-jerk perpetuation of the myth that anything to do with DAP must be automatically bad. Then might as well outlaw DAP. Or if you are DAP you cannot do business. What imbecillic argument.

19. So what if you are from Kajang or Timbuktu or Shangri-la? The chinamen in RPDR, are they all from Pahang? If you are from elswhere you cannot do business in Pahang? This is a free country.

20. It's not a simple deal. If the state government regards it simple to lease land to RPDR why not do the same to the farmers who have worked the lands?

21. Isn't working the land the basis of giving titles? The people inside RPDR not only do not work the lands, they even don't know where the hell they are.

22. I have been to Tras, Sungai Ruan, Klau and Chetang to see these illegal orchards and actually seen farmers at hard work.

23. I once texted the MB then, rather than using police and soldiers to guard the state land and bulldoze the trees, might as well rationalise the land sizes and alienate them to people.

24. In fact, if you have this thing against Chinese illegal planting, give the rationalised lands to Malays. That way you can practise Mao's theory of encirclement. Surround the Chinese cultivated lands with Malay settlements.

25. It's unconscionable to bulldoze already fruiting trees as the DO, SO, Rangers etc have enjoyed eating free fruits given by farmers.

26. If one of the basis of giving titles to land is working the land, enforce it strictly. I know of a former Pahang SS given 3000 acres that was supposed to be replanted with teak trees but left idle. Take it and others back.

27. Durian trees don't grow overnight. Some trees are 20, 30, 40 years old. That means illegal farming has been going on for a long time.

28. The Departmental Heads, the DO, the SOs, the EXCO all have their frequent meetings

29. Don't tell me not a single one of them, have sounded off or know of the illegal farming. They just meet to have tea and exchange bawdy jokes?

30. Having known of the illegal farming for so long, they are now estopped from doing anything inimical to the farmers.

31. Like giving leasing rights to RPDR. But the goverment has the might. And might is right. Even if they(the government) are seen as atrocious and repressive.

32. Selling the durians to China cannot be regarded as foreign influence in the normal sense. The farmers are selling the fruits which are theirs and not the lands over which they have no legal titles. To pajak fruits is a normal practice among Malaysians.

33. Either by renting export APs or getting them, the farmers sell to China which is permissable and makes sense commercially. And selling to China is also the main objective of RPDR.

34. Why is it right for RPDR to sell to China but forbidden for farmers? If push comes to shove, it's better to burn down the trees. Let the eyes turn white but not the bones.


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